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  • Student proposes campus beehives as population declines

    Honeybee colonies have declined drastically in the U.S. A USI student has taken steps for that to change

  • Dance team finds success with national’s routine

    The dance team came out of nationals this year with the team’s highest placement in USI’s history

  • Spring musical cast hopes to open parent, child dialogue

    USI Theatre premeires “Spring Awakening” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the USI Performance Center

  • ‘Silence is Violence’ YouTube star calls to end rape culture

    Laci Green talked about victim shaming as well as the tolerance and trivialization of rape culture – what she called the “three pillars of rape culture” – in her speech Tuesday night in Carter Hall



Dogs, dishes to relieve final’s week anxiety

Megan Jean has post traumatic stress disorder, which sometimes causes her to suffer night terrors. One night during an episode, Jean’s mother heard her daughter scream and came bolting into her room, Jean said, tripping over the entryway’s fluffy guardian. Maisy, a standard poodle whose name is short for Amazing Grace,

April 22, 2015 No Comments



Scott comes back stronger to break record

Junior accounting and professional services major Lakeem Scott recently broke the school record in long jump. Scott competes in both jumps and sprints for the track team and after missing a year due to injury returned for the 2015 season. He beat the previous long jump record by eight inches

April 22, 2015 No Comments

Reader Poll

(In response to "Capping off condom debate" by Gavin Gaddis)

Should the university invest in condoms dispensers for on-campus bathrooms?

  • Yes (63%, 10 Votes)
  • No (38%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

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Cinderella: Disney remake lacks magic


March 18, 2015 No Comments.

Cinderella is long but… harmless. In an effort to keep up with a post-Frozen world of Disney films, a modern era where two people can’t marry after fifteen minutes of conversation, Cinderella shifts focus off of the titular character. This update to the Disney animated film re-frames the story to
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