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Opposition to president’s refugee plan grows

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s plan to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next year, criticized as too small and too slow by refugee advocates, came under full-on assault Monday from Republican politicians who said the plan risked U.S. security.

New fall break announced

There will be a change made to the academic calendar for next year’s Fall Break at Indiana State University. A one-day break will be added to the week of Oct. 7, allowing for a three-day weekend. Dr. Susan Powers, associate vice president for academic affairs at ISU, explained the reason behind this upcoming change.

French president will visit Washington next week

WASHINGTON — French President Francois Hollande will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Barack Obama, the White House announced Tuesday.

Men grab first win of season

Indiana State men’s basketball surged for a 19-2 run to end the first half and scored 41 points in the second half to run away with a 70-55 win over Wyoming on Monday in a Mountain West Conference/Missouri Valley Conference Challenge game inside the friendly confines of the Hulman Center.

Sycamore men prepare for Paradise Jam Classic

This weekend marks the beginning of fall break at Indiana State, which means most students will be departing campus and making their way home to be with their family and friends.

Men drop regular season opener against IUPUI

Indiana State didn’t get off to the start they had hoped for against IUPUI on Friday night, losing 72-70 in a nailbiter at the Hulman Center in men’s basketball action to kick off the regular season.

Creative minds find escape in hobbies

America is at a loss of words for all that she has brought to be. But one thing is consistent in all that she has bred and that is escape artists.

‘Love thy neighbor’ a lesson politicians need to learn

Since the terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, in Paris, countries have been more reticent to take in refugees.

Facebook can make sure your loved ones are safe

Last week a lot of terrible things happened. Disasters happened everywhere from Paris, France, to Beirut, Lebanon. When such dangerous events take place our first instinct is to make sure we, then those we love, are safe. Today, luckily, we have an abundance of technology to use for communication to check on our loved ones.

New regulations should simplify financial aid

New loan regulations that are meant to protect students will take effect immediately.

State’s nonprofit leadership program evolving

Indiana State University has new opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students wanting to launch a meaningful and financially rewarding career in the nonprofit sector.

University of South Carolina students protest inequalities Monday

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A group of about 150 University of South Carolina students walked out of class Monday morning to protest alleged racial and gender inequalities at the state’s flagship college.

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