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Transfer fills vital role for men’s team

Clayton Hughes, junior forward, drives to the basket against Bellarmine University Jan. 11 at the Screaming Eagles Arena. The Eagles lost 65-79.

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

Clayton Hughes started playing basketball seriously in high school and in one summer gained 17 inches in his vertical jump. “I was born athletic,” Hughes said. “One summer I just put in a lot of work and gained like 17 inches on my vertical in like eight weeks and became known as the bounciest w...

Total enrollment falls for eighth consecutive year

Total enrollment falls for eighth consecutive year

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

Total enrollment has dropped for the eighth consecutive year at USI, falling to 8,690 students. This year’s fall enrollment of graduate and undergraduate students is a 3% decrease from last year’s numbers according to Census data numbers released by the university Sept. 17. Total enrollment h...

State common core will make smoother transitions for transfer students

Ariana Beedie

February 3, 2013

A bill requiring Indiana four-year public universities to develop a common core to make it easier for students to transfer was passed in 2012.  Indiana Senate Bill 0182 requires “state institutions” to accept credits from another in-state institution, even an associate degrees “as credit to...

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