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How to Make Friends and Influence Restaurant Choices

Well, we made it safe and sound to Maryville, TN! Let me tell you, the view on the way in was incredible. I have definitely been through these states before, but I must have been snoozing the whole time, because I never knew how beautiful Kentucky and Tennessee actually were.

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Habitat Volunteers Visit Churches, Smokies, Gatlinburg

We made it to Tennessee! What an awesome area down here. After the cold weather we left in Ohio, the 60s and sunshine today felt great! We are staying at Victory Baptist Church in Maryville for the week and the pastor and his wife were very welcoming when we arrived this afternoon.

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Alabama Crew Checks In From the Road

After traveling 9 hours we landed at our destination for the evening: Columbia, TN. We will finish the drive to Prattville, AL on Sunday. The drive was beautiful and the weather is gorgeous. We had forgotten what grass looks like!

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Save time and stress with 10 transfer tips

Transferring from one school to another can be an overwhelming process.  Let K.C. Bailey, Lourdes Transfer Advisor, help you get transferred easily to Lourdes by following her 'Bailey 10'.

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Food For Future Foodies

At this point towards the dreary end of winter, we're more than halfway through a hectic school year, and too many resolutions to eat healthier during 2014 have been long forgotten.

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Balance Pan-Asian Grille: Keeping It Local, Fast and Healthy

Our goal is to serve fast fresh food that you know what you're eating. It should be something that is simple. We are not trying to create mystery food, or food that is some weird amalgamation that tastes really good.

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GMOs: Sustainable Breakthrough, or the Decline of Our Natural Environment?

There is considerable debate concerning the safety of genetic engineering and our food supply these days, and with both sides of the pros and cons constantly battling in the matter, how do we decide who to listen to?

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Sustainability at Lourdes: How Can You Get Involved?

Events and projects on Lourdes campus and in the Toledo/Lucas County area, such as the Sylvania Franciscan Village Green Fund, Earth Day celebrations, the Village Wellness Fair, and the Toledo Lucas County Sustainability Commission are working to create a better environment for all residents and students in the area.

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A spotlight on family: Professor Terry Keller

On Friday, January 31, the Vitruvian sat down with Terry Keller, professor and chairpoerson in the Social Work Department at Lourdes University. Professor Keller spoke to us about fatherhood as his own two children played in his office.

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A Community in Sorrow: Saying Good-Bye to Our Beloved Franciscan Academy

Many in the Sylvania community were outraged upon hearing that the Franciscan Academy of Lourdes University will be closing at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. After decades of providing a prestigious private education, the outrage is understandable.

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