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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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...