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Rain ruins day, not morale

Devin Williams stood with fellow Engineering 471 students examining their high altitude balloon Monday afternoon. Rain interfered with the tethered test the class had planned for the day, but students still enjoyed. The high altitude balloon launch is planned for Sept. 30.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 19, 2017

  Drizzling rain coated the Quad as thunder rolled in the distance. Engineering 471 students waited inside the business building, piecing together their high altitude balloon in hopes the thunder and rain would quickly pass, allowing them to conduct the tethered test Monday afternoon.   Fing...

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how they’ll leave their mark on USI, the world

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how they'll leave their mark on USI, the world

James Vaughn

August 22, 2015

Student leaders and administrators begged a question during this year’s new student convocation: How will you leave your mark on the university? The newest group of Eagles flocked Friday afternoon to the Physical Activities Center for a warm welcome from the USI community. The incoming freshmen...

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