Rethink Refusal. Banning Syrian refugees from our state is harmful to not only them but also us.


December 14, 2015

In order to “ensure the safety and security of all Hoosiers,” Indiana Governor Mike Pence has refused to allow any Syrian refugees into the state of Indiana. Over half of U.S. governors have similar concerns about the relocation of refugees from Syria. These positions were taken in response to the...

Lack of common sense. Proper clarification must be given to avoid another RFRA debacle.


April 23, 2015

On March 26, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law. The bill has resulted in a huge backlash against Indiana. Countless people across the country have labeled our state as bigoted and backwards. The criticism has died down, but this whole debacle was ...

Gov. Mike Pence signs bill to ban tanning bed usage for minors under the age of 16

Sophomore Sophie Page sprays tanning oil onto her legs before tanning. Page said she has used a tanning bed before, but still supports the recent ban on the use of tanning beds for minors under the age of 16. SARAH LIU / PHOTO


May 22, 2014

Earlier this year on March 22, Gov. Mike Pence passed a bill to take effect this summer banning minors under the age of 16 from using tanning beds at salons; however, those under the age of 18 are still permitted to tan with parental permission. According to sophomore Sophie Page, who said she has us...

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.

Take a stand. Students must recognize and combat legislation allowing guns at schools.


April 24, 2014

On April 15, 2013, this school’s administration enacted a security system in which students must press a button and provide visual and verbal identification before they can be admitted into the school building. This is one of many new measures taken by schools across the nation to ensure student safety, ...