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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October 10, 2018

After she graduated from college, she wanted to save the world. Today, Michele Soliz serves as the

associate vice president for Student Success & Inclusion at the University of Toledo, where she oversees student affairs, the Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women, provides leadership to the Office of EXCEL and the Upward Bound program.

In acknowledgem...

January 24, 2018

Being involved in an association requires great dedication and commitment. For this reason, the Filipino American Association recognizes and celebrates its members’   achievements through its annual scholarship gala.

This year’s event took place Jan. 20 from 5-9 p.m. at the Student Union Auditorium and included the Enchanted Ball theme. About 3...

November 15, 2017

In the United Kingdom on the evening of Oct. 14, 2009, conservative member of Parliament for Bosworth David Tredinnick stood in the House of Commons to an open debate in the chamber for a health threat that worried him.

“At certain phases of the moon, there are more accidents,” he claimed and questioned the health minister of Britain, if he had over...

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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...