Articles Archive for April 2012
By Dawn Thayer
Wasp spray…who knew ???
I know some of you own guns, have taken martial arts classes and even self-defense but this is something to think about…
If you don’t have any of these things or even if you do, here’s a more humane way to wreck someone’s evil plans for you.
Did you know this? I didn’t. I had never really thought of it before either.
Wasp Spray !!!
A friend who is a receptionist in a church, in a high risk area was concerned about someone coming into the office on Monday …
By David Goldstein
WASHINGTON _ Hoping for a federal student loan to help pay for college?
Beware, because the interest rates are set to double July 1 unless Congress and the White House find a way to avoid another looming political standoff.
The White House is pushing for an extension of the current interest rate of 3.4 percent. Without it, the rate will climb to 6.8 percent for more than 7 million students across the country, and the average loan recipient would be another $1,000 in debt, according to White House spokesman …
By: Cathy Zeltner
The Spring Fling was held at the Toledo Owens Community College campus today, April 24, 2012, from 11 am through 4 pm. Students were able to take a short break from the stress of the end of the semester to take part in this free event.
Students took advantage of free activities at the event. Some of the outdoor activities included a zip line, extreme trampoline, rock climbing wall, inflatable jousting and inflatable bungee run. A DJ entertained with music during the event. Indoor activities such as free games, …
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By Alfred Lubrano
The Philadelphia Inquirer
PHILADELPHIA _ To get educated these days, most students have to go into debt.
And debilitating debt, experts say, could trigger a financial meltdown akin to the mortgage crisis if students don’t repay their loans.
It could also make the millennials, aged 18 to 34, the first generation in America not to do better than their parents, a potential failure that has people questioning the morality of how we now pay for education:
“Is it ethical to saddle a 17-year-old who’s never had experience with credit …
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I was picked up late last night and taken out to a showing of the movie Cabin in the Woods. I had heard very few things about it and wasn’t sure what to expect. I was very surprised and thrilled by what was shown. This movie was the perfect mix of comedy and horror. There were more than a few parts where I was lost and wasn’t sure what exactly was going on, but those moments were cleared up as the movie progressed.
There is an even amount of both horror and …
In about a week, I have read all three books of the Hunger Games trilogy. After the first two books, I had very high hopes for the final book. I don’t know what I was expecting from the last book, but it was nothing close to what I expected after the first two.
Katniss Everdeen returns again as she continues to fight the Capitol with old friends and new allies that she doesn’t quite trust. Petta has been taken captive, Gale is getting to fight the fight he’s been dreaming of, …
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Many people have seen the Hunger Games movie or read the book.I’ve done both and I was entralled by the story of Katniss Everdeen and her fellow tribute Peeta. After finishing the first book, I could not wait to read the next book Catching Fire.
Suzanne Collins does not disappoint as she continues the story of Katniss Everdeen and how she has to get along in her world after winning the Hunger Game. But she has many challenges ahead of her since the Capitol sees what she’s done as an act …
Alpha Omega Pi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is setting up tables to sell paper cans. The proceeds from the cans will go to buy food for the Harvest Food Bank. Paper cans are sold at $1 each or a case for $10, but any donations are appreciated. Once purchased, the purchaser writes his/her name on the paper can and the can is hung up and displayed.
Tables are scheduled for April 16 from 11 am-3 pm in Transportation Technology, and on April 18 from 11 am-3 pm in …