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 9, 2018

The University of Toledo women's volleyball team was swept by Ball State on Friday and Akron on Saturday. The defeats drop the Rockets’ record to 7-10 and 2-4 in Mid-American Conference play.

Toledo was out-hit by the Cardinals, .374 to .197. Second-years Chloee Kleespies and Emma Swope both led the team with ten kills, while third-year Zoe Birnbric...

September 5, 2018

On Sunday, The University of Toledo women's soccer team (3-1-1) won 2-0 in their first home match of the season

against IUPUI. The win bumps the Rockets’ record to 3-1-1.

UT goal scorers were senior Natalie Knauf and sophomore Alex Troy. Both goals were scored in the first half.

"I thought they played outstanding," head coach TJ Buchholz said. "The co...

April 10, 2018

Over the weekend, UT women’s golf team placed second at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio.

On Saturday, third-year Pinyada Kuvanun held a two-stroke lead. Kuvanun shot an even par-72 at the par-72, 5,960-yard Stone Ridge Golf Club to help the Rockets earn a team score of 16-over par 304.

Kuvanun started her round with five...

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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...