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 24, 2019

The Toledo Walleye failed to put away the Fort Wayne Komets in game five of the best-of-seven Central Division Semifinals Saturday, April 20, letting three power-play goals go by, resulting in a 5-3 loss before a capacity crowd of 7,704 at the Huntington Center.

“They had a little more jump than us,” Walleye coach Dan Watson said. “There is a fine l...

April 11, 2019

College is a time when students do not have a lot of disposable income. Most of what we consume comes from the dining hall or from pre-packaged bags of ramen in our dorms and apartments.

Eating and being entertained are important for many college students; however, it can get pretty pricey. Here’s a list of the 10 best places for food and entertainm...

April 9, 2019

With the trees blooming and the weather warming up, there’s a sign of spring in the Glass City. With such weather comes the kick off of the Toledo Mud Hens entering their 2019 campaign at Fifth Third Field.
 

The Mud Hens, a Triple-A minor league affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Detroit Tigers, has been a staple of Toledo since 1883. The current...

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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...