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Sanders III: If ending the circus shows was great for the animals—what about the workers?

Sanders III: If ending the circus shows was great for the animals—what about the workers?

William Sanders III, IC Columnist
February 7, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the Ringling Brothers closed, hundreds of circus workers were the most affected. They lost their jobs. The managers were distraught thinking about what they were going to put the trained animals through. These animals have provided wonderful entertainment and funfair to their patrons for decades. But...

Rasey: Get involved and avoid resistance fatigue

Rasey: Get involved and avoid resistance fatigue

Zachary Rasey, IC Columnist
January 31, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Jan. 21, I attended the Million Women March on Washington, D.C.. I cannot fully express the feeling of marching with hundreds of thousands of folks who, for the most part, share my sentiments regarding the recently inaugurated president of the United States. It was renewing and enlivening to be there...

Editorial: What does being “Feminist” mean to you?

Editorial: What does being “Feminist” mean to you?

Editorial Board
September 27, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

What do you think of when you hear the word feminist? Do you picture an angry, man-hating lesbian woman, with unshaven armpits and no job? Or do you think of your mother, sister, professor or doctor? The reality is that anyone can be a feminist regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs....

Making a difference begins when you lend a hand

Making a difference begins when you lend a hand

Emily Jackson, Community Co-Edior
September 20, 2016
Filed under Community

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal industries in the world. According to the International Labor Force, the money illegally acquired through human trafficking is estimated to be more than $35 billion. Ohio has been the site of much of this illegal activity. The state has ranked...

University of Toledo holds 12th-annual Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference

University of Toledo holds 12th-annual Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2015
Filed under News

What do a doctoral scholar, associate chair of psychology and multiple members of the Lucas County Juvenile Court have in common? They were all speakers last week at the 12th-annual Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference. “It allows different professionals such as law enforcement, counselors...

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