Student Life

IUPUI Person On the Street: Jags Go to the Polls

The 2018 midterm elections are rapidly approaching, and on Nov. 6, millions will have the opportunity to influence the course of the country’s future with their votes. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for election, and 35 senate seats are also up for grabs. Here in Indiana, incumbent ...


IUPUI Opens New Store For Students in Need

On Oct. 9, IUPUI opened their first ever free clothing store for students, Paw’s Closet. Just like Paw’s Pantry, a free food pantry, students can come to find things they may need. “We are open Tuesday’s from 9 a.m to 1 p.m and Wednesdays from 3 p.m to Each student can come in twice a ...


Student Health Services Offer Flu Vaccination

Although the weather may not seem to agree yet, summer is coming to a close at IUPUI and bringing in the next season. Some call it autumn. Others call it fall. But one name we can all agree on is “flu season.” No matter what you call it, Student Health is ready to help prepare students. IUPUI ...


IUPUI Mock Election is No Joke

IUPUI held a mock election from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at the Campus Center atrium. One hundred and fifty-four students filled out sample ballots and cast them in a real voting machine provided by the Marion County Board of Elections.   IUPUI civic engagement area manager Brant Johnson ...


Regatta 2018 Recap: A Chilling Experience

The morning of September 22, 2018 marked an important day of the year for me - I had finally been given the chance to free one of my beloved hoodies from its closet prison. Stepping out into the chilly morning air was an act I had been looking forward to for months, but I couldn’t help but wonder ...


Regatta Royalty

On Saturday, Sept. 22, IUPUI hosted its grandest Regatta yet. Not only does 2019 stand as IUPUI’s 50th anniversary, this year also celebrated a decade of Regatta. With 165 being the largest number of teams competing than ever before, Regatta also featured changes of location, a variety of performances ...


Indy Heart Walk 2018

The American Heart Association Indianapolis Heart Walk and 5K Run was hosted this past Saturday at the Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI Campus. The annual charity event was attended by thousands of participants in support of the American Heart Association. According to the AHA website, participants ...


IUPUI Regatta Moved to Military Park for 10th Anniversary

On Saturday, Sept. 22, IUPUI hosted its 10th annual Regatta for the first time in Military Park.  “This year we moved from being directly on the canal to being in Military Park,” IUPUI senior Sandy Nyguen said.“It is our 10th year anniversary and we wanted to do something bigger and different. ...

Student Life

Scooting Around Campus

You’ve been binge watching three seasons of FRIENDS and are surrounded by open textbooks. Pulling an all-nighter was not your plan, but here you are. Glancing at your phone, you realize you only have five minutes to get across campus to class. Now, there are scooters laying around campus to help students ...


IUPUI Hacks: Decoding the Programming Language

Dr. Spencer Lourens, Ph.D. and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the IUPUI Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is passionate about the programming language, R, and he wants to share that enthusiasm and excitement with IUPUI students. R, an open-source programming language, will be the ...


School of Engineering and Technology Receive NSF Grant

Big changes are in store for the School of Engineering and Technology thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. In an effort to increase collaboration and “STEM identity,” the school partnered with the University of Memphis and the University of Colorado at Denver to write a proposal ...


Battleships: Registration Open for Charity Competition

Registration is currently open for the upcoming Battleships competition from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the IUPUI Natatorium Competition Pool. The object of the competition is for one team to sink the other team’s canoe while trying to stay afloat themselves. After a series of ...


Harm Reduction Drive at IUPUI

For us students, a backpack is just a way of holding our laptops and expressing our styles. For them, a backpack is a portable home. For Dr. Carrie Foote, a backpack can be a way of connecting our communities through service. This marks the first year of the Harm Reduction Program Supply Drive, run ...

Student Life

Paw's Pantry Relocates and Gets Major Upgrade

Since 2013, Paw’s Pantry has been stuck in the back corner of the Campus Center, virtually unseen unless you were on your way to a parking lot most people don’t even use, waiting for a visitor. Or a volunteer. Anything. On a mission to help food insecurity within the IUPUI community, most students ...

Student Government

Pay for USG Leaders Debated

The leading members of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at IUPUI unveiled a preview of this semester’s proposed budget before a gathering of student senator-elects. The money allocated for paying the USG leadership proved to be controversial. “If I’m doing the math right, over half ...


Letter from the Editor: Welcome Back!

Now that we’re all (hopefully) used to our schedules, gone into debt buying textbooks and have sufficiently boozed, we can officially say that the semester is in full swing. That being said, welcome back, Jags! I’m excited to begin my senior year as Editor-in-Chief of The Campus Citizen. The editorial ...

Student Government

Less Plastic, More Pads: The USG's Plans

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at IUPUI plans to reduce plastic usage and make menstrual products more widely available on campus. “We’re looking at ways to phase out the use of plastic products on campus, such as plastic silverware,” said USG Director of Initiatives Joshua Bell. ...

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