Former UT softball coach files Title IX suit against university

Former UT softball coach files Title IX suit against university

Emily Johnson and Colleen Anderson
October 22, 2014
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A former University of Toledo softball coach filed a Title IX complaint suit against the university after a forced resignation last November. Former coach Terrah Beyster has listed several complaints in the suit, according to... Read more »

Housing changes made to better campus life

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
October 22, 2014
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Between renovations, construction and future plans, Academic House, the new Honors Academic Village and Carter Hall are the focus of changes to campus housing. A-House renovations include mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as painting, according to Jason Toth, associate vice president... Read more »

Library hours extended to accommodate students

Library hours extended to accommodate students

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
October 22, 2014
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Carlson Library will be open for extended hours during Oct. 19-23, and again from Oct. 26-30. The first floor of Carlson Library will be open from midnight to 7 a.m on those days. SG President Clayton Notestine explained SG’s objective in resuming this policy: “It is Student Government’s... Read more »

UT law student accused of sexual conduct with minor

UT law student accused of sexual conduct with minor

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
October 22, 2014
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A third-year law student at the University of Toledo was indicted Friday, Oct. 17 for several felonious charges and is waiting in jail until his arraignment Wednesday, Oct. 22. Josef Vrtiska, 26, faces one second-degree charge for “illegal use of a minor and nudity oriented material,” three third-degree... Read more »

Students removed from board, protest for survivor support

Students removed from board, protest for survivor support

Colleen Anderson and Amanda Pitrof
October 22, 2014
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In the wake of the Title IX complaint filed against the University of Toledo, several changes have been proposed and enacted, with varying levels of approval from staff and students. According to a UT press release, Interim President Nagi Naganathan spoke to the Board of Trustees on the upcoming and... Read more »

University of Toledo talent show to be held Oct. 23

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
October 22, 2014
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Students at the University of Toledo will bring their talents to Doermann Theatre Oct. 23 for the annual National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) talent show. The show is being hosted in collaboration between NPHC and the Black Student Union (BSU) so that “UT students can see that there is a united... Read more »

Learning Jiu-Jitsu: Student group focuses on self-defense, technique

Learning Jiu-Jitsu: Student group focuses on self-defense, technique

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
October 22, 2014
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Grappling, sparring and ground fighting — all can be found in the mixed martial art of jiu-jitsu. Though its inception dates back to 1882, this combat sport has recently found a place at the University of Toledo. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club was started last week by third-year exercise science student... Read more »

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 »