Articles Archive for March 2012
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by: Ashley Bowers
Arts & Entertainment editor
Last week, I picked Silent House to view at Franklin Park Cinema in Toledo. It was an alright movie and the plot was not enjoyable. I will give a synopsis of what the movie was about. Sarah, played by Elizabeth Olsen, finds herself trapped in her family’s haunted sealed off house. She has no contact with the outside world and also many atrocious things happen while she is there. One instance is an older man lives in the basement and kills people that are inside …
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Graduation is just a few months away — and many of you will soon be making important decisions about jobs, graduate school, and your futures. Graduation day is always filled with promise, yet for you and your classmates, graduation day has also traditionally raised another worrisome question: where am I going to get health insurance?
The good news is that thanks to the new health care law, many young adults up to age 26 can now stay on their parents’ plan. Since President Obama signed this landmark law two years ago …
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Gay rights groups, local prosecutors, Rutgers students and others said Friday the jury got the Dharun Ravi verdict right, calling the decision an important lesson about what constitutes bullying for a new generation raised on technology that can erode privacy in ways never previously imagined.
The jury found Ravi, 20, a former Rutgers University student, guilty of privacy invasion and bias intimidation by setting up a webcam to watch his roommate, Tyler Clementi, kiss another man in their dorm room in September 2010. Clementi committed suicide just …
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — The threat of more budget cuts has led the California State University system to shut out thousands of midyear applicants for spring terms starting in January.
Only eight of the system’s 23 campuses — including Cal State East Bay, but not San Jose State — will accept transfer students for the spring 2013 term, and none will accept new freshmen, said Robert Turnage, the university’s budget chief.
The CSU system also is preparing to deny admission to up to 25,000 qualified applicants in fall 2013 if Gov. Jerry …
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Owens Community College welcomes the return of the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum to the Findlay-area Campus with original illustrations from children’s books featuring reading, writing and arithmetic as the Library Gallery presents “Reading, Writing & Rithmetic: Illustrations from Children’s Alphabet and Counting Books”, March 29 – April 20.
“Owens Community College’s Findlay-area Campus is delighted to have the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum return to the Library Gallery,” said Gail McCain, Owens Library Manager for the Findlay-area Campus. “The Mazza Museum is committed to helping children develop an interest in …
Owens Community College’s School of Technology, the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the American Welding Society and Lincoln Electric Motorsports are inviting area racing car and truck enthusiasts to the Toledo-area Campus to view an array of competition vehicles and learn more about careers within the welding and automotive industry at the sixteenth annual Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night April 5.
Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night will occur from 6-9 p.m. in the College’s Transportation Technologies Center. Admission to the event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
“Lincoln Motorsports Welding Night is …
Lake Local Schools recently honored Owens Community College for the academic institution’s overwhelming generosity shown to the school district in the aftermath of tornadoes that damaged or destroyed their educational facilities in June 2010. Owens officials were recognized during a Lake High School boys basketball game at the College’s Student Health and Activities Center.
Representatives from Owens were presented with Lake spirit clothing as well as a plaque that read following: “In recognition for the overwhelming generosity shown to the Lake Local School District in its time of need we present …
Prospective high school graduates and area residents interested in playing intercollegiate soccer for Owens Community College’s Express women’s soccer program are invited to open tryouts March 31.
The open tryouts will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the College’s Soccer Complex on the Toledo-area Campus.
Owens women’s soccer recently completed its first season as an intercollegiate program. Led by Head Coach Mary Whisler, the Express finished with a 12-8 overall record and in fourth place (5-5 record) in the NJCAA Region XII women’s soccer regular season standings. Owens lost to Schoolcraft College …
Northwest Ohio public safety, business and school officials, as well as first responders, interested in receiving hands-on learning related to a proactive response to a violent attack on a large number of people are invited to participate in free A.L.I.C.E. Training Classes at Owens Community College’s Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses.
The training classes will be offered and facilitated through Owens’ Department of Public Safety on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses.
Owens’ Toledo-area Campus will offer A.L.I.C.E. training on Wednesday, March 28 from 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. each day at …
Area college and university graduates and students are invited to learn about and explore various employment opportunities available throughout the surrounding region as Owens Community College serves as host to the Collegiate Employ-Net Regional Job Fair March 30.
Presented by Collegiate Employ-Net, a consortium of 18 colleges and universities in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, the regional job fair will occur from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Admission to event is free and professional attire and a resume are …