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Forum held to discuss current U.S. political atmosphere

Forum held to discuss current U.S. political atmosphere

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

During his lecture “The Election and the Future,” Jeffrey Broxmeyer, assistant professor in the UT department of political science and administration, said the 2016 election came down to four distinct areas of interest: unequal economic gains, declining trust in institutions, polarization and the... Read more »

Framing morality for the political season

Framing morality for the political season

Anna Glore, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Community, Uncategorized

The 2016 election cycle is coming to a close and, last Thursday, University of Toledo students and surrounding community members were welcomed to a lecture to gear them up for the election. On Nov. 3, UT’s Center for Religious Understanding hosted its annual Murray/Bacik Lecture. This year’s lecture,... Read more »

Diversity Dialogue aims to prove that every vote counts

Diversity Dialogue aims to prove that every vote counts

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2016
Filed under News

"Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." This quote from Winston Churchill perfectly exemplifies the attitude adapted by many Americans in the wake of this year’s presidential election. This attitude, adapted by a growing... Read more »

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Created Equal displays abortion images in Centennial Mall

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

An anti-abortion activist group, Created Equal, visited campus Monday, Oct. 24th to put graphic ‘abortion-images’ on display in Centennial Mall. The group was met by protests from students, after the University of Toledo Feminist Alliance posted about organizing resistance to the event on their Facebook... Read more »

UT student works with presidential campaign

UT student works with presidential campaign

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Current University of Toledo student, Lucy Frank, has had the rare opportunity to volunteer on the Clinton Campaign for this year’s presidential election. Frank cites her experience that she gained through the UT internship program as the reason she was able to gain this unique internship. Frank,... Read more »

Political Science Department holds debate watch event for students

Political Science Department holds debate watch event for students

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under News

On Monday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m., the Department of Political Science & Public Administration hosted a debate-watching event for the first presidential debate in University Hall. Similar events had been held previously during the Republican and Democratic primaries, but this was the first time a debate-watching... Read more »

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his vice presidential nominee Mike Pence visited the Stranahan Theater on Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo to rally with their supporters. Trump opened up the event with remarks about how great his campaign was doing in the polls,... Read more »

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

  Chelsea Clinton, the only daughter of 2016 democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, came to campus to support her mother's campaign on Thursday, Sept. 22. Clinton was met by a crowd of around 200 people at the Recreation Center’s Maple Room around 1:30 p.m. “I happened to have the day off... Read more »

Rallies in Toledo: Sanders speaks at Seagate Center

Rallies in Toledo: Sanders speaks at Seagate Center

Jessica Harker, News Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under News

  Senator Bernie Sanders visited the Toledo Seagate Center March 11 for a rally to gain support for his presidential nomination in anticipation of the Ohio Primary. The rally started around 1:30 p.m. when Sanders was introduced by Baldemar Velasquez, labor leader for the Mexican-American farm... Read more »

Rallies in Toledo: Bill Clinton comes to UT to promote Hillary’s campaign

Callie Staton, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under News

Former President Bill Clinton visited the University of Toledo Memorial Field House on March 12 to attend a rally in support of his campaigning wife. Roughly 520 students and Toledo community members attended, along with several other members of the media and national news teams. Toledo Mayor Paula... Read more »

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