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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The University of Toledo Rockets will square off against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles for their homecoming game. Both teams are coming off a bye week and ready to get back to playing football.
The Toledo Rockets’ last game was a 52-30 loss to No.14 ranked University of Miami. Fourth-year quarterback Logan Woodside threw for 342 yards in t...

The University of Toledo opened their 2017 season at home with a commanding 47-17 win over Elon University. The Rockets dominated on offense, putting up 553 total yards on offense compared to Elon’s 175 yards. 

“That was a great crowd tonight. Really electric in the Glass Bowl, especially in the T-end zone,” said head coach Jason Candle after the ga...

In a preseason coaches’ poll, the Toledo Rockets were picked to win the MAC West in the upcoming 2017 season. The ballot polled the head coaches of all MAC teams and was released by the league Monday morning. 

The midnight blue and gold received seven first place votes out of the 12 MAC teams and a total of 66 points total. This put them within eigh...

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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...