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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Know Your Status: IUPUI's HIV/STI Testing

According to aids.gov, 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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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. ...


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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 ...


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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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Mindfulness Meditation at CAPS

Whether you are an upper or lower classmen, we have all experienced some sort of stress in our college career. This stress could be caused bya number of things: important tests, a presentation in your worst class, group partners not pulling their weight, you name it. These are all common occurrences ...


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April Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness

Sexual Assault Prevention, Intervention, & Response (SAPIR) Task Force, is a coordinating council that plays a key role in making the campus a safer place. Every April, SAPIR offers a month of events dedicated to Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year’s SAAM campaign focuses on the power ...


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Jagathon: A History

Hundreds of people from different backgrounds, different cultures, and different beliefs gather in the Campus Center of IUPUI each year for one reason: for the kids. With their sore legs and stretched smiles, everyone stands, fights, and dances for the children struggling at the Riley Hospital for Children ...


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International Peer Mentoring Program Helps Students Acclimate

After 30 years, IUPUI’s Office of International Affairs has not slowed down. To help new students, the OIA runs the International Peer Mentoring Program (IPMP). Mentors guide students in their first years through both typical student concerns and the social complexities of being a young person abroad. ...


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Poverty Simulation Aims to Open Eyes

It is hard for many to imagine the true struggles of life below the poverty line because we are so conditioned to our ways of life and having the basic needs of living at our fingertips. Poverty is a harsh reality for millions of people throughout the U.S. as well as people that we see and interact ...


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Celebrating Black History at IUPUI

In IUPUI’s storied history, not everything is positive. Displacing many African Americans from their homes, many can look back and make assumptions about this school. Starting with their treatment of Black History Month, IUPUI has tried to rectify past transgressions. Black History Month’s origins ...


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