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Is there enough care for students put into USI's funding?

Is there enough care for students put into USI’s funding?

Emily Catterton, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

The first thing we hear in our high school career is, “where are you going to college?” This question haunts us until we eventually decide where we will spend the next four years of our education.  The...

Indiana state capitol building in downtown Indianapolis.

Students speak on Indiana higher education bills

Rhonda Wheeler and Nik Cunningham January 29, 2020

The Indiana General Assembly is in session and some bills could affect students and universities across the state. There are 21 bills regarding higher education for colleges and universities. These...

USI student debt among lowest in the nation despite rising higher ed costs

USI student debt among lowest in the nation despite rising higher ed costs

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2019

Students are feeling the pressure as accumulating loans due to the cost of higher education sends them further and further into unaffordable debt. Sophomore Business Management Alex Smith said he has...

The Board of Trustees named Provost Ron Rochon as the university's fourth president Thursday afternoon. Rochon will officially assume his duties as president July 1.

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor October 30, 2018

Ron Rochon said being president has been busier than he ever anticipated. “People tell you and they kind of prepare you for the schedule, but until you get in the chair, you just don’t understand...

University hosts town hall

Multiple education bills proposed
Riley Guerzini, News Editor January 18, 2017

Four state legislators representing districts in Vanderburgh, Posey and Warrick County held a town hall with community members Saturday morning in Forum Two. The town hall, sponsored by the Southwest...

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