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Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms

Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

September 6, 2018

People chanted “Trump, Trump, Trump,” as the president’s voice bellowed from speakers outside the Ford Center Thursday afternoon. Last week, Donald Trump rallied for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun who is running this November. Before the rally Vendors lined the streets as supporters from across...

Evansville community responds to Charlottesville tragedy

Evansville community responds to Charlottesville tragedy

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 13, 2017

A rally held today in Evansville aimed to show support for the people affected by the recent events in Charlottesville.

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 2, 2017

Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

Students make voices heard at community rally

Community members hold up their signs during the

Sarah Loesch and Riley Guerzini

January 20, 2017

Community members gathered around the Four Freedoms Monument on Riverside Dr., Friday afternoon for the "With Liberty and Justice for All," community rally, march and fair.

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

Gabi Wy and Sarah Loesch

May 2, 2016

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Humanity trumps cruelty

Gabi Wy, Staff writer

April 29, 2016

I don't talk politics, but I do talk decency and respect. I, an 18-year-old student journalist, was spat on yesterday at a Donald Trump rally in my hometown. What happened didn't register immediately. The republican frontrunner had drawn out an overwhelming crowd, and I was interviewing as many...

(GALLERY) Student supporters, protesters experience Trump spectacle downtown

A student from Boonville High School Jon Pearl, 18, yells over at the protesters as each side argues back and forth following the Trump rally Thursday.

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 28, 2016

Matt Kreutzer said when it comes to Donald Trump, there could be a better choice but there could be a worse choice. Kreutzer, a freshman accounting major, stood in line outside the Old National Events Plaza Thursday with his two friends, also university students. They awaited entrance to the building...

Trump rallies crowd downtown, reporter gets spit on

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes to the stage as many supporters stand and welcome him Thursday at the Old National Events Plaza in Downtown Evansville.

James Vaughn and Gabi Wy

April 28, 2016

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Students, faculty rally for Cruz

A young girl jumps with her Ted Cruz poster at the Sunday evening rally.

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 24, 2016

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...

Sanders rally promotes voter registration

Students and volunteers ask passersby if they have registered to vote during a Bernie Sanders rally Thursday in the Free Speech Zone. Although the group was told they were not allowed to do voter registration by the Dean of Students Office, the volunteers still handed out information about where and how to register.

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 6, 2016

Rob Zaricki and other volunteers for the Southwestern Indiana for Bernie Sanders group held a rally March 31, in USI’s Free Speech Zone. Zaricki said the goal for the rally was to get more students to vote and bring awareness to the Vermont senator’s political campaign. The group also wanted to...

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