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Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Election rapidly approaching, more college students voting

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2020

The presidential election is quickly approaching.  Current President Donald Trump is running for his second term in the Republican Party. Former Vice President Joe Biden is running as the Democratic...

Protesters flocked to the Ford Center Thursday evening to demonstrate their opposing opinions during the Trump Rally at the Ford Center. The president came to Evansville to rally for Mike Braun who is running for U.S. Senate this November.

Students react to impeachment inquiry into President Trump

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor October 1, 2019

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced Sept. 24 that the House will launch an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump after he asked the President of Ukraine to...

President Donald Trump speaks in Evansville Aug. 21 at the Ford Center.

Trump signs order eliminating student loan debt for disabled veterans

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief August 21, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Wednesday eliminating student loan debt for about 25,000 disabled veterans, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Trump vowed to forgive all of...

President Ronald Rochon named Aaron C. Trump as the universitys chief government and legal affairs officer Tuesday.

Chief government and legal affairs officer named

Noah Alatza, News Editor October 30, 2018

President Ronald Rochon named Aaron C. Trump as the university's chief government and legal affairs officer Tuesday. Trump, who is licensed to practice law in Indiana, has experience in superior, circuit...

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...

Trump Rally 2018

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer September 4, 2018 President Trump visited The Ford Center Thursday night in Evansville, IN. We had a chance to talk to a USI student of what he thought the President was going to talk about...

Issues with centrism

Issues with centrism

Emma Corry, Staff Writer August 27, 2018

In this current political environment, there’s a push to find a middle ground. There’s this idea that there’s no true “right side” to a debate.  Every debate has nuances, and it’s wrong to...

Thousands of people wait in line to enter the republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally at the Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville on April 28, 2016.

President Trump to hold rally in Evansville

Noah Alatza, News Editor August 22, 2018

President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Evansville Aug. 30. The event will take place downtown at the Ford Center, 1 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., according to the President’s campaign website. Trump...

No more ‘red lines’

No more ‘red lines’

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager April 11, 2018

After the Arab Spring gripped a majority of the middle east in 2010, countries in the so-called “hot bed” of the world began seeing their own crisis unfold, domestically and internationally. A...

University spokesman Ben Luttrull said the university is aware of the program being rescinded and will monitor any decisions related to it.

University monitoring DACA decision

Noah Alatza, Staff writer September 14, 2017

The university said they are aware of President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind portions of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA) program. The statement comes a week after...

Reaction is worth a thousand words

Reaction is worth a thousand words

Gracie Poynter, Staff Writer December 8, 2016

​A few weeks ago, a new president was elected into office. The president has the ability to appoint the leaders of each branch of government, sign in new laws, abolish laws the previous leader signed...

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