Articles Archive for October 2011
By Dawn Thayer
Owens edition Biggest Loser competition is well under way. Student Government decided this would be a good way to help raise awareness of what healthy body weight and healthy eating habits are. The Owens edition Biggest Loser competition is well under way. Student government decided this would be a good way to help raise awareness of what healthy body weight and healthy eating habits are. This is also a fun way to lose weight and a little more motivational than doing it on your own, especially when you …
By Cathy Zeltner
The annual Halloween Alternative was held at Owens Community College last night, October 29, 2011. The event, sponsored by Owens Student Government in conjunction with Student Activities, was held in the SHAC from 6-9 pm.
Children and their families enjoyed trick or treating, pumpkin painting, crafts, a haunted house, pumpkin weight guessing contests, cookie decorating, refreshments and face painting free of charge.
The event was open to the community. Many of the children attending were affiliated with the college through staff or students of the college, or from attending …
by: Ashley Bowers
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Last night, I had the privilege of protesting against the ever so famous Ringling Brothers Circus when it came to Toledo, Ohio. If you don’t know about what Ringling does, I’ll give you a quick rundown. Elephants, including babies, are beaten with bull-hooks, which are long rods with hooks at the end. Ringling sinks these hooks into the elephants’ most sensitive body parts—like behind their ears, their trunks, and their feet. The Elephants are chained up and they sway back and forth from being beaten. …
Owens’ Office of Students of Activities is providing opportunities for area residents to make a difference in their surrounding Northwest Ohio communities by announcing the establishment of “The Giving Tree” community outreach program. During the month of November, individuals will have the chance to give back to others through acts of kindness as determined by messages on designated leaves of “The Giving Tree”.
Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, participants will have the first opportunity to choose a leaf on “The Giving Tree” for their community outreach assignment. Trees will be located in …
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By Terry Hillig
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Jurors on Tuesday evening convicted Southern Illinois University Edwardsville student Olutosin Oduwole of trying to threaten what a prosecutor characterized as a “murderous rampage.”
His lawyer had argued that the student was the victim of misunderstood rap song lyrics.
Oduwole showed no emotion as the jury verdict convicting him of communicating a terroristic threat and illegal gun possession was read. His bond was immediately revoked and he was taken into custody.
“We thought the evidence was strong but it was not an easy case,” prosecutor John …
As the Fall Semester nears an end, many students are about to reach the pinnacle of their academic careers by receiving a college diploma. However, the parties and celebrations that follow the pomp and circumstance quickly subside after a few days and in many instances the graduate’s cap and gown are placed in storage or discarded entirely. Owens Community College’s Student Government is encouraging past college and university graduates to help future graduating classes by donating their garb to those less fortunate as part of a Graduation Donation Program.
Beginning Monday, …
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Area residents with a passion and an enjoyment of music, song, dance and theatre are encouraged to join in celebrating the culmination of an academic semester’s worth of Fine and Performing Arts education as Owens Community College presents its fourth annual “Creative Noises Live” Fall Artist Series, Nov. 8 – Dec. 4.
Managed and promoted by the College’s music business portfolio class, the Fall Artist Series will feature the accomplishments of Owens students and faculty in a number of performances ranging from music to vocal.
“Owens Community College’s Department of Fine and …
The Findlay-area Campus Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Nursing Association and the Child Care Center are reaching out to area residents in need of help by partnering with Findlay’s Chopin Hall and hosting a collection drive, Oct. 31 – Nov. 14.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 31, the Findlay-area Campus will accept a variety of new and gently used winter jackets or coats, as well as such items as laundry soap, toilet paper, paper towels and shampoo, among other donations. The donation drive will run through Nov. 14. All collected donations will …
Owens Community College will honor American service men and women for their commitment and sacrifice by hosting a series of free Veterans Day community activities, Nov. 9 and 11.
Veterans Day events will occur on both the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses. The activities are free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Owens Office of Veterans Services will present the inaugural Veterans Expo in College Hall Room 100 on the Toledo-area Campus. Vietnam War veteran and author of “The Ghost Closet: Return to Vietnam …
Owens Community College men’s basketball will begin its 2011-12 campaign with a season-opening home contest against Lourdes University JVs on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m.
All home games are free and held at the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
The Owens men’s basketball program is led by first-year Head Coach David Clarke. His Assistant Coaches are Travis Lewis and Carl Thomas. Owens finished the 2010-11 season with a 10-21 overall record and a …