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“March for Science”

“March for Science”

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Replacing test tubes with picketing signs, an estimated 500 people gathered in downtown Toledo last Saturday to reinforce the importance of science and fact-based reasoning at Toledo’s March for Science. The event was in accordance with a National March for Science in Washington, D.C. and satellite...

Communication Workers of America protest negotiations

Communication Workers of America protest negotiations

Jessica Harker, Managing Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 5, the Communication Workers of America held a protest at the University of Toledo concerning contract negotiations that have been ongoing since November 2016. The protest, which was held outside of the Lancelot Thompson Student Union, was motivated, according to the President of CWA 3319...

March Against injustice

March Against injustice

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

In light of President Trump’s recent travel ban imposed against seven Muslim-majority countries, the Muslim Student Association and the Gamma Nu chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Incorporated, with support from other organizations, hosted a march for the UT community. Students and members of the...

Send them home

Send them home

Joe Heidenescher, Community Editor
January 20, 2016
Filed under Community

January 11, 2016 marked the 14th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay, the notorious U.S. military prison located in Cuba, and during the first week of 2016, I joined over a hundred activists in Washington, D.C. for a week of activism and fasting. When I say fasting, I don’t mean that in the...

University of Toledo students hold protest at mayoral candidate’s campaign event

University of Toledo students hold protest at mayoral candidate’s campaign event

Jessica Harker, Associate News Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

A group of students from the University of Toledo held a protest Sept. 24 against mayoral candidate Mike Bell due to accusations of sexual harassment by Allison Dow, a former UT student. The protest took place Thursday evening around 5 p.m. at Tony Packo’s restaurant on Front Street during an event...

The University of Toledo updates its free speech regulations

The University of Toledo updates its free speech regulations

Jessica Harker and Colleen Anderson
September 2, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo adopted a new freedom of speech policy this month in response to an incident last year where the First Amendment rights of protestors were violated. The policy, titled Expression on Campus, focused largely on clarifying the logistics of how free speech can be expressed. It...

Rove’s presence stirs protest

Rove’s presence stirs protest

Samuel Derkin, Staff Reporter
September 15, 2014
Filed under News

Protesters comprised of University of Toledo students and local community members converged on Doermann Theater tonight. They held signs against the first speaker of this year’s Jessup Scott Honors College Lecture series, Karl Rove. “I think it’s delightful that the Honors College is being represented...

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