image_pdfimage_print

Quenching the thirst

Quenching the thirst

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Community

Nearly one in 10 people live without clean water every day. That’s 663 million people worldwide. In Africa alone, women spend 40 billion hours a year walking for water. This year, University of Toledo students and community members had the opportunity to experience a day in the life of one of these...

Toledoans put their breast foot forward

Toledoans put their breast foot forward

Emily Jackson, Co-community Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Community

Every year, an estimated 14 million people around the world are diagnosed with cancer, and eight million people die from the disease. According to the American Cancer Society, Ohio alone is predicted to have more than 66,000 new cancer cases by the end of 2016. But even in the face of these daunti...

Color me happy

Color me happy

Emily Jackson, Associate Community Editor
August 23, 2016
Filed under Community

It feels as if I’ve been waiting for this moment my whole life, standing here in a sea of white t-shirts, brightly patterned socks and sparkly tutus. Music blares, bubbles float through the air and cheers rise from the crowd a hundred yards ahead as the next wave of people races away down the street. My...

UT raises water crisis awareness

Yasmeen Hamdah, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Community

Would you run a 5K race with heavy jugs of water strapped to your back? You can do just that next weekend at the fourth annual Walk for Water Toledo. And it’s for a good reason: to raise awareness about the difficulty of finding clean drinking water in third-world countries. Kristy Kagy is the president...

Water walk to fund purification units

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2015
Filed under News

Have you ever had to walk miles for a drink of clean water? Chances are, all you have to do for a glass of water is walk into the next room and turn on a faucet. But not everyone is so lucky. Clean Water for the World will host Walk for Water, a 5K at the University of Toledo’s Centennial Mall o...

Serving the University of Toledo community since 1919.
5k