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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September 5, 2018

The University of Toledo women’s volleyball team picked up its first win of the season against Western Illinois

3-0 this weekend in the Bradley University Tournament in Peoria, Illinois.

UT lost its first two games of the tournament to George Washington 3-2, and the host school Bradley in straight sets.

Toledo fell short in its comeback attempt agains...

April 10, 2018

The Toledo women’s track and field tied with arch rival Bowling Green State University this weekend in the Battle for I-75. UT was missing several runners but still managed 10 first-place finishes out of 18 events.

The Rockets held a small lead for most of the day until the Falcons secured the top three spots in the 200m and took the lead. UT tied t...

April 3, 2018

The Toledo women’s track and field competed in the Raleigh Relays March 30 and 31; six girls posted times good enough to qualify for the Mid-American Conference tournament at the end of the season.

"The team really came ready to compete this weekend and we saw a lot of personal-bests throughout events," Head Coach Linh Nguyen said following the end...

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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...