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Rollin’ with the Lucas County Special Olympians

Rollin’ with the Lucas County Special Olympians

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2016
Filed under Community

The University of Toledo’s Zeta Phi Eta hit the bowling lanes this past Saturday, Sept. 24, at New Glass Bowl Lanes for a cause that is big not only in the Toledo area, but throughout the country as well. Lucas County Special Olympics partnered with the communication fraternity in order to raise...

Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Community

Each year, students leave their families and friends behind and travel the distance, whether it’s 20 minutes or four hours, to receive a higher education. Pictures posted on Facebook and the occasional FaceTime call with Mom don’t really capture the full picture of your college experience. That’s...

UT Department of Art showcases midwest regional culture

Amber Thomas, Community Co-Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Community

Midwest Mindset pays homage to the once-thriving Midwestern region. During the Industrial Age, this demographic provided opportunities that helped mold the Midwest into what it is today. Now, some of those remains are the tarnished facets, but remembrance also resides in each landmark that is still in...

Making a difference begins when you lend a hand

Making a difference begins when you lend a hand

Emily Jackson, Community Co-Edior
September 20, 2016
Filed under Community

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal industries in the world. According to the International Labor Force, the money illegally acquired through human trafficking is estimated to be more than $35 billion. Ohio has been the site of much of this illegal activity. The state has ranked...

Finding sunshine after rain

Emily Jackson, Community Co-Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Community

College is supposed to be the best four years of your life. At least that’s what they say. Yet, the opposite is becoming true for a rapidly increasing number of college students. One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and 63% of assaults are not reported to...

Brewing up a cool UT hangout

Brewing up a cool UT hangout

Amber Thomas, Community Co-Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Community

On a rainy or snowy day, everybody wants nothing more than to stay at home and relax with a nice cup of joe. But when school is hectic and there is nothing you can do about the weather, it’s hard to have that relaxing moment. But for students at the University of Toledo, a hangout just across the street...

University of Toledo holds conversations on diversity

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Race. Gender. Sexual orientation. Religion. All of these factors are constantly dividing the world against itself. Each day, there is another confrontation or situation that adds to the big picture: We are not all the same. Encouraging discussion of these topics helps to create a safer environment according...

A new place to get bubbly

A new place to get bubbly

Amber Thomas, Community Co-Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Community

It’s a real-life Pinterest hack and something that many people wish they had the guts, or the idea to do: open their own store selling homemade beauty supplies. The Ticklish Giraffe is one of those places, located on 2443 Collingwood Ave.; it held its grand opening Saturday, Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. until...

PIKE fireman’s challenge

PIKE fireman’s challenge

Emily Jackson, Community Co-Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Community

Every day, the firemen and women of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department risk their lives in order to keep the city of Toledo safe, but their day-to-day bravery and sacrifice often goes unnoticed. A University of Toledo fraternity is helping to change that and shine the spotlight on these local heroes. For...

UT puts on its dancing shoes with the ballroom dance society

UT puts on its dancing shoes with the ballroom dance society

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
September 6, 2016
Filed under Community

Put on your dancing shoes, because the University of Toledo’s Ballroom Dance Society is giving students, and the public, the opportunity to put a little pep in their steps. Lessons take place every Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Ingman Room in the Student Union, and Wednesday evenings at 9:30 p.m. in the...

Design your dreams

Design your dreams

Amber Thomas, Co-Community Editor
August 30, 2016
Filed under Community

Are you interested in fashion, but are unsure of what to do because the University of Toledo doesn’t have a major for it? UT’s fashion organization StyleList is allowing students get in touch with the fashion field. StyleList, UT’s first fashion organization, kicked off the new school year with...

An evening of prayer, praise, and fellowship

An evening of prayer, praise, and fellowship

Emily Jackson, Co-Community Editor
August 30, 2016
Filed under Community

A new academic year is underway and a number of religious campus organizations are gathering to pray for the staff and students that have just begun classes at the University of Toledo. To do so the community will join together during Toledo Campus Prays which will take place Sep. 1 from 6 to 7:30...

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