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IU suspends in-person classes for the rest of spring semester

IU is suspending in-person classes and moving to online for the rest of the spring semester due to the growing health concern of COVID-19.  To comply with the cancellation of in-person classes and to give students and staff more time to destress, IU has extended spring break an extra week, March 14 ...


Coronavirus Facts and Information for the IU Community

On March 10, IU President Michael A. McRobbie announced that all IU campuses’ courses will be taught online for two weeks following spring break. This announcement followed suit with the more than 300 universities that have canceled or moved courses online since the COVID-19 outbreak. Since then, ...

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IU campuses suspend in-person classes due to COVID-19

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in Indiana, all IU campuses' courses will be taught online following spring break, from March 15 to 22. Students will be taught remotely from March 23 to April 5 and are being encouraged to travel to their permanent homes during this time period. Visitors are ...


IU prompts cancellation of spring break trips due to COVID-19

Gov. Eric Holcomb declared Indiana in a state of emergency and urged Marion County to take necessary precautions as the first case of coronavirus was confirmed Friday morning.  Due to the widespread outbreak of COVID-19, Indiana University has canceled all university-sponsored spring break student ...


IU GPA calculator under violation of federal privacy law

A GPA calculator on the Indiana Bloomington campus was in violation of federal privacy law. This included students from all nine IU branch campuses, including graduates from 2015 and later. This calculator was used for the sole purpose under the domain of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate ...

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Tower Dining Orange Chicken fiasco

When thinking about orange chicken from your favorite restaurant, the thought of fresh orange slices on top of chicken breast does not usually come to mind. The thought of crispy fried chicken covered in orange sauce is usually what is pictured. However, Tower Dining decided to take a fresh and unique ...

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Flipping the mood before finals

Stress, although almost inevitable during the weeks leading up to finals, was battled by SAPB on Tuesday during their annual event titled “Flip the Script.” With breakfast for dinner served in Tower Dining and activities such as stress ball making on the second floor, students with ranging interests ...


A “Paws”-itive Clothing Option on Campus

For many, purchasing a new set of apparel before a job interview or a special occasion is not an easy task. At Paw’s Closet, however, this struggle is heard and addressed. On Nov. 20, a donation day was held by volunteers of the closet in order to stock up on clothing for the remainder of the year. With ...

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Digging Up Sustainability

From March to November, the recurring campus event known as “Dig It Up” is in full swing. Located at the intersection of New York Street and Lansing Street, the quaint but powerful New York Street Garden has been tended to by volunteers since 2010. Sara Hafyane, a senior studying at the O’Neill ...

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Guide to staying warm on campus

       The cold weather has finally hit Indianapolis, making walking to class nothing but fun. Thanks to the JagLine shuttle system and numerous tunnels located across campus, life can be a little warmer during the upcoming winter season.     By using the tunnels, one can make it from the Science ...

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Eating with Dietary Restrictions at Tower Dining

   Many walk into Tower Dining and see a buffet laid out before their eyes, but some walk into Tower Dining and see piles of food that they cannot eat. Whether it be personal choice or doctor suggested, having a dietary restriction affects every meal, every snack and everything in between.     Lacey ...

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Hold on to your jacket, it's fire alarm season

Late October 9 marked the beginning of what many University Tower Resident Assistants have titled, “fire alarm season.” At 2:33 a.m., Tower residents woke to the sound of alarms piercing through the silence of the night. Subsequently, each resident made their way down the stairwells, through the ...

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Students for Sustainability

October is a month home to many s-words, such as spooky and scary, but at IUPUI, the most important is sustainability. Starting on October 1, the Campus Center, University Library, University Tower, and North Hall are competing to win the annual Energy Challenge. This building-to-building battle has ...


Regatta Introduces New Scholarship

IUPUI’s Regatta has decided to double their money donations this year with the introduction of a new scholarship, the IUPUI Regatta Court Royalty Scholarship. The signature scholarship of the event has been included in efforts to strengthen the homecoming culture of the event.  The Regatta, being ...


More Than Just a Boat Race

It’s 10:30 a.m., typically obstreperous students are eerily serious on the Indianapolis canal, some pacing, others gathered in huddles talking strategy. They’re gearing up for a long-awaited yearly canoe race down the man-made canal. It’s Regatta Day.  Beginning in 2009, the IUPUI Regatta is ...

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