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Winter weather advisory in effect until midnight; snowfall likely

Nearly four inches of snow fell on campus overnight/Photo by Armon Siadat

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Evansville until midnight.  One to three inches of snowfall is expected by late tonight. Some sleet and freezing rain are also possible according to the NWS in Paducah. Slick roads are expected, especially after dark with p...

USI students protest policies as Climate Strike hits Evansville

USI students, sophomore Elizabeth Bowers (center) and junior Josie Ault (right) bring fighting spirit to the Evansville protest supporting the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

Maddie Nolan and Josh Meredith

September 20, 2019

USI and University of Evansville students, as well as concerned citizens of Evansville, gathered in front of the Civic Center on Sept. 20 to protest against the government for failing to address climate change and pollution.  Activists chanted “Stand now or swim later,” “The wrong ICE i...

Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Maddie Nolan, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Evansville is known for the beautiful rolling hills, dense forests, and the Ohio River, but what most people are unaware of is the amount of pollution surrounding the city.  Seven coal-powered plants lie within 30 miles of the city. These so-called “super polluters” produce greenhouse gases a...

Doorway a symbol of Evansville, USI history

Doorway a symbol of Evansville, USI history

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 3, 2019

Inside the Fireside Lounge of the University Center East lies a 100-year-old Evansville relic. The limestone doorway with “Orr Iron Company” engraved at the top displays city history and has a unique story. According to the university archives, Indiana Department of Transportation donated ...

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