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Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms

Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


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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

Students make voices heard at community rally

Sarah Loesch and Riley Guerzini

January 20, 2017


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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


Filed under Opinion

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

(GALLERY) Student supporters, protesters experience Trump spectacle downtown

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 28, 2016


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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

Trump rallies crowd downtown, reporter gets spit on

James Vaughn and Gabi Wy

April 28, 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...

Sanders rally promotes voter registration

Sanders rally promotes voter registration

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 6, 2016


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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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