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Vanessa Shafford, sophomore guard, shoots during the three-point contest at the Midnight Madness event Oct. 14 in the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Winter Break sports recap

Eric Reynolds, Sports Writer January 18, 2023

The USI athletics teams made some noise over Winter Break. Below is a summary of how the men’s and women’s basketball teams and swimming and diving competed. Women’s basketball: The women’s...

Freshman students meet outside the Historic New Harmony Atheneum for the UNIV 101 class trip Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of USI Photography/Multimedia)

Freshman class visits New Harmony, feels ‘it was a waste of time’

Alyssa DeWig, News Editor September 15, 2022

Freshmen students attended the first USI field trip Tuesday to New Harmony. The trip was required for all students taking a UNIV 101: First Year Experience class and was planned through the Provost Office. Justice...

Emma Thurston, freshman midfielder, defends a pass from an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis midfielder. The one-half match only had three shots with a score of 0-0 before the postponement.

Gallery: Women’s soccer match abandoned at half-time due to inclement weather

Quinton Watt, Sports Editor September 6, 2022

Women's soccer played Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis on Monday. The game against IUPUI was postponed after the first half due to inclement weather. The one-half match only had three...

Junior guard Soffia Rieckers fights to keep possession of the ball against William Jewell College. The Eagles defeated the Cardinals 86 - 51.

Gallery: University basketball vs William Jewell

Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer February 10, 2022

Evansville community members support the possible athletic transition to Division I.

Evansville community supports Division I transition

Casey Clark and Quinton Watt February 6, 2022

The university’s possible transition to Division I could impact more than just the campus.  While the internal campus community is expressing reluctance about the potential athletic department transition...

Senior forward Ashlynn Brown jumps for the ball at the beginning of the game Friday evening.

Gallery: Women’s basketball vs Kentucky Christian University

Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer December 16, 2021

Women's basketball played their last home game for the Fall 2021 semester Friday beating Kentucky Christian Univerity 108-42. The next home game for Women's basketball will be on Saturday, Jan. 8 at...

Staff writer Abby Sink on a rooftop in Evansville, IN. Sink is a senior public relations and advertising major.

A senior’s love letter to the university

Abby Sink, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

“Well, we did move you in four years ago, now,” my dad said. It was around  3:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. The road was still wet from the rain and raindrops slid down the car windows. My father and I were...

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday delaying the state’s primary election to June 2.

Governor delays Indiana primary election to June 2

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2020

  Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced Friday the state’s primary election will be moved to June 2. The original election was scheduled for May 5. All dates corresponding with the primary...

Dana Black, deputy chair for engagement for the Indiana Democratic party, made an appearance in LA 1016 Tuesday night to rally local and student Democrats to the voting effort.

‘Don’t be afraid to be Democrats’

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2020

Democrats are gearing up for an important election determining the direction the state and local community could be heading for in the next half decade.  Dana Black, deputy chair for engagement for...

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