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Big Man on Campus: Q&A with Zach Thomas

Zane Clodfelter May 2, 2013

After being away from the game of golf his first year on campus, redshirt sophomore Zach Thomas wanted to get back into the game, and an opportunity to do just that was given by Eagles Head Coach Jim Cheaney....

Baseball team sweeps McKendree, have ‘consistent success’

Zane Clodfelter May 2, 2013

Senior third baseman Reece Rounder has experienced the highs and lows that the game of baseball provides throughout his collegiate career as an Eagle. “I was on the 2010 team and it couldn’t have...

USI students turned Otterbelles

Jessica Stallings May 2, 2013

Evansville Otters Baseball team will start their season soon and local Otterbelles are getting prepared. Otterbelles are a promotional dance team for the Otters formed in 2003. Jordan Haley, captain...

Think of the future: spoil your kids

Shannon Hall May 2, 2013

While many students have to take out loans, I don’t. My parents pay for my tuition. I know - I’m a spoiled-rotten child. While at college, I’ve come to realize that I owe my parents a great deal:...

News Flash: ‘I don’t care it’s my last day’

Jimmy Pyles May 2, 2013

Editor’s note: What follows is a tribute to Delta Gamma’s Rebecca Martinson, who wrote a widely-publicized, offensive email to her sorority sisters about their shortcomings as a chapter. If you are...

All for all, one for one

Jake Tapley May 2, 2013

A recent campaign has sparked a sense of pride in some Evansville residents, but I’m not sure why. “We Are Evansville,” which has been largely driven by social media, seeks to prove to the citizens...

First-generation senior passionate about advocacy

Bobby Shipman May 2, 2013

Editor's note:  Hilton was part of Alpha Kappa Psi, which is a business fraternity open to all majors.  Ashley Hilton is passionate. “That is one word that describes me, and it is passion that...

Tara Frank named assistant dean of students

James Vaughn May 2, 2013

The university has hired Tara Frank as the assistant dean of students, in effect July 1. Frank is currently completing her doctorate degree in higher education at Virginia Tech. She visited the university...

Eagles heading to Sweet 16

Zane Clodfelter May 2, 2013

The USI men’s tennis program has won six GLVC championships, including a title this season, but never before had the program reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. No. 40 USI (17-4) made history...

Bill could give undocumented students out-of-state tuition

Jessie Hellmann May 2, 2013

A bill that passed through the house and senate and is currently awaiting Governor Pence’s signature could make undocumented students enrolled before July 1, 2011 eligible for in-state tuition. Undocumented...

Stambush offers News and Info ‘extensive world view’

James Vaughn May 2, 2013

When the factory Connie Stambush worked for relocated in 1992, something told her to quit, so she did. “I flipped a coin, bought a backpack, a one-way ticket and landed in Germany,” she said. “I...

Award-winning professor of dental hygiene to retire

Jessica Stallings May 2, 2013

Phyllis Maddox, assistant professor of dental hygiene, retires at the end of the spring semester and was the recipient of the 2013 Sydney L. Sadelle Berger Faculty Community Service Award. This award...

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