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Andrew Luck’s retirement needed for better health

Colts at Redskins 09/16/18

Susanna Taylor, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Indianapolis Colt’s star quarterback Andrew Luck retired at the age of 29, leaving his fans stunned just two weeks prior to the start of the 2019 NFL season. During his football career Luck has undergone a lacerated kidney, injured ribs, at least one concussion, torn cartilage in his throwing shoulder and,...

Trustees to meet in Indianapolis

Indiana state capitol building in downtown Indianapolis.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees will meet for the first time of the year Thursday in Indianapolis. Among items on the agenda, a report will be presented on the 2019 session of the Indiana General Assembly, including the initial budget recommendation from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education compared to USI’s a...

The Patriot way?

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels backed out of the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job just hours after the Colts announced him as their head coach on Facebook.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Josh McDaniels is a snake. Mere hours after the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator accepted the job to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, he backed out, opting to remain with the Patriots. Ever since the Colts fired former head coach Chuck Pagano in December after a 4-12 s...

Student found dead in Indianapolis

Student found dead in Indianapolis

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police confirmed Saturday morning that senior sociology and political science major Meredith Opel and her sister Mallory Jackson were found dead in a southeast side Indianapolis home. According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD), the incident is be...

Freshman basketball player shot at Indianapolis party

Emmanuel Little, 18, was shot at an Indianapolis house party Saturday morning.

Gabi Wy and Taylor Hall

August 6, 2017

Emmanuel Little, a university freshman and USI basketball player, was shot twice at a house party on the north side of Indianapolis just past midnight Saturday morning, according to a police report. Little, 18, survived despite "possible internal injuries" in the police report, and he tweeted about...

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...

USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

Rachel Christian

November 11, 2014

The university focused some of its latest recruitment efforts on the Indianapolis area, where 100 promotional billboards were installed recently. The billboards feature a website targeted specifically to high school seniors in the area. Currently, 337 students from Marion County, where Indianapolis i...

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