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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University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber might run a nationally ranked university, but when it comes to receiving awards about herself, she’s very humble.

“Well, I’ll tell you, it was a great surprise… I read it in print and thought, ‘Wow that's very nice’” Gaber said. “It’s a recognition to the University of Toledo. Certainly, I’m honored to be...

The University of Toledo received a letter Monday from the Physician Assistant Accrediting Body of its decision to reinstate the physician assistant program’s accreditation after the agency submitted a report in October putting the program’s accreditation into question.

           

The program was pla...

The University of Toledo submitted an official letter of appeal to the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistants Nov. 3 to return the Physician Assistant program to probationary accreditation status.

This comes after UT was notified by ARC-PA in a letter received Oct. 6 that the program’s accreditation was being withdrawn.

This letter...

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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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