Why finish in four?

In the first of a series following up on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s recent article featuring Indiana State, we explore why it’s important — for both students and State — to earn their degrees on time.

As a high school student in Fort Wayne, Ind., Michael Platt struggled with motivation and time management. But all that changed when he got to Indiana State three years ago. He found a robust support network made up of people who wanted to see him succ…
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More than 100 years ago, J.D. Rockefeller became the world’s first billionaire — and changed our economy forever. Today’s richest people affect our daily lives, from the phone we use to the price tag on our lawn mower.

BY Betsy Simon

How has State’s legacy changed?

There have been name changes, several mascots and a cast of new school colors, but through it all Indiana State has remained steadfast in its mission to make higher education accessible to Hoosiers for almost as long as Indiana has been a state.

BY Betsy Simon

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Incidents of police shooting suspects, officers being targeted and changes in technology create a complicated — and, often, increasingly tense — scenario for communities to grapple.

BY Libby Roerig


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Despite the headlines claiming the newest generation to enter the workforce has special needs and requests, experts say their behavior is the same as any new employee. Our experts also share tips to be the best employee you can — no matter your age.

BY Elise Lima, '16

What does it mean to be black in America?

Vice President of Student Affairs Willie Banks says ‘there is no barometer on being black.’ He uses his experiences of the world, his loving family and encounters with intolerance to make the campus a better place for Sycamores.

BY Jamina M. Tribbett