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Election year affects university’s political groups

Election year affects university's political groups
October 4, 2020

College students have an obligation to participate in the electoral process, and every four years the USI community sees an influx of on-campus political discussion. “So much has happened this semester...

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Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary
September 3, 2020

The 2020 election is one of the most anticipated elections in years and information about each candidate is at the fingertip of everyone in the country. It’s easy to learn about the candidates running...

Same-sex marriage ban blurs church’s future

Same-sex marriage ban blurs church's future
March 22, 2019

Becoming an LGBTQ clergywoman in the United Methodist Church is not an option for Emma Loane. Loane, a former youth pastor at Newburgh United Methodist Church, said she was sad about the UMC General...

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

University President shares a hug after announcing her retirement at an August faculty meeting. The Faculty Senate will vote on candidates to serve on the search committee for the next President of the university following a public forum Friday
September 26, 2017

A public forum will be held next Friday, Sept. 29 in Forum II to discuss qualities of a good president followed by a vote on candidates to represent the faculty on the presidential search committee. Faculty...

Don’t be blindsided by your ballot

Don't be blindsided by your ballot
October 12, 2016
The final voter registration date for Indiana passed Oct. 11. Now each voter’s focus should shift to finding a convenient voting center and brushing up on the issues as they relate to each candidate.

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

November 22, 2013

The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding...

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