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Educating about the female orgasm

Educating about the female orgasm

Emma Corry, Features Editor

March 3, 2020

Marshall Miller had this advice to give straight men in the audience at an event focused on the female orgasm. “Let her come first,” he said. The Activities Programming Board (APB) hosted an educational program called “I Love Female Orgasm” on March 2 in Forum 2. The event saw two sex ...

Exhibit captures mythology, reality

Exhibit captures mythology, reality

Emma Corry, Features Editor

February 25, 2020

It took Livia Alexander her whole life to get to the level of painting she is at now. Alexander curated her “Mortal Flesh” exhibit as part of the Efroymson Bridge Year Fellowship which allows a postgraduate student to spend a year making art. The exhibit is made of several paintings created by...

Students advocate for change at oratorical competition

Students advocate for change at oratorical competition

Christian Lewis, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

When Kassandra Santos began her oration, impassioned attention fell within the audience. Listeners leaned forward, experiencing a passionate presentation, which ambitiously discussed and challenged an uneasy issue: immigration.   D'Angelo Taylor, the assistant director of the multicultural center, hosted The...

Podcast features women of USI economics

Podcast features women of USI economics

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The USI Economics Club attracted the attention of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis when they weren’t even a club yet.  The bank released a 20-minute episode of their Women in Economics Podcast on Jan. 29 that featured the women of USI’s Economics Club. The episode was recorded in September...

STEM educator to bring inspiration, education

STEM educator to bring inspiration, education

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Carmen Stoen enjoys hearing other’s stories and drawing inspiration from them. “I think it’s always helpful to hear someone else’s story and learn from others so I think it’s a good way to gain some encouragement for yourself,”  said Stoen, the director of student development.  U...

Student veteran explores personal struggles in new book

Student veteran explores personal struggles in new book

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2020

Traversing the complexity of mental illness can cause some to break down and lose hope. For others, it inspires them to make a change. “It can get really bad, but if you sit there and look for that purpose, that light is going to eventually show,” said Anthony Farina, vice president of the student ...

Activist reflects on changing times

Activist reflects on changing times

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 11, 2020

The crowd stood and cheered as Angela Davis took the stage. “I was warned that Evansville is quite conservative,” Davis said as the crowd responded with laughter. The renowned educator, activist and scholar was the keynote speaker of the Mandela Social Justice Day event, which took place on Feb...

Play to feature family drama, coming-of-age

Play to feature family drama, coming-of-age

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

People normally hide their awkward sides, but this was not the case for Eli Young, who tapped into his inner awkwardness for his upcoming role as a teenage boy going through puberty.  The USI Theatre Department is continuing its season with “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” The play is a comedy coming-...

Speaker to talk Silicon Valley experience

Speaker to talk Silicon Valley experience

Emma Corry, Features Editor

February 4, 2020

D'Angelo Taylor said Rayvon Carter is innovative. The assistant director of the Multicultural Center said Carter, the upcoming speaker for Black History Month, inspired him. "He's always been one step ahead of his time,” The assistant director of the Multicultural Center said. “I consider him...

Planting the beauty of campus

Planting the beauty of campus

Emma Corry, Features Editor

February 4, 2020

The dormant bulbs of 30 to 50 elephant ear and banana plants are kept at the greenhouse at the USI Grounds Center waiting to be planted in time for the spring season. The tropical plants are dug up during the winter so they don’t die out from the cold. The greenhouse is filled with large flower pots...

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