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UT administrator Cam Cruickshank steps down

UT administrator Cam Cruickshank steps down

Joe Heidenescher, Features Editor
September 4, 2015
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Cam Cruickshank, University of Toledo’s vice president for enrollment management and online education, has officially stepped down from his position at the university. Cruikshank is the most recent administration change, but he joins the list as the fourth major administrator to leave UT in the... Read more »

Gaber starts year strong at University of Toledo

Gaber starts year strong at University of Toledo

Trevor Stearns, News Editor
September 2, 2015
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As the new school year begins to unfold, President Sharon Gaber is revealing her plans for the University of Toledo. Over the summer, Gaber said she accomplished a lot, ranging from interacting with the community leaders to increasing UT’s prominence overall. “Since starting at UT in July, I’ve had ... Read more »

The University of Toledo updates its free speech regulations

The University of Toledo updates its free speech regulations

Jessica Harker and Colleen Anderson
September 2, 2015
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The University of Toledo adopted a new freedom of speech policy this month in response to an incident last year where the First Amendment rights of protestors were violated. The policy, titled Expression on Campus, focused largely on clarifying the logistics of how free speech can be expressed. It... Read more »

Stress: How it affects college students and possible ways to deal with it

Joe Heidenescher and Meghan Grey
September 2, 2015
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Some worry about loans, some worry about grades, maybe a job, or friends, or responsibilities — to say the least, college can be, and is, a stressful time for many students. According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, 45 percent of college students have felt more than an average amount... Read more »

The University of Toledo’s Medical Center purchases $3 million machine

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2015
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Local cancer patients now have a treatment option close to home. The Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center at the University of Toledo Medical Center introduced a new cancer treatment machine called the Varian Edge. Krishna Reddy, a physician of radiation oncology at UTMC, said, “We wanted to bring that... Read more »

Universiy of Toledo’s Black Student Union rallies against police brutality

Universiy of Toledo’s Black Student Union rallies against police brutality

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2015
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The Black Student Union and the Iota Phi Theta fraternity held their third-annual Freedom March this past Friday, Aug. 28. The march was to honor the 52nd anniversary of the March on Washington and also to bring attention to police violence against African Americans. The on-campus march began at 1... Read more »

Nursing Board Puts UT’s Program on Provisional Approval

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
August 26, 2015
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The bachelor of science and nursing program at the University of Toledo was put on provisional approval for two years by the state nursing board of Ohio in late July for violation of multiple state regulations. The program broke three regulations, the most severe of which was the implementation of... Read more »

ProMedica and UT finalize agreement

Jenna Nance, Staff Reporter
August 26, 2015
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The University of Toledo struck a 50-year, $250 million educational deal with ProMedica Health System, one of the largest healthcare providers in Northwest Ohio. The Academic Affiliation Agreement will move UT medical students, residents and fellows to ProMedica facilities, and is expected to present... Read more »

Carter closes, A-House opens

Joe Heidenescher, Associate Community Editor
August 26, 2015
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The University of Toledo has made some major residence life changes over the summer, leaving Carter Hall standing empty and abandoned while Academic House and the Honors Academic Village teem with life. “We closed Carter this year and I know one of the questions that everyone asks is what we are... Read more »

Toledo’s LGBT community to celebrate their pride starting August 28

Toledo’s LGBT community to celebrate their pride starting August 28

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
August 26, 2015
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Downtown Toledo will burst with rainbows of color, performances and people from all walks of life as the sixth-annual Toledo Pride Festival takes place. This three-day party begins Friday, Aug. 28, for the sixth-annual Toledo Pride festival. Toledo Pride is an event centered on celebrating Toledo’s... Read more »

Scarborough stirs up Akron

Scarborough stirs up Akron

Trevor Stearns, News Editor
August 26, 2015
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University of Akron President Scott Scarborough’s recent actions, including his attempt to rebrand the school as Ohio’s “polytechnic university,” have created significant friction between himself and Akron’s students. At a speech made in the City Club of Cleveland on May 15, the former University... Read more »

Preventive HIV meds now available at the University of Toledo Medical Center

Preventive HIV meds now available at the University of Toledo Medical Center

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
August 19, 2015
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The first medicine ever used to prevent HIV began to be distributed this month at the University of Toledo’s Ruppert Health Center. The new drug PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, works by preventing HIV “from being able to set up shop, essentially,” said Eric Sahloff, an associate professor of ph... Read more »