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Display memorializes fallen veterans

Emma Corry, Features Editor January 28, 2020

A wall displayed the memorialized and young faces of people in military uniform, their photos surrounded by post-it notes covered in hand-written messages picked up from surrounding tables next to the...

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...

Senior dental hygiene major Mackenzie Roll performs a check-up on veteran Michah Bahr. Bahr served in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2012 and gets his dental service for free from the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic. He said the program is “pretty cool” and he likes to help the dental students get real life experience when he comes in for his cleaning.

Dental hygiene clinic fulfills veterans’ needs

Gabi Wy, Features Editor March 15, 2017

During one of his check-ups at the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic, veteran Harley Hobgood said he considers himself friends with senior Kaila Raven after several visits together. With several tools in her...

The Color Guard from the American legion in Mt. Vernon Indiana presents the flags during the Remember Our Fallen ceremony on Friday morning. The Remember our fallen 
memorial is a national touring display of veterans that have passed away in war. The one at USI is sponsored by Fifth Third bank and held on campus.

University honors veterans with exhibit

Megan Thorne September 30, 2015

The entrance to USI’s Performance Center fell silent as TAPS echoed through upstairs Friday morning. in respect for the “Remembering Our Fallen” exhibit. As the program went on tears fell down...

Bill could help veterans transition to campus life

Jessie Hellmann February 20, 2013

Bill proposed in Indiana Senate could help veterans transition to school easier A piece of legislation could make college life easier for veteran students in Indiana. The bill’s author, State Senator...

A new spot for student veterans

Jessie Hellmann February 19, 2013

Student veterans now have a new place they can hang out on campus. USI’s Veterans Support Services office celebrated its student veteran lounge grand opening Monday in the lower level of the Pott...

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