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Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry

Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry
September 24, 2019

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced Sept. 24 that the House would launch a formal inquiry into the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump in the wake of allegations...

Women’s March Evansville 2019

Haley Flamion, freshman journalism major, Erika Uebelhor, freshman political science and pre-law major, and Josi Barscz, freshman biochemistry major smile with their poster Saturday afternoon.
January 23, 2019

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Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms

September 6, 2018

People chanted “Trump, Trump, Trump,” as the president’s voice bellowed from speakers outside the Ford Center Thursday afternoon. Last week, Donald Trump rallied for U.S. Senate candidate Mike...

Trump Rally 2018

September 4, 2018

https://youtu.be/dRdVKgjbjdc President Trump visited The Ford Center Thursday night in Evansville, IN. We had a chance to talk to a USI student of what he thought the President was going to talk about...

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

Thousands of people wait in line to enter the republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally at the Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville on April 28, 2016.
August 22, 2018

President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Evansville Aug. 30. The event will take place downtown at the Ford Center, 1 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to the President’s campaign website. Trump...

‘I would take the chance again’

'I would take the chance again'
International students satisfied despite enrollment decrease
January 16, 2018

Sarah Rogers Tharushi Wattewewa said if she was considering coming to the United States in 2018, she would “seriously think twice.” The senior international studies and French major lived in...

This could mean war

This could mean war
April 11, 2017

It’s not very often that something our nation does fills me with a feeling of dread, but the news of our recent missile strike in Syria managed to do just that. I know we’ve all gotten tired of...

The winter that never happened

The winter that never happened
April 4, 2017

Campus has officially been decorated for SpringFest. Hammocks have invaded the grassy areas, students have reclaimed the outdoor picnic tables, and guys in shorts can finally stop pretending they aren’t...

Our brother, Canada

Our brother, Canada
April 4, 2017

Last week, David Haines came to the university to speak about the refugee and immigration problem around the world. I was humbled to meet the man himself and have the opportunity to listen to his speech....

Law Day speaker reflects on Scalia’s impact, health

The Court of Appeals of Indiana listen to oral arguments in the case of Melvin Wolfe v. State during the seventh annual Law Day March 29, in Carter Hall. The case concerns a dispute over a battery charge, where Wolfe claimed self-defense in a bench trial. Law Day also featured keynote speaker Dr. Stephen L. Wasby.
March 31, 2017

Since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February of last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has been deadlocked 4-4 in several major cases, but that could change soon with the nomination of a new judge. “He...

A democratic perspective

March 29, 2017

Roughly four months ago, the United States elected the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. This was by far one of the most controversial elections America has ever seen. I started...

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