From the category archives: Commentary


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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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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Two Stressful Days

Why do I wake up every day and continue to do this job? This question has crossed my mind a time or two since graduating from nursing school and taking a job at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.

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Saying Good-Bye to Courtship and Hello to the “Hook-Up”

Adam and Eve, Cleopatra and Antony, Romeo and Juliet, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Johnny Cash and June Carter. What do all of these couples have in common? Love.

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Her: A Spike Jonze Love Story

Alright, I have to admit it. When I first saw previews for the Spike Jonze film, "Her," I immediately thought it was going to highlight the very raw and realistic depiction of what society is slowly becoming: physically and emotionally dependent on our technology to the point of forming intimate connections with it. 

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