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SAGA raises awareness, money

SAGA raises awareness, money

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under News

Blaine Halford is no activist, but he said it's important for people to be aware of bullying against those in the LGBT community. Halford, a freshman computer science major, along with members of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) and Students for Gender Violence Awareness (SFGVA) helped raise...

Welcome Center delays continue

Welcome Center delays continue

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Construction for the Fuquay Welcome Center will be further delayed after bids continue to run overbudget. “We have been using a construction firm to give us a pre-look at what they thought it might cost,” Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Bridges said. “We would like to be su...

Students make voices heard at community rally

Students make voices heard at community rally

Sarah Loesch and Riley Guerzini
January 20, 2017
Filed under News

Community members gathered around the Four Freedoms Monument on Riverside Dr., Friday afternoon for the "With Liberty and Justice for All," community rally, march and fair.

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Uber races into Evansville

Uber races into Evansville

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under News

Ever since her car broke down, Crystal Phillips has searched for a reliable transportation system to get her to and from work. Phillips, a freshman public relations major, said she has had difficulty getting an internship or a higher paying job because her modes of transportation are slim. “I really feel lik...

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

Gabi Wy and Sarah Loesch
May 2, 2016
Filed under News

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Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Gabi Wy, News Editor
April 24, 2016
Filed under News

Freshman Kyle Duggan said unlike in the past, Indiana could have a real impact in the primary election this year. The business administration major stood near the press tables at the Old National Events Plaza downtown Sunday, his hand on his chin as he observed fellow Ted Cruz supporters. He had nev...

Lenhardt named HR director

Lenhardt named HR director

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under News

Andrew Lenhardt sensed he had a special opportunity as a first generation college student. The university appointed Lenhardt to be the executive director of Human Resources, effective June 1. Lenhardt grew up in the small farm town of Waterloo, Illinois where he started work on his grandfather...

Startup Weekend educates entrepreneurs

Startup Weekend educates entrepreneurs

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under News

Fifty-four hours. That is all the time given to come up with an entire business plan and model proficient enough to move forward. A team containing a wide array of skills and entrepreneurial mentors dedicated to helping participants make the task possible. This is the goal of Startup Weekend Evansville...

River City snapshot

River City snapshot

Megan Thorne
October 14, 2015
Filed under Features

USI alumna Amanda Brinkman wanted to shine a light on the “up-and-coming” city of Evansville by creating a Snapchat geofilter. Geofilters are special overlays for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations. Many major cities have filters, which show up when location settings are turned...

Museum hosts event to “revitalize” Evansville

Museum hosts event to “revitalize” Evansville

Amelia Peterson
October 7, 2015
Filed under Features

  The goal for TEDx Evansville is to encourage the revitalization of the city by showcasing innovative ideas, Zac Parsons said. “Everyone says Evansville’s a great place to raise a family, and that’s fine, but everyone also says that we have a problem with retaining young, talented p...

IU Medical School to break ground Oct. 23

Gabi Wy
September 29, 2015
Filed under News

The groundbreaking for the new Indiana University Medical School Evansville campus is planned for 10 a.m. Oct. 23. Although planners estimate the building to be completed by late 2017, Vice President of Finance and Administration Steve Bridges said students probably won’t be able to study at the n...

Evansville community comes together

Evansville community comes together

Anna Todd
September 16, 2015
Filed under Features

Records are being broken this year at the United Way Day of Caring, said Amanda Newman at the event’s  kick-off breakfast. Volunteers from across Evansville gathered together to give back to their community at the annual Day of Caring, put on by the United Way of Southwestern Indiana on Friday...

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