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Winter storm warning issued

Winter storm warning issued

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs

A winter storm clipper system packing strong winds and heavy amounts of precipitation is barreling towards the tristate region and university campus. The National Weather Service (NWS) Office in Paducah, Ky. has issued a winter storm warning for Evansville and the entire USI campus in effect from ...

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News

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...

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy

Noah Alatza, News Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

The Student Housing Association (SHA) is considering a recommendation to the university administration that would change the current overnight visitation policy.  The current policy for campus housing states that "any guest staying in university housing must be of the same sex as the resident." Dir...

Support animals offer relief

Support animals offer relief

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features

Mercades Axton sat in an oversized armchair with her legs pulled up under her. Axton slowly ran her fingers between Henley’s soft ears, all the way down his back to his tail. The Shorkie remained still but watchful as Axton spoke of her mother’s death. The freshman nursing major’s muted tele...

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