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Student veteran explores personal struggles in new book

Anthony Farina, vice president of the student veterans association, authored a book titled
February 11, 2020

Traversing the complexity of mental illness can cause some to break down and lose hope. For others, it inspires them to make a change. “It can get really bad, but if you sit there and look for...

‘I want to be a voice for my community’

'I want to be a voice for my community'
Senior Navy veteran to run for county position
March 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of Christopher Weyer Christopher Weyer started working at 15 years old, and for as long as he could remember, he knew he wanted to serve his country. The senior political science,...

“It’s hard to recognize a student veteran”

October 21, 2014

Veteran Support Services urges veterans to take advantage of support system. Andrew Bowlds visited Veteran Support Services last semester after serving 6 years in various places like Texas, New Jersey,...

A new spot for student veterans

February 21, 2013

Student veterans now have a new place they can hang out on campus. USI’s Veterans Support Services office celebrated its student veteran lounge grand opening Monday in the lower level of the Pott...

Bill could help veterans transition to campus life

February 20, 2013

Bill proposed in Indiana Senate could help veterans transition to school easier A piece of legislation could make college life easier for veteran students in Indiana. The bill’s author, State Senator...

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