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Polling location could potentially come to USI

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

December 3, 2019

When Anna Ardelean decided that the university needed a voting poll on campus, she set out on a mission that has taken almost a year so far. “The goal is that students would be able to vote somewhere on campus rather than driving home on a Tuesday, or messing with absentee ballots, which have a lot ...

Man found guilty of murdering former student

Caleb Singer

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

February 14, 2019

The man accused of murdering former university student Nicholas Belcher was found guilty Tuesday. A Vanderburgh County jury deliberated for only 15 minutes before reaching a verdict. 19-year-old Caleb Singer was found guilty of murdering 20-year-old Belcher outside of Singer’s ex-girlfriend...

The patriot in all of us

The patriot in all of us

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Many sports lovers talk of the exhilarating moments of the game, yet I find myself on the edge of my seat on Election Day. Waiting for the results to come in is like watching Romeo Langford aim for a three point shot when the game is in over time. Ever since the 2008 election, game strategies of politics have i...

USI: No plans to expand parkway development

University Parkway development could soon begin, without USI involvement.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 28, 2018

Extension of University Parkway to Interstate 64 has entered the beginning phase of development.  University Parkway, a county road that runs north from the university's campus and connects to state Route 66, last saw expansion in May 2012. Vice President of the Vanderburgh County Commissioner...

Boston physician to keynote Symposium on Homelessness

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 9, 2017

The university will host the fifth-annual Symposium on Homelessness Monday, Feb. 20 in Carter Hall. Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing Julie St. Clair said the Symposium will teach students about the challenges they may face when entering the workforce. “I hope that they will come away with more informati...

Meet the candidates: State Representatives

Armon Siadat

October 29, 2014

By the district District 76: Wendy McNamara - Republican Tony Goben - Democrat District 77: Jeremy Heath - Republican Gail Riecken - Democrat District 78: Holli Sullivan - Republican Stephen Melcher - Democrat By the issue *Information about where candidates stand on certain issues was pulled from e...

UPDATE: 33 receive alcohol-related charges for off-campus party

3240 Five Dollar Road, Evansville, Ind.

Jessie Hellmann

September 30, 2013

  Indiana State Excise Police arrested 31 people for underage drinking early Sunday morning at 3240 Five Dollar Road, a house rented by Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity members. "Right now all we can say is we are aware of the situation and we're looking into it," said Lucas Miller, the chapter's...

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