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 6, 2017

Beau Case has only been at the University of Toledo for five weeks but, like many new people, he’s found the “right fit” for him. Case isn’t a new student at UT. He’s the new Dean of University Libraries. 

“I’m loving every day, even though they are really long and hard. I’m having a blast,” Case said. “Day one was great. I felt so comfortable on ca...

“It was an old, dingy place. And, in the span of three months, it had really transformed.”

Renovations in the Carlson Library have completely changed the space, according to Beau Case, the new dean of University Libraries. The recent construction marks the last in a series of stages that completely changed the look of the library, inside and out. Th...

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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.

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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...