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, 2018

Nike made headlines last week with its most recent addition to its long-running “Just Do It” campaign, now in its 30th year.

In a video advertisement released Sept. 5 titled “Dream Crazy,” the shoe giant introduced former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its newest spokesperson.

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On Friday, Aug. 18 a new dining option, Chick-fil-A, opened on the University of Toledo’s campus. The restaurant's hours during school time are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. It is currently located in the Student Union, across from Steak ‘n Shake on the first floor. 

The restaurant offers both Dining and Rocket Dollars as a means to pay. They are not capab...

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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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