IU senior Connor McWhinney found a home at IU Dance Marathon

IU senior Connor McWhinney knows what it’s like to have your world change in an instance. His senior year of high school, McWhinney was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that required three months of chemotherapy at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. The diagnosis changed the McWhinney’s life, not […]

‘Every time I go in and vote I feel proud and happy and I want all students to have that feeling’

Indiana University senior Sidney Harris has voted in previous elections. But she felt particularly proud casting her vote on the first day of early voting this year — her first presidential election. “It felt good to vote,” said the sociology major. “I voted twice before this and I think this is the most exciting time.” […]

IU Civic Leaders spend fall break on Capitol Hill

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe: Students in the 2020 class of IU Civic Leaders got to spend their fall break in Washington, D.C., but the trip was much more than a vacation for the students. Many walked away inspired to help make change on both a local and national level. The three-day […]

IU community comes together for annual Nuestras Raíces

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Sheila Raghavendran: Indiana University Bloomington students and community members recently came together to share stories, poems and memories at the Latino Cultural Center, La Casa. This annual event, called Nuestras Raíces, which means “our roots,” is part of Hispanic Heritage Month and is a time for IU’s Latino community to […]