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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...

Schnipke: The journey of friendship

Schnipke: The journey of friendship

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just a few days ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed and saw a cute notification: “Congrats Emily, you’ve been friends with Jessica Harker for one year! Time to celebrate!” First of all, Facebook is getting really creepy with reminding me about events. Secondly, I can’t believe...

Schnipke: Millennials get maligned for too much

Schnipke: Millennials get maligned for too much

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hi. My name is Emily and I’m a millennial. You’re probably already thinking, “Oh great. Another millennial complaining about how hard it is to be a millennial.” And you’re right. That is exactly what my column is about. Millennials are under intense scrutiny by the media, the government...

From Birmingham to Ferguson

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

Not much can stay the same over 50 years, and civil rights activism is not immune to change — but what’s the difference between Black Lives Matter and the plain old civil rights movement? Is it really just a hashtag? University of Toledo history instructor Jason Jordan said it’s not so simple....

Election fever

Election fever

Editorial board
March 16, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Election fever has struck the country. The 2016 presidential primaries and caucuses beat on as the candidates frantically and sometimes humorously race to gain their party’s nomination. Every factor will influence how the election shapes up, including the broad and significant influence of social...

The impact of social media

The impact of social media

Editorial Board
February 3, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We live in a world that is dependent on, and sometimes helpless without, social media. Social networks and social media deliver us our daily news, our research, our references and our entertainment — all integral components of our lives. As such, it’s crucial to be careful when posting information...

University of Toledo community responds to student assault

University of Toledo community responds to student assault

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo community is still experiencing the impacts of the off-campus student assault that took place on Jan. 24, with sharply divided opinions arising in its wake. Kaye Patten Wallace, senior vice president for student affairs, gave an update on the situation at a Jan. 28 forum on...

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