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Faculty Senate looks to revamp course evaluations

Faculty Senate looks to revamp course evaluations

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 10, 2017
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Grant Edwards said there isn’t much that would make him want to do the course evaluations that students receive at the end of each semester. “They send you a bunch of emails near the end of the semester and you’re in the middle of studying and working on other things and you just don’t have time ...

‘Blaze the trail’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 10, 2017
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Bryan Mitchell said he needs sleep after helping design USI’s first-ever miniaturized satellite. Mitchell, a junior mechanical engineering major, is in charge of the power subsystem, which generates power throughout the satellite, also known as CubeSat. The official satellite name is the Undergraduat...

SGA allocates nearly $13,000 in grants

SGA allocates nearly $13,000 in grants

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 9, 2017
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SGA passed three resolutions on Thursday allocating $12,879.75 in grants to 18 different students and student organizations. SGA distributed the grants three ways between the New Student Orginzation Start-Up grants, The Student Organization Support (SOS) grants and the Travel grants. $11,879.75 was...

Boston physician to keynote Symposium on Homelessness

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 9, 2017
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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...

Reaction and response

Reaction and response

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 9, 2017
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Heidi Gregori-Gahan was in Washington D.C. when the executive order regarding immigration and refugees was announced. The executive order set forth by President Donald Trump halts immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. It also bars Syrian refugees indefinite...

Students aim to start LGBT+ sorority

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 3, 2017
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Just a week ago an LGBT sorority on the university campus was only an idea. Now, under the direction of Sam Monsen, an art education major, the idea is taking form. Monsen was talking to a few friends about an LGBT inclusive sorority and found they had an interest. “There is a gender and sexual...

Students lobby for press freedom bill

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 2, 2017
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High school and collegiate journalists from across Indiana are taking their grievances to the Indiana state legislature. House Bill 1130 will require school corporations and state educational institutions to adopt policies that will protect student journalists. The bill is a product of the New Voice...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 2, 2017
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Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 2, 2017
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President Linda Bennett released a statement through email to the entire campus community Monday afternoon regarding the recent order banning immigrants and refugees from the United States. Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State University and Indiana State University also published state...

Former students respond to executive order

Former students respond to executive order

Megan Thorne
February 2, 2017
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Sandrita Sanabria believes that Donald Trump does not represent the American people she knows. Sanabria, a former university international student from Paraguay said although she expected Trump to win the presidential election, she was shocked to hear about the executive order. “When you think about...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 1, 2017
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Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

SGA president resigns

SGA president resigns

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
January 26, 2017
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SGA president Ashley Wright resigned last Friday, citing her need to move forward. “I have been contemplating this for a while now and I’m not really sure what I’m asking for, but everything happens for a reason,” Wright said in a statement released at SGA’s meeting Thursday. “Student g...

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