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A mermaid in a sea of fish

A mermaid in a sea of fish

Amber Thomas, Community Co-Editor
November 8
Filed under Community, Fashion

As soon as I turned 16, I desperately searched for a job, which turned out to be a lot harder than I expected. I applied to any and every place, including McDonald’s, and even they turned me down. Come on. I was private school educated, active in my community and just darn right cute! Who wouldn’t...

Schnipke: My obsession with tomato sauce

Schnipke: My obsession with tomato sauce

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
August 23
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last weekend, my family canned tomatoes. If you’ve never made homemade tomato juice, sauce or whole tomatoes, you probably don’t know that hot tomatoes smell. The scent gets into your clothes, your hair and your skin. No amount of scrubbing gets rid of the tomato. I’ll forever smell like the acidic...

Dear future husband…

Dear future husband…

Alexis Nieszczur, IC Columnist
January 13
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Maybe it seemed like Meghan Trainor was being impractical with her demands, but perhaps she was on to something. There are things in every relationship that may seem overwhelming to a third person, but are actually very appropriate in the situation. Whether you are in a committed relationship or want...

Greek life isn’t about stereotypes

Greek life isn’t about stereotypes

Mark Moss, IC Columnist
September 1
Filed under Community

Before I became a part of Greek Life, I honestly thought it was somewhat similar to the 1978 movie “Animal House.” In the movie, four freshmen pledge a fraternity at Faber College where they are exposed to a variety of wild situations which include scenes of hazing, drinking, the attempt to destroy...

Lutz: 10 steps for getting over a past relationship

Lutz: 10 steps for getting over a past relationship

Devan Lutz, IC Columnist
April 8
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Getting over a breakup can be difficult. OK, let’s face it, getting over a breakup is hard. It’s hard for anyone; however, there are ways to make getting over a breakup easier. Here is a list of 10 things that have helped me get over an ex in the past. 1. Cut off contact You know you’re no...

Nieszczur: Change your outlook on the day

Nieszczur: Change your outlook on the day

Alexis Nieszczur, IC Columnist
April 8
Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s all too easy to get caught up in the winter blues. If you’re like me, winter is the season where my motivation gets as low as the temperatures: I want nothing more than to lay in bed all day and put off my obligations a little bit longer. It’s hard to push yourself to do something when the...

Rinckey: Recycle this paper

Rinckey: Recycle this paper

Morgan Rinckey, Opinion Editor
April 8
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sometimes it is truly disheartening to look in garbage cans around the University of Toledo. Honestly, I have stopped looking because oftentimes I see copies of The Independent Collegian in the trash. But I’m not sad because the newspaper that I had spent hours on the week before was thrown away. No,...

Eight essential fashion items for women

Eight essential fashion items for women

Emily Modrowski, Fashion Columnist
December 2
Filed under Community, Fashion

Everyone has those few select clothing items they deem must-haves. The eight items I have picked out really go with anyone’s style and can be worn by anyone and everyone. Plain Black T-shirt A plain black tee will literally go with anything, I promise. You can dress it up, or make it more cas...

Eight essential fashion items for men

Eight essential fashion items for men

Joe Heidenescher, Associate Community Editor
December 2
Filed under Community, Fashion

Are you one of those bros that only owns sweatpants, hoodies and sneakers? Unless you are going to the gym, there is no real excuse for dressing like a bum every day. Whether you’re trying to look classy or just go to class, here are eight simple solutions to your wardrobe drought. V-Neck T-shirt...

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