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New Ohio bill proposing textbook fee raises concerns

New Ohio bill proposing textbook fee raises concerns

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Paying tuition is a looming concern for most, if not all college students. An increasing number of students are obligated to take out student loans to fulfill their tuition requirements each year. It is for this reason that the new bill being proposed for Ohio schools to increase tuition by charging...

UT harnesses solar power for sustainability

UT harnesses solar power for sustainability

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Every student has faced the dilemma of sitting on campus somewhere, studying in a beautiful green space, only to be forced inside to charge their electronics. But with the help of the Student Green Fund, that won’t be an issue any longer. The University of Toledo community can now use the sun’s...

Tapingo come to UT

Tapingo come to UT

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Just walking through the student union during lunchtime can be a struggle due to long lines weaving throughout the whole building. However, thanks to the University of Toledo’s decision to implement a new app called “Tapingo,” dining lines have the potential to become a lot shorter and speedier. Tapingo...

Students react to ten-year master plan

Students react to ten-year master plan

Emily Schnipke and Jessica Harker
March 14, 2017
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In February, the University of Toledo’s board of trustees approved a master plan that will put into place a series of major campus renovations over the next decade. This plan comes after many strategic planning sessions and suggestions from the community, experts in education and construction and UT...

University of Toledo students celebrate Islamic culture

University of Toledo students celebrate Islamic culture

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Islam Awareness Week comes at a time when the topic of Islam has become a staple of the major news outlets. Despite being constantly bombarded with stories focusing on Muslims, many of us remain unable to answer even the most basic questions about the world’s second largest religion. UT itself has...

University undergraduate discovers companion star to Beta Canis Minoris

University undergraduate discovers companion star to Beta Canis Minoris

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Equipped with only the experience of an undergraduate, third-year physics major Nick Dulaney discovered an unknown astronomical body. Dulaney analyzed 15 years of archive data collected at UT’s Ritter Observatory, which led him to make his discovery. According to a news release, UT postdoctoral...

COBI adds two new minors for fall semester

COBI adds two new minors for fall semester

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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The College of Business and Innovation is offering two new minors that will give students real-life, hands-on experience that business employers look for. The minors will be in enterprise resource planning and business information security and are effective immediately. “Recently, industry needs...

10-year master plan approved by UT board

10-year master plan approved by UT board

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
February 28, 2017
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In ten years, the University of Toledo is going to have a whole new look, thanks to the University of Toledo’s board of trustees’ approval of the master plan. The plan will focus on four key major themes: repositioning the academic core, consolidating athletics, investing in research, and enhancing...

UT researchers work to avoid another water crisis

UT researchers work to avoid another water crisis

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
February 28, 2017
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In 2014, the city of Toledo enacted its infamous water drinking ban when high amounts of a toxin released by harmful algal blooms was found in the water, and it was determined unfit for human consumption. Three years later, this problem is still cause for much concern; with harmful algal bloom season...

Criminal justice researchers at UT analyze misdemeanor arrest numbers for Toledo

Criminal justice researchers at UT analyze misdemeanor arrest numbers for Toledo

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
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Two years ago, misdemeanors accounted for approximately 90 percent of total arrests by Toledo police officers. These crimes include anything from a low-level drug possession, loitering and much more. Now, in an effort to understand the issue of low-level crimes and create smarter criminal justice...

Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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After becoming an accidental, viral phenomenon overnight, Alex Sheen turned his instant success into a national movement to change the world one promise at a time. Sheen shared the story of his journey at the University of Toledo’s Doermann Theater on Feb. 16 to nearly 400 audience members. As...

New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The University of Toledo Medical Center has announced Dan Barbee as the new chief executive officer after serving as interim CEO for nine months. Barbee, who has worked at UT’s medical center for six years, said he will be responsible for the strategic activities at UTMC and its clinics. He will...

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