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Navigating UT’s transportation system

Navigating UT’s transportation system

Jessica Harker, Opinion Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

Whether you’re living on campus at the University of Toledo or you’re commuting every day, there are lots of ways to get around campus. Diana Watts, the transit program director, said the transportation system is easy to use if students take the time to understand it. “UT Transit Services...

Why I chose a Living Learning Community

Why I chose a Living Learning Community

Jessica Harker, Opinion Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

As a freshman in college, everything is new. You have to share a new room with a new person on a new campus with new professors and new peers. Freshman year is truly just a mass amount of freshly freed adults, wandering aimlessly through the year and making mess after mess as they try to figure out,...

Take the leap

Take the leap

Morgan Kovacs, Staff Reporter
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

As I approach my final year at the University of Toledo, I find myself naturally reflective of my previous three years spent here. It is with zero uncertainty that I make this statement: Studying abroad was the best decision I made at UT. While during my first year at college I matured greatly, it...

Mistakes not to make

Mistakes not to make

Emily Schnipke, Editor-in-chief
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

Going off to college can create the best, and or worst, times of your life. It’s filled with fun experiences, amazing people and, even better, lots of free food and t-shirts. There is so much excitement to be had, but it’s hard to tell what not to do and what you should do. Here’s a few tried-and-true...

A guide to Greek life at UT

A guide to Greek life at UT

Areeba Shah, Community Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

For some college students, being involved in Greek Life is a major part of their identities. Others wonder what going Greek really means. For third-year political science and German major, Alex DiBell, it means making lifelong friendships, serving the community and exceeding academically. "I could...

Living with a roommate… for the first time

Living with a roommate… for the first time

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

Moving to college can be quite an adjustment, especially if you plan on living in a dorm. The biggest part of moving to college is deciding who you are going to live with. Some students may plan to live with someone they grew up with or a friend from high school. Some students even meet their roommates...

Parking woes

Parking woes

Amber Thomas, Columnist
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

Walk up to any student on the University of Toledo’s campus and you can start a conversation with just one word: parking. Anyone and everyone has an opinion about parking passes, lots and the difficulty of finding a decent spot. Ask them if they’ve ever received a parking violation and you’ll never...

Avoiding the tickets

Avoiding the tickets

Emily Schnipke, Editor-in-chief
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

To avoid being ticketed at the University of Toledo, it is essential for all first-year commuters to know where to park, when to purchase parking passes and how to nab a decent parking spot before class. At the beginning of every semester, each student who plans to have a car on campus should purchase...

Off the beaten track

Off the beaten track

Jackson Rogers, Associate Sports Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

While they may not get the publicity of varsity sports, club sports at the University of Toledo are still a big part of the campus’s fabric. UT offers 22 club sports: eight offered for men, five for women and nine co-ed. “I think that having club sports gives students opportunities to disconnect...

Fall sports take the field

Fall sports take the field

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

The University of Toledo has one of the strongest fan bases in the MAC and fall sports are the perfect way to welcome all fans new and old back into the Rocket family. As students return to the classrooms, fall sports will also be starting up. With so many sports and events for students to attend, there...

7 things to look forward to atUT

7 things to look forward to atUT

Emily Jackson, Managing Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

The Big Event UT students come together each year to thank the Toledo community in this one big day of service. Participants show their support by volunteering to clean up the neighborhoods surrounding campus. Projects include yard work, window washing, painting and much more. Homecoming Homecoming is UT’s longest standing tradit...

Freshman commuter survival guide

Freshman commuter survival guide

Kristen Buchler, Copy Editor
July 14, 2017
Filed under Special, UT 101

After being stuck in high school for four long years, many students dream of an opportunity to assert their independence and start fresh in the next chapter of their lives. Often, this desire leads to moving into a dorm room at a university. An on-campus residency offers several unique opportunities,...

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