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4:14 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

University Of Dayton Helps Students Understand Poverty

University of Dayton freshman Thomas DeCastra comes from a middle class family. His parents both work and have put Thomas and his siblings through college. He doesn't know what it's like to feel hungry or unable to pay his expenses. He's here at the poverty simulation to get a glimpse of how life could be if he wasn't so lucky.

"I'm kind of scared about what could happen and about how I'm going to feel to get turned down in situations that I've never been turned down in before," says DeCastra

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Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Conrad's Corner: November 17, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem, "The Old Man."

Statewide News
3:22 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

OSU evacuates library, 3 buildings in bomb scare

Ohio State University has evacuated four buildings, including the main library, because of bomb threats e-mailed to the FBI. FBI spokesman Michael Brooks says the threat was sent to the bureau's Washington headquarters Tuesday morning.

Campus police say they were alerted shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday that the threats involved the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library and three laboratory buildings. All were evacuated. Students and faculty have been warned to stay out of the area.

Books
10:45 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Book Nook: The Phone Book-the Curious History of the Book That Everyone Uses But No One Reads, Ammon

Ammon Shea returns to the Book Nook for a third interview. On his initial visit Shea discussed "Reading the OED," a memoir recounting his marvelous dictionary marathon. Fueled by his love of language and massive volumes of espresso, Shea read the entire unabridged Oxford English Dictionary over the course of one year.

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Arts & Culture
9:30 am
Sun November 14, 2010

Dave Eggers' Dayton Literary Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers, nonfiction winner of the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for his book Zeitoun, on writing and peace.

For more information on the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, visit www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org

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