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Following the King to victory

Following the King to victory

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
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What does it take to become a champion? Ask Chris Parker, a Cleveland-area writer who followed the championship run of the Cleveland Cavaliers and was there for every hardship, challenge and victory along the way. Parker visited the University of Toledo Barnes and Noble bookstore last Thursday, March...

UT students HEAT up in competition

UT students HEAT up in competition

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
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The University of Toledo’s Catholic Student Association serves up a hot slice of service to the Toledo area through an event called Campus H.E.A.T. H.E.A.T stands for Hunger Elimination Amongst Toledoans, and this was exactly what CSA’s goal was when they worked together March 23 to make 1,000...

A night at the Oscars

A night at the Oscars

Areeba Shah, Associate Community Editor
March 28, 2017
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Recognized as a classic UT tradition and the International Student Association’s biggest event, this year’s Oscar-themed I-Dinner promoted diversity through cultural performances, traditional clothing and authentic food. Consisting of 11 different cultural organizations and including students...

The BIG Event

The BIG Event

Areeba Shah, Associate Community Editor
March 21, 2017
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Every year, the University of Toledo dedicates one big day to provide one big thanks to the Toledo community through one Big Event. Known as the largest student-run service project, UT Big Event will take place March 25 from 10 a.m.­– 4 p.m. Volunteers are expected to arrive to the Student Recreation...

Putting an end to the stigma

Putting an end to the stigma

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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The University of Toledo is home to many diverse student organizations, but one in particular is making a point to address the effects of mental health. Sofie Rodriguez, a second-year recreational therapy major, and Bailey Kurtz, a second-year pre-med exercise science major, recently founded a chapter...

UT helps students pave their way to success

UT helps students pave their way to success

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Biology is more than just knowing mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. Biology can lead to jobs in higher education, such as microbiologist, nature conservation officer, pharmacologist or even a research scientist. University of Toledo students who wish to pursue a career in biology were invited...

Holocaust survivor shares his story of bravery

Holocaust survivor shares his story of bravery

Areeba Shah, Associate Community Editor
March 14, 2017
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For 10-year old Irving Roth, life took a completely different turn when a sign reading "Jews and dogs are forbidden to enter the park” was placed in his homeland of Czechoslovakia in the summer of 1939. Born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia on Sept. 2, 1929 and having lived in Europe through 1945, Roth’s...

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...

Born to be brave

Born to be brave

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...

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...

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...

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...

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