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Sold out box office sign in the Market Square Arena in 1975. The Market Square Arena was demolished in 2001.

From the Archive: Led Zeppelin Sold Out in Indy

Will Smith, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

Colts at Redskins 09/16/18

Andrew Luck’s retirement needed for better health

Susanna Taylor, Staff Writer September 9, 2019

Indianapolis Colt’s star quarterback Andrew Luck retired at the age of 29, leaving his fans stunned just two weeks prior to the start of the 2019 NFL season. During his football career Luck has undergone...

Indiana state capitol building in downtown Indianapolis.

Trustees to meet in Indianapolis

Noah Alatza, News Editor January 8, 2019

The Board of Trustees will meet for the first time of the year Thursday in Indianapolis. Among items on the agenda, a report will be presented on the 2019 session of the Indiana General Assembly, including...

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels backed out of the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job just hours after the Colts announced him as their head coach on Facebook.

The Patriot way?

Riley Guerzini, News Editor February 9, 2018

Josh McDaniels is a snake. Mere hours after the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator accepted the job to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, he backed out, opting to remain...

Student found dead in Indianapolis

Student found dead in Indianapolis

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer November 25, 2017

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police confirmed Saturday morning that senior sociology and political science major Meredith Opel and her sister Mallory Jackson were found dead in a southeast side Indianapolis...

Emmanuel Little, 18, was shot at an Indianapolis house party Saturday morning.

Freshman basketball player shot at Indianapolis party

Gabi Wy and Taylor Hall August 6, 2017

Emmanuel Little, a university freshman and USI basketball player, was shot twice at a house party on the north side of Indianapolis just past midnight Saturday morning, according to a police report. Little,...

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how theyll leave their mark on USI, the world

VIDEO: Newcomers contemplate how they’ll leave their mark on USI, the world

James Vaughn August 22, 2015
The newest group of Eagles flocked Friday afternoon to the Physical Activities Center for a warm welcome from the USI community.
USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

USI launches recruitment campaign in Indianapolis

Rachel Christian November 11, 2014
USI is focusing its latest recruitment efforts on the Indianapolis area, where it recently installed 100 new promotional billboards.
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