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Students host summit to address poverty

Students compete for funding in a business competition aimed to encourage emerging entrepreneurs to pursue their ideas and work to end poverty. Credit: Erin Gottsacker | Lantern reporter

Mohammed Ashour, a social entrepreneur, is tackling the problem of global food insecurity by harvesting insects — a high-protein source of food that has a limited impact on the environment.   Ashour, along with six other social entrepreneurs, discussed his business model at the ninth ...

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Students create care kits for the homeless

Students move through an assembly line as they prepare care kits for the homeless. Credit: Erin Gottsacker | Lantern reporter

Marina Siegel spent her Monday afternoon placing items like deodorant, notebooks, tissues and bus passes in clear plastic bags, preparing care kits to later be distributed to the homeless men and women who live on the streets of Columbus. Siegel, a second-year in women’s, gender ...

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