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 2, 2018

The UT women’s soccer team split two contests against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois last Friday and Sunday.

For the reigning MAC champion Rockets, the conference play was in full swing this past weekend. It was an opportunity to snag two important conference wins at home.

The first match of the weekend took place Friday when the Rockets went...

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