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Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 20
Filed under News

If the Indiana House of Representatives has its way, the university will lose over $14,000 in funding for next year. “We don’t know if we are going to stay here, but we don't know how much it is going to change,” said university President Linda Bennett at the annual budget presentation. “We don...

Indiana cannot decide

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Opinion

Indiana has been known to be a little crazy when it comes to the weather. Last year, we had inches of snow one week , and the next 60 degrees outside and sunny. It’s starting to look like this again, with Groundhog’s Day just shy of a week ago. With six weeks of winter to go, does it really...

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

Gabi Wy and Sarah Loesch
May 2
Filed under News

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Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Gabi Wy, News Editor
April 24
Filed under News

Freshman Kyle Duggan said unlike in the past, Indiana could have a real impact in the primary election this year. The business administration major stood near the press tables at the Old National Events Plaza downtown Sunday, his hand on his chin as he observed fellow Ted Cruz supporters. He had nev...

Campus wedding recognized after SCOTUS rejects appeals

Campus wedding recognized after SCOTUS rejects appeals

James Vaughn
October 6
Filed under News

Angie O’Nan and her wife, Kristi, are legally married. Again. And it won’t be the last time the two celebrate their union. The next ceremony, however, will be celebrated with family and friends and will include cake, O’Nan said. The Supreme Court refused Monday morning to review lower court ru...

Glitch in system gives refund check recipients high hopes

Paola Marizan
September 11
Filed under News

Brittany Bailey, a junior social work major and 21st Century scholar, almost lost that scholarship because of a glitch in the system that a number of students noticed this week. “(21st Century and I) saw that I was supposedly getting a refund of $3,000 and they almost took my scholarship away," Bail...

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn
November 22
Filed under News

The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding its stance on the amendment that, if passed, would permanently define marriage as a bond between...

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

James Vaughn
November 4
Filed under News

USI has no current plan to take a public position on a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, said Kindra Strupp, assistant vice president for marketing and communications. So far, Indiana University, DePauw University and Wabash College have joined Freedom Indiana, a state-wide...

USI falls to Indiana 83-68

USI falls to Indiana 83-68

Zane Clodfelter
October 31
Filed under Sports

Hoosiers out-score Eagles 23-2 in transition points Southern Indiana knew the challenges of facing a Division I powerhouse who came into the game as the reigning Big Ten Conference regular-season champion. Add a sellout crowd of 17,472 and a national television audience, and one would assum...

RECAP: Southern Indiana at Indiana

Zane Clodfelter
October 26
Filed under Sports

Pregame: We are 90 minutes away from tip between the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles and the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. IU players are already warming up and USI players will be out shortly to begin warming up for their first contest of the 2013-14 campaign. With less t...

GAMEDAY: Eagles set to battle Big Ten foe Indiana

GAMEDAY: Eagles set to battle Big Ten foe Indiana

Zane Clodfelter
October 26
Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Southern Indiana will begin their 2013-2014 schedule in an exhibition contest against Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. tonight at Assembly Hall. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m. (Central time). What to watch for: The Eagles return a wealth of talent from last year's team that went 23-8 and advanced to the second round of the NC...

Eagles get first round bye after win over KWC

Zane Clodfelter
March 2
Filed under Sports

With No. 19 USI down 15-8 to rival Kentucky Wesleyan, the PAC was subdued - maybe even more so than anticipated. That mood changed as soon as junior forward Taylor Wischmeier hit a jumper that sent the crowd of 2,400 into a frenzy. The Eagles (20-6, 13-5 GLVC) rode the momentum from the near-capacity...

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