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Two injured after grease fire in Leslie apartment

Ambulances and Sheriff cars outside Leslie apartment Oct. 26 after a grease fire.

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 26, 2019

A grease fire broke out at the Leslie building apartments Saturday night that led to two people being burned. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Perry Township fire trucks, Public Safety vehicles and ambulances arrived at the apartment building around 6:50 p.m. A firefighter from Perry...

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

Freshman undecided major Dorsa Khatibi discovers mold on an air vent in her apartment.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018

Roommates Dorsa Khatibi and India Harris left for a weekend trip to Nashville in October, but when the friends returned home they could not believe their eyes, or noses. The freshman students discovered what they described as mold on vents leading into their bedroom and the surrounding areas in the D...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 7, 2017

The university Board of Trustees approved an increase to the cost of housing and meal plans at its meeting Thursday morning. Per semester apartment rates will increase $69 for two bedroom apartments with two people living in a bedroom and a $122 increase for two bedroom apartments with one person...

It’s that time: application fees evoke serious interest

James Vaughn

April 17, 2013

It’s that time of the year again – students who plan to live on campus during the 2013-2014 school year are registering with university housing. In order to live on campus, students must first pay a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Then, in order to hold their spot, they must pay a $200 contrac...

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