University officials are considering demolishing Carter Hall; some helpful tips for studying for final exams and resources available to students writing papers; Brittney Lucas braves the crowds for this year's early start to Black Friday to give us a look at how local businesses are benefitting from the extended shopping hours; Roderick Houpe previews this year's top holiday gifts; some tips for securing your house or apartment over winter break; Lucas County Children Services is collecting toys to give to abused & neglected kids for the holidays; Morgan McDougle heads downtown to the Cherry Street Mission as volunteers feed the area homeless a Thanksgiving feast; plus Rocket Sports: highlights of the Rocket football team's final regular-season game at Akron, a recap of the Rocket women's basketball team's Thanksgiving trip to California, and a look at Jeremiah Detmer who is up for the prestigious Groza Award for kickers.
A female student is assaulted during the course of an attempted robbery near the foot bridge behind the CPA; students concerned about safety can now download a free smartphone app that gives them a direct line to police in case of emergency; UT is moving forward with plans to create a new honors housing complex on campus; students and staff help save lives by donating blood; two UT performance groups team up for an opera on campus; Deena Mitchell has a sneak peek at the Toledo Zoo's 27th Annual Lights Before Christmas; Mike Smith talks to local police officers and firefighters who are raising money by taking to the ice; Alexa-Marie Pitt has Rocket Sports: the results of the Rocket women's volleyball team's trip to the MAC tournament and highlights of the Rocket men's basketball team's 3-game appearance in the 2K Sports Classic in Detroit; and Jessica Lemieux attends a mixer hosted by the Rocket men's and women's tennis teams to raise money for spring travel.
For more information about the Toledo Zoo's Lights Before Christmas, click here.
Roderick Houpe investigates why UT's award-winning preschool & daycare center is closing its doors; political strategist James Carville speaks on campus as part of the Jesup Scott Honors College Lecture Series; the UT College of Business & Innovation is holding a competition; the UT College of Nursing attacts students with unique degree options; a classroom tool is taking pressure off of students who struggle to take notes while listening to professors' lectures; Frank Vajcner attends one of the free holiday art glass workshops offered by the Department of Chemistry's Steven Moder; and Nick Meel checks out a unique play that recently opened at the UT Center for Performing Arts. Plus, Morgan McDougle has Rocket Sports; the women's swimming & diving team hosts conference foe Eastern Michigan; the women's basketball team faces Big 10 powerhouse Purdue; and a look ahead at the critical must-win Rocket Football matchup vs. Northern Illinois.
To register for one of the glass icicle making workshops, email Steven Moder with the UT Department of Chemistry.
Brandan Carnes has highlights and post game reaction from the Rockets' big win over Buffalo in the Glass Bowl on National TV. The win keeps the football team's hopes for a shot at the MAC championship game alive! They'll face Northern Illinois next Wednesday, November 20 in their final home game of the season.
Brandan Carnes looks into the sudden resignation of Rocket Softball coach Tarrah Beyster and what may have prompted the change in leadership; D. Michael Collins prepares to take the helm as the new Mayor of Toledo, what this change may mean for the city; UT celebrates Veterans Day with a ceremony in Savage Arena; Deena Mitchell takes a look at how students can help area children for the holidays by donating to Toys For Tots on campus; "Non-Traditional Student Week" is celebrated at UT; A new Commuter Lounge opens in the Student Union; "Walk-In Wednesdays" give students easy access to academic advising; and Frank Vajcner covers Rocket sports with highlights of the Men's Basketball team's stunning season-opening victory over the University of Northwestern Ohio and highlights of the Women's Basketball team's performance in the Glass City Tournament; plus, Jessica Lemieux attends the Women's Basketball Team's "Cake Rattle & Roll" Fundraiser event.
For more information on other Toys For Tots donation locations, click here.
An initial report of a robbery near the Greek Village leads to the arrest of a man who is charged with menacing students with a concealed weapon; Roderick Houpe looks into restaurants near campus that are racking up health code violations; the University is offering free Flu vaccines to students, faculty, and staff at several walk-in clinics over the next two weeks; the UT Bookstore in the Gateway complex is featuring musical performances by UT students; Alexa-Marie Pitt takes a look at the options available for students who want to live off-campus but stay close to the University; and Nick Meel covers Rocket sports: highlights of the Rocket Women's Volleyball match against Eastern Michigan, a recap of the Swimming & Diving team's weekend meet vs. Ball State, highlights of the Football team's big win over Eastern Michigan, and the Rocket men's & women's Basketball teams season-opening exhibition double-header.
For more information on health department restaurant inspections, click here.
Mike Smith heads downtown for Tent City, an event where volunteers help the area homeless; updates on the ongoing investigation into a robbery at Olde Towne apartments; Morgan McDougle attends Interfaith Week, which brings people from different religious backgrounds together to celebrate diversity; the Student Union Auditorium is transformed for the Diya event, which celebrates Indian culture on campus; the Rec Center encourages healthy living through its annual Welloween; and Frank Vajcner talks to some neighborhood residents who go all-out decorating their homes for Halloween. Plus, Brandan Carnes has sports: highlights of the women's Volleyball team's match agains Miami of Ohio; the Rocket Football team's visit to BG for the battle of I-75; and the women's Soccer team's final regular-season home match against Kent State.
Alexa-Marie Pitt talks to a UTPD officer who caught a person suspected of being involved in several burglaries at Olde Towne Apartments; Roderick Houpe gets reaction for UT Department of Communication faculty about the department’s scheduled move to Sullivan Hall; a look into some of the issues that have been troubling the UT recycling program; the University will be gaining some national attention when its bow tie is featured on national television in the World Series; a unique look at the Toledo Museum of Art through flashlight gallery tours being offered at night; UT sororities raise money for philanthropies by holding a fashion show; a look at the two candidates running for mayor of Toledo; and Brittany Lucas has Rocket Sports: highlights of the Football team’s big win in the Glass Bowl over Navy, and a profile of a freshman Rocket Volleyball player who is making a big impact on the court.
Morgan McDougle reports on what UT administrators are doing to avoid problems from the government shutdown; Mike Smith takes a look at a dog virus that is hurting pets in our area and investigates how you can protect your canine family member; community members walk to help the hungry; a workshop on campus helps students learn auto maintenance skills; an event on campus celebrates Banned Books Week; Jessica Lemieux has highlights of the Rocket Volleyball team’s weekend homestand against Northern Illinois and Western Michigan; Brandan Carnes reports on UT’s exciting opportunity to host the first two rounds of the Women’s NCAA basketball tournament in March; and Jessica Lemieux profiles a group of students who are helping the Women's Basketball team prepare for a winning season.
Frank Vajcner reports on emergency repairs being done to the top levels of the East Parking Ramp; Brandan Carnes is on the Health Science Campus to check out a new Rehabilitation Center that is scheduled to be built; the Theater Department is debuting a pair of one-act plays being performed together; a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer speaks on campus; students celebrate Homecoming Week with events on campus; Deena Mitchell has highlights of the homecoming parade; faithful Rocket Football fans brave the inclement weather to tailgate for the game; and Alexa-Marie Pitt profiles the crowning of the homecoming king & queen. Plus, Roderick Houpe has sports: highlights of the women’s swimming & diving team’s alumni meet; highlights and postgame reaction of the Rocket football team’s big win over Western Michigan; and highlights from the women’s soccer team’s victory against Akron.