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Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry

Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2019

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced Sept. 24 that the House would launch a formal inquiry into the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump in the wake of allegations that he pressured the president of Ukraine to open a corruption investigation into former Vice President and ...

Setbacks delay revolving door removal

Setbacks delay revolving door removal

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

The revolving door in the Performance Center has been out of commission since 2016. Director of Facility Operations and Planning James Wolfe said they are working with an engineer to design a new entrance system and they’re going to take it out completely. Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, the compa...

Cross country runner to keynote Hispanic Heritage month event

Cross country runner to keynote Hispanic Heritage month event

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2019

Thomas Valles, a member of the state champion McFarland High School cross country team featured in the 2015 Disney film “McFarland USA,” will be the keynote speaker for USI’s Hispanic Heritage Month event at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 in Carter Hall. The event, moderated by USI graduate Paola Marizan, will feature...

University’s Historic New Harmony to host “Chew on This”

University’s Historic New Harmony to host “Chew on This”

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 17, 2019

USI's Historic New Harmony will host the Indiana Humanities program, Chew on This, Tuesday, Sep 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schee Ribeyre Elliott House. It uses the power of food and drink as a convener of people to inspire thoughtful discussions. The program will involve how Midwesterners are either seen...

Leadership Everyone coming to USI

Leadership Everyone coming to USI

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 17, 2019

Leadership Everyone will be holding two Regional VOICE visioning sessions on campus Monday, Sep 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. and Thursday, Sep 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. . USI students, employees and retirees are welcomed to attend. Regional VOICE will open the door for conversations about the future for areas across...

Crime Log 9/11-9/17

Crime Log 9/11-9/17

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 17, 2019

9/11 6:44 a.m.- Fire Alarm/O'Daniel South Apartments 11:56 a.m.- Traffic Violation/Parking Lot J 11:59 a.m.- Illness Report/Health Professions Center 1:14 p.m.- Incident Report/Orr Center 4:07 p.m.- Illness Report/McDonald West Apartments 7:36 p.m.- Fire Alarm/O'Daniel North Apartm...

USI Theatre opens season with ‘The Revolutionists.’

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of Southern Indiana Theatre will open its season with “The Revolutionists,” a new comedy written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Eric Altheide, associate professor of theatre. “The Revolutionists,” tells the story of four real-life women who lived during the time of the Fre...

USI to host workshop focusing on the ‘Buffalo Trace’

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

USI Historic Southern Indiana and Indiana’s Historic Pathways will host a workshop, “Getting from Here to There: The Story of the Buffalo Trace,” for teachers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT Oct. 8 at the Dubois County Museum in Jasper. The workshop is mainly for third, fourth and fifth-grade teachers...

Crime Log 9/3- 9/10

Crime Log 9/3- 9/10

Megan Thorne and Rhonda Wheeler, Writers

September 10, 2019

9/3 2:15 p.m. - Illness Report/Health Professions Center 5:07 p.m. - Incident Report/Public Safety Building 7:04 p.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/McDonald West Apartments   9/4 12:53 p.m. - Traffic Accident/Parking Lot G 1:00 p.m. - Deception-Falsification-Misrepresentation/Red Mango ...

USI to host second annual Study Abroad Fair

USI to host second annual Study Abroad Fair

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 3, 2019

USI students will get the opportunity to meet representatives from the study abroad program at the second annual Study Abroad Fair Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the cone at the University Center.  The event will give students information about what they need to do to study abroad.  USI offer...

University Archives to help preserve historical materials

University Archives to help preserve historical materials

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 3, 2019

USI Archives and Special Collections has partnered with various Veteran groups to preserve historical materials housed at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum in downtown Evansville.  The Coliseum was opened in 1916 as a tribute to the men of Vanderburgh county who fought in the Civil and S...

Crime Log 8/27 – 9/2

Crime Log 8/27 – 9/2

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

September 3, 2019

8/27 11:43 AM - Illness Report/University Center East 7:20 PM - Traffic Accident/O’Daniel South Apartments   8/29 11:25 AM - Illness Report/University Center West 11:33 AM - Injury Report/Children’s Learning Center 2:39 PM - Injury Report/Science Center 4:02 PM - Fire Alarm - Cooking...

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