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Starting a green community

Starting a green community

Emma Corry, Features Editor

August 20, 2019

Cody Hagerman keeps around a hundred plants in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment. The junior environmental science major stores his collection of mostly large tropical plants on plant stands, under grow lights and behind his bed on a shelf he built. His favorite plants are orchids. Hagerman...

Educating for a better tomorrow

Educating for a better tomorrow

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Alyssa McClung believes that when she mentions climate change, most people think about the coastal regions of the U.S. instead of the midwest. Yet McClung said southern Indiana has been experiencing just as many effects from climate change. “The changes are pretty dramatic in some cases,” the ju...

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...

New degrees not laid out on USI website

James Vaughn

August 27, 2013

Students who are interested in studying the history of humankind or the relations between organisms and their environment now have those options. Locating the degree requirements for USI’s two newest majors, though, may be a challenge. “It’s one of those things I have to take care of because...

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