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Being a shorty has its perks

Being a shorty has its perks

Emily Jackson, Co-community Editor
October 18, 2016
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“I wish I was a little bit taller. I wish I was a baller. I wish I had a girl who looked good; I would call her…” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sang these Skee-Lo lyrics while climbing the shelving at work or clambering on-top of my kitchen counter to reach that hidden bag of marshmallows. Let...

True nutritional value

True nutritional value

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
October 18, 2016
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“Toledo has a huge issue with food insecurity. About one in six individuals in Ohio are food insecure. This means that they are not sure where their next meal is going to come from; they’re not sure that they are able to afford food.” According to Jessica Kruger, a doctoral student in Health Education...

Carlson Library rocks out

Carlson Library rocks out

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
October 11, 2016
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It’s a beautiful part of nature that we don’t see and often take for granted. Every step you take, there are approximately 3,800 miles of Earth standing between you and the center of the planet. The very top layer of the Earth’s surface, or the crust, is anywhere between zero to 100 kilometers...

Love shouldn’t hurt

Love shouldn’t hurt

Emily Jackson, Co-community Editor
October 11, 2016
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Nearly 24 people in the United States become victims of rape or physical violence at the hand of an intimate partner every minute. Over 12 million people in the U.S. alone become victims of domestic violence every year. October is ‘Domestic Violence Awareness’ month and one University of Toledo...

Indulging in the fine arts

Indulging in the fine arts

October 11, 2016
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It’s time to drop the Netflix and Chill and start drinking and drawing, or maybe even sipping and sketching. Whatever the case may be, The Art Supply Depo offers both options every month, so grab your paper and pencil and stop in. “Drink + Draw is an open life drawing session; open meaning anybody...

Take pride in who you are

Take pride in who you are

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
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Imagine growing up knowing that you are different. Imagine not being sure as to who you can trust with your ‘secret.’ Imagine being forced to change. Imagine someone forcing you to be something you’re not; someone telling you that you had to be someone you are not. Conversion therapy: This is...

The Imaginary Invalid

The Imaginary Invalid

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
October 4, 2016
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What do you get when you have a wealthy hypochondriac, his lovesick daughter, a meddling servant and a gold-digging second wife in one performance? An interesting performance, that’s for sure. The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film will present Moliére’s final play, “The Imaginary...

Friends don’t let friends drive drunk

Friends don’t let friends drive drunk

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
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In 2014, 9,967 people died in the United States due to motor vehicle crashes, as a result of drunk driving. We all know that drunk driving is a terrible thing, but what if you were given the chance to walk through a drunk driving accident, and experience firsthand all of its repercussions? On Wednesday,...

IBF champion receives the key to the city

IBF champion receives the key to the city

Amber Thomas, Co-community Editor
October 4, 2016
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DJ Khaled isn’t the only one who has keys, especially the major ones. This past weekend, Toledo native and professional boxer Robert Easter Jr. was granted the key to the city of Toledo after winning the IBF Lightweight boxing championship of the world. Almost a month prior to the parade held in...

Things to do in Toledo over Fall Break

Things to do in Toledo over Fall Break

IC Staff
September 28, 2016
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If you're like most of students at the University of Toledo, Fall Break snuck up on you. With a busy first few weeks of studying, rushing organizations and working to pay the bills, an extended weekend will do you some good. But if you get bored of taking naps and watching Netflix, we've got a list of...

Toledoans put their breast foot forward

Toledoans put their breast foot forward

Emily Jackson, Co-community Editor
September 27, 2016
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Every year, an estimated 14 million people around the world are diagnosed with cancer, and eight million people die from the disease. According to the American Cancer Society, Ohio alone is predicted to have more than 66,000 new cancer cases by the end of 2016. But even in the face of these daunti...

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 27, 2016
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It’s a privilege many don’t even realize they have. The crisp, clean flip of the pages. The can’t-put-it-down feeling. Reading is a part of our everyday lives, even though we might not do it as much as we should. But did you know that even in the United States with all our freedoms, there are still...

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