Jason Mecchi

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Wrestling With the Status Quo: A Review of The Peanut Butter Falcon

More often than not, challenging the status quo is seen as a threat to stability or “creating division” rather than an attempt at meaningful change. And that’s the exact...

Of Sitcoms and Superheroes: A Review of WandaVision

As Marvel Cinematic Universe’s film characters’ first foray onto the small screen, the nine-part series WandaVision was a brief cultural phenomenon when it was released on Disney+—memes and riveting...

Ohio’s Transit System and the Path to an Intermodal Future

Read Part I here. About a century ago, Ohio was covered with an extensive system of electric passenger railroads called interurbans—a short-lived but well-loved era in the state’s transportation history....

Summit Street a Century Ago

As Summit Street currently undergoes a multi-million dollar transformation, now is an opportune moment to look back on the history of one of the busiest streets in Downtown Toledo....
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When Ohio Was the Future of Public Transit: The Interurban Era

Midwestern rail transit tends to evoke imagery of rusted steel and graffitied cargo cars—not exactly the picture of the speedy, sparkling passenger rail of the future. And yet railroad...

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