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University of Toledo reacts to the travel ban

University of Toledo reacts to the travel ban

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
February 7
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo is home to approximately 2,000 international students, accounting for 10% of the student body. According to Sammy Spann, assistant provost for international studies and programs, the national average is in 5-7%, meaning the University of Toledo is one of the more diverse college...

The life of a University of Toledo commuter student

The life of a University of Toledo commuter student

Riley Sproul, Staff Reporter
December 2
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One of the first decisions every college student makes is whether or not to live on campus. Both choices come with pros and cons, affecting everything from a student’s social life to their financial means. The University of Toledo Department of Commuter Student Services website stated that, “CSS...

30 days to write 50,000 words

30 days to write 50,000 words

Emily Schnipke, Staff Reporter
October 27
Filed under Community

Break out the pens and the paper because it’s time to write that novel you’ve always dreamed of. Starting Nov. 1, participants in National Novel Writing Month — commonly known as NaNoWriMo — will begin to write their first pages of a novel. By the end of the month, they will end up with a 50,000-word...

Playing the crowd

Playing the crowd

Emily Schnipke, Staff Reporter
October 20
Filed under Community

This Sunday, the Rocket Marching Band has another football team to support. This time they won’t be cheering on the Rockets. Instead, they will be performing for the Indianapolis Colts as they take on the New Orleans Saints on Oct. 25. This is the first time in a decade that the RMB will perform the...

Weed Business

Weed Business

Amanda Pitrof, Editor-in-Chief
October 14
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What’s green, looks a little like oregano and gets powdery when ground up? Marijuana. This pungent plant is more than just part of the local drug culture. It is part of a not-so-secret market that brings together buyers from all walks of life. “It is a business — but in the grand scheme...

Jokes, laughs and good times will begin Oct. 21 at CAP’s first comedy night

Jokes, laughs and good times will begin Oct. 21 at CAP’s first comedy night

Anna Glore, Associate Community Editor
October 14
Filed under Community

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, students can kick back, relax, and erase their stress with a fun-filled night full of laughs and good times at Comedy Night — all free of charge. Campus Activities Programming is introducing this new event for the first time at the University of Toledo featuring up-and-coming...

Bringing words to life

Bringing words to life

Emily Schnipke, Staff Reporter
October 14
Filed under Community

The stage is set, the lights are ready, the actors are dressed and the music is playing. The only thing missing from this year’s production of Shakespeare’s classic Henry V is an audience. But the cast and crew will get just that when opening night arrives on Friday, Oct. 16 at the Center for Performing...

Housing dissatisfaction: University of Toledo students clash with landlords over terms of lease

Housing dissatisfaction: University of Toledo students clash with landlords over terms of lease

Jessica Harker, Associate News Editor
September 30
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One of the newest apartment complexes available to University of Toledo students, Edge 1120, is facing controversy over claims of unavailable services. An anonymous UT student who lives at Edge wrote in an email interview that due to the lack of services available and the lack of assistance to solve...

OrgSync provides University of Toledo student life with a new platform

OrgSync provides University of Toledo student life with a new platform

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
September 23
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The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership hopes to eliminate the need for stacks of paper forms and countless Facebook groups with the launch of the organizational program OrgSync. Donovan Nichols, associate dean of student involvement and leadership, wrote in an email interview that the system...

Race against time

Race against time

Alexandria Saba, Community Editor
September 22
Filed under Community

Running with two legs is easy, running with three — not so much. Grab a friend, tie your legs together and get ready to bring out your inner child. “Help The Hogar is a philanthropic event created to raise awareness and funds for the Hogar De Niños Emanuel,” said Lucas Zastrow, a fourth-year...

Enrollment drops while retention rates rise at University of Toledo

Ashley Diel, Staff Reporter
September 16
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Total enrollment at the University of Toledo has decreased for the fifth year in a row according to official census numbers released by the university last week. The number of current students fell 1.46 percent since last year from 20,626 students last fall to 20,325 for the current fall term, a decrease...

University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences sees increase in local attendance numbers

University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences sees increase in local attendance numbers

Ashley King, Staff Reporter
September 9
Filed under News

More Toledo students chose to stay close to home this year as the College of Medicine and Life Sciences saw a rise in local student attendance, with students from Northwest Ohio making up 25% of the population. A news release from Sept. 1 explained that 131 of the 177 students who began classes in...

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