‘Break the Cycle’: First Generation College Students

Imagine for a second: you’re sitting in an ordinary college lecture hall at an ordinary university, surrounded by ordinary college students. Look around –Notice the students, their age, hair color, gender, race, even the clothes they wear. Look around again –Tell me the student who are the first in their family to go to college.…

Sexual Violence at Indiana University: The Questions

Sexual violence is a crime. Sexual violence should not be a norm. Sexual violence affects 1 in 5 women and 1 in 33 men. There were 252 reports of alleged sexual misconduct reported on the Indiana University Bloomington campus in 2014-2015 according to The Annual Student Welfare Report. Only 40 out of the 252 cases…

IU Democrats Discuss Redistricting Reform

  The Indiana University Democrats invite president of the Monroe County League of Women Voters, Kate Cruikshank to their weekly meeting this past Wednesday. She speaks about her research on political gerrymandering, and why she believes the redistricting system needs to change. Gerrymandering is the process of manipulating district boundaries to favor one specific political…