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Multiple alleged sexual assaults reported in campus housing

Multiple alleged sexual assaults reported in campus housing
February 15, 2019

A student was removed and banned from campus last week pending a Title IX investigation after multiple allegations of sexual assault. The university announced they had become aware of multiple alleged...

Winter storm warning issued

Winter storm warning issued
Evansville could see first significant snowfall of the season
January 11, 2019

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,...

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

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

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy
Housing and Residence Life Director: USI’s housing not gender inclusive
October 29, 2018

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...

Support animals offer relief

Mercades Axton, freshman nursing major,
sits with her emotional support animal Henley,
as they sport USI apparel. Henley has been
Axton’s emotional support animal for five years.
December 5, 2017

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...

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