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Ceremony to highlight ‘trailblazing women’

Ceremony to highlight ‘trailblazing women’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
March 15
Filed under Features

As the Phenomenal Women ceremony approaches on March 23, The Shield talked to organizer and Multicultural Center Director Pam Hopson about the event honoring females in the community. The ten honorees this year include USI students, faculty and women from the Evansville area. The Shield: What is the his...

Freshman overcomes adversity

Freshman overcomes adversity

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
February 9
Filed under Features

Immediately after high school graduation, Clifton Jett’s mother sat down with her son and asked if he wanted to pursue college. “I was diagnosed with a learning disability in the second grade and was held back,” Jett said. “Since then, I’ve struggled academically. I decided to come to college be...

Hope for campus events

Philip Kuhns
September 21
Filed under Opinion

Friday night, I walked into the Multicultural Center’s Late Night @ USI event, ‘Rhythm Fest’ and was outside, headed home in approximately two minutes.

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Multicultural Center adds trio of employees

Multicultural Center adds trio of employees

Sarah Loesch and Gabi Wy
August 24
Filed under Features

'It’s all for the students'   D’Angelo Taylor wants the USI community to know the Multicultural Center is for everyone. "You can’t have a multicultural center if you don’t value a different variety of people," the assistant director of the Multicultural Center said. Taylor was ...

‘The man behind the legend’

‘The man behind the legend’

Bobby Shipman, Editor-in-Chief
January 13
Filed under Features

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon will feature Major General Barrye Price who travels the globe speaking of Dr. King.

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Multicultural Center hosting reunion

Nick Leighty
September 15
Filed under News, News Briefs

The Multicultural Center is having its first ever Reunion Weekend Friday to Sunday. Held in conjunction with the university’s 50th celebration, past winners of USI Live at the Apollo are returning for the event. Also, students in the Designed by Grace gospel choir will sing at the Performance C...

Community rallies, says racism still exists

Armon Siadat
April 27
Filed under News

CORRECTION: The Counseling Center offers its support in promoting and helping with Tolerance Talks, a program put on Housing and Residence Life. Resident Assistants Haley Fulk and Danesha Shelton put on the event. A crowd gathered in the USI Amphitheater Friday for the 2nd annual Rally Against Racism. ...

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