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All Around the World

All Around the World

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
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Lights flash, music pulses and people strikes poses. Fashion and comedic entertainment formed a traditional event put together by the University of Toledo’s Black Student Union. BSU presented their 48th annual fashion show Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Lancelot Thompson Student Union Auditorium. BSU... Read more »

Born to be brave UT Olympics

Born to be brave UT Olympics

Emily Jackson, Community Editor
February 28, 2017
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“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” This is the Special Olympic athlete’s oath that was first recited July 20, 1968 at the opening ceremony of the very first Special Olympics International Games. Since that day, more than four million Special Olympic athletes... Read more »

The King and the Clown

The King and the Clown

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The University of Toledo’s Department of Theatre and Film is giving students and community members the chance to immerse themselves in a different culture in the form of theatre. The stage production “The King and the Clown” was performed this past weekend, Feb. 17 – 19, and will be again... Read more »

SAMS changes the lives of Syrian refugees

SAMS changes the lives of Syrian refugees

Areeba Shah, Associate Community Editor
February 21, 2017
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Only 60 percent of children who have left Syria are enrolled in school to get an education, according to Melisa Fleming, author and chief spokesperson for UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees. Touched by her words and motivated to change that percentage, Farrah Alarmanazi, co-president... Read more »

Toledo gets jazzy

Toledo gets jazzy

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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Each year, more than 200 music lovers in the Toledo community gather for a jazz-style piano concert. The University of Toledo Department of Music Jazz Studies Program hosted their 26th annual Art Tatum Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert Feb. 20 from 7 – 8 p.m. in UT’s Center for Performing Arts... Read more »

The Year of the Rooster

The Year of the Rooster

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
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Students enjoyed an afternoon of food, fun and games, all while celebrating Chinese culture. The Confucius Institute at the University of Toledo celebrated their fifth annual Chinese New Year and Spring Festival Feb. 13 from 11 to 2 p.m. at their free event in the Student Union Auditorium. The... Read more »

Healthy relationships matter

Healthy relationships matter

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
February 14, 2017
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Being in a relationship in 2017 is a completely different world than it was when our grandparents were doing the jitterbug. Romantic relationships for college students start from text messages, Tinder, mutual friendships, group projects or even running into each other at Chasers. But these casual... Read more »

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
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“Dreams you want to talk about become fantasy, the dreams you work to live become a reality.” These are the words of Frank Kitchen, who was voted one of "America's Most Eligible Bachelors" in Complete Woman Magazine and asked to audition for ABC’s "The Bachelorette.” Kitchen is a professional... Read more »

Grab him by the policy

Grab him by the policy

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
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“The Women's March sent the message that we are not powerless and our situation is not hopeless. It was important to me that I was on the right side of history, so I went back to Toledo and got to work.” Jen Tharau, a fourth-year public health major at the University of Toledo and member of the... Read more »

Puck Cancer

Puck Cancer

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
February 7, 2017
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It’s time to hit the ice and save lives at the same time. On Feb. 10, UT Drop the Puck on Cancer will host its first event at the University of Toledo. Teams of fraternities and sororities will duke it out on the hockey rink to raise money for brain cancer research. “Cancer is something that... Read more »

Single and ready to mingle

Single and ready to mingle

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
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Students were given the opportunity Thursday night to mingle and enjoy a night of entertainment all while being immersed in Chinese American culture. The University of Toledo’s Chinese American Student Associate hosted Singles Night Feb. 2 at R&B Bubble Tea KTV. “The purpose of Singles... Read more »

Author and activist speaks to UT “I am not broken”

Author and activist speaks to UT “I am not broken”

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
January 31, 2017
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“Strangers pat me on the head, they whisper… things about courage and inspiration. They declare me special.” Eli Clare, a writer and activist, spoke these words on Jan. 30 in Memorial Field House at the University of Toledo to a crowd of different ages, abilities and sexualities. Clare used... Read more »

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