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Editorial: Bringing the tuition-free dream to Ohio

Editorial: Bringing the tuition-free dream to Ohio

Editorial Board
April 18, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s the college student’s dream: going to school without having to worry about covering the costs of tuition or paying off loans after you graduate. Some people will do just about everything to cover their dream of earning a higher degree. For students in the state of New York, this dream is...

Editorial: Pell Grants matter to students

Editorial: Pell Grants matter to students

March 28, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

College is not a right; it is a privilege. College attainment is unequally distributed throughout society because of the extensive financial requirements that going to college requires. Because of this unequal distribution, the government of the United States of America created the Pell Grant program...

Editorial: EPA budget cuts will affect Toledo

Editorial: EPA budget cuts will affect Toledo

Editorial Board
March 21, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

A leaked draft of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2018 budget proposal indicates that the Trump administration intends to suggest cutting the program from $300 million annually to $10 million. It would be part of an effort to slash $2 billion from the agency and reduce its workforce by 3,000...

Editorial: Spending Spring Break on a budget

Editorial: Spending Spring Break on a budget

Editorial Board
February 28, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Everyone knows Spring Break is right around the corner. While some of us have big plans to travel to Myrtle Beach, Vancouver or even France with family and friends, not all of us get this chance. But who says that not going on a big trip means the end of Spring Break? It doesn’t have to be; The...

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial Board
February 21, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

During the Fall 2016 semester, there were three sexual assaults reported at University of Toledo. Earlier this month, within a single weekend, three rapes were reported at Ohio University. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women are sexually assaulted while in...

Editorial: What is love?

Editorial Board
February 14, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Love. It’s a verb, a noun and a feeling. We all have experienced love in one way or another. It’s a part of being a person. Our editorial staff knows a thing or two about love. So, friends, what does love mean to you? What does love look like? And do you believe in love at first sight/soulmates? Jessica Harker,...

Editorial: “He Will Not Divide Us”

Editorial: “He Will Not Divide Us”

Editorial Board
January 31, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One of the defining characteristics of living in America is the right to free speech. The right of every American to use their voice in whatever way they please is one of the building blocks of this country. In the past year, that right has been utilized as well as it could be by our fellow citizens....

Editorial: Can Betsy DeVos do the job?

Editorial: Can Betsy DeVos do the job?

Editorial Board
January 24, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the age where it is becoming more expensive and seemingly less worthwhile to get a college education, there are still Americans who believe in quality education being the proven road to their American dream. This is why we need people with the right qualification and mindset to manage how America’s...

Editorial Board: Living in a post-truth world

Editorial Board: Living in a post-truth world

Editorial Board
January 17, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s Since 2004, the Oxford dictionary has awarded “Word of the Year” to the word that attracted the most interest and importance in the year. This single word gives us a brief synopsis of the year. During the rise of social media in 2009, “unfriend,” got the award and with the continued surge...

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board
January 10, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As last semester wrapped up to a close and students were hastily preparing themselves for final exams, one last email slipped into their university inboxes: an email the students wouldn’t soon forget and one that the department where it came from would most likely regret sending. As University of Toledo...

Editorial: How to survive your holiday break

Editorial: How to survive your holiday break

Editorial Board
December 6, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s that time of year again: Students stress out over final projects and exams and then, suddenly and blessedly, it’s all over. The semester ends and allows for a small reprieve from daily life before the spring term begins. The holiday break is a sigh of relief for many students, and they get to...

Editorial: New Media Communication major raises more questions

Editorial: New Media Communication major raises more questions

Editorial Board
November 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The University of Toledo’s Department of Communication has seen a lot of changes in the last couple of years. With two college name changes in just the last two, it is our hope that the department has finally found a good home within the College of Arts and Letters. Change is often seen as a good thing,...

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