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Professor urges consideration of social media as archival tool

Professor urges consideration of social media as archival tool

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The College of Liberal Arts hosted “Innovative Approaches to Research: A Case Study for Social Media as Archives” on Nov. 8.  The event was a presentation by Assistant Professor of History Cacee Hoyer which urged people to consider social media sites as a new way to examine urban history. Hoy...

Annual charity event ‘Empty Bowls’ canceled for 2019

Annual charity event ‘Empty Bowls’ canceled for 2019

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

The annual “Empty Bowls” Evansville event, where students, faculty and community members volunteer to make and glaze bowls for charity, will not take place this year.  The annual event occurs at Sauced on Haynie’s Corner in Evansville every November. Assistant Professor of Ceramics Al Holen ...

“Lighting a Tradition” to mark start of holiday season

“Lighting a Tradition” to mark start of holiday season

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The Student Alumni Association will host their annual “Lighting a Tradition” on the quad Nov. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m.  The event will feature holiday caroling, horse and carriage rides, train rides around the quad, photos with Santa, karaoke, hot chocolate and cookies. Donations of hats and scarv...

Crime Log 11/5-11/10

Crime Log 11/5-11/10

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

11/5 4:21 p.m.- Theft/Public Safety Building 4:21 p.m.- Burglary/Public Safety Building 4:34 p.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel South Apartments 4:57 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety Building 5:23 p.m.- Theft/Public Safety Building 10:54 p.m.- Injury Report/Residence Life Community Center &nbs...

Public Safety App Now Available

Public Safety App Now Available

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Public Safety launched their new app Rave Guardian to students, faculty, and staff. The app is free and available to be downloaded for iOS and android devices. Rave Guardian gives access to various safety features such as a “safety timer,” ability to text central dispatch, Rave Alerts, and websites and p...

USI’s 50th Madrigal Feaste coming soon

USI’s 50th Madrigal Feaste coming soon

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

USI's Chamber Choir will be hosting their 50th annual Madrigal Feaste Nov. 21-23 at 7:00 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 1:00 p.m. Members of the choir will wear costumes and reenact a 15th century feast. They will also entertain with English and Irish madrigal, folk songs, and holiday selections. ...

Senior Seminar Exhibition at university

Senior Seminar Exhibition at university

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The Senior Seminar Exhibition will be held from Nov. 4 to Dec. 8 in the McCutchan Art Center and Pace Galleries. The exhibition features work from 37 senior graphic design, studio art, interactive media and illustration majors. A reception for the student artists will be held on Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. ...

Confined: A true Victorian experience reception coming soon

Confined: A true Victorian experience reception coming soon

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

November 5, 2019

USI students senior journalism and photography majors Megan Thorne and senior photography major Dara Turner put together Confined: A true Victorian experience, follows the story of three women; Mary Jeffries, Adeline Tanner and Jane Doyle in the mid to late 1800s. This allows the viewer to take a tri...

Crime Log 10/29-11/4

Crime Log 10/29-11/4

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

10/29 2:24 p.m.- Theft/University Center West 3:00 p.m.- Injury Report/Newman Hall 3:20 p.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 6:27 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety Building   10/30 8:39 a.m.- Traffic Accident/University Boulevard  8:41 a.m.- Injury Report/University...

Crime Log 10/22-10/28

Crime Log 10/22-10/28

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

10/22 12:00 a.m.- Alcohol Offense/Governors Hall 12:00 a.m.- Alcohol Violation/Governors Hall 8:43 a.m.- Illness Report/Education Center 10:22 a.m.- Violation of University Policy/Liberal Arts Center 8:25 p.m.- Injury Report/Broadway Recreational Complex 9:30 p.m.- Injury Report/Recreation F...

Giving Tree accepting applications

Giving Tree accepting applications

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 29, 2019

The Giving Tree is an outreach program that gives gifts to faculty, staff and students with children that are in need of assistance. Each office location on campus will host a tree to hang ornaments from November to December. This program is sponsored by the university’s Staff Council. The ornaments re...

Priority registration coming soon

Priority registration coming soon

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 29, 2019

Priority registration for spring and summer 2020 starts on Nov. 4. Students are encouraged to look up classes through their myUSI account and check the registration calendar to see the first day they’re able to register. Students may have a registration hold on their accounts and must meet with the...

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