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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March 14, 2018

Led by Dr. Richard Paat, clinical professor of medicine, members of Students for Medical Missions visited Honduras during the first week of March to provide basic health care checkups alongside experienced doctors.

Medical students, residents, nursing students, nurse practitioner students, dental students, ancillary students and pharmacy students go...

March 14, 2018

In the summer of 2012, Sydni Coleman, an undergraduate at the University of Toledo, stood on a ship in the Mediterranean Sea.

Instead of vacationing off the coast of Italy, as one may expect, Coleman was using funds provided by the Office of Undergraduate Research to study whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Coleman’s trip abroad is an example of the, “r...

March 14, 2018

Now in its eighth year, Restaurant Week Toledo offers culinary connoisseurs and casual diners the chance to eat new and unique dishes from 40 local eateries and cafés to support the free youth leaderships programs of Toledo.

            The weeklong event recently ran from Feb. 26-March 4 and featured specialty menus at each restaurant in the Toledo...

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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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