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Letter to the Editor: Big Event neglected our neighborhood

Letter to the Editor: Big Event neglected our neighborhood

Dana Schreiner, Bancroft Hills Neighborhood Resident
April 4, 2017
Filed under Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, March 25, 2017 was the Big Event which, as you know, is a major community service day at the university. It is my understanding that, in theory, this event aims to get students to assist in improving their personal living environments.  Apparently, this year’s gathering boasted approxi...

Rejoinder: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Rejoinder: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Sharon L. Gaber, Ph.D., University of Toledo President
March 21, 2017
Filed under Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, On behalf of Jeff Newton, UT’s chief of police, and Donald Kamm, director of our Title IX office, I want to express our deep concern about the views expressed in the letter that appeared in last week’s edition of your paper about unreported sexual assaults at UT. As I have stated...

Letter to the Editor: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Letter to the Editor: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Letter to the Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Letters, Opinion

Per national statistics, one out of 10 women will be sexually assaulted at some point in her lifetime. Some studies even suggest that the number is as small as one in four women on college campuses. The University of Toledo has approximately 7,000 undergraduate female students, so this means that...

Editorial: Spending Spring Break on a budget

Editorial: Spending Spring Break on a budget

Editorial Board
February 28, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Everyone knows Spring Break is right around the corner. While some of us have big plans to travel to Myrtle Beach, Vancouver or even France with family and friends, not all of us get this chance. But who says that not going on a big trip means the end of Spring Break? It doesn’t have to be; The...

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial Board
February 21, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

During the Fall 2016 semester, there were three sexual assaults reported at University of Toledo. Earlier this month, within a single weekend, three rapes were reported at Ohio University. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women are sexually assaulted while in...

Clifton: Experiences and lessons—the freshman’s road to success

Clifton: Experiences and lessons—the freshman’s road to success

Riley Clifton, IC Columnist
January 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hurray! I’m a freshman with one semester under my belt and, returning to campus, I thought I had all the survival tricks figured out. I mean, I’ve already experienced the whole transitional shock from high school to college, I’ve learned that the elevators in University Hall will make you pray...

Abayateye: A tribute to a visionary leader—giving praise where it’s due

Abayateye: A tribute to a visionary leader—giving praise where it’s due

Philemon Abayateye, Opinion Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Mark Twain’s inspiring counsel is this: Focus on doing right because that both gratifies and surprises people. We all need this, but one person that is living this goal, in my opinion, is President Sharon Gaber, University of Toledo’s 17th and first female president. My four-year studentship at this...

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board: Parking survey incites

Editorial Board
January 10, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As last semester wrapped up to a close and students were hastily preparing themselves for final exams, one last email slipped into their university inboxes: an email the students wouldn’t soon forget and one that the department where it came from would most likely regret sending. As University of Toledo...

Editorial: New Media Communication major raises more questions

Editorial: New Media Communication major raises more questions

Editorial Board
November 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The University of Toledo’s Department of Communication has seen a lot of changes in the last couple of years. With two college name changes in just the last two, it is our hope that the department has finally found a good home within the College of Arts and Letters. Change is often seen as a good thing,...

Williams: Repeat or redemption?

Williams: Repeat or redemption?

Sam Williams, Sports Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Today the University of Toledo football team heads to Chicago, Illinois, to play Northern Illinois University. The football game will be held at Guaranteed Rate Field (home of the Chicago White Sox baseball team), and it will be the first football game ever played in the stadium. This game will also...

Editorial: Earning your keep

Editorial: Earning your keep

Editorial Board
November 1, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It is not unusual to see “bad nuts” in every occupation, and the occupation of professors is not immune to this. Among professors are those who actually care about the impact they’re making in the classroom, and those that just care about making a paycheck. Like any other academic institution,...

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