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Top Comments of the Week – 10/18

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Top Comments of the Week – 10/18

It’s no secret that the best and worst of us can be found in the comments section, and CU’s comments are no different. But every now and then, there’s a comment that lightens the mood and makes the rounds internally for a good laugh. Case in point, the comment that inspired our new, weekly Top […]

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Opinion: The Bastardization of “Local”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: The Bastardization of “Local”

When you hear the term “local business,” what comes to mind? A mom-and-pop restaurant? A franchise owned by someone who lives in your neighborhood? A multi-billion dollar global corporation based on the other side of the country? The correct answer is “all of the above.” There are no formal guidelines for use of the word […]

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An Evening With Sheryl Sandberg

 

Join our community for “An Evening With Sheryl Sandberg,” August 1, 7:00 pm at the McCoy Center in New Albany, supported by honorary event chairs Abigail and Leslie Wexner, benefiting the children of Columbus Jewish Day School. This is an exclusive opportunity to support Sheryl’s only community appearance in Columbus, sharing her messages about resilience […]

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Facebook Community Boost Columbus

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Facebook Community Boost Columbus

Join us in Columbus August 1–3, 2018 The Columbus Athenaeum 32 North 4th Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 Join us for free workshops, business training, and networking designed to help boost your career, your business and your community. Connect with local businesses in your community Connect with local businesses in your community. Grow your personal network […]

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For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

Sue Denisky Sue Denisky For Your Mental Health, Consider Giving Facebook the Boot This Year

At 6:30 a.m. on December 31, 2016 I deactivated Facebook. The election posts really put me over the top. There was so much hatred, lack of respect and unhealthy debating that I found myself getting anxious just scrolling through friends’ posts. I decided I needed to change, but I didn’t know then that I would […]

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Mainstream News, Social Media Blamed for Sad State of Human Interaction

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mainstream News, Social Media Blamed for Sad State of Human Interaction

Panelists and Columbus Metropolitan Club guests and sponsors teamed up against reality show host Jerry Springer at yesterday’s forum, “Politics, Reality TV and Polite Conversation,” to blame his show and shows like it for the apparent lack of civil political discourse and the presence of someone like Donald Trump in the presidential campaign. Moderator Jo […]

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Lincoln Cafe Addresses Incident with Customer Injury

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lincoln Cafe Addresses Incident with Customer Injury

The Lincoln Cafe on East Long Street made national headlines this week, but not for good reasons. A Columbus Police officer was injured by glass shards in a sandwich from the cafe. While the officer was treated and released, and the police department and health department issued statements that the accident was not intentional, the […]

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