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Let it grow

Let it grow

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


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Diego Sanchez drove nearly 75 miles from Washington, Indiana to experience TEDx Evansville. He could have watched it live online, but he paid $50 learn from the experience in person. “I watch all of their YouTube videos and was excited they were coming to Evansville,” Sanchez said. “I ...

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

October 17, 2017


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The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana for the first time ever at the university Oct. 30 at 10:30 in Carter Hall. The court holds about 70 oral arguments every year at the State House in Indianapolis, while occasionally scheduling the arguments outside of the...

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 20, 2017


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If the Indiana House of Representatives has its way, the university will lose over $14,000 in funding for next year. “We don’t know if we are going to stay here, but we don't know how much it is going to change,” said university President Linda Bennett at the annual budget presentation. “We don...

Indiana cannot decide

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Indiana has been known to be a little crazy when it comes to the weather. Last year, we had inches of snow one week , and the next 60 degrees outside and sunny. It’s starting to look like this again, with Groundhog’s Day just shy of a week ago. With six weeks of winter to go, does it really...

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

Gabi Wy and Sarah Loesch

May 2, 2016


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Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 24, 2016


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Freshman Kyle Duggan said unlike in the past, Indiana could have a real impact in the primary election this year. The business administration major stood near the press tables at the Old National Events Plaza downtown Sunday, his hand on his chin as he observed fellow Ted Cruz supporters. He had nev...

Campus wedding recognized after SCOTUS rejects appeals

Campus wedding recognized after SCOTUS rejects appeals

James Vaughn

October 6, 2014


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Angie O’Nan and her wife, Kristi, are legally married. Again. And it won’t be the last time the two celebrate their union. The next ceremony, however, will be celebrated with family and friends and will include cake, O’Nan said. The Supreme Court refused Monday morning to review lower court ru...

Glitch in system gives refund check recipients high hopes

Paola Marizan

September 11, 2014


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Brittany Bailey, a junior social work major and 21st Century scholar, almost lost that scholarship because of a glitch in the system that a number of students noticed this week. “(21st Century and I) saw that I was supposedly getting a refund of $3,000 and they almost took my scholarship away," Bail...

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn

November 22, 2013


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The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding its stance on the amendment that, if passed, would permanently define marriage as a bond between...

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

USI steers clear of same-sex marriage debate

James Vaughn

November 4, 2013


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USI has no current plan to take a public position on a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, said Kindra Strupp, assistant vice president for marketing and communications. So far, Indiana University, DePauw University and Wabash College have joined Freedom Indiana, a state-wide...

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