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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November 28, 2018

One of the biggest obstacles of deciding whether to studying abroad is the fact it comes with a high price tag. But with some research, strategic planning and hard work, you could study abroad debt-free.

Summer jobs, scholarships, grants and program choice all play a vital role in being able to afford this kind of once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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January 24, 2018

Being involved in an association requires great dedication and commitment. For this reason, the Filipino American Association recognizes and celebrates its members’   achievements through its annual scholarship gala.

This year’s event took place Jan. 20 from 5-9 p.m. at the Student Union Auditorium and included the Enchanted Ball theme. About 3...

January 17, 2017

This Saturday, the University of Toledo invites students and community members to experience their own diversity in a whole

new way at the annual Winter Scholarship Gala.

The gala will be hosted by the Filipino American Association (FAA), Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium and is free to the public.

The FAA is a student organization...

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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...