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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 1, 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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