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Alpha Sigma Alpha to host ‘Mr. Southern’

Alpha Sigma Alpha to host ‘Mr. Southern’

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs

Alpha Sigma Alpha will host “Mr. Southern” on Feb. 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Carter Hall. The money they raise throughout the competition will go to their philanthropy, the S. June Smith Center. The event is a male beauty pageant featuring USI students who will compete for a cash prize. They will go throu...

Campus reputation and attitude changing for the better

Campus reputation and attitude changing for the better

Keegan Roembke, Contributor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Ever since stepping foot on campus, I have never once regretted coming here. However, at times I’ve gotten different feelings from my fellow students. At times, my enthusiasm has been curbed because of the perceived negativity I’ve felt from others about the school that has provided me and so m...

Over 100 awards given at art show

Over 100 awards given at art show

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Weaving her way through the sardine-packed bodies at the 47th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Claire Wright exited the awards ceremony. Convinced she would not win any awards on her photo, Wright did not think twice about accompanying her grandmother outside to get some fresh air. “My gran...

Former student dances his way to Disney

Former student dances his way to Disney

Ariana Beedie

January 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Jade Perry, a former USI student, received a position to work at Disney World - something he’s only dreamed about. The 24-year-old gave himself three tries to achieve his lifelong goal and made it on the second try. “I first auditioned four years ago in Chicago when I was a freshman at USI,” P...

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