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Crime on campus: drug trafficking

IC Staff
October 8, 2014
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A University of Toledo student is facing drug trafficking charges after selling marijuana on campus to an undercover police officer, according NBC24.com. The article said Din Abayomi Christon, 19, sold two plastic bags filled with the drug to the undercover cop on Monday according to court documents. “Christon...

UT opens student food pantry Oct. 12 alongside hunger walk

UT opens student food pantry Oct. 12 alongside hunger walk

Trevor Stearns, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2014
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Shelves filled with boxed and canned food line the inside of the University of Toledo Student Food Pantry as it prepares for its grand opening on Oct. 12. “We were aware that some of our students simply run out of food or meal swipes or things are just not in order for them at any given moment and...

Pipe burst causes eatery in Student Union to close

Pipe burst causes eatery in Student Union to close

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2014
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Operations were shut down twice last week at the Student Union salad bar Croutons due to a leaking pipe over the back room behind the kitchen. Tony Johnson, senior food and beverage director, said water began to leak from the ceiling last Wednesday, Oct. 1, resulting in an early closure. Croutons...

SG wants to remove students from grievance council

SG wants to remove students from grievance council

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
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Student Government voted in favor of barring students from grievance council hearings pertaining to sexual assault Sept. 30 to maintain privacy for students involved in an assault case. The resolution passed with an overwhelming majority and is expected to take effect this month. As author of the...

Students sleep in cardboard boxes for one night to raise awareness

Students sleep in cardboard boxes for one night to raise awareness

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
October 1, 2014
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Cardboard City is a free event that Habitat for Humanity will be hosting Oct. 3-4 to raise awareness for homelessness. Last year, 900 people in the city of Toledo were homeless as well as an estimated 300 families. Toledo was one of nine cities that had the largest number of homeless people, according...

Sharing their stories: A candlelit vigil Oct. 6 for those impacted by domestic violence seeks to support survivors

Sharing their stories: A candlelit vigil Oct. 6 for those impacted by domestic violence seeks to support survivors

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
October 1, 2014
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Nearly 20 people per minute are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States alone, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). In one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. The University of Toledo Feminist Alliance (UTFA)...

Teacher evaluations may receive update

Torrie Jadlocki, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
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Teacher evaluations will receive an update if Faculty Senate agrees with Student Government Vice President Ali Eltatawy. He spoke Tuesday, Sept. 30 about using a system akin to the popular Rate My Professor website for student evaluations of teachers. “Many students use things like Rate My Professor...

UHeart Digital Media Conference to be held Oct. 9 and 10

Colleen Anderson, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014
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What do The Toledo Symphony, Shazam, The Detroit Lions and Good F*cking Design Advice have in common? All of them will have representatives at the UHeart Digital Media conference on Oct. 9 and 10. This is the second year the conference, which focuses on utilizing digital media for business and communication...

UT’s Academic House closed for renovations

Samuel Derkin, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2014
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The University of Toledo’s Academic House residence hall was shut down for renovations at the end of spring semester in 2014. According to UT spokesman Jonathan Strunk, conversations surrounding the renovation of A-House began several years ago under UT’s previous presidential administration. “Over...

TRiO program offers academic services to underrepresented UT students

TRiO program offers academic services to underrepresented UT students

Trevor Stearns, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2014
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If you go to the basement in the library, you’re forced to turn either left or right. One way leads you to the Learning Enhancement Center and the other takes you to TRiO Student Services. TRiO is a UT program that primarily exists to help underrepresented students who seem to have the odds against them. I...

Library highlighted in new Student Government plan

Library highlighted in new Student Government plan

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2014
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Student Government announced the Relaunch Project at their Sept. 23 meeting, which is a plan to focus on making changes to leadership, student life, library availability and renovations to several buildings on campus. SG also voted to place two senators on the Library Facilities Task Force, a committee...

Alcohol-free tailgates gain attention of UT students

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2014
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Alcohol-free tailgating is the name of the game of the game for a growing number of UT students on Rocket game days. After changing departments last year, the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs program is now offered through the counseling center as an alcohol, tobacco and drug prevention program. One...

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