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Buschon to visit Evansville

Buschon to visit Evansville

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

August 16, 2019

U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon will visit Evansville Monday to host a town hall. Bucshon will answer community questions at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical School at 6 p.m. Bucshon represents Indiana's 8th congressional district which includes all or part of 19 counties in southwest Indiana. "These...

‘Bru Burger Bar’ displays classic American food, dining

'Bru Burger Bar' displays classic American food, dining

Kendall Sedam, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

This past weekend, I ate at a local restaurant in Evansville. It’s called the “Bru Burger Bar.” This restaurant offers dozens of burger, salad and beer options. There are even vegan and vegetarian options. According to the “Bru Burger Bar” website, “Our goal is to bring you great burger...

‘She was the heart of our department’

Longtime Art & Design Department Administrative Assistant, Virginia Thomas, 71, died Nov. 18.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 21, 2018

Longtime Art & Design Department Administrative Assistant, Virginia Thomas, 71, died Nov. 18. University Communications confirmed her death in an email sent to the USI community Nov. 21. Interim Art and Design Chair Katie Waters said the department was very pleased to have her join the team in 2002. ...

Winter Storm Watch issued

Freshman Ana Steensland throws a snowball at other students in a snowball fight when classes were canceled on Friday near the Public safety Building on January 12.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky. has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Vanderburgh County including the entire University of Southern Indiana campus effective 3 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday. Meteorologists say there is high confidence for potential snow and ice accumulations begi...

Man who raped student in 1998, accused in recent kidnapping

A man arrested in Evansville last week for an attempted kidnapping has a lengthy criminal history with ties to the university.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

October 16, 2018

A man arrested in Evansville last week for an attempted kidnapping has a lengthy criminal history with ties to the university. Roy C. Bebout, 46, was accused of trying to kidnap a girl Friday and was formally charged on Monday with six felony counts including attempted rape, kidnapping and strang...

Fall festival lacks appeal of fall season

Fall festival lacks appeal of fall season

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Ah, finally October. The weather starts to cool down, scarves, boots and flannels start to make their annual appearances, and the ever so famous Pumpkin Spice everything returns for the season. For the city of Evansville, however, October is especially known for the Fall Festival, the one-week event ...

Former USI President to give lecture in Evansville

State senators Vaneta Becker (R-left) and Jim Tomes (R-right) pose with President Linda Bennett (middle) following the state Senate honoring her with a resolution Feb. 12.

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 11, 2018

Former university president Linda Bennett will present “Higher Education: America’s Troubled Dream Machine” at the 2018 Stephens-Otterson lecture at 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Evansville. Bennett, who served as USI’s third president from 2009-2018, will focus on Fr...

Funk in the City to spotlight artists

Funk in the City will take place Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Haynie's Corner. Funk in the Dark will take place after from 4:30-10 p.m.

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

September 18, 2018

Ashley Vezzoso-Schaefer said one of her favorite things about the annual Fall Funk in the City Art Festival is the way the community rallies around local artists. “It’s good for the artist, especially the local artists of the community,” the Funk in the City committee president said. “They ...

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