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 20, 2019

To celebrate Black History Month, the Black Student Union has launched its very first African-American Film Festival which includes three nights of free films, scheduled to play in the Center for Performing Arts Building.

The second film screened, “Get Out,” a 2017 film written and directed by Jordan Peele, gained traction from critics when a black...

February 6, 2019

Jordan Denman said customers won’t find a better pizza in the Midwest.

He’s been working as a general manager at The Stubborn Brother Pizza Bar on West Bancroft since it officially opened last December.

Denman applied for a position at Mancy’s Bluewater Grille on Dussel Dr. in Maumee and ended up changing his mind after speaking to John Mancy, the ow...

November 7, 2018

The American Council on Education Women’s Network Ohio held their 20th annual conference Nov. 3 to celebrate women leadership and career advancement in higher education in the Student Union. 

“The vision is to create competent women presidency across the United States and encourage women empowerment,” State Co-Chairperson of ACE WNO Shanda Gore said...

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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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