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Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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 of attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, a...

UI scholarship leads Matchett to UK

By Dixita Limbachia

December 7, 2015


Filed under News

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, is one of 32 students to be selected as a 2016 Marshall ScholarJT. The scholarship will give her th...

‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

‘One-stop shop’ to open for wounded veterans

By Samantha Jones Toal

September 23, 2015


Filed under News

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 Higher Education is hosting an open house for veterans on campus Thursday. “In the military you...

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


Filed under News

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 a visit to Nugent Hall and the University‘s DRES facility, 1207 W. Oak St., Saturday Davis, announc...

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

October 23, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 war film, cookie cut with a star-studded cast and dazzling special effects; however, it was far more dev...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...

Racial and sexist stereotypes a reoccurring issue on campus

January 29, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 they can challenge those in authority, if necessary.  On the other hand, would these comments abou...