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 13, 2017

The University of Toledo opened a new laboratory Sept. 5 to test drinking water for toxins in North Engineering[I1]  on Main Campus.

Associate professor of civil engineering Youngwoo Seo and research professor and director of CMSC Polymer

Institute Joseph Lawrence wrote the proposal for the laboratory.

The drinking water research lab will allow resear...

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