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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October 31, 2017

            The women’s volleyball team played their last home game of the season against Central Michigan Saturday, Oct. 28 and lost the contest 3-2.

 Emotion and energy was in the air at Savage Arena Saturday night, as fourth-years Saige Thomas, Brianna Foster, Lauren Bakaitis, Rachel Vidourek and...

October 24, 2017

The Toledo women’s volleyball team had some tough Mid-American Conference competition this past weekend. 
The team had games on back-to-back nights against MAC opponents Miami and Bowling Green. The results were less than stellar for the Rockets, who before this weekend had won three straight MAC games. 
On Friday, Oct. 20, their first match of the...

October 4, 2017

The Rocket volleyball team defeated Ball State and Akron at Savage Arena this weekend to pick up its first wins of the Mid-American Conference schedule. Toledo is now 7-9 (2-2 MAC), good for third place in the west division. 
On Thursday, UT defeated Ball State in straight sets thanks to very few attack errors: 28 by the Cardinals and just 14 by 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.

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...