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Struggling freshmen could be required to take new class

Rachel Christian November 11, 2014
Freshmen who are placed on academic probation during their first semester at USI may be required to take a new academic progress course if it's approved by administration.

Lifeline Law changes await final approval

Paola Marizan March 25, 2014

Changes to Indiana's Lifeline Law would grant immunity from prosecution to individuals under the age of 21 and under the influence of alcohol who report a medical emergency of any kind. Changes to the...

Death of former student opens eyes

Death of former student opens eyes

James Vaughn October 22, 2013

Zachariah Houghland tweeted, “I want to impact someone’s life for the good, because helping others before helping myself has always been the way I try to be,” on Sept. 11. He died three days...

Report highlights increase in sex offenses

Jessie Hellmann October 4, 2013

USI released the 2013 Clery Report Sept. 26, showing a decrease in the number of those arrested for liquor law violations and an increase in the number of forcible sex offenses reported. The report,...

UPDATED: Anonymous social media posts spark concern

James Vaughn September 22, 2013

UPDATE: The “USI Confessionss” Facebook page and the “USI Confessions” Twitter page “will be officially closed” Oct. 11. “Over the past few months this page has been shut down three times,...

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