Journalism student and aspiring human rights activist with a conviction to serve others. After graduation in May, I hope to work in communications for a nonprofit organization focusing on poverty alleviation. I care about the important things.
Hundreds of Marietta College students and faculty came together Jan. 22 in a memorial gathering to celebrate the life of sophomore Caitlin Yager, who died in a car accident on Dec. 26, 2013.
Hawraa Kamal, a Marietta College student from Kuwait, walked downtown Sept. 7, 2012, during her first month in America. An unfamiliar car pulled up beside her, and a man stepped out and began walking toward her. Without saying a word, he held up a cross, letting it linger inches from her face.
Seventeen Marietta College students clambered into the packed auditorium of the University of Akron on Oct. 14 to hear from Piper Kerman, former prison inmate and writer of the memoir "Orange Is the New Black." The trip was part of a program sponsored by the Office of Civic Engagement to encourage student dialogue on prison reform.
Students of the Islamic faith stood outside Gilman dining hall Thursday, eagerly giving away free roses to the rest of campus for one simple reason: "We want to show that Islam is a religion of peace," freshman Hawraa Kamal said.
The average American meal travels about 1,500 miles to get from farm to plate, increasing carbon dioxide emissions, consuming precious fossil fuels, and keeping income from family farms. Marietta College dining officials claim students can help reverse these effects simply by choosing to eat on campus.
The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization that provides support services for injured veterans that served post 9/11. The Soldier Ride, according to its website, is a four-day event for "wounded warriors to use to overcome physical, mental or emotional wounds."
As a National University of Rwanda student in 1994, Immaculee Ilibagiza spent 91 days starving and scared in a crowded bathroom taking refuge from the Rwandan genocide. From there, it's hard to imagine that her survival story would lead her to become one of the world's leading speakers on faith and forgiveness.
MARIETTA - After a month-long test run, Michael "Moon" Mullen, founder of Over the Moon Pub & Pizza on Front Street, has decided to permanently establish new late-night hours for the restaurant. It will now stay open until 2:30 a.m. on Saturday nights.
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PARKERSBURG, W. Va. - The state's suffering economy shows no signs of improvement as generational poverty continues to ravage West Virginia families.
MARIETTA, Ohio - Local residents struggle to find steady jobs despite statistics that show a large decrease in the state's unemployment rates since Dec. 2011.
MARIETTA, Ohio - The Supreme Court's review of Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act this week made it clear that the political debate over same-sex marriage is becoming increasingly one-sided.
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