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Student Life

Going forward: How IUPUI is handling COVID-19

For students at IUPUI, this semester involved adjusting to changes such as remote learning, wearing masks and social distancing all while students continued to work toward their degrees and education. As of November 8, the positivity rates among IUPUI students remained remarkably low. According to ...


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Student Life

Period Poverty

According to helpingwomenperiod.org, on average, women spend anywhere from $150-300 a year on tampons and pads and an additional $20-$50 on over-the-counter medication to relieve cramps and other side effects that come with periods.  In a lifetime, women have an estimated 500 menstrual cycles from ...


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Student Government

2020 Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Since the first Presidential Debate was a national embarrassment, all eyes were set on the Vice Presidential Debate between current Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris. A debate that many political analysts have said is the most important Vice Presidential Debate in American history.  To ...


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IUPUI

The dreaded test result

Students came back to campus this fall, whether virtually or in-person, ready to feel a sense of normalcy in our anything but ordinary lives, but some did not get that chance. Rather than being there for the first day of class, three IUPUI roommates were all awaiting their dreaded test results back. Junior ...


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Student Life

The New Norm

COVID-19 is the virus that brought the world to pieces. Everyone was affected from losing loved ones, students being sent home and the vast changes in work environments. People have been facing tremendous amounts of change for their everyday lives for months now, but is this our new normal?  If so, ...


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IUPUI

Anxiety Aftermath of COVID-19

Millions of students and teachers were forced to transition to entirely online classes when COVID-19 first started to spread. Now that most students are back on campus, there is a major difference between life before and after the start of the global pandemic. At IUPUI, students have multiple different ...


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Campus

Glancing at History Through a Virtual Lens

As tourists wander the streets of modern Rome, imaginations go rampant trying to recreate the rubble that remains from one of the world’s largest empires. The republican Forum Romanum, once adorned with lavish basilicae, massive temples, and decorative monuments, is all but column bases, temple fragments, ...


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COVID-19 impacting students beyond school grounds

IUPUI students had to make drastic changes when school chose to move online as the coronavirus epidemic entered Indiana. Students that lived in on-campus housing had to go home, and many students who live on campus are not citizens of Indiana. All students are now using Zoom to attend class, and it ...


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Lucas Rhed: Overcoming adversity again and again

As a sophomore in high school, Lucas Rhed wanted to focus on basketball and baseball. His former cross country teammates told their coach of Rhed’s running ability. Rhed refused to run when approached, so the coach asked him if he’d like to make a bet. The bet: if the coach could beat Rhed in a ...


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IUPUI is preparing in case school will not return in the fall

On April 21, an email was sent out to the School of Liberal Arts faculty detailing the five possibilities for what could happen to the fall 2020 semester. The e-mail, which included a report on the scenario plans for IUPUI, IUPUC, and IU Fort Wayne, outlined the five scenarios that could occur during ...


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IUPUI

IUPUI Postpones Spring Commencement

When IUPUI senior Hannah Boswell went to classes the week before spring break, she didn’t know it was the last time in her college career that she would see her closest friends and professors. She didn’t know that the coronavirus would sweep the globe, taking tens of thousands of lives and forcing ...


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IUPUI

Jagathon raises record high of $607,870.25

Every March at IUPUI has one main focus, Jagathon. The annual dance marathon where members of the IU community come together to raise money for Riley's Children’s Hospital. This year’s Jagathon will go down in history as all 1,248 members raised a record high of $607,870,25.  15 hours of dancing ...


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Student Life

Flatten the Curve

The rise of Coronavirus started in the middle of December last year, as it was discovered for the first time in Wuhan, China. In the past week, COVID-19 has surpassed 25,000 deaths globally, according to CNN. The virus has expanded from China to all around the world in just shy of a month. There are ...

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