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Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms

Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

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 Braun who is running this November. Before the rally Vendors lined the streets as supporters from across...

Trump Rally 2018

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer

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 and his experience leading up to the rally.

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

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 ...

Freshmen fitting into the formula

Freshmen fitting into the formula

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

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 Center, Alex Stein had a rough night. The junior shooting guard went 1-of-9 from the floor and neede...

SpringFest: A reinvented tradition

SpringFest: A reinvented tradition

James Vaughn

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 I've been here,'" said Marcia Kiessling, associate provost for student affairs. Though she was...

SpringFest committee snags ‘All Star’ band (VIDEO)

SpringFest committee snags ‘All Star’ band (VIDEO)

James Vaughn

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 would suit more students. So the committee – a body of 10 to 15 students – in conjunction wi...

Ford Center to host first Division II event

Zane Clodfelter

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 programs across the country. From 1957-1976, Roberts Stadium hosted the Division II Elite Eigh...

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