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Editorial: The year in review

Editorial: The year in review

The IC Editorial Board
April 29
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This has been a year of transitioning at the University of Toledo. Many things have changed and are going to be different in the future. Hired a new president We started off the year with an interim president, but we will end it with a full-time president. Interim President Nagi Naganathan did a...

Editorial: UT’s Title IX policy is improving

Editorial: UT’s Title IX policy is improving

The IC Editorial Board
April 22
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The University of Toledo is updating its policies to comply with Title IX, a federal law forbidding discrimination based on sex in educational institutions. There have been a few Title IX complaints this academic year, and in at least one instance that involved a student who was sexually assaulted, the...

Editorial: Ambiguous senate bill raises questions

Editorial: Ambiguous senate bill raises questions

IC Editorial Board
April 15
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Ohio State Senate introduced a bill that would require Ohio universities to submit an action plan to reduce the cost of attendance for in-state students by five percent. “We leave the ‘how’ up to the leadership at our great colleges and universities because we understand there are many ways...

Editorial: Croutons haz a new name

Editorial: Croutons haz a new name

IC Editorial Board
April 8
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Things have pretty much looked the same in the Student Union since the beginning of the school year — the businesses are the same and the signs haven’t changed. So when Croutons was renamed Croutonz, the one-letter change was noticeable tables away. Imagine how utterly silly it would be to spell...

Editorial: Rocket Hall blasting off

Editorial: Rocket Hall blasting off

The IC Editorial Board
April 1
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

How many classes have you had in Rocket Hall? Was it more when you were a freshmen? According to Matthew Schroeder, chief operating officer of the University of Toledo Foundation, classes have been systematically phased out of Rocket Hall and moved to other buildings on campus. This leaves Rocket Hall...

Editorial: Breaking up with SG

Editorial: Breaking up with SG

The IC Editorial Board
March 25
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dear Student Government, You really blew it. For a while, we had some high hopes for you. Even if things weren’t perfect, you really had potential. You promised us a lot of great things, like the bike share program, the library act and OrgSync. So what happened? Why is it all about empty promises...

Editorial: Mandates make misery

Editorial: Mandates make misery

IC Editorial Board
March 18
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The administration wants to implement owning a laptop or tablet for e-books

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Editorial: Things keep breaking at UT

Editorial: Things keep breaking at UT

IC Editorial Board
March 4
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The University of Toledo is falling to shambles — or at least it feels that way. From the bottom to the top, UT's facilities department has experienced repeated, serious issues, especially in the past year. The month of February was marked by faulty systems. Class schedules were disrupted Feb....

Editorial: Who does the IC support?

Editorial: Who does the IC support?

The IC Editorial Board
March 4
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

With the search for the University of Toledo’s new president nearing its end, some people are anticipating each newspaper headline, eagerly reading each online story for more details and forming their own opinions about whom they want to see as president. The IC newsroom is no exception. We may...

Editorial: Close vote closes debate

Editorial: Close vote closes debate

IC Editorial Board
February 25
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If you’ve been keeping up with Student Government news, you know that last week’s closed meeting was extremely controversial. After the heated debate about the proposed resolution, the Student Judicial Council surprised us all last week by stopping the resolution before it hit the floor for voting. The...

Editorial: What are they running from?

Editorial: What are they running from?

IC Editorial Board
February 18
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If one’s an incidence, two’s a coincidence and three’s a pattern, then what does five make? We’re talking about administrators leaving the University of Toledo. Last week, it was simultaneously announced that Larry Burns and Godfrey Ovwigho will leave the university for positions at the...

Editorial: Free college in the future

Editorial: Free college in the future

IC Editorial Board
February 11
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Imagine a world where free college exists. It might be hard, because according to projectonstudentdebt.org, 69 percent of graduating University of Toledo students leave with debt. But, free college might be possible in the future with President Barack Obama’s proposed America’s College Promise. The...

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