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This week we are spotlighting the Student Government Association. SGA is a student-led organization here on campus that focuses on voicing opinions of the student body. Despite COVID-19, SGA is still working hard as ever to showcase their organization in the best possible ways.

 Within the last year, protests, riots and gatherings have been held to not only bring awareness to police brutality, but about systematic racism as well. #Sayhername is a hashtag used usually when someone dies in vain. In more recent times, the hashtag #Sayhername became more familiar on so…

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, ISU President Deborah Curtis sent out a message to all students regarding the ongoing enrollment issue, stating that “We have 9,662 wonderful students in the current semester — not including 246 dual-credit students — down 8.7% from Spring 2020. Nationally, first-time enr…

This past Sunday, football fans across campus joined together, whether in-person or virtually, to watch the 55th National Football League Super Bowl. Although this annual event looked different this year, many people still found a way to celebrate amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bio: Dr. Kim Bodey was a first-generation college student. She was a division I track and field athlete before she decided to get to start teaching. She was a varsity letter winner on the track and field team at the University of Illinois for shot put and Discus, and competed in the 1992 Oly…

On Jan. 27, a table was set up by the LGBTQ+ resource center in the HMSU commons to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day. This marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1945. The International Remembrance Day was established to remember the six million J…

This might just be the year for several different Indiana State University students who have made their new year’s resolutions and plan to stick with them all year. On the other hand, some students chose not to make New Year’s resolutions at all. This is because they know their past tendenci…

Although the holiday season will be looking different this year, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra will be holding their annual holiday concert virtually. It will be Dec. 12, 2020 beginning at 4:30 P.M.

Name: Alison Weaver

Thanksgiving break is just around the corner, and this may be one of the most unique holidays for many students. Many students have already gone home with classes changing to remote. This would normally cause excitement, but this time it will be different.

It is a busy time during a unique semester, so ISU’s School of Music has decided to put on a series of small concerts during the two weeks leading up to Thanksgiving Break. 

Bio: Professor Aruna Chandra is a professor for the Scott College of Business. She earned her PhD in teaching from Kent State University in Ohio. She has been teaching at ISU for 19 years. She teaches strategy at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provides grants and research opportunities in entrepreneurship for students. Due to her good relationships with other schools across the world, Chandra has been able to take students on many different trips. In 2013 and 2018 she took social entrepreneurships trips with students. 

Spectrum President, William Edwards, presented a talk on Zoom Thursday afternoon over the queer and gender theory of Jurassic Park. It was based off of the original movie, “Jurassic World,” and the novel by Michael Crichton. 

OREO and PFLAG have released a limited-edition rainbow cookie in celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month. PFLAG, which up until 2014 was called "Parent, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays," was founded in 1973 after "the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son," according to the organization’s website. The organization is focused on fostering community between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people and their families and allies. There were 10,000 packages of cookies that were given away. The giveaway ran during the month of October.