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 30, 2018

There was tension in the air Thursday afternoon, as the Rockets traveled to Cochrane Field to take on their rival, the Bowling Green Falcons. The stakes were higher than just a regular season win, however, the Rockets needed a win to remain in contention to defend last year’s MAC championship title.

The Falcons were also looking for a win, hoping to...

October 23, 2018

Over the weekend, UT's women’s soccer team fell 1-0 in double overtime to Buffalo on Thursday and 1-0 against Akron on Sunday. The defeats dropped the Rockets to 8-8-2 overall and 4-5-1 in Mid-American Conference play.


Against Buffalo, goalkeeper Madison Perrin made a season-high nine saves in the match.


“We played hard, but we just didn’t get in a...

October 16, 2018

Over the weekend, the University of Toledo women's soccer team fell 1-0 to Ohio University on Friday and tied with Kent State 0-0 in double overtime on Sunday. The results put the Rockets at 8-6-1 overall and 4-3-0 in Mid-American Conference play.

Against Ohio, UT got the offense firing early on with shots coming in the opening minutes from fourth-y...

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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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