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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March 27, 2018

The Rocket softball team opened MAC play on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th with a convincing three-game sweep over the Akron Zips.

In the first game of the series, the Rockets would light up Akron for 13 runs and win 13-5. Akron started the game hot as they scored three runs in the second inning, jumping out in front of the Rockets, 3-1...

February 27, 2018

In an action-packed four-day tournament in Athens, Ohio, the UT women’s swim and diving team finished sixth amongst MAC teams, acquiring 254 points over the course of the four days. The Rockets improved by 14 points in comparison to last year’s score in the same tournament. Second-year Izzy Jones gained her second consecutive second team All-MAC ho...

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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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