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Multicultural Center assistant director to challenge longtime city councilwoman

Multicultural Center assistant director to challenge longtime city councilwoman

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 10, 2018

D'Angelo S. Taylor said he has always felt like the underdog. Taylor, the assistant director of the university's multicultural center has announced he is running for the 2nd Ward seat on the Evansville City Council. Taylor will challenge well-known long-time city councilwoman Missy Mosby in the Dem...

Trump Rally 2018

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer

September 4, 2018 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 and his experience leading up to the rally.

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 27, 2018

West-side Evansville native Carrie Lynn has returned to her hometown to serve the university as the next Title IX coordinator. Lynn previously worked in Indianapolis as an attorney after earning a Juris Doctor in 2007 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. While in the state capitol, her ...

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.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

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 is expected to discuss his support for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun, who is ...

Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters, suspicious person on campus

Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters, suspicious person on campus

Noah Alatza and Megan Thorne

April 24, 2018

In an emailed message sent out Tuesday afternoon, President Linda Bennett said “multiple law enforcement agencies,” are investigating inflammatory Neo-Nazi posters found on campus. Agencies are also investigating the posters along with a “suspicious person who may have been carrying a gun.”...

Nationwide march draws hundreds to Evansville

An estimated 740 people walked and chanted phrases in the pouring rain from First Presbyterian Church to the Four Freedoms Monument Saturday afternoon during the March for Our Lives event.

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 27, 2018

Megan Thorne Rain splattered the streets of downtown Evansville as 500 pairs of rain-soaked shoes stomped through the puddles Saturday afternoon. The carefully colored signs reading “March for Our Lives,” “Never Again,” and many more were drenched and bending, dripping the marker ...

Local highschoolers to showcase activism at ‘March for Our Lives’

'March for Our Lives' Evansville will take place at 1 p.m. March 24 and will start at First Presbyterian Church in downtown. The march is being organized by local high school students and some parents.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 21, 2018

Avery Appel doesn’t want to be afraid to go to school anymore. The Reitz High School junior is on the planning committee for the Evansville ‘March for Our Lives’ event on March 24. The march will begin at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Downtown Evansville. Participants will w...

Evansville Donut Festival

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

On Saturday around 15 different coffee, donut, and pastry vendors participated in the 1st Annual Donut and Coffee Festival. The event included fun and games for all ages, the city’s longest Long John donut, and a live band performance. All proceeds will be split between the Kid’s Kingdom 2 and Stop...

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 12, 2018

The university confirmed a shooting victim killed over Spring Break was a former student. “While Nicolas Belcher had been a student at USI studying computer science, he was not currently enrolled,” university spokesman Ben Luttrull said in an emailed statement. Evansville Police responded ...

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