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 21, 2018

A night of community support and dancing united Latinos of all backgrounds in celebration of their dedication to their organization. 

UT’s Latino Student Union hosted its 45th annual scholarship dance March 17th in the Student Union and awarded four scholarships to deserving students. Over 250 people attended this year’s scholarship dance to celebra...

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