April 24, 2019

An assault outside of Carlson. Speculative tweets. Passing rumors. Last week, University of Toledo’s campus was a case study on the convergence of crime, misinformation and social media. The Independent Collegian sat down with UTPD Chief Jeff Newton to sort through what really happened. 

Q: What happened outside of Carlson Library a couple of weeks ago? There were rumors all the way from jumpings to gang initiations. What really happened? 

A: “[The rumors] are mystifying. I think it’s just one of the effects of social media. We had one report that happened on Sunday, [April 14] at 10 p.m. where an individual called and indicated that he was struck in the face by an unknown individual. Nothing...

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February 28, 2018

It’s Restaurant Week in Toledo, which means some great deals for lots of delicious food all around Toledo and the surrounding communities.

Restaurant Week takes place Feb. 26 - March 4 and is a celebration highlighting 40 locally-owned establishments around Toledo. Each time you dine at one of the participating restaurants, they donate a portion of...

January 17, 2018

    Lean in close and I’ll tell you a secret: College isn’t at all like what your 10th grade English teacher said it’d be. As a recent UT alumna, I think I can speak for most students when I say that college isn’t like what we were led to believe. My high school teachers made it seem like a giant, scary creature looming over my future when, in real...

November 29, 2017

In the midst of frenzied shoppers and holiday wish lists, it’s easy to forget that Christmastime is the “season of giving.”

Students at the University of Toledo, however, haven’t lost the spirit of giving. The Association for the Advancement of African Women (4AW) is planning to give back to the community and help families in need this Christmas.

4AW...

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April 24, 2019

College Republicans held an NRA-U event hosted by the National Rifle Association at the Student Union April 18.

The interactive presentation teaches students about the history of the Second Amendment,...

April 24, 2019

An assault outside of Carlson. Speculative tweets. Passing rumors. Last week, University of Toledo’s campus was a case study on the convergence of crime, misinformation and social media. The Independe...

Note: The IC uses pseudonyms when discussing individual’s experiences with smoking weed to protect their identities.

When most people grab a cup of coffee, Joe reaches for his leaves. The grinded herbs...

Marijuana laws and regulations differ state by state, making it difficult to know when, where and how to get high without running into legal troubles. 

While each state has its own restrictions and pol...