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Valley Vibrations: Mock Orange returns to Evansville, talks upcoming album

Valley Vibrations: Mock Orange returns to Evansville, talks upcoming album

Bobby Shipman

November 15, 2014


Filed under Features

  Following a three year hiatus from performing live, Mock Orange will hit the stage again Nov. 26 at Mojo's Bone Yard in Evansville. Mock Orange's sound has evolved over the years The Newburgh native band entered the music scene with their album"Nines & Sixes" in 1998, which receiv...

Meet the candidates: State Representatives

Armon Siadat

October 29, 2014


Filed under News

By the district District 76: Wendy McNamara - Republican Tony Goben - Democrat District 77: Jeremy Heath - Republican Gail Riecken - Democrat District 78: Holli Sullivan - Republican Stephen Melcher - Democrat By the issue *Information about where candidates stand on certain issues was pulled from e...

Eagles work local screams

Eagles work local screams

Vanessa Roach

October 14, 2014


Filed under Features

Upon arriving to the Olde Courthouse Catacombs/ House of Lecter, viewers find a reaper, a clown and a wolf man lurking outside. Inside, creepy instrumental music plays and the dimly lit chilly hallways feature trap doors, hidden rooms and old concrete stairs, which leaves guests wondering what could b...

Education key to prevention

Jake Tapley

September 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Statistically speaking, this past summer wasn’t the best for women in the Tri-State. At least three separate cases of missing women received media attention: Dara Fine from Gibson County, Kristie Kelley from Boonville, and Joelle Lockwood from Evansville. Their faces were on the news, on social...

New project puts LGBT community on map

Damien Burge

September 3, 2014


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A new initiative has been created to help members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community find businesses and resources in the Evansville area that provide equal opportunities. The community asset map seeks to provide existing resources, areas of inclusivity and possible opportunities...

Farmers market gives local vendors the opportunity to bloom

Damien Burge

August 28, 2014


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The Farmers Market provides Evansville citizens a chance to purchase local food, goods and art. Located downtown, the market is held outdoors and features a variety of vendors. There are events every week and Friday Aug. 29 there will be a drawing for a $100 gift certificate that can be used for any...

Community rallies, says racism still exists

Armon Siadat

April 27, 2014


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CORRECTION: The Counseling Center offers its support in promoting and helping with Tolerance Talks, a program put on Housing and Residence Life. Resident Assistants Haley Fulk and Danesha Shelton put on the event. A crowd gathered in the USI Amphitheater Friday for the 2nd annual Rally Against Racism. ...

Service Learning Program coordinates ‘Clean Evansville’ event

Paola Marizan

April 1, 2014


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With Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) coming up, local youth are leading a week of activities that will culminate with Clean Evansville on April 12. Coordinated by USI’s Service Learning Program, participants will join millions of others around the globe who are celebrating GYSD. “This is the second ...

StartUp your engines: Local ventures to take off Friday

StartUp your engines: Local ventures to take off Friday

Rachel Christian

February 18, 2014


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Kristina Mobley, who works at Papa John's in her hometown of Floyds Knobs, Ind., said she's tired of cutting uneven pizza slices. So the senior public relations and marketing major came up with an idea - the Pizza Guide - a piece of plastic that fits over the pizza and serves as a guide so the pizza...

HJR-6 decision rescheduled for Friday

James Vaughn

December 10, 2013


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Classes weren't the only thing canceled Friday - the year's first winter storm caused a number of cancellations, including the Faculty Senate meeting, where members were expected to decide on a public statement regarding House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6). The Senate now plans to make a decision at...

COLUMN: River City Sound Brandon Gabriel

COLUMN: River City Sound Brandon Gabriel

Ariana Beedie

November 20, 2013


Filed under Features

Brandon Jones, otherwise known as Brandon Gabriel or BG The Miracle, gives a young face and fresh perspective to local hip-hop and brings it to downtown Evansville. Jones and his brothers have been collaborating with local bar The Jungle and hosting free hookah and live performances every Wednesday, ...

Eagles look for improvement after UE loss

Eagles look for improvement after UE loss

Pat Hickey

November 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

There was a reason why University of Southern Indiana women’s basketball Head Coach Rick Stein scheduled the University of Evansville for another preseason exhibition game at the Ford Center. The Purple Aces run a motion offense and play man-to-man defense, which is true of most teams the Eagles...

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