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SpringFest Recap

Jordan Auker, Photographer

April 17, 2018

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Stages of a semester

Stages of a semester

Alison Saagar

August 25, 2015

EVENT ALERT: Midnight Breakfast

Caleb Riley

December 4, 2013

The Midnight Breakfast/Chill-out is a two-part event held at 9 p.m. until midnight Dec. 10, and is sponsored by the Student Housing Association, APB and Sodexo. The point of the event is to provide stress relief for students before their final exams start at the end of the semester. The first half...

Event Alert: Thanksgiving semi-formal

Ariana Beedie

November 20, 2013

The Housing and Residence Life staff will host a Thanksgiving dance, giving students the chance to give to charity and celebrate before the holidays. The Thanksgiving Semi-Formal will be held Nov. 22 in Carter Hall. Students are asked to bring a canned food item or $1 for entry to the dance. The danc...

Pep band fit for students and alumni

Pep band fit for students and alumni

Ariana Beedie

November 20, 2013

The USI Pep Band gives students the opportunity to play instruments without a curriculum and gives the chance to play instruments other departments don’t offer programs for. Tom Mace, Pep Band director, has led the brass section since the early 90s. “We started in Fall 1990 as the first based ...

Top five best tablets for students

Top five best tablets for students

Ariana Beedie

October 23, 2013

Tablets, a newer  technology item, have taken student gadgets to the next level. A large percentage of students carry laptops to class for note-taking purposes. These new editions of tablets make student life easier with each different capability, including note-taking directly on the device. Many...

iClub dances to the death in annual murder mystery event

iClub dances to the death in annual murder mystery event

Ariana Beedie

October 23, 2013

International Club mixes up its annual murder mystery event with a dancing twist Friday. International Club, also known as iClub, hosts murder mystery events each year with different themes. This year the theme is inspired by the reality television show, "Dancing with the Stars." The event includes...

Jessie Tremain, on campus cosmetologist

Jessie Tremain, on campus cosmetologist

Brandy Small

October 17, 2013

Freshman Jessie Tremain is a licensed on-campus hairstylist. “I went to the Southeastern Career Center my junior and senior year of high school,” she said. Tremain is currently providing styling services to USI students at  low prices, compared to other salons. Kylee Hemaker, freshman, received a co...

Soles 4 Souls

Soles 4 Souls

Ariana Beedie

October 17, 2013

Sophomore graphic design major Megan Lengacher sponsors Ben, a 14-year-old child in need, through an organization helping cultures around the world. Soles 4 Souls works as a non-profit organization accepting donations of clothes and shoes. The organization keeps a “ready inventory” to be distributed in cou...

Students and Faculty open to napping area on campus

Bobby Shipman

October 1, 2013

A designated sleeping area could definitely benefit students, Aryn Cross said. The senior social work major laid on a stretch of sun kissed grass in front of the Rice Library. Cross, along with a friend, found the location cozy for an afternoon break, she said. “I kind of sometimes sneak up to...

Students enjoy their Labor Day at Kramer’s Lake

Students enjoy their Labor Day at Kramer’s Lake

Ariana Beedie

September 3, 2013

A university tradition adds another successful holiday with Labor Day at the Lake. Each year students travel to Kramer's Lake, and the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center staff treat them to a fun-filled holiday. This tradition has been going on since 2000, and students keep coming back for more. Kramer's...

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