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Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms

September 6, 2018

People chanted “Trump, Trump, Trump,” as the president’s voice bellowed from speakers outside the Ford Center Thursday afternoon. Last week, Donald Trump rallied for U.S. Senate candidate Mike...

Trump Rally 2018

September 4, 2018

https://youtu.be/dRdVKgjbjdc 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...

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.
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...

Freshmen fitting into the formula

Freshmen Mateo Rivera (3) and Emmanuel Little (14) watch from the sidelines during the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the Ford Center Nov. 3-4.
November 8, 2017

In the most recent regular season game, the USI men’s basketball team played, an 88-75 win against Kentucky Wesleyan Saturday to conclude the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the Ford...

SpringFest: A reinvented tradition

Students glide through the air on a zip line during USI's SpringFest festivities in 2014.
April 15, 2014

The new and improved SpringFest gave some students the college experience they had been waiting for. "There were some students that said, 'It feels like I'm on a college campus for the first time since...

SpringFest committee snags ‘All Star’ band (VIDEO)

SpringFest committee snags 'All Star' band (VIDEO)
February 26, 2014

Rumors spread – from J.T. and Beyoncé, to Maroon 5, to the Plain White T’s. A Sonny and Cher reunion was even joked about. But the USI SpringFest Executive Committee thought the “throwback” genre...

Ford Center to host first Division II event

March 6, 2013

Although the site now boasts nothing more than a large hole, the intersection of Boeke Avenue and Division Street in Evansville was once home to Roberts Stadium, a destination for Division II basketball...

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