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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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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,... Read more »

Editorial: The powerful safety pin

Editorial: The powerful safety pin

Editorial Board
November 15, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Last Tuesday evening, thousands sat glued to their television screens and smartphones as the 2016 presidential election results poured in. As the night wore on, it quickly became clear who would become the winner. Donald Trump won the election in an unexpected fashion, as many polls predicted Hillary... Read more »

Editorial: Earning your keep

Editorial: Earning your keep

Editorial Board
November 1, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It is not unusual to see “bad nuts” in every occupation, and the occupation of professors is not immune to this. Among professors are those who actually care about the impact they’re making in the classroom, and those that just care about making a paycheck. Like any other academic institution,... Read more »

Editorial: A little too spooky

Editorial: A little too spooky

Editorial Board
October 11, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s that time of year again. No, we don’t mean the time of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking and general fall fun. It’s the time of year when all the people who love Halloween a little too much come out of the woodwork. It’s time to get spooky. But what happens when scaring people goes too... Read more »

Editorial: Why football won’t change anytime soon

Editorial: Why football won’t change anytime soon

Editorial Board
October 4, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the news recently was the tragic death of a high school football player from Euclid, Ohio, Andre Jackson, who was injured during a game. While there are a multitude of factors that went into his tragic and untimely death, it seemed to add fuel to an already burning fire that outraged the community... Read more »

Editorial: What does being “Feminist” mean to you?

Editorial: What does being “Feminist” mean to you?

Editorial Board
September 27, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

What do you think of when you hear the word feminist? Do you picture an angry, man-hating lesbian woman, with unshaven armpits and no job? Or do you think of your mother, sister, professor or doctor? The reality is that anyone can be a feminist regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs.... Read more »

Editorial: What $90,000 can do for UT

Editorial Board
September 20, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In just one year, UT President Sharon Gaber and her staff have worked to increase enrollment, raise funds and cut costs by merging colleges. Hard work should be rewarded, and Gaber has definitely done her fair share to fix the image of the university. Our national media exposure has increased because... Read more »

Editorial: Parking woes

September 13, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Welcome to the University of Toledo, where parking spots are made up and the tickets don’t matter. We, as UT students, are feeling the struggle that many students across campus have been facing the first few weeks of the fall semester. With what feels like a parking ratio of one parking spot to every... Read more »

Editorial: UT’s problems with academic advising

Editorial Board
September 6, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Academic advising is an important tool that successful colleges use to build strong relationships with their students and their future alumni whose contributions can be vital to the alma mater’s problems. By effectively aligning the academic and career interests of students, advisers become one of... Read more »

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