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New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

New CEO of the University of Toledo Medical College named

Bryce Buyakie, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under News, UT 101

The University of Toledo Medical Center has announced Dan Barbee as the new chief executive officer after serving as interim CEO for nine months. Barbee, who has worked at UT’s medical center for six years, said he will be responsible for the strategic activities at UTMC and its clinics. He will... Read more »

The Independent Collegian

Emily Jackson and Emily Schnipke
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

“Without a struggle, there can be no progress.” — Frederick Douglass The Collegian was first founded in 1919, just three short years of a century ago. With almost a hundred years under our belt, we’ve made mistakes and learned from them. We’ve started from humble beginnings as a newspaper... Read more »

Rocketing through time

Rocketing through time

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

College mascots across the country represent what it truly means to be a part of that school. The mascots are a symbol of school pride and spirit. This reasoning applies to our own University of Toledo and our favorite mascots, Rocky and Rocksy. Ever since UT earned its nickname after the football... Read more »

Our decisions have consequences

Our decisions have consequences

Philemon, Abayateye
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

“As a person grows older and taller in stature, the shadow he casts upon the earth grows longer. His impact on the world becomes more profound as he matures and succeeds.” Well, that’s according to Barbara Floyd, the library archivist at the University of Toledo. But how do we become successful... Read more »

Girl power at UT

Girl power at UT

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

Everyone on the University of Toledo campus knows what it’s like to be a freshman. To be alone, and an adult, for the first time in your life. Especially for those of us who moved away from home, because even just a 45-minute distance from your family can feel like oceans. It wasn’t easy for me as... Read more »

University Hall

University Hall

Emily Schnipke, Managing Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

From the barrel-vaulted ceilings to water-themed motifs to the gargoyles on the tower, there is so much to appreciate about the University of Toledo’s oldest building, University Hall. Crews started construction of the building in 1930 and finished about 11 months after they started. It is not a... Read more »

UT then and now

UT then and now

October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

The cohesive collegiate Gothic architecture of the University of Toledo deserves appreciation. Not may schools can claim to be as aesthetically pleasing as ours. Walking onto campus is like entering a city all our own. Some buildings are original to UT and have been around for 80 years, while others... Read more »

UT vs BG

UT vs BG

Sam Williams, Sports co-editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Homecoming, Special

Throughout the career of every major person, team, country or company, there always seems to be that one recurring stain: a peer or counterpart that always seems to be a nuisance on your legacy, and they think the same as you. Whether this ideology is rooted in reason or ignorance, the rivalry lives... Read more »

Colleges ‘diversify’ in Ohio

Jenna Nance, Associate Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

The state of Ohio is home to many different universities of all different sizes and cultures and yet, they all share the same problem: diversity — or lack thereof. “There are a lot of people who grow up without being exposed to diversity and the older generation mindset is all people see at a... Read more »

Asian Culture at UT

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

While the Asian community represents only 2 percent of the student population at the University of Toledo and are often clumped into one generalized category, the unique student groups on campus reflect the diversity and culture of each individual facet within the community. One of these groups is... Read more »

From Birmingham to Ferguson

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

Not much can stay the same over 50 years, and civil rights activism is not immune to change — but what’s the difference between Black Lives Matter and the plain old civil rights movement? Is it really just a hashtag? University of Toledo history instructor Jason Jordan said it’s not so simple.... Read more »

Bridging the cultural divide

Maisha Rashid, Opinion Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Culture Clash, Special, Top Stories

Thinking about diversity makes you distinguish some very personal and intricate details about yourself. It makes you really look at your identity and realize it isn’t just a plain account your experiences and surroundings. Rather, you realize you are bigger than just you; you are a converging point... Read more »

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