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Eagles defeat rival Kentucky Wesleyan in first home game in new Arena

Eagles defeat rival Kentucky Wesleyan in first home game in new Arena

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

The stands in the arena filled in a matter of minutes once the doors opened. The student section was filled to the brim as Archie the Eagle was running around and giving high fives. It was more than just a game, it was the Battle of the Bridge.  The announcer was barely audible over the roar of the...

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Anna Ardelean said that you can’t get upset about voting results if you don’t show up.  The President of the College Democrats said that after the 2016 election, many young people were upset about the results and were energized to take part in the change. According to a report from the Institut...

Problem-solving skills can be a lifesaver

Problem-solving skills can be a lifesaver

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

Most colleges are quick to advertise that they are here to prepare students for their transition into the workforce. However, how often does a classroom setup actually prepare you for what your job is actually going to be like? The answer is very seldom. When working an actual job, very few times a...

Not attending college doesn’t mean failure

Not attending college doesn’t mean failure

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2018

There is a common belief in society that has been far too ingrained in people’s heads and treated as if it is a fact rather than one’s opinion. It is the ridiculous misconception that if a teenager doesn’t end up going to college, they’re going to be a failure and end up with a job at McDona...

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Austin A. Lewis, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018

The University of Southern Indiana’s Women’s Softball team is digging their talons into a new season. After soaring high from last season with a national championship, the team isn’t letting the win get to their heads or determine how things will go this time around. “Our kids are very ...

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