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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April 2, 2019

The UT women’s softball team traveled south on I-75 to face off with rival Bowling Green. 


The first match of the doubleheader was a defensive battle, with both teams struggling to score throughout the contest. The first inning served as an outlier as both teams scored runs. 


For the Rockets, first-year Aubrey Reed was hit by a pitch with the bases...

April 2, 2019

On Friday, the UT baseball team lost by a score of 6-3 in its home opener to the Western Michigan Broncos.

The loss drops the Rockets’ record to 9-14 on the season.

Fourth-year WMU pitcher Chris Modrzynski was credited with the win. Fourth-year Rocket pitcher Michael Jacob earned the loss and first-year pitcher Dane Ambrustmacher notched the save fo...

March 26, 2019

The UT baseball team had a rough start to Mid-American Conference play this weekend, losing a trio of games to Bowling Green. The Rockets lost 10-6 and 9-6 in a doubleheader on Saturday and then lost 6-5 in the series finale on Sunday.

In the first game on Saturday, BGSU and UT combined for 16 runs and 18 hits. Bowling Green took the lead first with...

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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...