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Editorial: Freedom of speech, where is the line?

Editorial: Freedom of speech, where is the line?

The IC Editorial Board
September 2, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The amount of free speech that should be allowed has always been more than a rhetorical question. The University of Toledo recently enacted a new free speech policy on campus. The new policy focuses mainly on the logistics, hashing out issues like making sure people expressing free speech don’t...

Editorial: What’s in a name?

Editorial: What’s in a name?

IC Editorial Board
August 26, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We have a hunch that the University of Toledo likes long titles. As silly as it sounds, there may be some truth to our conjecture. After all, no one can deny the fact that some of UT’s administrators have rather long titles. For example, Rudy Taylor’s former position was the program manager for...

Editorial: The year in review

Editorial: The year in review

The IC Editorial Board
April 29, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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...

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