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Mirror Lake Jump

The Mirror Lake Eatery on Ohio State University's campus in 2018.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

Ohio State University students are looking for a new ritual to replace the Mirror Lake jump before the annual Ohio State-Michigan Game this weekend.

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The long-held tradition of jumping in to Mirror Lake the Tuesday before the Ohio State-Michigan game came to an abrupt halt in 2015, where one student died from injuries sustained during the lake jump. 

Heavy Drinking Before Lake-Jump Student's Death

May 16, 2016
Ohio State University Police / Twitter

Records obtained by The Associated Press indicate numerous students were drinking heavily before a traditional cold-weather lake jump last year when an Ohio State University student died.