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Biology professor balances campaigning, teaching

Indiana state capitol building in downtown Indianapolis.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 8, 2018

Edie Hardcastle is looking to turn her political activism into political action. The associate professor of biology is running to replace Republican incumbent Jim Tomes for the District 49 seat in the Indiana Senate. Tomes has held the seat since 2010 and neither candidate currently has a primary...

University airs ‘Super Bowl’ commercial

President Linda Bennett and Sophomore Elementary Education major Javontay Moss exchange looks while viewing a billboard model  Friday afternoon in the Griffin Center.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 3, 2018

The university’s push to increase enrollment kicked off in a ‘super’ way Sunday. As part of a new marketing campaign, the university will unveil a new commercial that will debut tomorrow, the day of the Super Bowl. The commercial features a young woman, who is played by a hired actress, exploring ...

Students, faculty rally for Cruz

A young girl jumps with her Ted Cruz poster at the Sunday evening rally.

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 24, 2016

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...

USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

Rachel Christian

November 11, 2014

The university focused some of its latest recruitment efforts on the Indianapolis area, where 100 promotional billboards were installed recently. The billboards feature a website targeted specifically to high school seniors in the area. Currently, 337 students from Marion County, where Indianapolis i...

New campaign lets students decide how money is spent

Rachel Christian

September 24, 2014

Clare Scheller said students should know how their money is being spent and have a say in where it goes. Scheller went before the Student Government Association (SGA) Sept. 18, to get the organization's opinion and feedback about forming a student committee in charge of the campaign fund. "All...

Elevating excellence, elevating athletics: $50 million campaign helps department

Zane Clodfelter

April 17, 2013

With the help of donations through the University of Southern Indiana’s new capital campaign, “Elevating Excellence,” the university’s athletic department hopes that money can be raised to improve already existing sites at the soccer and softball facilities on campus. USI Athletic Direc...

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