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Housing town hall creates transparency

April 12, 2011

Have you ever wanted to change something at USI or thought you had a solution to a problem on campus? Student Government Association hosted Housing Town Hall on Monday where students were encouraged to...

Students, faculty break the silence

April 12, 2011

USI clubs HEAR and Spectrum will be participating in the annual Day of Silence to support gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual (LGBT) community members on Friday.  The Day of Silence is a national event...

Greeks compete for a cause

April 12, 2011

Editor's note: The following story contains an error. Kappa Alpha Order won the overall Greek Week for the fraternity division.  Greeks on campus proudly represented their sororities and fraternities...

Professors put perspective on tsunami

April 10, 2011

The tsunami that hit Japan in March flooded the coast with a volume of water great enough to equal 12 days flow of the Ohio River, said Paul Doss, professor of geology. Students, faculty and Evansville...

USI witnesses trial at first Law Day

April 6, 2011

Viagra, pornographic magazines and paraphernalia commonly used with methamphetamine were items found by Indiana State Police officer Jeremy Franklin in Edward Godby’s home. Attendees witnessed an appeals...

Dancer known for kindness, passion

April 5, 2011

Jade Perry is described by others as a pleasure to talk to, cool and a genuinely nice guy. But what he is most known for is his passion for dance. Perry, a sophomore undecided major, has been dancing...

USI has high hopes for SGA president

April 5, 2011

Jordan Whitledge doesn’t sleep. The newly elected Student Government Association president lives by a quote he heard, “Dream big, work hard and don’t stop.” Beginning his days on campus at 6:00...

USI students go 'one day without shoes'

April 5, 2011

Cold sidewalks and damp grass didn’t stop the USI TOMS club from trampling campus barefoot for "One Day Without Shoes" Tuesday. The new club hit the ground running, organizing their first big event within...

USI dance team takes Alice in Wonderland to nationals

April 5, 2011

A male dressed in a felt overcoat, a top hat adorned with playing cards and a purple bowtie dances across the room, surrounded by women all wearing purple, black and red tutus. The man in the overcoat...

Students showcase artistic talent

April 5, 2011

USI students were awarded for their artistic talents Sunday afternoon at the 41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the McCutchan Art Center and Pace Galleries. Students' paintings, statues, photographs...

Associate Provost expresses confidence

April 4, 2011

Mark Bernhard, USI's future associate provost for Outreach and Engagement, is confident that he will adjust well to his new position thanks to his current and previous work at Virginia Polytechnical Institute...

USI recognizes phenomenal women

April 4, 2011

Pink daisies matched the fan-folded pink napkins, and women jumped up from their tables to kiss incoming women. If the amount of pink in the room wasn’t telling of the night’s purpose, the pink screensaver...

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