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The D.C. Advantage: How The Washington Center finds University of Toledo students internships of a lifetime

The D.C. Advantage: How The Washington Center finds University of Toledo students internships of a lifetime

December 2, 2015
Filed under Special, Uncategorized

PROMOTED POST: Looking for an internship that's going to make a real difference in your career? The Washington Center has something for you.

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Why Halloween will never be the same

Abigail Sullivan, Director of Photography
October 21, 2015
Filed under Columns, Community, Halloween, Special

As a kid, there was nothing like Halloween. Not only was it the one day I could walk out of the house dressed as a mermaid without my mom telling me to go back inside and put on “real clothes,” but it was the day I could drown myself in sugar and no one would think twice. My mom would hand-make my ...

5 Halloween costumes in under 30 minutes

Emily Modrowski, Fashion Columnist
October 21, 2015
Filed under Community, Fashion, Halloween, Special

It’s 8:30 p.m. on Halloween night. You’re in your pajamas watching “Hocus Pocus” when your best friend texts you: “Hey. We’re going to a Halloween party. I’ll pick you up at 9.” You only have half an hour to get ready, but you don’t have a costume! Don’t freak out; here are five cos...

5 Fall treats on a budget

Joe Heidenescher, Features Editor
October 21, 2015
Filed under Community, Halloween, Special

Maybe you’re not a costume person, but maybe you still love going to Halloween parties. Instead of spending time making a costume, you could put together festive foods that’ll still make you a hit at the party.. Here are five super-simple treats that are affordable on almost any college budget. No Bake Co...

Daring to scare: What it takes to be a Cedar Point Screamster

Samantha Rhodes, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2015
Filed under Community, Halloween, Special

During the day, Desiree Baird is a sign language interpreter. But at night, she transforms into something entirely different — a childish, cannibalistic girl seeking patients in a hospital ward. Her name is Mae Hemm. And she’s obsessed with socks. “She can often be found chewing on a sock, l...

Rocky through the ages

Rocky through the ages

Anna Glore and Emily Schnipke
October 9, 2015
Filed under Community, Homecoming

College mascots play a pivotal role in defin­ing their universities, from being symbols of school pride to representing the school at ev­ery athletic event. The UT mascot was chosen for us after we earned the name ‘Rockets’ at a football game 92 years ago. According to the UT Athletics website,...

Rockets make the rank

Rockets make the rank

Marcus Dodson, Sports Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Homecoming, Special, Sports

Toledo’s football team has jumped inside the Associated Press Top 25 this week for the first time since 2012 as the No. 24 team in the country. The Rockets improved to 4-0 and 1-0 in the Mid-American Confer­ence after their 24-10 road vic­tory at Ball State on Saturday. Toledo is 4-0 for the first...

Back from Ball State

Back from Ball State

Marcus Dodson, Sports Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Homecoming, Special, Sports

The University of Toledo’s football team opened up Mid-American Confer­ence play with a 24-10 road win Satur­day against Ball State. With this victory, the Rockets (4-0, 1-0 MAC) move into the AP Top 25 at No. 24. “Our goals and aspirations are better than how we played at times,” said...

The five differences between college and high school homecomings

The five differences between college and high school homecomings

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Community, Homecoming, Special

It’s impossible to deny that homecoming is one of the bigger events at the University of Toledo, filled with floats, free food and a cornucopia of school-themed events. While students may be familiar with homecoming festivities in high school, they aren’t quite the same. From attire to activities,...

Marching through time

Marching through time

Trevor Stearns, News Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under Community, Homecoming, Special

Helmets crash, a whistle blows, a cannon is fired and the crowd goes wild — but this crescendo of school spirit might not echo across campus with­out a pregame show that catapults the fans into a Rocket fever from the start. Before the game begins, the University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band...

The art of Attraction: what makes two people compatible?

Samantha Rhodes, Managing Editor
April 3, 2015
Filed under By My Side

Nearly everyone has, at some point in their lives, made a “wish list” for their ideal partner. Our checklists can be incredibly long, specific or obsessively detailed. But when we come face-to-face with potential lovers, somehow our logic often dissipates. The science behind romantic attraction...

What do you look for in a partner?

What do you look for in a partner?

April 1, 2015
Filed under By My Side, Community

A video supplement to our "By My Side" special issue. This collection of interviews features students at the University of Toledo speaking about their relationships.

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