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The strong state

The strong state

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Earlier this week, there was been a lot of bomb dropping on fellow states around the world, particularly Syria and Afghanistan. It’s no secret that the Middle East has been a topic of conversation the past year, but recently things have been getting rough. Although it seems like the Middle E...

Thank You Card Vs. Thank You Tour

Thank You Card Vs. Thank You Tour

Gracie Poynter, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Most presidents show their gratitude for being elected as president of the United States through speeches and fulfilling the promises they made to America during their campaign. President Elect Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have departed on a battleground state tour, thanking the people...

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

Matthew Devault, Staff Writer
August 18, 2016
Filed under News

Ellis Redd believes education is an equalizer. “It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you come from, an education can level the playing field and help you achieve things that you probably otherwise wouldn’t achieve,” Redd said. “I’m an example of that.”

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Pott College receives grant for STEM development

Shannon Hall
January 28, 2014
Filed under Features, News

Indiana Governor Mike Pence awarded USI $835,138 through the Indiana STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund to create a program that will recruit Indiana STEM teachers. USI has more than 2,400 students majoring in either STEM disciplines or teacher education programs. “This is a first time we received...

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