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Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Rocket baseball heats up in Illinois

Kenny Kruse, Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo baseball team participated in the University of Illinois’ tournament this past weekend at Illinois Field in Champaign, IL. UT swept Southern Illinois University in two games: 8-7 on March 17 and 10-2 on March 18. The Rockets split a pair of games with the host of the tournament,...

Abayateye: Secor — for the greater good

Abayateye: Secor — for the greater good

Philemon Abayateye, Opinion Editor
March 14
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Self-interest and self-preservation: These are important motivations of individual action. We can all claim to care more about others than ourselves in every situation, which could probably be true — sometimes. But the truth is that commitment to impeccable altruism tends to fade away when we realize...

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

UT Men lose two games, but bounce back against Eastern Michigan

Justice Sunderland and Sam Williams, Staff Reporter and Sports Editor
February 7
Filed under Sports

    The Rocket men’s basketball team lost two close games on the road last week, falling on Tuesday, Jan. 31 to Ball State 81-80. Then on Saturday, Feb. 4, the Rockets lost the Battle of I-75 to Bowling Green 104-100 in a double-overtime thriller.   UT now stands at 11-12...

Rasey: Get involved and avoid resistance fatigue

Rasey: Get involved and avoid resistance fatigue

Zachary Rasey, IC Columnist
January 31
Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Jan. 21, I attended the Million Women March on Washington, D.C.. I cannot fully express the feeling of marching with hundreds of thousands of folks who, for the most part, share my sentiments regarding the recently inaugurated president of the United States. It was renewing and enlivening to be there...

UT student makes the American dream a reality

UT student makes the American dream a reality

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
January 10
Filed under Community

Owning your own business is the real American dream. Thousands immigrate to the United States to try and achieve this goal. But for one fourth-year UT student, she has already accomplished the dream. Eileen Iannone is the owner and manager of Bleak House Coffee in downtown Toledo. Iannone, who is majoring...

Men’s Basketball heats up over break

Men’s Basketball heats up over break

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
January 10
Filed under Sports

While the majority of students left campus this winter for a much-needed holiday break, the Rocket men’s basketball team hasn’t let up. The Rockets improved to an overall record of 9-6 and haven’t dropped a game since their overtime loss to Marshall on Dec. 10. The Rockets will continue their red-hot...

Volleyball finishes season at year-end MAC tournament

Volleyball finishes season at year-end MAC tournament

Justice Sunderland, Staff Reporter
November 29
Filed under Uncategorized

The University of Toledo women’s volleyball team wrapped up their season in the Mid-American Conference tournament this weekend. They defeated Kent State 3-2 in a first round battle on Thursday before falling in the quarterfinal 3-0 to Ohio the next day. Against Kent State, four Rockets had ten or...

Rockets fall in final game

Rockets fall in final game

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 29
Filed under Sports

The Rockets headed to Kalamazoo, Michigan to take on the undefeated Western Michigan Broncos in a battle for the MAC West, and a bid for the MAC championship game. Unfortunately for Toledo, the Broncos completed their undefeated season in a convincing fashion, beating the Rockets by a score of 55-35....

Rockets win their final home game of the season

Rockets win their final home game of the season

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 16
Filed under Sports

The Toledo Rockets took on Ball State in the last home game of the season. Despite heavy fog, the Rockets managed to come out on top with a score of 37-19. Junior quarterback Logan Woodside also broke another record this game, passing Bruce Gradkowski to become the all time leader for passing yards i...

Nieszczur: Debunking the “There’s nothing to do in Toledo” myth

Nieszczur: Debunking the “There’s nothing to do in Toledo” myth

Alexis Nieszczur, IC Columnist
November 1
Filed under Columns, Opinion

We’ve all heard people say that “there is nothing to do in Toledo.” However, there truly is a treasure-trove of things to do around campus if you just look around! I have compiled a list of some things I have done personally or heard good things about. Add some of these to your college bucket list...

Cross Country competes in Pre-National Invite

Cross Country competes in Pre-National Invite

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
October 18
Filed under Sports

  This weekend, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana, to compete in the Adidas Pre-Nationals Invite. The invite was hosted at the LaVerne Gibson Cross Country Course, which will be the same location as Nationals. 63 teams entered the men's side of...

Rockets beat rival Bowling Green

Rockets beat rival Bowling Green

Jackson Rogers, Staff Reporter
October 18
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football team defeated rival Bowling Green last Saturday 42-35 in the 2016 edition of the Battle of I-75, The win on UT’s homecoming came off a three-yard run from senior running back Kareem Hunt with 18 seconds left in the game. “I was impressed by our guys’ effort...

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