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Phoenicia contract questions

Phoenicia contract questions

Jessica Harker, Managing Editor
April 6, 2017
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Yesterday evening, Student Government hosted a meeting with UT administrative officials to clear up rumors and answer questions regarding student concern over the future of Phoenicia Cuisine. Officials stated that the conversation with Phoenicia is ongoing and its contract is currently extended until...

The Yes Men affect UT

The Yes Men affect UT

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
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Political activism has a whole new meaning once the Yes Men get involved. The Yes Men shared their stories on how they use a satirical approach to expose the corruption of large governmental organizations in the Driscoll Auditorium March 30. Jacques Servin and Igor Vamos, better known by their...

UT reviews future of 11 college degree programs

UT reviews future of 11 college degree programs

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
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Eleven programs at the University of Toledo now stand at risk of being cut entirely or being offered cooperatively at Bowling Green State University as a result of a mandated review. The UT board of trustees unanimously approved American studies, Asian studies, French, German, digital arts, global...

University of Toledo Medical Center opens Toledo’s first detox center

University of Toledo Medical Center opens Toledo’s first detox center

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
April 4, 2017
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The University of Toledo Medical Center recently opened Toledo’s first 10-bed detoxification unit in response to the growing opiate addiction epidemic the city is facing. Dr. Tanvir Singh, the unit’s medical director and a physician at UTMC, said the unit will help patients addicted to opioids,...

University of Toledo receives funds to support human trafficking victims

University of Toledo receives funds to support human trafficking victims

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
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The issue of human trafficking remains prominent in the area, as Ohio ranks fifth-highest among the states in total reported human trafficking cases, per the U.S. Federal Bureau of Information Crime Reports. Additionally, Toledo has been identified as the fourth-highest ranking city in the nation for...

Empowering women in STEMM fields

Empowering women in STEMM fields

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
March 28, 2017
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Tonya Matthews, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Science Center in Detroit, shared her story of empowerment in the white, male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine in Nitschke Hall Monday. As part of the University of Toledo’s celebration of...

University of Toledo College of Law and Judith Herb College of Education move up in rankings

University of Toledo College of Law and Judith Herb College of Education move up in rankings

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
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When it comes time to decide upon a university, many students turn to national rankings, such as the one by U.S. News and World Report, a credited website that ranks colleges, to make a good choice. Visitors of the credited site will now find that the University of Toledo's Judith Herb College of...

Three tickets campaign to lead Student Government

Three tickets campaign to lead Student Government

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
March 28, 2017
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As the school year starts to unwind, Student Government elections ramp up. Voting for student body president takes place from April 10-13 via OrgSync. This year, there are three tickets for president: Jared Enoch, Cameron Forsythe and James “Jimmy” Russell. Enoch Enoch, fifth-year mechanical engin...

New Ohio bill proposing textbook fee raises concerns

New Ohio bill proposing textbook fee raises concerns

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Paying tuition is a looming concern for most, if not all college students. An increasing number of students are obligated to take out student loans to fulfill their tuition requirements each year. It is for this reason that the new bill being proposed for Ohio schools to increase tuition by charging...

UT harnesses solar power for sustainability

UT harnesses solar power for sustainability

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Every student has faced the dilemma of sitting on campus somewhere, studying in a beautiful green space, only to be forced inside to charge their electronics. But with the help of the Student Green Fund, that won’t be an issue any longer. The University of Toledo community can now use the sun’s...

Tapingo come to UT

Tapingo come to UT

Emily Lorton, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Just walking through the student union during lunchtime can be a struggle due to long lines weaving throughout the whole building. However, thanks to the University of Toledo’s decision to implement a new app called “Tapingo,” dining lines have the potential to become a lot shorter and speedier. Tapingo...

Students react to ten-year master plan

Students react to ten-year master plan

Emily Schnipke and Jessica Harker
March 14, 2017
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In February, the University of Toledo’s board of trustees approved a master plan that will put into place a series of major campus renovations over the next decade. This plan comes after many strategic planning sessions and suggestions from the community, experts in education and construction and UT...

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