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The Gender Studies program at Indiana State University, also known as GNDR 450, is hosting their annual Take Back the Night event at 6 pm Wednesday in the HMSU at DeDe I, II and III. Take Back the Night serves as an event to raise awareness of and fight for the end of gendered violence and s…

On November 5th 2021, Travis Scott performed at the Astroworld Music Festival. Thousands of fans awaited him before the stage as he got ready to perform his setlist. Little do they know that some of these fans were going to have a near-death experience. By the end of the evening, eight (as f…

October was Domestic Violence Awareness month, and ISU covered the campus in resources and learning opportunities, encouraging students to learn and know red flags of dating violence. Over the course of last month, The Title IX Office (partnered with various other organizations throughout ca…

This fall semester, students on campus experienced a welcome back that was almost exactly like the one in the pre-COVID semester of 2019. Certain traditions had made a full comeback, such as “March Through the Arch,” where freshmen walk through the ISU arch on campus and are welcomed into th…

With 18 states fully legalizing cannabis, 9 states having medical and decriminalized cannabis, 10 states having medical marijuana, and 7 states allowing CBD only, that only leaves 4 states in the United States where cannabis is fully illegal. Indiana, as of now, only allows CBD, but with the…

In 1987, October was named Domestic Violence Awareness Month. ISU is ensuring that students on campus and off are being informed on dating safely. When students arrive at a new place, hoping to find some long-term friends or relationships, it can be easy to get excited. However, one should s…

Last week, Indiana Statesman had the opportunity to interview Michael Gannon, of the DEA, about the impact of fentanyl in Indiana. Gannon states that fentanyl seems to have the worst cases of dangerous activity stemming from its use. “In Indianapolis in 2021, the Marion County coroner’s offi…

An anti-abortion non-profit organization protested their pro-life beliefs on campus in the DeDe plaza around the fountain. Graphic images were spread amongst the area leaving students feeling triggered and overwhelmed.

There is always so much happening during Homecoming week, and so much to look forward to. After all, it is one of the biggest ISU events of the year. But what about the people who make it all happen? This past week, through all the craziness and the fun, I had the chance to sit down with Rex…

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and this year the Office of Information Technology stepped up to raise awareness. They provided an article to students across campus, and included everyday messages or e-mails students might get that could be spam or scams. ISU school-issued emails …

Fifth Street from Tippecanoe Street to Cherry Street now carries the honorary name of Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Way. Dr. Perry, a Terre Haute native and Indiana State University alumna, was appointed by three U.S. presidents to represent the nation internationally. Her granddaughter, …

On Friday, October 1st, the Student Philanthropy Organization here on campus held a “Run for Cancer Research” event. Signs were posted all over to guide the participating runners in a path that stood about a mile in length. The weather stayed bright and beautiful, as volunteers lined up to r…

Last month was Suicide Awareness month, and the Multicultural Services and Programs rented a table by the fountain. Students could come up and learn about the struggle with suicide in America, get a Suicide Awareness ribbon, and learn about the opportunities for counseling help that they can…

Last Thursday, the Creative Writing program at Indiana State hosted a “Meet the Author” event via Zoom. This event was just one part in the Theodore Dreiser Visiting Series, a program that lets students from ISU meet published and professional authors. The program is made possible through su…

Mental illness affects 1 in 5 of the US population. That means approximately 20% of Americans face daily challenges with their mental health. How does the stress of an education add to that?