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The University of Toledo seeks student input for strategic planning

The University of Toledo seeks student input for strategic planning

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
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Students gathered in the Student Union on Oct. 25 to provide feedback to the co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Discussion Committee, on what they hope to see at the University of Toledo in the next five to ten years. “You might ask why the University of Toledo is undergoing strategic planning...

Private tutoring now being offered via Tutor Matching Service

Private tutoring now being offered via Tutor Matching Service

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2016
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The Learning Enhancement Center has partnered with the website, Tutor Matching Service, to offer private tutoring services to University of Toledo students as well as community members. The launch of the service comes as a response to the numerous requests received by the LEC to connect struggling students...

Diversity Dialogue aims to prove that every vote counts

Diversity Dialogue aims to prove that every vote counts

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2016
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"Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." This quote from Winston Churchill perfectly exemplifies the attitude adapted by many Americans in the wake of this year’s presidential election. This attitude, adapted by a growing...

Vote in our Presidential Poll

October 26, 2016
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Take a minute to vote in our poll to see who would be the President if the Toledo Community decided on the winner!

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2016
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An anti-abortion activist group, Created Equal, visited campus Monday, Oct. 24th to put graphic ‘abortion-images’ on display in Centennial Mall. The group was met by protests from students, after the University of Toledo Feminist Alliance posted about organizing resistance to the event on their Facebook...

UT student works with presidential campaign

UT student works with presidential campaign

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
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Current University of Toledo student, Lucy Frank, has had the rare opportunity to volunteer on the Clinton Campaign for this year’s presidential election. Frank cites her experience that she gained through the UT internship program as the reason she was able to gain this unique internship. Frank,...

UT receives grant, teams up with Imagination Station

UT receives grant, teams up with Imagination Station

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 25, 2016
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Thanks to a $311,676.00  grant, The University of Toledo is teaming up with The Imagination Station to help encourage and engage young children in STEM. The Imagination Station, in downtown Toledo, is an educational environment that encourages children to be curious and interested in the world around...

Parks Tower plans to close next year

Parks Tower plans to close next year

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 25, 2016
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A University decision has next year’s freshmen not being welcomed to campus life via Parks Tower any longer. After months of discussion, the decision was made that Parks Tower will close for renovations from May 2017 until June 2018. “Parks Tower is being renovated to improve the overall appearance,...

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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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, 2016
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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...

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