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 16, 2018

The Office of Multicultural Student Success is hosting a month-long celebration to recognize Filipino American Heritage,

To kick off the nationally-celebrated history month, the Filipino American Association gathered students Oct. 4 in the Trimble Lounge to enjoy Filipino food and teach traditional dances.

“The kickoff was great,” FAA Events Coordina...

January 31, 2017

When it comes to diversity, the University of Toledo is a melting pot. Students of different cultures and backgrounds are an

integral part of campus and specific events are hosted on campus to promote cultural awareness.

Noche de Cultura was one such event, held in Rocky’s AtticJan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate Latino culture. Sigma Lambda Beta and...

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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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