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Indiana State University’s Student Publications has shown an impressive ranking at the ICPA Awards this year. Indiana Statesman won second place for Best Facebook Page and second place for Best Overall Website, with the judges commenting, “Exactly what a news site should be. Simple, fast and…

On April 16th, 2021, an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Virtual Town Hall meeting took place to discuss racism against Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders. Some countries in Asia/Pacific Islands include China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Mongolian, North and South Korea, Japan, The Ph…

Today justice was served. The jury verdict in Minnesota has reverberated throughout society, and certainly on the campus of Indiana State University, where members of our community are tuned in and caring about the world around them.

Indiana State University and the Vigo County Health Department have had very encouraging results regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Both locations performed a large number of vaccinations and are pleased by the number of patients they’ve seen. Indiana State University offers COVID-19 vaccinatio…

 Indiana State University received a multi-million-dollar in-kind gift of package engineering technology software from Esko, a global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the packaging industry. This partnership continues the company’s two decades of support for the program. 

 Temperatures are rising, and with that, the Indiana State theft rate also rises. However, there are a few ways to stay protected. First, always lock living spaces, whether that is a dorm, apartment or house. 

 After hearing the news that COVID-19 accommodations are ending on May 31st, many students have strong feelings. The dystopian world that many all of us have seen in 2020 and a few months into 2021 is seemingly coming to an end. Classes will return to in-person, events will no longer be full…

 As the Summer and Fall 2021 semesters approach and our dystopian year comes to an end, the faculty is preparing for in-person classes and events. 

The University Council believes the best way for the college to combat racism is to help educate students about it. The Statement of the University College Dean to the University College Council explains, “[The new course will be] embedded with the following categories learning objectives th…

Indiana State University, with the help of Indiana State Student Health Center, operated by Union Hospital, has made vaccinations available to students and faculty starting on April 7th, 2021. Students and faculty may receive a Pfizer vaccination at ISU Student Health Center, Student Service…

From April 1- 9, Samantha Coffing and Makenzie Quissell will be working with the Honors College and the University College in a food drive to support the Sycamore Food Pantry. Samantha and Makenzie both attend Indiana State University and have been chosen as princesses in the 500 Festival fo…

Indiana State University has received a $6.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment for “Sycamores Achieve,” a new program to improve retention and graduation rates of first-generation students, students of color, and students who qualify for federal Pell Grants. 

On March 29th, Indiana State University students had the opportunity to attend a meeting to inform the public of Schuyler Bailar, in honor of Transgender Visibility Day. Schuyler Bailar was the first transgender man to compete in any NCAA D1 Division sports. He also was the first openly tran…

Alcohol Awareness Month is observed during the month of April. During this time, we see the effects of alcoholism in one's life and one’s community, especially during the pandemic. Overall, the pandemic has caused alcohol consumption to rise substantially over the past year. Overindulgence o…

Many students look forward to a break from school, especially spring break. Spring break is a college tradition and is widely considered essential to one's health.

 On Wednesday morning last week, an employee at Indiana State University was subjected to extreme racial written slurs. Immediately after reporting, the Indiana State’s Police started an investigation and the employee was offered counseling. The investigation is ongoing, and no one has been …