IUPUI's "Battleships" is for You and the Kids

As summer comes to a close, time by the pool decreases as the use of academic planners increases. However, this commonly inverse relationship is challenged during the annual Regatta week event hosted by Jagathon. This year, the activity known as "Battleships" was hosted in the Natatorium. The proceeds ...


Artist Spotlight: Elaina Nichols

Elaina Nichols is an exceptionally talented and creative artist here at IUPUI. This semester will mark the completion of her second year of classes working towards a degree in drawing and illustration at the Herron School of Art and Design. She defines being an illustrator as somebody having an idea ...


Man on the Street: IUPUI Expanding

Students have a bit of change to look forward to for the upcoming school year as IUPUI expresses plans for some architectural advancements on campus. The Indiana University Board of trustees approved the move for a new Multidisciplinary research and classroom building to hit IUPUI's campus. This new ...


Man on the Street: Alcohol Awareness Month

Students are pushing through April with their textbooks tight in grip, study guides on their desk and summer on their minds as finals grow near. Summer presents many opportunities for the student body of IUPUI. Of course many of these opportunities include walks in the woods and fun in the sand. Others ...


De-stress Before Your Tests With The Help of IUPUI

Ahhh yes, here we are again, beloved finals week. College students across the country are gearing up for one of, if not the most, stressful weeks of their semester. From overly-clenched buttcheeks, to caffeine binges and sleep-deprived zombies roaming campus, we have all experienced and witnessed the ...


IUPUI 2018-19 Athletics Wrap-Up

Hopes were high for success across the board as IUPUI began the 2018-2019 athletic year. And why wouldn’t they be? The women’s soccer team was coming off of the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance. The volleyball team reached the NIT in 2017-18. The women’s basketball team seemed to have ...


Indy Artist Spotlight: Nathan Brown

Nathan Brown and Arturo Martinez, both sophomore filmmakers studying media arts and sciences at IUPUI, have recently started a documentary series titled Indy Artist Spotlight. This documentary series takes a look at different artists coming out of Indianapolis and shines a spotlight on them and their ...


Know Your Status: IUPUI's HIV/STI Testing

According to, over 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV. Amongst these 1 million, an estimated 51% (31,300) people aged 13-24 living with HIV didn’t know. Amid this group of 13-24 who were diagnosed with HIV in 2013, 78% were linked to care within 3 months—the lowest rate ...


IUPD's Newest Member is Here to Protect With a Wagging Tail

There are many students who join the cadet program with the Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) and one cadet stands out above all the rest. With his brown fur and wagging tail he’s ready to serve and protect. Indy is the newest member to join the IUPD within recent months. His K-9 handler, ...


SpeakOUT! Hear the Voices of Social Justice Poets

The SpeakOUT group of IUPUI’s Mission of Social Justice Education (SJEd) is hosting its second Poetry Slam Thursday, April 18. The social justice-inspired spoken word will be read by IUPUI students in the Herron auditorium at 5 P.M. The call out for poets was April 11, for late entries contact Yolanda ...

Student Life

Ball Residence Hall's Past, Present and Future

Ball Residence Hall, a four-story red brick building on the western edge of IUPUI’s campus, was built in 1928 for nursing students as a gift from the Ball brothers from Muncie, Indiana – hence its name. When IUPUI became a university in 1969, Ball became an official residence hall for students outside ...

Student Life

PUUR Opens in Campus Center

In the last few weeks, the Campus Center has opened a healthy option for lunch and snacks. You can get salads, toast, bowls, and smoothies for relatively cheap prices. Everything is freshly made and customized to your liking. The service is a bit slow as they are quite busy since their opening. But ...


Opinion: IU Day Feels Pointless at IUPUI

IU Day comes but once a year, thank goodness. Attending IUPUI means attending a school with a unique campus culture and history that’s still a satellite of Bloomington. Call me jaded or boring, but I’m not a fan of celebrating IU Day when not only is the campus more than just IU, it has a rich urban ...


College Mentors for Kids Paves the Way for Bright Futures

At the IUPUI Campus Center, college students and elementary school children sit together in pairs, bent over picture books, pausing in between pages to chat and laugh. When the children stumble over words, their mentors act as patient guides, providing gentle corrections and words of encouragement. ...

Student Life

TCN: The Communication Network

The Communication Network is revamping its student ran broadcasting organization here at IUPUI. The newly elected officers, all IUPUI students, have high hopes and many goals for the network for 2019 and beyond. Izzy Cretcher, vice president of the organization, shared some of the goals the network ...


Review: The Price of Progress

“The Price of Progress: The IUPUI/Indiana Avenue Story” play existed for the explicit purpose of starting a dialogue about the relationship IUPUI has with the history of the neighborhood it displaced. Part of the 50 year anniversary, this play prompted interesting questions as to how the university ...

Student Life

IUPUI Improves Safety for Pedestrians

For most students, when choosing a school to spend the next four years at, campus safety is their number one priority. Recently many actions have been taken to enhance safety at IUPUI, which includes changing  the speed limit throughout campus from 35 mph to 25 mph. “Not right away but eventually ...

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