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...

April 10, 2018

Over the weekend, UT women’s golf team placed second at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio.

On Saturday, third-year Pinyada Kuvanun held a two-stroke lead. Kuvanun shot an even par-72 at the par-72, 5,960-yard Stone Ridge Golf Club to help the Rockets earn a team score of 16-over par 304.

Kuvanun started her round with five...

March 27, 2018

The Rocket softball team opened MAC play on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th with a convincing three-game sweep over the Akron Zips.

In the first game of the series, the Rockets would light up Akron for 13 runs and win 13-5. Akron started the game hot as they scored three runs in the second inning, jumping out in front of the Rockets, 3-1...

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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...