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Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres, Columnist August 9, 2016

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all. As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases...

UI scholarship leads Matchett to UK

By Dixita Limbachia December 7, 2015

Leah MatchettJT ended up at the University by chance, but her experience on campus gave her the opportunity to become a Marshall Scholar.Matchett, a senior, double majoring in global studies and geology,...

Veterans talk at the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. 

‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

By Samantha Jones Toal September 23, 2015

Veteran and student Garrett Anderson is excited for veterans on campus to have a “one-stop shop” to to find resources, guidance, counseling and more on campus. The Center for Wounded Veterans in...

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

By Maggie Sullivan September 13, 2015

Tim Nugent founded Disability Resources and Educational Services at the University in 1948. Nearly 70 years later Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, wants the government to recognize Nugent’s leadership.During...

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

October 23, 2014

Quite possibly vying to be the biggest surprise of Oscar season, “Fury” is a driven movie capable of evoking strong emotions in any viewer.  At first glance it might seem to be another rudimentary...

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

By Brittney Nadler May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side,...

Racial and sexist stereotypes a reoccurring issue on campus

January 29, 2014

Here are a few thoughts on the latest controversy regarding race and gender that are rooted in the long history on this campus and in this country.  On the one hand, I applaud that students know that...

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