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The Future for IUPUI Post-Pandemic

Uncertainty remains across the nation as Covid-19 continues to surge across the United States, but efforts by Indiana University to mitigate further spread could provide clarity regarding the future of college campuses. Back in May, when Indiana’s peak amount of daily coronavirus cases was still ...


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CAPS helping students through COVID-19 and Finals stress

The recent election is one of the most important and controversial we have seen in many years. As a generation of young adults that longs to see change and make a difference, our voice is more important than ever. This is a crazy hard year for everyone as we fight through social movements and a pandemic. ...


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Speaker's Lab Struggles with COVID-19 adjustments

The freshman did not like the idea of stepping into Cavanaugh Hall’s quiet basement and wasting his time on crafting a silly speech. But the thought of not passing his speech class was scary. So off he went looking for hope. He stepped into the brightly lit Speaker’s Lab, which was so different ...


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Covid-19’s Effect on Zeta Tau Alpha

According to the IUPUI Covid Dashboard, the percentage of positive Covid-19 cases of IUPUI students increased from 4.94% in August to 30.46% in November, making the year look very different for members of IUPUI’s Zeta Tau Alpha. “This year recruitment was on zoom over two days from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...


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The Freshman College Experience: COVID Edition

Across the nation, college students everywhere are continually adjusting to the unpredictable pandemic and what the unknown holds. A large majority of classes are being taken online with weekly lecture meetings on Zoom, masks are required to be worn at all times while on campus, and the opportunity ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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