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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A number of courses offered at UT will soon utilize visual literacy modules currently being developed by the university and the Toledo Museum of Art. 

The initiative began more than a year ago by Dean Heidi Appel of the Jesup Scott Honors College and gained momentum with the help of President Sharon Gaber and Toledo Museum of Art Director Brian Kenn...

October 26, 2016

As October is nearing its end and November is on the rise, we are finally starting to see the end of what has become one of the most exhausting political campaign seasons in history. People are calling it “the most important election in this century” or even “in history”. Well, one thing is for sure: at least most of the country will have a sigh of...

December 9, 2015

It’s a fashion choice that you make every day. Sometimes, your whole outfit depends on what you put on your feet. Sneakers, tennis shoes, trainers or whatever you want to call them, they aren’t just practical, they’re also art.

A new exhibit at the Toledo Museum of Art explores the culture of sneakers and their impact in the world of fashion.

“The Ri...

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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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