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Theater students don togas in period comedy

March 21, 2011

USI and New Harmony Theater kicked off the 2011 Repertory Project season with the Roman musical comedy “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”. The play by Stephen Sondheim recounts the slave...

New Counseling Center Director

March 20, 2011

In high school, Thomas Longwell experienced the attempted suicide of one of his classmates. From that moment, Longwell knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life helping people. “In my group of friends,...

Filmmaker brings message of cultural understanding

March 20, 2011

We all come from different backgrounds, have different cultural identities and come from different families. This is the idea Daniel Mosquera wished to communicate in his film “San Pancho es pa’l que...

Recent alumnus killed in accident

March 16, 2011

To many people, Amber Lyn Gosch, 22, was a lot of things. She was a December communications graduate from USI, a dedicated sister in Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and a loving and caring friend and daughter. On...

Freshmen can share ideas and have fun at town hall

March 15, 2011

Freshmen angered with the recent rise in housing costs may be able to relieve their frustration a little with inflatable rods in the jousting ring at the Freshman Town Hall.   In addition to a jousting...

A difference between sex and gender?

March 15, 2011

Pretending is something that many people do in high school. It can be as simple as pretending to have done the homework, be interested in what the teacher has been droning on for the last hour or liking...

UC East built for connections

March 13, 2011

Armed with scissors glistening in the spring sunlight, the USI Board of Trustees, along with other community members, gathered at the cone to participate in the grand opening of UC East. “UC East is...

Get your jobs while you can

March 4, 2011

Have a firm handshake, be on time, listen and show a willingness to learn are a few tips from USI Career Link’s website. Janet Johnson, assistant director of career services, said students need to look...

Doing the right thing: Intervention

March 2, 2011

Imagine yourself at a party or get-together, and you see a friend of yours on the other side of the room. This friend has been drinking a lot, and it looks like they are about to make a pretty big mistake,...

Money for blood

March 2, 2011

By MATT ZIELSKE Sports editorPlasma donors have many reasons for contributing to this growing trend. Some donate for charity or to help a family member. Others use the extra cash earned from donating to...

Greeks sync and dance for furry friends

March 2, 2011

Greeks had Bieber fever on Friday at a lip-syncing competition to benefit P.A.A.W.S. in a packed Mitchell Auditorium. The annual event, organized by Gamma Phi Beta, raised money to benefit Newburgh, Ind....

Performers end Black History Month poetically

February 28, 2011

Obie award-winning actor and playwright Daniel Beaty offered words of inspiration on Saturday to students who attended USI’s Poetic Rhythm event. “No matter what shows up in your life, no matter what...

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