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Weekly Launch

Weekly Launch

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo football team is on the hunt for a MAC title, and the IC Sports staff is here to bring you all this year's action as it happens. This is Weekly Launch, a feature counting down the top UT stories heading into each new week of the season. Hunt’s season slowed with injuries ...

Rockets drown Ball State Cardinals 34-23 in Toledo’s MAC opener

Rockets drown Ball State Cardinals 34-23 in Toledo’s MAC opener

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Toledo’s 34-23 victory Saturday night over Ball State technically got off to a very fast start. Opening with three touchdowns in three straight drives just doesn’t seem very fast when Mother Nature intervenes and stretches the first quarter out for almost three hours. “First time for everything,”...

Interim provost speaks about his upcoming plans at Student Government Sept. 16

Interim provost speaks about his upcoming plans at Student Government Sept. 16

Katelyn Montgomery, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Administrative transparency, the library and the bike share program were the big topics of discussion when Interim Provost John Barrett spoke to Student Government at their Sept. 16 meeting. Barrett said he is focusing on improving current programs at UT rather than starting new projects. “In...

Modern slavery

Modern slavery

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

“1,078 children are recruited or trafficked in any given year in Ohio,” said Celia Williamson, a criminal justice and social work professor. “27 million people worldwide are affected by what is now deemed as modern-day slavery.” According to Williamson, the average age of those trafficked...

University of Toledo student count drops less than 1%

Emily Johnson, Associate News Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Enrollment at the University of Toledo has continued to decrease since 2010, but in 2014, the decrease has been significantly less. This fall semester, the student population dropped by less than 1 percent. Cam Cruickshank, vice president of enrollment and distance learning, believes enrollment...

Rockets prepare to open MAC play with Saturday’s game against Ball State

Rockets prepare to open MAC play with Saturday’s game against Ball State

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Take everything that has happened over the last three weeks to the University of Toledo football team (1-2), crumple it all up into a ball and throw it away. It doesn’t matter, it’s done and the team is moving forward. The real meat of the Rockets’ 2014 schedule starts with Saturday’s game...

Robert Hearons: Toledo’s offense an advantage during MAC play

Robert Hearons: Toledo’s offense an advantage during MAC play

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When the team you root for loses in a route, it proves very difficult to identify positive signs or takeaways ­­— if any even exist — and apply them to next week. With a 41-14 score at the half and a blowout looming, I assumed the University of Toledo’s eventual 58-34 Friday night loss to...

Weekly Launch

Weekly Launch

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo football team is on the hunt for a MAC title, and the IC Sports staff is here to bring you all this year's action as it happens. This is Weekly Launch, a feature counting down the top UT stories heading into each new week of the season. Nothing guaranteed for Woodside ...

Rockets ran over in first road game of season

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Most of the best words describing Toledo’s Friday night 58-34 road loss to Cincinnati are unprintable due to their profane nature. It started as a blowout, turned into a shootout, reverted to a blowout and, for a Rockets’ team looking for momentum, there were too many three and outs. “We...

Presidential Search Campaign Update

Colleen Anderson and Trevor Stearns
September 12, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

The search for the University of Toledo’s new president has become a community effort, with not only the committee in charge voicing their opinions, but the students and faculty as well. The search began in March 2014, when former President Lloyd Jacobs announced his decision to step down. Since...

Title IX complaint filed: The survivor’s journey through UT’s sexual assault system

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

A federal Title IX complaint was filed against the University of Toledo by a former student who was sexually assaulted by another student. The former student and survivor, who wishes to remain anonymous, began the process Apr. 8, 2014, by reporting the incident. She spoke with a small group of UT’s sta...

Title IX complaint filed: UT safety dinner held to discuss sexual assault options and advocacy program

Amanda Pitrof, News Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

A campus safety dinner was held by university officials on Monday, Sept. 9 in light of the recent Title IX sexual assault case. Kaye Patten Wallace, senior vice president for student affairs, prefaced the presentations with an explanation of the purpose of this dinner. “We’re here this evening because it’...

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