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Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Video

Heads craned upwards as tinfoil-tinted solar eclipse glasses pressed against the faces of thousands of USI students, 500 elementary school children, and members of the Evansville community. Boisterous clapping and cheering ensued for the short span of time when the moon passed over the sun. N...

Bennett announces retirement

Bennett announces retirement

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

August 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Video

  University President Linda Bennett announced her retirement at Tuesday’s fall faculty and administration meeting. Holding back tears from the podium, Bennett thanked students, faculty, administration and support staff for making the university a community that she is “very proud to be ...

USI community collaborates at playwriting workshop

USI community collaborates at playwriting workshop

Gabi Wy, Editor-in-Chief

August 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Video

When Andrea Morgan Dale heard her professor speak about Plato's “Symposium” and the philosophy of love last fall, she knew she had to write about it. "My play, 'The Philosophy of Love,' is about two philosophy professors who fall in love," the junior philosophy and theatre major said. "They debate...

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