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University of Toledo receives grant from the department of justice to address sexual assault

University of Toledo receives grant from the department of justice to address sexual assault

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
October 18
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The University of Toledo Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness  received a $299,202 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to boost efforts at preventing and addressing sexual assault victimization on UT’s campus. This grant was applied for by Kasey Tucker-Gail, associate professor of criminal...

Daymond John gives lecture at University of Toledo

Daymond John gives lecture at University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 18
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Would you take the deal? It’s a dream that many have: the opportunity to be invested in by Shark Tank’s finest. Investing in others is one way that Daymond John gives back. The University of Toledo welcomed entrepreneur John to speak on Tuesday night as part of the Jesup Scott Honors College ...

Couple donates $1 million to the College of Education

Couple donates $1 million to the College of Education

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 18
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The Judith Herb College of Education received a $1 million donation from Janet Keller and her husband Gerald Keller. Janet Keller is a two-time graduate of the college, having received a Bachelor of Education degree in 1960 and a Master of Education degree in 1964. “We wanted to do something to...

TEDx comes to The University of Toledo

TEDx comes to The University of Toledo

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 11
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TEDxUofToledo, in collaboration with Campus Activities and Programming, hosted a TED talk  Saturday, Oct. 8 in the Student Union. The theme of this event was “Caveman to Cosmonaut,” highlighting the evolution of the human species. The event consisted of four speakers, questions and answer sessions...

Asbestos in the attic

Asbestos in the attic

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
October 11
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The University of Toledo’s Rocky’s Attic, located on the fourth floor of the student union, continues to use materials that have been found to have asbestos from the building's original construction. Much of the asbestos containing material, such as steel structural beams and floor tile, were...

University of Toledo hosts diversity dialogue for Latino heritage, LGBTQA+ history month

University of Toledo hosts diversity dialogue for Latino heritage, LGBTQA+ history month

Emily Lorton, Staff
October 11
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La lucha de revelar su orientación sexual es una tema que trasciende fronteras. The struggle of revealing your sexual orientation is an issue that transcends borders. The Office of Multicultural Student Success is partnering with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to demonstrate how individuals h...

The University of Toledo holds ceremony for international donors

The University of Toledo holds ceremony for international donors

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 4
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On Monday, Oct. 3 a group of 25 alumni from China visited the University of Toledo and were honored for the donation of $37,000 to create a scholarship endowment. The ceremony began at 10 a.m. in Student Union and was UT’s first-ever donation from an international donor. “They kept wanting to...

Political Science Department holds debate watch event for students

Political Science Department holds debate watch event for students

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 4
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On Monday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m., the Department of Political Science & Public Administration hosted a debate-watching event for the first presidential debate in University Hall. Similar events had been held previously during the Republican and Democratic primaries, but this was the first time a debate-watching...

Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 4
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A crowd of over 500 people braved the rainy weather Thursday night to hear Ambassador Andrew Young speak in Savage Arena for the tenth anniversary of the Edward Shapiro Lecture Series, presented by the College of Arts and Letters. Young is a Civil Rights icon, former UN Ambassador and former mayor of...

University of Toledo student receives four months of jail time

University of Toledo student receives four months of jail time

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27
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On September 21, University of Toledo student Christopher Housel was sentenced to four months in jail for burning another student last January. Housel, who was a third-year individualized studies major at the time of the incident, when he sprayed 180-proof alcohol on a candle, which burned fellow...

Poet Jillian Weise speaks at Toledo about disability rights

Poet Jillian Weise speaks at Toledo about disability rights

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
September 27
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Students and faculty filled the Canady Center in Carlson Library Sept. 19 to listen to Dr. Jillian Weise perform her award winning poems in an event hosted by UT Disability Studies Program. Weise presented her poems, including “Poem for his Ex,” “I Own a Gun,” “I Had a Little Cash” and...

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 27
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On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his vice presidential nominee Mike Pence visited the Stranahan Theater on Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo to rally with their supporters. Trump opened up the event with remarks about how great his campaign was doing in the polls,...

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