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University of Toledo honors US veterans and family with Gold and Blue Star Medal markers

University of Toledo honors US veterans and family with Gold and Blue Star Medal markers

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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At a Veteran’s Day unveiling, the University of Toledo was honored as the first campus in the nation to present both Blue and Gold Star Memorial markers. A Blue Star marker is gifted to honor those who have defended the United States of America and a Gold Star memorial marker is gifted to honor families...

University of Toledo holds lecture on climate change

University of Toledo holds lecture on climate change

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 24, 2017
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A lecture about climate change which focused on how we know climate change is real and what we can do about it was presented by  Andy Jorgensen, associate professor of chemistry and environmental sciences. The lecture was presented to a group of about 40 at the Lake Erie Center on January 19. According...

Construction in Carlson

Construction in Carlson

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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Carlson Library has been undergoing renovations since the summer of 2016, and the plan is that all of the work is to be completed prior to the start of classes in the fall of 2017. Phase one of the construction included renovations of the third and fourth floors, which was finished over the summer. The...

UT hosts annual Unity Celebration

UT hosts annual Unity Celebration

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
January 17, 2017
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Students, faculty and members of the Toledo community paid tribute to the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the 16th annual Unity Celebration held in Savage Arena. This year’s theme was “Reconciliation Through Service: Education, Social Justice and Religion,” the three pillars that defin...

Who’s cheating?

Who’s cheating?

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2017
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Have you ever wondered if your significant other was cheating? In today’s day and age, it has become easier than ever to discreetly be unfaithful, especially with the use of the Internet. Ashley Madison, an online infidelity matchmaking service, is one of those resources. However, in July of 2015,...

University of Toledo student found dead in car over break

University of Toledo student found dead in car over break

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 10, 2017
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Tragedy struck campus over break when eighteen-year-old University of Toledo pre-finance student Logan Green was found dead in his car on West Alexis Road on Friday, Dec. 9. After an autopsy, it was determined that Green died from multiple stab wounds. According to the police report, Green was last...

Back to the elements

Back to the elements

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
January 10, 2017
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Over winter break at the University of Toledo, a new interactive periodic table exhibit was added to Wolfe Hall after a grant from Women in Philanthropy supplied over $30,000 to fund the project. The display, entitled “Living Science: The Ever-Changing Periodic Table,” has been a vision of Kristin...

University of Toledo says no to guns

University of Toledo says no to guns

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 10, 2017
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The Ohio State Senate recently passed House Bill 48, authorizing “concealed carry in vulnerable areas.” According to the Ohio Legislature website, Bill 48 modifies the “prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun onto institutions of higher education, day-care facilities, aircraft, certain...

Project aims to increase diversity in STEM

Project aims to increase diversity in STEM

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
January 10, 2017
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The University of Toledo is one of seven universities engaging in a project led by Case Western University that enhances opportunities for minorities pursuing doctoral degrees in the STEM field. The National Science Foundation gave $3.1 million to support the Northern Ohio Alliance for Graduate Education...

Colleges work together to create new minor is sustainability

Colleges work together to create new minor is sustainability

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
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The College of Business and Innovation is planning on housing a sustainability minor starting in the fall semester of 2017. The introduction of this minor is the product of a combined effort between several colleges including the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the College of Engineering, the...

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...

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...

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