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Putting an end to the stigma

Putting an end to the stigma

Mariah Williams, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Community

The University of Toledo is home to many diverse student organizations, but one in particular is making a point to address the effects of mental health. Sofie Rodriguez, a second-year recreational therapy major, and Bailey Kurtz, a second-year pre-med exercise science major, recently founded a chapter...

Harker: Dealing with my hospital fantasies

Harker: Dealing with my hospital fantasies

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
March 14, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

My second year at UT, I had a schedule that would have made even the busiest of people cringe a little. I worked 40 hours a week on third shift for Oasis, attended college full time and wrote for the Independent Collegian on top of trying to maintain an unstable relationship. I felt like I was drowning. One...

Asbestos in the attic

Asbestos in the attic

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo’s Rocky’s Attic, located on the fourth floor of the student union, continues to use materials that have been found to have asbestos from the building's original construction. Much of the asbestos containing material, such as steel structural beams and floor tile, were...

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Doctoral students at UT research Pokemon Go

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Imagine you’re walking down the river path, headed to the Center of Performing Arts for your final class of the day. All of the sudden your phone vibrates, you lift it up and to your great surprise a Dratini appears on your screen. This is the life of any avid Pokemon Go player who also happens to...

Nieszczur: Why UT shouldn’t encourage fueling up on “empty calorie foods”

Kerri Knippen, Guest Columnist
April 20, 2016
Filed under Letters, Opinion

Last week UT students and faculty members received an advertisement via email that included some mixed messages about stress, focus and health. The advertisement came from the University of Toledo Barnes and Noble Bookstore. You may remember seeing this ad, which is pictured here. The heading for the...

University of Toledo Menopause Clinic opens

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2015
Filed under News

Women dealing with menopause will have a new resource for treating their symptoms starting Oct. 14, 2015. The University of Toledo Medical Center is opening a menopause clinic, which will be the first in the Toledo area. Lance Talmage, an OB-GYN physician at UTMC, said the clinic will begin with...

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