Natalia Temesgen

Natalia Temesgen

Losing a bright student to gun violence is tough to understand

It’s a little hard to explain the maternal or big-sisterly energy that comes over me at the beginning of a Columbus State University semester.

Natalia Temesgen

‘The Dream’ and MLK’s legacy lives this weekend in Columbus

Tomorrow, the Mayor’s Commission on Unity, Diversity and Prosperity will present The Dream Lives, its annual MLK Jr. event. According to its website, “The Dream Lives is an annual celebratory tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It demonstrates through talent, presentations and speakers that the principles espoused by Dr. King still resonate today.

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Being ‘Candid’ not always positive

Confession: I just did something I shouldn’t have done. I downloaded another social media app on my phone. I didn’t need to waste any more time on social media, but NPR did a story on this new app called Candid and I wanted to give it a try.

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Leaders stand tall at Springer

Today is the final day of the Springer Theatre Academy summer camp, where I’ve been the Playmaking teacher. After eight weeks, I’m going to take a lot of fond memories with me. I’ll also walk away with an incredible amount of respect for the way the camp is managed.

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Adopting a pet saves two lives

We got a dog! After a month’s worth of weekends visiting the local shelters and a pretty intense stalking of their Facebook pages, I succeeded in finding a pup that our family could fall in love with. Well, that might be strong. I certainly fell in love. Everyone else is at least pleased.

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Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo was sworn in as CIA director, just an hour after the Senate confirmed him. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office.
Credit: C-SPAN
Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director 1:02

Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway 1:11

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

Guess which state ranks third in film production? 1:06

Guess which state ranks third in film production?

What's the outlook for Columbus' economy in 2017? 0:48

What's the outlook for Columbus' economy in 2017?