Wednesday Rundown: State of the Campus address, IU baseball loses home opener, Childhood cancer awareness, Student-run acapella group

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Provost Robel praises IU in State of the Campus address

Provost Lauren Robel holds an IU flag she said she always keeps with her. Robel spoke about her time in India for India Remixed, which is designed to support global learning, international cultural exchanges and IU ambassadorship. Ty Vinson Buy Photos

IU-Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel delivered her State of the Campus address without protests this year.  Read more here.

IU drops home opener to Cincinnati 

Then-sophomore infielder Matt Gorski rounds third base against Cincinnati on March 6 at Bart Kaufman Field. Gorski is playing for the Harwich Mariners this summer. Bobby Goddin Buy Photos

IU played its first game at Bart Kaufman Field on Tuesday, but pitching struggles marred its home opener against Cincinnati. Read more here.

Scootering, virtual reality spread awareness for childhood cancer 

Seniors Lexi Carmichael and Adriana Cogdill ride scooters through an obstacle course at "Race for More than Four." This event was organized by Public Relations Student Society of America to raise awareness for childhood cancer treatment. Matthieu Picard Buy Photos

In the past 30 years, only four treatments for childhood cancer have been approved. A student public relations group hopes to change that. Read more here.

Student-run acapella group Ladies First prepares for 'Spring Showcase'

Senior Hannah Naddy belts during Ladies First's rehearsal of "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston. Ladies First, one of IU's a cappella groups, rehearsed Monday, March 5, in the Simon Music Center.  Matt Begala Buy Photos

Award-winning all-female a capella group Ladies First will celebrate graduating seniors its annual "Spring Showcase." Read more here.

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