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 10, 2018

The UT softball team earned a three-game series sweep over arch rival Bowling Green State University this past weekend, giving them a 9-1 conference record thus far this season.

The first game of the three-game series was everything the Rockets wanted. The Rockets were aided greatly from the bats of first-years Bekah Yenrick, Bailey Curry and Kylie...

March 20, 2018

The UT baseball team took on the Cincinnati Bearcats (9-10) this past weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio in a three-game series. The Rockets now stand at (4-13) on the season. Last Wednesday’s home game against Findlay was canceled.

Game One

The Bearcats jumped on the board, a lone run to begin the game.

Toledo bounced back in the third inning to tie the gam...

March 14, 2018

The Toledo Rockets ended an impressive run in the MAC tournament with a loss to the University of Buffalo in the finals of the tournament, 76-66. This marks the end of UT’s 2017-18 season, as they turned down invitations for the College Basketball Invitational and the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The Rockets finish the season 23-11.


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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...