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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September 12, 2017

UT has been heralded in recent years for becoming a more bike-friendly campus. The introduction of the bike share program, Rocket Wheels, is one major example. Events held by the UT Cycling Club encourage the growth of a biking community.

While riding your bike on campus is great and should be encouraged for more than one reason, finding a good plac...

A six-year effort came to fruition on Monday, Oct. 12 when the new University of Toledo bike share program called Rocket Wheels was unveiled in a ceremony at Rocket Hall.

The bike share program is a project that the UT Student Government has been working towards since 2010. The idea was the brainchild of then-SG President Matt Rubin, who gained insp...

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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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