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COVID-19: Timeline

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped our world, country and university, causing various shutdowns, layoffs and cancellations. Here is a timeline of events from the past three months regarding the pandemic.  ...

Tessa Robbins, a freshman business administration major, performed at the Starbucks Open Mic Night on Nov. 14.

Students shine at Starbucks Open Mic Night

Emma Corry, Features Editor November 19, 2019

Tessa Robbins sang “Million Reasons” by Lady Gaga at a busy Starbucks when her friends, gathered at one of the tables, started swaying their cell phone flashlights in rhythm with the music. “I...

Poets Emily Skaja (left) and and Marcus Wicker (right) will present their work Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Forum I.

Reading series to conclude semester with contemporary poets

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer November 12, 2019

Nadia Farmer said she tries to go to the Southern Indiana Reading Series every semester because she is able to learn more about different writing perspectives and creativity. “It's a good experience...

Better speakers, better students

Sam Stoffer, Staff Writer January 17, 2018

I have never had to experience a professor offering extra credit for attending a program that brings in a guest speaker or member of the faculty to discuss a major, topic, etc. Unfortunately for many...

Greek event to raise funds for charity

Ariana Beedie October 1, 2013

Students can sink competitors' canoes and donate to charity, all at the same time. “Don’t Sink Your Battleship,” a competition sponsored by the Interfraternal Council, gives students the chance...

Spanish film fest brings diversity in campus events

Bobby Shipman September 11, 2013

USI’s Spanish Film Festival kicked off Sept. 6, with minimal attendance. Merely 30-40 attendees were present for Friday’s screening of Spanish film “Wilaya,” the first in a series of five Spanish...

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