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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August 29, 2018

 The beginning of fall semester doesn’t have to signal an end to all the fun. Events happening around campus and the Toledo area give UT students opportunities for plenty of it.
 The Toledo Museum of Art invites visitors all throughout September to learn how to make their own glass apple sculptures at the Glass Pavilion for a one-hour workshop that...

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