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Daymond John comes to UT

Daymond John comes to UT

Amber Thomas, Community-Co Editor
October 18, 2016
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Daymond John, CEO and founder of the 90’s era FUBU brand and an investor on ABC'S reality television series Shark Tank, spoke to University of Toledo students and community members yesterday, Oct. 18, at the Nitschke Auditorium as part of the Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series. As...

TEDx comes to The University of Toledo

TEDx comes to The University of Toledo

Maryam Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
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TEDxUofToledo, in collaboration with Campus Activities and Programming, hosted a TED talk  Saturday, Oct. 8 in the Student Union. The theme of this event was “Caveman to Cosmonaut,” highlighting the evolution of the human species. The event consisted of four speakers, questions and answer sessions...

Asbestos in the attic

Asbestos in the attic

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
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The University of Toledo’s Rocky’s Attic, located on the fourth floor of the student union, continues to use materials that have been found to have asbestos from the building's original construction. Much of the asbestos containing material, such as steel structural beams and floor tile, were...

University of Toledo hosts diversity dialogue for Latino heritage, LGBTQA+ history month

University of Toledo hosts diversity dialogue for Latino heritage, LGBTQA+ history month

Emily Lorton, Staff
October 11, 2016
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La lucha de revelar su orientación sexual es una tema que trasciende fronteras. The struggle of revealing your sexual orientation is an issue that transcends borders. The Office of Multicultural Student Success is partnering with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to demonstrate how individuals h...

The University of Toledo holds ceremony for international donors

The University of Toledo holds ceremony for international donors

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2016
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On Monday, Oct. 3 a group of 25 alumni from China visited the University of Toledo and were honored for the donation of $37,000 to create a scholarship endowment. The ceremony began at 10 a.m. in Student Union and was UT’s first-ever donation from an international donor. “They kept wanting to...

Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Ambassador Andrew Young speaks at The University of Toledo

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
October 4, 2016
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A crowd of over 500 people braved the rainy weather Thursday night to hear Ambassador Andrew Young speak in Savage Arena for the tenth anniversary of the Edward Shapiro Lecture Series, presented by the College of Arts and Letters. Young is a Civil Rights icon, former UN Ambassador and former mayor of...

University of Toledo student receives four months of jail time

University of Toledo student receives four months of jail time

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 27, 2016
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On September 21, University of Toledo student Christopher Housel was sentenced to four months in jail for burning another student last January. Housel, who was a third-year individualized studies major at the time of the incident, when he sprayed 180-proof alcohol on a candle, which burned fellow...

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Republican nominee Donald Trump holds rally in Toledo

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2016
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On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his vice presidential nominee Mike Pence visited the Stranahan Theater on Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo to rally with their supporters. Trump opened up the event with remarks about how great his campaign was doing in the polls,...

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

Chelsea Clinton speaks at the University of Toledo in support of her mother

September 27, 2016
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  Chelsea Clinton, the only daughter of 2016 democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, came to campus to support her mother's campaign on Thursday, Sept. 22. Clinton was met by a crowd of around 200 people at the Recreation Center’s Maple Room around 1:30 p.m. “I happened to have the day off...

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

University of Toledo to study how to increase diversity in engineering

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20, 2016
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A team of researchers was awarded a $123,859 two-year grant to study factors that affect African-American students’ success in engineering, which will start on Oct. 1. The research team is made up of Lesley Berhan, associate professor in engineering and director of engineering diversity initiatives,...

Student Government to focus on student involvement

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
September 20, 2016
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Student Government is looking to implement some big changes at UT this year, including creating committees and programs aimed at providing student perspectives on more that happens on campus. They plan to increase students’ ability to voice concerns about construction, increasing direct outreach to...

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Gaber receives $90,000 bonus for her first year

Jessica Harker, Editor-in-Chief
September 20, 2016
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On Sept.13, the University of Toledo Board of Trustees approved a $90,000 bonus for president Sharon Gaber, as well as a 2 percent raise. This decision was made during Gaber’s initial review of her first year as president, according to an article by UT News. The article continued that the Board...

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