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 theater students pulled an all-nighter this past weekend and flexed their creative muscles to

invent, organize and produce their very own plays.

Hosted by Alpha Psi Omega and sponsored by UT’s Theatre Department, 24-Hour Plays is a theater event to showcase student creativity and performing skills.

“It is a 24-hour event at which...

December 16, 2016

Over 140 million people in 35 different countries and in 166 cities around the world have heard the sounds of The Phantom of the Opera, and it has finally come to make its debut in Toledo.

Performed by a cast and orchestra of 52 members, with iconic songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade,” this production is one that fa...

Two bachelors ditch their tiresome lives to win the hearts of two women who claim

to only love men named Ernest, which leads the men to change their names. However, in the midst of it all, these two struggle to keep up with their new identities. Moral of the story: being thirsty will get you nowhere.

Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnes...

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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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