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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Editorial: Can UT handle increased enrollment?

August 30, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Decreasing enrollment may be a great sign of regional economic recovery but that has consequences for schools like the University of Toledo. In October 2015, the Ohio Department of Higher Education published a report showing a negative 11 percent change in UT's enrollment between 2009 and 2014. As...

Editorial: Is a tobacco-free campus a long-shot?

Editorial Board
August 23, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Anti-tobacco policies are a growing trend on American college campuses. Many well-known campuses including the University of Michigan, American University, Clemson and Ohio State’s College of Medicine have instituted policies of their own. In January 2008, the University of Toledo’s health science...

Editorial: Housing policy lacks balance

Editorial Board
August 16, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This fall semester, the student population on campus will boom as a new policy concerning housing requirements will begin its first year. The policy change was enacted last year to require incoming freshmen living outside of a 25-mile radius of the University of Toledo to live on campus for two years. While...

Editorial: Out with the old

Editorial: Out with the old

Editorial Board
April 20, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Be it a break between classes for students or the one place that’s always showcased in tours, the Student Union is the place to go. It is the hub of students, faculty and administration alike. It’s the best place for the daily dose of caffeine and break from work, and to be greeted with the faces...

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