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David Bower, Joan Kempf deLong, Tim Mahoney, Zane Mitchell, Ronald Rochon, Jon Mark Hall, Khalilah Doss and Kindra Strupp stand in front of the sculpture at the Screaming Eagles Complex.  President Rochon called it a

Students take first look inside new athletic facilities

Shelby Clark , Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

Students, faculty, staff and a state senator take a first look inside the Aquatic Center and at the new campus sculpture, “The Screaming Eagle.” Members of the university community toured the...

Tyler Hagen in the David and Betty Rice Plaza, Spring 2019. He was known as a generous and sweet friend to students and faculty.

University mourns recent loss of life

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2021

Students, faculty and staff are mourning the loss of their own this week.  Tyler Hagen, senior biology student, died on campus Tuesday night.  Hagen, 22, of Plainfield, Indiana, died from suicide,...

Evansvile mayor Lloyd Winnecke speaks at SGA's first publc forum in Carter Hall Thursday. Winnecke spoke on multiple topics relating to the Evansville community.

Evansville mayor speaks at SGA’s public forum

Casey Clark, Chief Copy Editor September 2, 2021

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke of Evansville attended the Student Government Association’s first public forum of the school year.  The meeting was conducted Thursday in Carter Hall. Winnecke informed the students...

Students and individuals in the university community will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This saline drawn syringe from the April vaccination clinic in the Screaming Eagles Arena represents the amount of the Pfizer vaccine administered in each dose.

Presidential Task Force will not mandate COVID-19 vaccine

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021

President Ronald Rochon announced the Presidential Task Force will not require students or faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Rochon made this announcement at the university meeting...

In-person commencement ceremony for 2020 graduates was announced at the July Board of Trustees meeting. The Board of Trustees met July 15 in Carter Hall.

In-person commencement to be held for 2020 graduates

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief July 15, 2021

Students in the class of 2020 will have an in-person commencement December 18 as a part of the Fall 2021 commencement ceremonies.  Kindra Strupp, vice president for marketing and communications, announced...

The Board of Trustees met in Carter Hall for the last meeting of the semester. This was their first in-person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The EDIC continues plan to research diversity on campus

Hayden Olberding, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

The EDIC plans to consult focus groups, share data and begin conversations relating to their 2020 Insight Survey. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council surveyed students, faculty, staff and administrators...

Counseling Center is operating with low staff

Hayden Olberding, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

The university Counseling Center has four fewer staff this semester. The Counseling Center had six staff members in Sept. 2020. There are currently only two employees running the Counseling Center for...

The Student Government Association held their elections April 12. SGA inaugurated the new, uncontested president April 22.

Student says he was unjustly disqualified from SGA presidency

Hayden Olberding, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

A student said he was unjustly disqualified from running for Student Government Association presidency. The association’s officials disagree, saying he didn’t meet the requirements for the office. Trent...

University officials announce budget increase at the town hall Tuesday. The university will have an operating budget of $48.2 million in 2022.

Budget increase allows employee raises, return to traveling

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 27, 2021

University officials announce an increase in state funding, travel returning and a plan for employee raises at town hall Tuesday. The state is allocating $48.2 million in 2022 and $51 million in 2023...

Paige Schemanske, sophomore nursing student, died Friday. Schemanske was a friend, RA and member of Students for Life.

Friends mourn nursing sophomore

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 26, 2021

Students are mourning the loss of one of their own last week. Paige Schemanske, sophomore nursing student, died Friday in Marion County, Indiana.  Schemanske, 20, of Carmel, Indiana, died from suicide,...

Anna Ardelean, junior political science major, elected Student Government Association president. Ardelean ran for president uncontested.

Ardelean elected SGA president

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 22, 2021

Students elect a new Student Government Association president.   Anna Ardelean, a junior political science major, won the majority of ballots cast. She ran for president unopposed. Ardelean will be...

Chase DeBruyn, SGA administrative vice president of environmental protection, and Josie Ault, president of Veg Club, hand out vegetarian deserts and reusable items Monday. Sodexo provided the vegetarian cookies and brownies.

SGA launches environmental week

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 19, 2021

Student Government Association kicks off Environmental Week Monday honoring the annual celebration of Earth Day. SGA partnered with student organizations to bring environmental awareness to campus....

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