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Schnipke: Finding happiness—by stressing myself tf out

Schnipke: Finding happiness—by stressing myself tf out

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s four a.m. on a Wednesday morning. Only hours before, the IC staff and I finished another amazing newspaper. I headed home, hoping to fall right into bed, but instead I have to finalize two papers for my English classes, fix a presentation for a communication class and finish reading 25-odd pages...

Editorial: Can Betsy DeVos do the job?

Editorial: Can Betsy DeVos do the job?

Editorial Board
January 24, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the age where it is becoming more expensive and seemingly less worthwhile to get a college education, there are still Americans who believe in quality education being the proven road to their American dream. This is why we need people with the right qualification and mindset to manage how America’s...

Abayateye: “I’m a woman and these women don’t represent me.”— Really?

Abayateye: “I’m a woman and these women don’t represent me.”— Really?

Philemon Abayateye, Opinion Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

“How can you say to a brother, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite!” This scripture points out the hypocrisy in our society. This past weekend was eventful because of two important things that happened. First,...

Clifton: Experiences and lessons—the freshman’s road to success

Clifton: Experiences and lessons—the freshman’s road to success

Riley Clifton, IC Columnist
January 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hurray! I’m a freshman with one semester under my belt and, returning to campus, I thought I had all the survival tricks figured out. I mean, I’ve already experienced the whole transitional shock from high school to college, I’ve learned that the elevators in University Hall will make you pray...

Editorial Board: Living in a post-truth world

Editorial Board: Living in a post-truth world

Editorial Board
January 17, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s Since 2004, the Oxford dictionary has awarded “Word of the Year” to the word that attracted the most interest and importance in the year. This single word gives us a brief synopsis of the year. During the rise of social media in 2009, “unfriend,” got the award and with the continued surge...

Basnet: What’s inside an atom?

Basnet: What’s inside an atom?

Sans Basnet, IC Columnist
January 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

All building blocks of matter are made up of elementary particles, particles that cannot be sub-divided. They are fundamental. This phenomenon can be explained by the “Standard Model of Particle Physics” or, for science geeks, a gauge quantum field theory. The standard model, therefore, consists...

Harker: Technology and children—not always a bad union

Harker: Technology and children—not always a bad union

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
January 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

This past Christmas I was able to spend a week at home in Youngstown, Ohio, with my family. This was a rare opportunity for me, considering I can’t drop everything and make a three-hour drive every weekend. I was especially excited to see everyone while they opened their presents. As the oldest sibling...

Abayateye: A tribute to a visionary leader—giving praise where it’s due

Abayateye: A tribute to a visionary leader—giving praise where it’s due

Philemon Abayateye, Opinion Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Mark Twain’s inspiring counsel is this: Focus on doing right because that both gratifies and surprises people. We all need this, but one person that is living this goal, in my opinion, is President Sharon Gaber, University of Toledo’s 17th and first female president. My four-year studentship at this...

Nieszczur: ‘Likes’ can’t buy happiness

Nieszczur: ‘Likes’ can’t buy happiness

Alexis Nieszczur, IC Columnist
January 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

We all know that person that is living the perfect life on social media — toned body at the gym, mirror selfies, colorful, healthy arrays of breakfast food, perfectly timed “candids”, flawless skin and a glowing white smile, and the couple photos that everyone comments “goals” on. But do we...

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board
January 10, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As last semester wrapped up to a close and students were hastily preparing themselves for final exams, one last email slipped into their university inboxes: an email the students wouldn’t soon forget and one that the department where it came from would most likely regret sending. As University of Toledo...

Editorial: How to survive your holiday break

Editorial: How to survive your holiday break

Editorial Board
December 6, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s that time of year again: Students stress out over final projects and exams and then, suddenly and blessedly, it’s all over. The semester ends and allows for a small reprieve from daily life before the spring term begins. The holiday break is a sigh of relief for many students, and they get to...

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