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Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Journey to become a ‘man of your word’

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
February 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

After becoming an accidental, viral phenomenon overnight, Alex Sheen turned his instant success into a national movement to change the world one promise at a time. Sheen shared the story of his journey at the University of Toledo’s Doermann Theater on Feb. 16 to nearly 400 audience members. As...

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Student Leadership Conference held at UT

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
February 14
Filed under Community

“Dreams you want to talk about become fantasy, the dreams you work to live become a reality.” These are the words of Frank Kitchen, who was voted one of "America's Most Eligible Bachelors" in Complete Woman Magazine and asked to audition for ABC’s "The Bachelorette.” Kitchen is a professional...

Understanding the mental health of African Americans

Understanding the mental health of African Americans

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 14
Filed under News, Top Stories

Only one quarter of African-Americans seek mental health care, compared to 40 percent of Caucasian people, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Steven Kniffley Jr. spoke about the importance of mental health and its relation to the black community last week. “Your mental health...

Angela Davis addresses university

Angela Davis addresses university

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 7
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former political prisoner turned famed activist Angela Davis presented a keynote speech discussing the current fight for justice to kick off Black History Month at the University of Toledo. The speech was presented to a large group in The Lancelot Thompson Student Union Auditorium on Feb. 4. The recurrent...

Native Pride

Native Pride

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
November 29
Filed under News, Top Stories

UT presented Sara Marie Ortiz, Acoma Pueblo poet, performing artist, filmmaker, and indigenous peoples rights activist, on Monday, Nov. 28 as a part of Native American Heritage Month. The UT Division of Student Affairs Multicultural Student Success program worked in tandem with the Department of English...

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Civil Rights Icon and former UN Ambassador to speak at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27
Filed under News

  The Edwards Shapiro Distinguished Lecture Series will welcome Civil Rights icon and former UN Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at Savage Arena Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7pm. “This year’s Shapiro lecture features Andrew Young, a living legend in the struggle for racial and social justice...

Heisman-winning quarterback comes to UT

Heisman-winning quarterback comes to UT

Amber Thomas, Staff Reporter
February 10
Filed under Community

Tim Tebow — two-time college football national champion, first round NFL draft pick and Heisman trophy winner, will be speaking at Savage Arena on Feb. 17. The event is sponsored by Toledo Christian Schools, and Mike Bartley, Director of Development at TCS, said Tebow was chosen to speak because...

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