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Former interim president to return to engineering campus

Former interim president to return to engineering campus

Trevor Stearns, Co-News Editor
April 29, 2015
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As the semester comes to an end, so too is Interim President Naganathan’s time as acting president for the University of Toledo. Currently, Naganathan is in the middle of a transitional period, moving from interim president back to dean of the engineering college. “I’m happy to help the incoming... Read more »

Getting to know UT’s first female president

Getting to know UT’s first female president

Amanda PItrof, Edior-in-Chief
April 29, 2015
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It’s time to move again. Sharon Gaber is no stranger to moving. After five moves across several state lines, the newly elected University of Toledo president is familiar with the process of packing up her things and getting used to a new area. “I have lived in different areas,” she said in a phon... Read more »

Last August’s water crisis raises questions about potential future incidents

Last August’s water crisis raises questions about potential future incidents

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2015
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Northwest Ohio faced a difficult crisis last year when local officials discovered unsafe toxins in the region’s water supply. As summer approaches, Toledo leaders are working to prevent the incident from occurring again. Isabel Escobar, professor of chemical and environmental engineering, is researching... Read more »

Recap of several maintenance and construction projects this year

Recap of several maintenance and construction projects this year

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 29, 2015
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From fixing potholes to water main breaks, the facilities and construction team has been busy this year keeping UT’s campus up and running. Facilities and Construction worked on several major projects from July 2014 to June 2015, from making parking garage repairs to renovating the Larimer Athletic... Read more »

Hazing at UT

Hazing at UT

For The IC
April 29, 2015
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The University of Toledo’s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is under investigation for an allegation of an undisclosed form of hazing. According to NBC 24, an anonymous tip was sent to their newsroom Wednesday, April 22 that reported supposed hazing. “The University of Toledo is in contact... Read more »

UT water polo club seeks new players

UT water polo club seeks new players

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 29, 2015
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Combine rugby, soccer and water, and voilà — you have water polo. Sound like fun? The University of Toledo’s club water polo team is recruiting new members. “Water polo has been a very relaxed, fun experience where you get out whatever you put in,” said Ryan Kremer, a UT water polo player... Read more »

Gaber receives new home

Gaber receives new home

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2015
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The UT Foundation purchased a new presidential house as incoming president Sharon Gaber is set to begin her new position. The UT Foundation recently purchased the house at 2464 Forestvale Road in the Ottawa Hills neighborhood for $922,000, according to Matt Schroeder, the foundation’s chief operating... Read more »

UT Divest put to vote

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 22, 2015
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From an idea shared by a few students to a movement involving hundreds of supporters, UT Divest is making noise on the University of Toledo campus with its referendum this week. The referendum, which went live April 20, asks the student body whether they think the UT Board of Trustees and the UT Foundation... Read more »

Mock crash raises drunk driving awareness

Mock crash raises drunk driving awareness

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2015
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Two cars stood mangled in Carter Field last Wednesday evening. Police officers and firefighters rushed to the scene as the emergency evacuation helicopter landed in the opening to carry the survivors to the nearest hospital. One of the girls involved in the crash was deceased upon impact, and two more ... Read more »

Jewish religion and culture celebrated

Jewish religion and culture celebrated

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2015
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An armed self-defense class, free falafel and a movie night — while all seemingly unrelated, they are all a part of this year’s Jewish Heritage Month on campus. The Jewish campus organization, Hillel, has been putting on events all month for students to be able to learn more about the Jewish religion... Read more »

Stomp Fest returns

Trevor Stearns, Co-News Editor
April 22, 2015
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Stomp Fest returned to the University of Toledo campus April 17 following a six-year break.  UT’s chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council provided a $1,500 prize to Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., who won the competition. Five groups participated in Friday’s event, including Alpha Phi Alpha... Read more »

Title IX report is in

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 15, 2015
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University of Toledo Title IX Assessment Report From the creation of a new position to a website revamp, students can expect to see big changes following a review of the university’s sexual assault policies. The University of Toledo is taking steps to improve their prevention and handling of ... Read more »