Business Profile: On The Run Drive-Thru

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I like it up on the hill a lot and you probably do too. There are a lot of very nice things up here. But sometimes I find it pleasant to branch out a little bit and check out what’s there is to be seen nearby. This time my travels took me to On The Run Drive-Thru, which is a really slick establishment just a few minutes away from campus. I don’t know if you’ve had the chance to experience a drive-thru. Imagine one of those loud, mechanized car washes, but instead of giant rotating mops there’s a rad convenience store where you can scurry around gathering all of the items you desire. I had the chance to talk to Dennis, one of the owners and a really swell guy. He let me know what they were all about.

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A Conversation with Lizzie O’Leary

Over the course of last week’s CSAD Conference, the Collegian talked to economists, journalists and experts who had descended on Gambier to discuss economic inequality. Collegian Social Media Director Eric Geller ’14 and I were lucky enough to speak with some of the invited panelists on video. Today’s CSAD interview is with Lizzie O’Leary, host of “Marketplace,” a radio show that focuses on businesses and the economy.

O’Leary talks about the challenges of reporting on the radio, whether journalists should be doing a better job parsing through political talking points, and what listeners should expect from her upcoming program, “Marketplace Weeekend.”