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Carlson library opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

Carlson library opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2016
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A small crowd gathered together on the third floor of the University of Toledo’s Carlson Library on August 18 to celebrate the newly renovated third and fourth floors. After a summer of construction, the ribbon-cutting ceremony officially welcomed students to try out the new facilities before the start... Read more »

New administration changes shake up UT

New administration changes shake up UT

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
August 23, 2016
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Since her appointment as university president a little over a year ago, Sharon Gaber has made many changes within the administrative staff at the University of Toledo. Throughout her first year we have seen many different administrators come and go: both long-term employees as well as new hires. “I... Read more »

UT creates new Media Communication major

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2016
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This fall the Department of Communication at the University of Toledo is offering a brand new bachelor’s degree in Media Communication. According to Jackie Layng, a UT professor of communication, Media Communication focuses on all sides of media from journalism and broadcasting to social media.... Read more »

New IC Staff excited to begin

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 16, 2016
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Scott F. Fitzgerald once famously said, “Life starts all over again at the crisp of fall.” Along with the changing leaves and slight chill in the air, the new fresh-faced staff at the Independent Collegian is another indicator of a new season. This fall, third-year communication major Jessica Harker... Read more »

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 16, 2016
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During a time when one in four college women are sexually assaulted, the University of Toledo’s Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program continues to expand to help battle this problem This past June SAEPP added a new campus sexual assault support advocate, Jamie Wlosowicz, to their team. “The... Read more »

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
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Imagine you’re walking down the river path, headed to the Center of Performing Arts for your final class of the day. All of the sudden your phone vibrates, you lift it up and to your great surprise a Dratini appears on your screen. This is the life of any avid Pokemon Go player who also happens to... Read more »

Summer renovation

Summer renovation

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
August 16, 2016
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Walking into Carlson Library’s first floor usually earns a great sigh of relief from students trying to escape the hustle and bustle of the Student Union. Riding the elevators or climbing the stairs up to the next four floors usually provides even greater comfort. “[The library] seems to get quieter... Read more »

Scholarship named after former resident surgeon

Carl Macaulay, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
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  A University of Toledo resident surgeon who recently died of cancer is slated to be honored with a scholarship in his name and an honorary completion of his residency. Cyrus Chan, who battled stage IV colon cancer for the past year, died on April 21 at the age of 39. Over the past month,... Read more »

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

UT astronomers make national news, discover apparent brown dwarf

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
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Astronomers at the University of Toledo made national news this month with a recently discovered new cosmic object floating alone in the Milky Way galaxy. The newly identified object was named WISEA J114724.10-204021.3 — WISEA 1147 for short. “This is a pretty big deal for me and the University... Read more »

Library renovations planned for summer

Library renovations planned for summer

Morgan Kovacs, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
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  After discussions of renovations to the library for the past six years, Carlson Library will be undergoing a $3 million, multi-year renovation plan beginning this May. Phase one of the plan is to renovate the third and fourth floors of the library, which will be closed from May 9 until August... Read more »

Student Government debate for presidential roles

Student Government debate for presidential roles

Colleen Anderson, Managing Edior
April 13, 2016
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  Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates outlined their platforms and answered students’ questions during a debate hosted by The Independent Collegian on Wednesday, April 6. The two leadership tickets kicked things off by discussing the experience that qualifies... Read more »

Alumni continue green efforts

Emily Schnipke, Community Editor
April 13, 2016
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  Going green for some people means something as simple as bringing reusable bags into Kroger for groceries or sorting their plastics and their metal cans into the right bins. For University of Toledo alumni and Green Fund founders Tony Bova and Jeff Beegle, working to help our planet keep on... Read more »

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