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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A forum was hosted by the University of Toledo Sept. 13 to inform students and the community about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students and the Dream Act.    

Peter Thomas, director of immigration; Jeff Newton, UT chief of police; Arturo Ortiz, senior paralegal attorney at ABLE Law; and Eugenio Mollo Jr., managing attorney at...

September 20, 2017

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will stop accepting new and renewal applications, leaving nearly 800,000 beneficiaries open to deportation.

Two DACA recipients at the University of Toledo told their stories on the condition of anonymity for safety concerns. They will be...

September 19, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, President Donald Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act which protected those who immigrated to the United States at a young age.

Trump declared that DACA didn’t work and that the clock was ticking on Congress to replace DACA, as part of a larger immigration reform over the next six months.

Since the announcem...

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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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