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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February 6, 2018

It has not been green grass or high tides for the University of Toledo’s men’s tennis team this season. The team has managed one win in six tries, resulting in a record of 1-5.

Illinois State topped the Rockets 6-1 in the singles match, with the doubles match also in favor of Illinois State with a score of 2-1. Second-year Danilo Vukotic won the Roc...