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Students react to theatre closing

The cast of New Harmony Theatre's production of

Rhonda Wheeler and Hayden Olberding

January 28, 2020

For some, the New Harmony Theatre was more than just a thespian experience. It was an educational experience, an opportunity for professional growth and a step into a new world of theatre. With USI’s announcement in November that it would discontinue the Theatre, the door has shut on tha...

University closed two days following winter storm

University closed two days following winter storm

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

January 12, 2018

Update: The university has closed campus effective Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13. Earlier  3:30 p.m., The university has issued another emergency RAVE Alert, closing campus for a second straight day on Saturday. Snow totals in the Evansville area are between four and six inches, m...

Campus closes due to winter storm

James Vaughn

December 6, 2013

Students, faculty and staff woke up to a RAVE Alert early Friday morning: “Due to hazardous weather conditions, the USI campus is closed Friday 12/6/13. All classes are cancelled; only essential personnel should report for duty.” Director of Public Safety Stephen Woodall said “essential personnel”...

TXTBookRental closes its doors after five years

James Vaughn

July 25, 2013

Students who aren’t able to purchase books from TXTBookRental by Aug. 4 will be out of luck. The west side shop has decided to close its doors. TXTBookRental Founder Alex Beaver sent an email to customers Thursday notifying them of the closure. “I want to assure you that we are not closing...

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