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Eagles look for improvement after UE loss

Rick Stein's Eagles fell in their lone exhibition game at the Ford Center to the University of Evansville.

Pat Hickey

November 4, 2013

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...

Division II Elite Eight returns to original home

The Ford Center will host the GLVC men's and women's tournament in addition to the men's Division II Elite Eight in March. (FILE PHOTO/The Shield)

Zane Clodfelter

October 23, 2013

For the second straight season, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Tournament will be at the Ford Center in Evansville, starting with the quarterfinal round on March 7, and ending with the championship game two days later. Southern Indiana's men's basketball team hopes it will be playing lo...

COLUMN: River City Sound Aaron Vukovich

Aaron Vukovich stands in from of Peephole Bar and Grill.

Ariana Beedie

October 17, 2013

Aaron Vukovich has been around the Evansville music scene for a long time playing bass in and out of ensembles. For now, the 33-year-old Evansville native is taking it easy and jamming here and there, but misses the older local music scene. “The scene back then was cool. There were all kinds of band...

The Blind Side couple wants you to ‘turn around’

The Blind Side couple wants you to 'turn around'

James Vaughn

October 2, 2013

Laughter rose from the crowd inside The Centre Tuesday night as Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy took the stage. Leigh Anne paced around Sean in her six-inch heels staring him up and down. “You know what they’re thinking, don’t you?” she asked him rhetorically. “She looks just like Sandra Bullock...

What’s wrong with USI?

Jessica Stallings

September 24, 2013

I really want to know what is wrong with USI. I have attended this university for almost two years and lived around this area my entire life, but I'm still not sure what it is that people don't like about this campus. The university has been put down so many times, even by students attending. People...

All for all, one for one

Jake Tapley

May 2, 2013

A recent campaign has sparked a sense of pride in some Evansville residents, but I’m not sure why. “We Are Evansville,” which has been largely driven by social media, seeks to prove to the citizens of Evansville that their city is a great place to live and, in fact, not “the 8th most miserable...

It’s that time: application fees evoke serious interest

James Vaughn

April 17, 2013

It’s that time of the year again – students who plan to live on campus during the 2013-2014 school year are registering with university housing. In order to live on campus, students must first pay a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Then, in order to hold their spot, they must pay a $200 contrac...

Ready. Set. No.

Dennis Marshall

April 17, 2013

USI’s track and field has developed into one of the most competitive programs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), but the lack of an on-campus facility could be hurting the team. The team finished third at the GLVC Indoor Championship, but there are still no plans to build an on-campu...

Elevating excellence, elevating athletics: $50 million campaign helps department

Zane Clodfelter

April 17, 2013

With the help of donations through the University of Southern Indiana’s new capital campaign, “Elevating Excellence,” the university’s athletic department hopes that money can be raised to improve already existing sites at the soccer and softball facilities on campus. USI Athletic Direc...

Students work to eliminate Evansville’s ‘miserable’ title

James Vaughn

April 10, 2013

A class of public relations students at USI tackled Evansville’s recently acquired “miserable” status. When a student shared an article about a recent Gallup poll responsible for listing Evansville as one of the top ten most miserable cities in America, other students were “disgusted,” said freshman pu...

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