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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, 2017
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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...

Forum held to discuss current U.S. political atmosphere

Forum held to discuss current U.S. political atmosphere

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
February 7, 2017
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During his lecture “The Election and the Future,” Jeffrey Broxmeyer, assistant professor in the UT department of political science and administration, said the 2016 election came down to four distinct areas of interest: unequal economic gains, declining trust in institutions, polarization and the...

Angela Davis addresses university

Angela Davis addresses university

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
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Former political prisoner turned famed activist Angela Davis presented a keynote speech discussing the current fight for justice to kick off Black History Month at the University of Toledo. The speech was presented to a large group in The Lancelot Thompson Student Union Auditorium on Feb. 4. The recurrent...

University of Toledo Astronomer appointed to NASA

University of Toledo Astronomer appointed to NASA

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
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Tom Megeath, assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy, was chosen to serve a three-year term as a member of the executive committee for NASA’s Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group. Megeath specializes in the formation of stars and planets. “Their intent is to advise NASA...

March Against injustice

March Against injustice

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
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In light of President Trump’s recent travel ban imposed against seven Muslim-majority countries, the Muslim Student Association and the Gamma Nu chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Incorporated, with support from other organizations, hosted a march for the UT community. Students and members of the...

Toledo loves Arabs

Toledo loves Arabs

Areeba Shah, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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“I’m just going to live my life and I’m not going to live in fear. I mean, I did at first, but now I’m not.” These strong words were said by fourth-year University of Toledo student Malak Ayache, whose house was vandalized just last week in what the Sylvania Police report referred to as “ethnic...

University of Toledo honors US veterans and family with Gold and Blue Star Medal markers

University of Toledo honors US veterans and family with Gold and Blue Star Medal markers

Benjamin Morse, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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At a Veteran’s Day unveiling, the University of Toledo was honored as the first campus in the nation to present both Blue and Gold Star Memorial markers. A Blue Star marker is gifted to honor those who have defended the United States of America and a Gold Star memorial marker is gifted to honor families...

University of Toledo holds lecture on climate change

University of Toledo holds lecture on climate change

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 24, 2017
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A lecture about climate change which focused on how we know climate change is real and what we can do about it was presented by  Andy Jorgensen, associate professor of chemistry and environmental sciences. The lecture was presented to a group of about 40 at the Lake Erie Center on January 19. According...

Construction in Carlson

Construction in Carlson

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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Carlson Library has been undergoing renovations since the summer of 2016, and the plan is that all of the work is to be completed prior to the start of classes in the fall of 2017. Phase one of the construction included renovations of the third and fourth floors, which was finished over the summer. The...

UT hosts annual Unity Celebration

UT hosts annual Unity Celebration

Bryce Buyakie, Associate News Editor
January 17, 2017
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Students, faculty and members of the Toledo community paid tribute to the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the 16th annual Unity Celebration held in Savage Arena. This year’s theme was “Reconciliation Through Service: Education, Social Justice and Religion,” the three pillars that defin...

University of Toledo student found dead in car over break

University of Toledo student found dead in car over break

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
January 10, 2017
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Tragedy struck campus over break when eighteen-year-old University of Toledo pre-finance student Logan Green was found dead in his car on West Alexis Road on Friday, Dec. 9. After an autopsy, it was determined that Green died from multiple stab wounds. According to the police report, Green was last...

Back to the elements

Back to the elements

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
January 10, 2017
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Over winter break at the University of Toledo, a new interactive periodic table exhibit was added to Wolfe Hall after a grant from Women in Philanthropy supplied over $30,000 to fund the project. The display, entitled “Living Science: The Ever-Changing Periodic Table,” has been a vision of Kristin...

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