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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Twenty-nine illustrative posters demonstrating scientific research hung in the Center for Performing

Arts representing the work of artists and scientists from around the region. 

The Department of Biological Sciences used a creative approach to draw artistically-minded people into the world of scientific research.

Through Cellulart, scientific and ar...

March 21, 2018

On March 14, Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest scientific minds of our time, passed away.

Born on the 300th anniversary of Galileo’s birth, whom he greatly admired, Hawking died on the very day Albert Einstein was born.

This forever connects three men of science that had revolutionary ideas of nature.

His famous book "A Brief History of Time," a Ne...

October 4, 2017

           

          Scientists from all over the country gathered at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Center for the Visual Arts for CellulART, to showcase their scientific and artistic abilities Sept. 29.

          The day was organized by Ashtyn Zinn, a doctoral student, from Rafael Garcia-Mata’s laboratory...

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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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