UT presidential candidates announced

UT presidential candidates announced

Amanda Pitrof and Trevor Stearns
January 22, 2015
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Three finalists were announced today as the candidates for the University of Toledo’s future president. The three candidates who will be invited to campus for interviews are Sharon Gaber, Christopher Howard, and Michele Wheatly. Sharon Gaber, the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs... Read more »

Global ride-sharing service provides transportation via mobile app

Global ride-sharing service provides transportation via mobile app

Ashley Diel and Samantha Rhodes
January 21, 2015
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You’re tired of asking friends for rides, but you don’t have enough money to take a taxi. The nearest bus stop is too far away and walking isn’t a safe decision during the evening. So what’s your next option? Uber, a global ride-sharing service, launched a Toledo branch in July 2014 with the... Read more »

SG library act proposes extended hours

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
January 21, 2015
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Student Government senators are in the middle of heated debate about the Student Library Act, the latest major legislation from the 40-member house of student leaders. The act is composed of two resolutions. One would call for... Read more »

Bowtie nation

Bowtie nation

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
January 21, 2015
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The University of Toledo will attempt to break its own world record this year at the fifth annual Tie One On basketball game on Jan. 24 against the Bowling Green State University Falcons. The UT community broke the Guinness World Record last year for most tied bow ties with over 500 participants.... Read more »

Political consultant to speak Jan. 21 for lecture series

Political consultant to speak Jan. 21 for lecture series

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
January 14, 2015
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Presidential adviser, political strategist, CNN commentator and professor — all are titles that describe Paul Begala, the next speaker in the University of Toledo’s Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series. ... Read more »

Local orgs raise $62,000 for children in refugee camps

Emily Johnson, Staff Reporter
January 14, 2015
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Over $62,000 was raised at the third-annual Students for Justice in Palestine fundraiser Jan. 10 in the Student Union Auditorium. The money raised will be used to gift hearing aids to children in refugee camps in and around Jordan. The fundraiser was sponsored by Life for Relief and Development (LIFE),... Read more »

Student senate paves the way for Toledo bike initiative

Student senate paves the way for Toledo bike initiative

Colleen Anderson, Associate News Editor
January 14, 2015
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Student Government is calling on the University of Toledo to pave a mile-long section of a new bicycle trail as part of a resolution during their first session of the new year. SG Vice President Ali Eltatawy proposed a resolution that would urge the university to pave a mile of the Chessie Circle... Read more »

MLK unity celebration to inspire service in the local community

MLK unity celebration to inspire service in the local community

Colleen Anderson and Trevor Stearns
January 14, 2015
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“What are you doing for others?” This year’s 14th-annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration’s theme is centered around this, which according to Dr. King is “life’s most persistent and urgent question.” Mayor D. Michael Collins and University of Toledo Interim President Nagi Naganathan... Read more »

Caffeine: Wonder drug or addictive chemical?

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
December 10, 2014
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The world loves caffeine. Second only to petroleum, coffee is the world’s most valuable traded commodity, according to the Global Exchange website. Energy drinks generated $6.5 billion in 2008, according to Rick Nathanson in an article he wrote for the Albuquerque Journal. With its energizing... Read more »

Surviving Finals: UT faculty gives students advice for upcoming exams

Torrie Jadlocki and Samantha Rhodes
December 10, 2014
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Dust off your textbooks, pull out your notes and mentally prepare for what’s coming — the dreaded finals week. Though feeling stressed isn’t new for most students, the anxiety of exams can be overwhelming and even send some students into a frenzied panic. To help keep your stress levels under... Read more »

Numerous break-ins in local area causes concerns with UT students about safety

Numerous break-ins in local area causes concerns with UT students about safety

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2014
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The Bancroft Hills neighborhood has seen an increase in theft recently with 13 burglaries since Nov. 16, according to the Toledo Police Department. The majority of the robberies have taken place in the early afternoon and many students have been affected, according to TPD. Ryan Singer, a third-year... Read more »

ADA task force created to assist students with disabilities

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2014
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A new committee tasked with improving accommodations for students with disabilities has begun its work to bring the University of Toledo up to the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act. David Cutri, director of internal audit and chief compliance officer, described the ADA as “a wide-ranging... Read more »