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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January 23, 2018

Last week, the University of Toledo women’s basketball team won against Ball State University by a score of 72-66 on Tuesday and lost to the University at Buffalo 87-69 at Saturday. The results put the Rockets’ record at 13-6 overall and 4-3 in Mid-American Conference play.

“We had to get stops,” UT head coach Tricia Cullop said. “Last game we had t...

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team extended its win streak to five games as it throttled Ohio University 91-57 on Jan. 17, then took down Kent State 72-65 at Savage Arena on Jan. 27.
The Rockets were locked in on both sides of the court against the Bobcats; they shot 52 percent from the field, including 59 percent from three-point range...

January 16, 2018

The University of Toledo men’s basketball team has had a productive winter break. The Rockets have been 6-2 since Dec. 16 and have catapulted themselves into first place of the Mid-American Conference West division. 
The Rockets are currently on a three-game winning streak, led by fourth-year guard Tre’Shaun Fletcher. Fletcher was recently named th...

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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...