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Students and individuals in the university community will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This saline drawn syringe from the April vaccination clinic in the Screaming Eagles Arena represents the amount of the Pfizer vaccine administered in each dose.

Presidential Task Force will not mandate COVID-19 vaccine

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021

President Ronald Rochon announced the Presidential Task Force will not require students or faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Rochon made this announcement at the university meeting...

Dashboard reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 670 cumulative

Dashboard reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 670 cumulative

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor February 5, 2021

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. 16 new students and faculty tested positive, the university’s COVID-19 dashboard shows This week’s...

Dashboard reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, 634 cumulative.

Dashboard reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, 634 cumulative.

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 11, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The COVID-19 dashboard reported 19 new positive cases. The university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported...

University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total

University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 4, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 14 new COVID-19 cases this week and has accumulated 613...

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Polling location could potentially come to USI

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...

Caleb Singer

Man found guilty of murdering former student

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...

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...

University Parkway development could soon begin, without USI involvement.

USI: No plans to expand parkway development

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...

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...

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...

3240 Five Dollar Road, Evansville, Ind.

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

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...

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