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Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 21, 2017

Heads craned upwards as tinfoil-tinted solar eclipse glasses pressed against the faces of thousands of USI students, 500 elementary school children, and members of the Evansville community. Boisterous clapping and cheering ensued for the short span of time when the moon passed over the sun. N...

First total eclipse since 1910 excites, intrigues

First total eclipse since 1910 excites, intrigues

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 15, 2017

On the first day of classes, the sun will disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight. This phenomenon is known as a total solar eclipse. While total solar eclipses happen every year or every other year, the total phase of the eclipse can only be viewed within the path of totality....

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