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Doorway a symbol of Evansville, USI history

Doorway a symbol of Evansville, USI history

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

September 3, 2019

Inside the Fireside Lounge of the University Center East lies a 100-year-old Evansville relic. The limestone doorway with “Orr Iron Company” engraved at the top displays city history and has a unique story. According to the university archives, Indiana Department of Transportation donated ...

Crime Log 2/25 – 3/10

Crime Log 2/25 – 3/10

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

2/25 11:47 a.m. - Illness Report/Orr Center 1:50 p.m. - Parking Violation/Parking Lot C 3:20 p.m. - Welfare/McDonald West Apartments 5:09 p.m. - Parking Violation/O’Daniel South Apartments 6:26 p.m. - Criminal Mischief/O’Daniel South Apartments 6:26 p.m. - Cohabitation/O’Daniel So...

Wasps invade Orr Center, distract students

Wasps invade Orr Center, distract students

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

March 31, 2016

While in his World Mythology class last spring, Cecil Neville noticed something wasn’t quite right. His classmates were scanning the room with worried looks. A group of wasps had entered the classroom. What was a typical day of lecture turned into a wasp-swatting contest in minutes. Neville’s ...

Orr Center to get makeover

Rachel Christian

April 24, 2014

The Orr Center will receive a face-lift within the next month thanks to renovations taking place in the building. The English department outgrew the Liberal Arts building and transferred its classrooms to the Orr Center three years ago. The department has phased in renovations as funding became available,...

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