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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October 24, 2017

The University of Toledo football team defeated Akron 48-21 at the Glass Bowl Saturday, Oct. 21. The win improves the Rockets’ record to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in Mid-American Conference play.
Fourth-year quarterback Logan Woodside threw for 304 yards and five touchdowns on the day, including three in the first quarter.
“I think we did a great job,” W...

On Saturday, the University of Toledo football team earned a tough victory against Eastern Michigan, by a score of 20-15 at the Glass Bowl. The win improves the Rockets’ record to 4-1.
“It was a really hard-fought football game,” head coach Jason Candle said. “Hats off to Eastern, they played us tough for all 60 minutes. I kind of expected it to be...

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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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