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Faculty hosts meeting to discuss effects of presidential election

Faculty hosts meeting to discuss effects of presidential election

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The first of a series of  post-election forums held by the University of Toledo College of Law was held Thursday, Dec. 1.  The forum offered perspective on, and analysis of the 2016 election cycle and results. Speakers included Jeff Broxmeyer and Jetsabe Caceres who are both professors of Politica... Read more »

Student Government passes legislation in support of divesting from companies who use fossil fuels

Student Government passes legislation in support of divesting from companies who use fossil fuels

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
December 6, 2016
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The University of Toledo’s Student Government passed a new piece of legislation Tuesday, Nov. 29 that approved the plan to have the University of Toledo divest from all connections with companies that use fossil fuels. According to Amal Mohamed, President of Student Government, the vote passed wit... Read more »

The University of Toledo considers plan to switch to a 15-week semester

The University of Toledo considers plan to switch to a 15-week semester

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The University of Toledo Faculty Senate is currently debating switching from a 16-week semester to a 15-week semester.  According the to Faculty Senate presentation, the aim of altering UT’s calendar is to improve degree time, align with other four-year institutions, expand time for students to str... Read more »

Student Government holds first town hall meeting

Student Government holds first town hall meeting

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
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The University of Toledo Student Government held its first town hall of the year on Nov. 15 to gain feedback from the students regarding their experiences on campus. The meeting invited students to come in, grab refreshments and voice their opinions about the topics under discussion. SG Vice President... Read more »

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
November 29, 2016
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Since October, the University of Toledo has experienced three individual reports of sexual assault on campus. The first assault was reported Oct. 15, the day of the homecoming football game. The second assault was Nov. 13, and the third was Nov. 19. Each of these assaults occurred in residence halls... Read more »

Native Pride

Native Pride

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 29, 2016
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UT presented Sara Marie Ortiz, Acoma Pueblo poet, performing artist, filmmaker, and indigenous peoples rights activist, on Monday, Nov. 28 as a part of Native American Heritage Month. The UT Division of Student Affairs Multicultural Student Success program worked in tandem with the Department of English... Read more »

The University of Toledo gears up from annual Thanksgiving sharing event

The University of Toledo gears up from annual Thanksgiving sharing event

November 15, 2016
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For the past three years, American families have volunteered to host The University of Toledo’s international students in their homes for Thanksgiving. The idea behind the International Thanksgiving program, as explained by Sammy Spann, assistant provost for international studies and programs, is to... Read more »

Students hold post-election discussion

Students hold post-election discussion

November 15, 2016
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Arguably, for many people, this presidential election was about voting in opposition of one candidate. The multicultural organizations that gathered Wednesday Nov. 9 for an impromptu forum focused on venting frustrations and creating unity, and proved that more was at stake than the individual disdain... Read more »

University of Toledo receives $500,000 for campus upgrades

University of Toledo receives $500,000 for campus upgrades

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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In October, State Representative Michael Ashford announced the release of over $500,000 in state funds to the University of Toledo for major renovations and upgrades across campus. The Ohio House of Representatives press release stated that the investment will go towards State Biennium projects including... Read more »

The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

The University of Toledo honors veterans at breakfast

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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On November 11, the University of Toledo held the Twelfth Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair in Savage Arena. The Breakfast was followed by the unveiling of markers outside Memorial Field House at the Veterans Memorial Plaza. Attending the breakfast were World War II veterans... Read more »

Award-winning author Danzy Senna speaks at The University of Toledo

Award-winning author Danzy Senna speaks at The University of Toledo

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
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Award-winning author Danzy Senna visited the University of Toledo to read from her memoir Where Did You Sleep Last Night? as well as answer questions, and hold a book signing. The event was held Thursday, Nov. 3 for the 27th annual Richard M. Summers Memorial Lecture presented by the English Departme... Read more »

University of Toledo College of Law sees drop in Bar Exam passage rate from past July

University of Toledo College of Law sees drop in Bar Exam passage rate from past July

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
November 8, 2016
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Students become lawyers once they graduate from law school; however, they cannot practice law until they pass the Bar Exam, which licenses them in the state of their choosing. The Bar Exam is a two-and-a-half-day comprehensive examination and a one-and-a-half-day essay examination. For the past two... Read more »

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