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All sports cancelled until April 6

Coach Rodney Watson talks to the team during a timeout against Kentucky Wesleyan College at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

The NCAA, GLVC and USI Athletics have cancelled all athletic season games and practices until April 6.  After April sixth the Athletics department will review the situation brought by COVID-19. They will either extend the cancellation or slowly start practicing again based on how the virus develops. ...

University to host cyber conference

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19.

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 25, 2020

USI will host the Southwest Indiana Cyber Conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19 in the Griffin Center. The conference will bring information and resources to the tristate region about cybersecurity. People will have the opportunity to discuss security, assurance and privacy that improves the understanding...

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 28, 2017

In an “era of lowered expectations,” Kristina Sheeler said the road ahead is tough for women when it comes to political candidacies. Sheeler, a Professor of Communication Studies at IUPUI, was the keynote speaker at the Indiana Political Science Association conference Friday in Carter Hall. Her...

University to host political science conference

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 15, 2017

The university is set to host the 2017 Indiana Political Science Association  conference March 24 in Carter Hall. The statewide organization gathers every year to host a conference that promotes the exchange of political ideas. The conference is usually hosted and organized by the university where the presid...

Elevator insights

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2016

This past week I had the amazing opportunity to attend the College Media National Fall Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. From learning how to cover music festivals to finding out how to “breathe life” into captions, to keynote sessions on the Orlando nightclub shooting and the Black Lives Matter movement, the conference was everything I could have ever wanted as a journalist.

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