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  Thirteen graduating seniors are receiving the Hines Memorial Medal from Indiana State University for the Spring 2021 semester. 

Congratulations, senior Sycamores! You made it! I am excited to report that Saturday, May 8, Indiana State University will be hosting commencement for spring graduates. The commencement ceremonies will be held in the Hulman Memorial Student Center, in three groups, based on the college that …

Happy study week, Sycamores! With the school year almost over, I know many, if not all of us, are itching to get back home for summer. As tempting as it is to shut down or give up on that super hard class right now, you’ve already made it this far. To help you through study week and finals, …

Power metal is a niche genre, but it is one that newcomers seem to be highly receptive to when introduced to it. Therefore, I took it upon myself to introduce to my audience what is currently the best power metal album of the year. “The Golden Pentacle” is the first installment of a passion …

We all know about Donaghy Day in the fall, a service day for all new students and anyone else who wants to help out. I remember Donaghy day as a freshman, when my group went to an animal rescue farm to pull weeds and pick up trash. There were so many adorable animals that we got to pet and h…

Last Thursday, La Casita virtually hosted renowned photojournalist, activist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur Saul Flores. Flores is a first-generation college graduate from North Carolina State University who was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. 

 Not everyone goes into a shift at their place of work expecting to have to save a life, especially not if you are working in the food service industry. 

Last Thursday, the College of Arts and Sciences virtually hosted award-winning author Aimee Nezhukumatathil to read from some of her works and answer questions from ISU students and Alumni. Nezhukumatathil has written a number of collections, most notably her collection of nature essays titl…

Along with the multitude of changes that have been going on recently, Indiana State University has decided to make a major shift. We are now changing our educational platform from Blackboard to Canvas. This will be a huge change and could either cause a lot of problems or make things much ea…

This past weekend, Indiana State University saw many of its students visiting home. Thursday and Friday classes were a bit smaller, and many people were itching to see their family, especially since there was no official spring break due to COVID precautions. Easter started as a Christian ho…

Throughout the month of March, the Indiana State University Women’s Resource Center has been celebrating Women’s History Month by educating and empowering students to be confident in their futures, bodies and history. The MyBody event on March 23 was a perfect example of such. The topics of …

I was finally able to play a full game of “Monster Hunter Rise” after its release last Friday. We’ve had access to the demo since early February, and it gave players an early look into the game’s mechanics and some of the monsters that you’ll encounter.

The Miss Ebony Scholarship Pageant, which has been a part of Indiana State University since 1970, is hosted by the Black Student Union, which was founded in 1968. The Miss Ebony Scholarship Pageant is not a beauty pageant, but rather a platform for young women to showcase their talents and i…