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Trump signs order eliminating student loan debt for disabled veterans

Trump signs order eliminating student loan debt for disabled veterans

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Wednesday eliminating student loan debt for about 25,000 disabled veterans, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Trump vowed to forgive all of the average $30,000 in student loan debt for disabled veterans. Only about half of the 50,000 disabled veterans wh...

Dental hygiene clinic fulfills veterans’ needs

Dental hygiene clinic fulfills veterans’ needs

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

March 15, 2017

During one of his check-ups at the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic, veteran Harley Hobgood said he considers himself friends with senior Kaila Raven after several visits together. With several tools in her hands and goggles around her head, a smiling Raven nodded in agreement. As Raven adjusted a pillow behind Hobg...

University honors veterans with exhibit

University honors veterans with exhibit

Megan Thorne

September 30, 2015

The entrance to USI’s Performance Center fell silent as TAPS echoed through upstairs Friday morning. in respect for the “Remembering Our Fallen” exhibit. As the program went on tears fell down the faces of those who had lost their loved ones and those who came to remember. Joel Matherly, man...

Bill could help veterans transition to campus life

Jessie Hellmann

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 Sue Glick (R - LaGrange), said the bill, Senate Bill 115, would ease the transition process for ...

A new spot for student veterans

Jessie Hellmann

February 18, 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 College of Science, Engineering and Education. Read More »...

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