University of Toledo law student arrested, charged with third-degree felony

Amanda Pitrof and Emily Johnson
October 15, 2014
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A third-year law student at the University of Toledo was arrested Thursday by the FBI for allegedly meeting a teenager for sex. Josef Vrtiska, 26, faces a third-degree felony charge for “unlawful sexual conduct with a minor,” according to an article written by toledonewsnow.com. Vrtiska is... Read more »

Presidential search disscusions now online at utoledo.edu/presidential-search

Trevor Stearns, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2014
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As the presidential search progresses, the search committee continues to keep others updated as they post their transcripts to the website and plan their next meetings. The transcripts from the four open forums that took place in early September were posted to the UT presidential search website on... Read more »

Car show to be held on Oct. 19

George Wechter, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2014
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Vroom vroom! The sound of car engines will blare during a student-hosted car show Oct. 19. The University of Toledo Tuners, a student organization that enjoys cars and aims to bring all car enthusiasts together, will host their second annual car show from noon to 4 p.m. in Lot 25 behind Rocket Hall. “It... Read more »

Flashnotes deal could mean more money for students, but a bad deal for professors

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2014
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A business deal with Flashnotes.com has students making up to $5,000 a semester and University of Toledo professors concerned about their intellectual property rights.

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Worker safety protocol violated at the University of Toledo

Amanda Pitrof and Emily Johnson
October 15, 2014
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Industrial Power Systems was issued a citation Oct. 7 for one willful and one serious safety violation for work done this past summer on the University of Toledo campus, with a proposed $75,000 in fines. Two of the company’s employees were exposed to cave-in hazards while putting in steam and chill... Read more »

Scammers can target UT students through RocketJobs

Scammers can target UT students through RocketJobs

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
October 15, 2014
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It’s simple — take a check, usually from outside the country, and deposit it in your bank account. Then, withdraw the cash and wire it to your “employer”... Read more »

UT contractor issued citation

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
October 10, 2014
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Industrial Power Systems was issued citation Oct. 7 for one willful and one serious safety violation for work done this past summer on the University of Toledo campus, with a proposed $75,000 in fines. Two of the company’s employees were exposed to cave-in hazards while putting in steam and chill water... Read more »

Crime on campus: drug trafficking

IC Staff
October 8, 2014
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A University of Toledo student is facing drug trafficking charges after selling marijuana on campus to an undercover police officer, according NBC24.com. The article said Din Abayomi Christon, 19, sold two plastic bags filled with the drug to the undercover cop on Monday according to court documents. “Christon... Read more »

UT opens student food pantry Oct. 12 alongside hunger walk

UT opens student food pantry Oct. 12 alongside hunger walk

Trevor Stearns, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2014
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Shelves filled with boxed and canned food line the inside of the University of Toledo Student Food Pantry as it prepares for its grand opening on Oct. 12. “We were aware that some of our students simply run out of food or meal swipes or things are just not in order for them at any given moment and... Read more »

Pipe burst causes eatery in Student Union to close

Pipe burst causes eatery in Student Union to close

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2014
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Operations were shut down twice last week at the Student Union salad bar Croutons due to a leaking pipe over the back room behind the kitchen. Tony Johnson, senior food and beverage director, said water began to leak from the ceiling last Wednesday, Oct. 1, resulting in an early closure. Croutons... Read more »

SG wants to remove students from grievance council

SG wants to remove students from grievance council

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
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Student Government voted in favor of barring students from grievance council hearings pertaining to sexual assault Sept. 30 to maintain privacy for students involved in an assault case. The resolution passed with an overwhelming majority and is expected to take effect this month. As author of the... Read more »

Students sleep in cardboard boxes for one night to raise awareness

Students sleep in cardboard boxes for one night to raise awareness

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
October 1, 2014
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Cardboard City is a free event that Habitat for Humanity will be hosting Oct. 3-4 to raise awareness for homelessness. Last year, 900 people in the city of Toledo were homeless as well as an estimated 300 families. Toledo was one of nine cities that had the largest number of homeless people, according... Read more »