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Fall Festival worth sacrifice

Members of Delta Zeta stand in front of their booth, the only pink painted booth at Fall Fest. The university Greek Life are just a few of the organizations that participate in the popular Evansville event.
September 26, 2017

  During Fall Fest, Nathan Popp skips all his classes. The junior economics major is the chairman for Phi Delta Theta’s Fall Festival booth and said, being the chairman, he is pretty much...

One last song

One last song
August 29, 2017

Sarah Rogers Trinity Gravens tucked a stray golden curl behind her ear, revealing her yellow plastic hoop earrings. Down the deserted halls of Mater Dei high school, the auditorium echoed with cheers...

Parading the decades

Jennifer Laval (left) and Steve Craven (right), both USI alumni, wave to the crowd as they are taken down Franklin Street on the university’s float Saturday. Laval and Craven were two of the ten university alumni and students meant to represent the five decades of the university’s existence.
October 14, 2015

It was silent along Franklin Street Saturday as people huddled together to get the best view. Everyone waited patiently for the event to start. The intercom blared, signaling the start of the annual...

‘Every Chord’ could break records

September 16, 2014

An organization on Franklin Street will attempt to break the Guinness World Record this Saturday for most guitars played in an ensemble. Chris Howard, marketing director for  Every Chord Counts said...

USI alum to open bar on Franklin

August 20, 2014

A USI alumnus plans to open a new Franklin Street bar before Fall Festival festivities kick off. Britt Wilson, who graduated from USI in 2002 with a degree in public relations, took over Ken's Out Arounds...

Franklin Street welcomes new cafe

March 20, 2013

Boasting a combination of art, coffee, food, spirits and music, PG, a new cafe on Franklin Street, is creating much buzz in the community. Owner Todd Huber created PG because it was a place he wanted Evansville...

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