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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October 25, 2017

The University of Toledo is offering a new approach to the Safe Place Training program, created by the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

A Safe Place is anywhere the LGBTQA+ community can expect to feel welcome on campus.

This training has been available for staff and faculty in previous years t...

October 11, 2017

   

 Dr. F. Charles Brunicardi was named the new director of the cancer program Sept. 29 in the University of Toledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences.

     Dr. Brunicardi joined UT in 2016 as the chair of the department of surgery and chief of academic surgery for ProMedica. Now, he will add “director of the cancer program” to his title....

September 27, 2016

Students and faculty filled the Canady Center in Carlson Library Sept. 19 to listen to Dr. Jillian Weise perform her award winning poems in an event hosted by UT Disability Studies Program.

Weise presented her poems, including “Poem for his Ex,” “I Own a Gun,” “I Had a Little Cash” and “Future Biometrics.” Weise said her poem “I Own a Gun” is writte...

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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...

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