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Students play with two of the puppies in the quad Wednesday.

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October 6, 2021
Hairo Rivas, president of Sigma Tau Gamma, asks an attendee to sign in for contact tracing. Over 200 students attended the Pet-A-Pup event Wednesday.

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October 6, 2021
Max Stoll, freshman biology major, chats with Natalie Will, a recruiter for Deaconess Hostpital,  Wednesday

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September 25, 2021
Cecilia Paradise, senior health services major, chats with Lochmueller Group Corporate Recruiter Julie Kelly in the SEC Wednesday. Lochmueller Group is a civil-engineering consulting firm. Its Evansville office helped survey and plan the USI-Burdette Trail.

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September 23, 2021
Cameron Kainer, swimming and diving head coach, shows the Student Government Association the pool in the Aquatic Center. Kainer said his favorite part of the Aquatic Center is the tile university logo on the right side of the pool.

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September 23, 2021
Holly Delph, administration associate, gives a tour of the rehabilitation room in the Screaming Eagles Complex. In addition to the rehabilitation room, the SEC houses the student-athlete weight room, locker rooms and athletic department offices.

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September 16, 2021
Womens Basketball Coach Rick Stein gives attendees a tour of the womens basketball locker room on Thursday. Stein said the mens basketball team was impressed with how nice the womens locker room smelled.

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September 16, 2021
President Ronald Rochon, Joan Kempf deLong and Tim Mahoney smile as Khalilah Doss, vice president of student affairs, speaks Thursday evening. Doss said, It is evident that we are excited as a college community for the opening of our Screaming Eagles Arena and Aquatic Center.

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September 16, 2021
Vaneta Becker, Indiana state senator, sits in the front row as the university introduces the Screaming Eagles Arena, Screaming Eagles Complex, Aquatic Center and campus sculpture, The Screaming Eagle. Becker said I just believe so much in this university.

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September 16, 2021
Zane Mitchell, dean of the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education, speaks in front of the Screaming Eagles Complex that houses the kinesiology and sport department. I am just so excited to see what the future has in store with these even better facilities that we now have, said Mitchell. I expect greater things, and I know were going to see them.

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September 16, 2021
President Rochon said he was excited for the new Aquatic Center because he was a swimmer in high school. He shared a story with the university community about his son who is on the swim team at Castle High School in Newburgh, IN.

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September 16, 2021
Gina Flores, junior exercise science major, and Elizabeth Dauby, senior exercise science major, wait for the celebration event to begin Thursday evening. Flores and Dauby helped lead tours through the Screaming Eagle Arena, Screaming Eagle Complex and Aquatic Center.

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September 16, 2021
Members of the womens basketball team wait outside before leading tours. The men and womens basketball teams and exercise science club led tour groups around the new athletic facilities.

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September 16, 2021
Blue and Pink Tulipiere (3 tiers) by Martha Grover. Grover was the only featured artist that was not able to speak at the presentation on Sept. 9.

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September 16, 2021
Warrens Work Shirt #1 by Rob Southard. Southards work is typically made of dozens of photographs to create one set piece.

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September 16, 2021
Adjunct professor Erika Anderson views one of the frescos by Mike Nichols in the McCutchan Art center Sept. 9. This series by Nichols is different than his previous work because they are airbrushed rather than being painted.

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September 16, 2021
Rob Dickes, assistant professor of photography and digital imaging, talks with Rob Southard after his presentation on Sept. 9. The two previously worked together at the University of Kentucky where Southard now works as a senior lecturer

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September 16, 2021
Rob Southard presents his piece titled Ila & Claf in The Performance Center. The photograph is part of a series called Why Buy the Cow which documents the lives of a family that lives and works on a dairy farm.

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September 16, 2021
Brett Anderson, director of the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, introduces artist Mike Nichols on Sept. 9 in the Performance Center.

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September 16, 2021
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September 12, 2021
Bulger looks up at the banner, holding a hand-held flag of his own. Most of the planning has been handled all 20 years by Jerry, said Sabrina Conley, firefighter for Perry Township. Bulger said he served with Perry Township for 25 years.

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September 12, 2021
Remembering 20 years after 911

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September 12, 2021
Jim Dimarco adjusts the spotlight illuminating the flag from below. This is the first time the flag has been raised at midnight in remembrance of the twentieth anniversary of 9/11.

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September 12, 2021
The flag itself expands to 16x24 feet. At night, the banner is illuminated by spotlights positioned under it.

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September 12, 2021
Tarek Khaja, volunteer firefighter and university public saftey officer, looks at the raised flag across the four lanes on University Parkway. He has been a volunteer firefighter for New Harmony for four years.

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September 12, 2021
Jerry Bulger, former fire chief for Perry Township, signals the crane operators to raise the flag over the Lloyd Expressway at the stroke of midnight.

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September 11, 2021
Remembering 20 years after 911

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September 11, 2021
Remembering 20 years after 911

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September 11, 2021
Firefighters Brian Mahoney and Nathan Devillez operate the crane on a Perry Township fire engine. This is Devillezs nineteenth year with the Perry Township Fire department he also works as a member of public safety. This is Mahoneys first year with Perry Township.

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September 11, 2021
Chairs remain empty in full view of the flag honoring 13 local firefighters who lost their lives serving in Afganistan.

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September 11, 2021
USI v Tribecca Nazerine 9-2-21

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September 8, 2021
Evansvile mayor Lloyd Winnecke speaks at SGAs first publc forum in Carter Hall Thursday. Winnecke spoke on multiple topics relating to the Evansville community.

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September 8, 2021
Evansvile mayor Lloyd Winnecke speaks at SGAs first publc forum in Carter Hall Thursday. Winnecke spoke on multiple topics relating to the Evansville community.

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September 8, 2021
Kaelyn Wessel, junior business management major, puts the final touches on the table for Delta Zeta Wednesday. I always love that I have a home to belong to with Delta Zeta, she said.

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September 2, 2021
Abby Sink writes her contact information for Feminist Campus USI at the Student Involvement Fair Wednesday. Feminist Campus was founded in 1997 to create a growing feminist presence on campuses nationwide. USIs chapter was founded a year ago.

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September 2, 2021
Tyler Henry, junior business major, talks with Djenae Walker, junior nursing major, at the table for the Black Student Union Wednesday.

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September 2, 2021
Savannah Schaufelberger, junior finance major, presents USIs chapter of Delight Ministeries to two attendees Wednesday. Delight is a ministry for women founded in 2012. USI has one of the 167 chapters found across the United States.

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September 2, 2021
Gabby Eagleson, freshman Biology major, and Ali Boilanger, Freshman Nursing major, play a game of connect four next to the booth hosted by the Center for Campus Life.

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September 2, 2021
Cameron Jones, sophomore finance major, hits a puck into a miniature goal in front of the table for USI Club Hockey. The club plans to play in division three conference programs for ice hockey starting next year. Jones said the team has been working towards this goal for the past year.

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September 2, 2021
Abortion Debate

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September 2, 2021
Students line up for questions in Carter Hall as the discussion opens up to attendees.

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September 2, 2021
Rocco Gennaro, professor of philosophy, attends the event in Carter Hall Wednesday. Gennaro said he attended the event because he covered the topic of abortion in his intro ethics class, PHIL 201.

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April 29, 2021
Many students attended the discussion in Carter Hall Wednesday. Some attendees stood in the back of the hall because there were no open chairs.

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April 29, 2021
Abortion Debate

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April 29, 2021
Abortion Debate

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April 29, 2021
Abortion Debate

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April 29, 2021
Program Coordinator Nathan Payne hands out T-shirts to students on April 14. Payne said that the shirts say Spring Fest 2020 because they were unclaimed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 27, 2021
Students socialize outside the Eicher Barn as part of the campfire event Thursday. Outdoor games like hillbilly golf and Frisby were included in the event.

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April 22, 2021
Worker Julian Miller fixes the nozzle of a paint sprayer outside the David L. Rice Library. The steps outside the library are painted annually to celebrate Spring Fest.

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April 22, 2021
Spring Fest 21

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April 22, 2021
One of the defining features of Spring Fest is the colorful lights that shine through the fountain outside the University Center.

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April 22, 2021
Spring Fest 21

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April 22, 2021
DJ Katie Boyd broadcasts music to attendees in the Rec Center Friday. There were three channels of music for attendees to choose from

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April 22, 2021
Students dance the Cupid Shuffle in the Recreational Fitness and Wellness Center as part of the silent disco event Friday. A silent disco is where people dance with a wireless headset rather than with a speaker system.

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April 22, 2021
Spring Fest 21

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April 22, 2021
STOCK FOR NEWSLETTER

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April 22, 2021
Kallie Davis, senior social work major, smiles through her mask as she protests with the group Wednesday. I laugh to fill the awkwardness, she said. the silence is a lot.

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April 22, 2021
Isabella Cochran, freshman biology major, takes a photo of the demonstration in front of David L. Rice Library Wednesday. It makes me really happy to see people stand up for survivors, she said.

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April 22, 2021
Abbie Rock, sophomore occupational therapy major, protests alongside Conner Perry, sophomore art major. Perry was the only male to join in the demonstration when it started Wednesday. I have a lot of friends that have dealt with the issue, he said. Im doing a presentation in one of my classes on the subject right now.

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April 22, 2021
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April 14, 2021
Lexi Reed, sophomore biology major, stands on the steps to the David L. Rice Library as part of the demonstration advocating sexual assault awareness.  I think this is really important and needs to be addressed, she said.

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April 14, 2021
Katelyn Vinci, senior social work major,

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April 14, 2021
Kenna Davidson, junior, helps untangle Lauren Tennyson, freshman, and Megan Newton, senior, after their dogs wrapped them up. They were tied up after Steel, Tennysons dog, came loose from his leash and met Mini, Newtons dog, in the center of The Quad.

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April 9, 2021
Kasey Hunt-Short relaxes in her hammock in The Quad. She said that hammocking improves her mood especially when the weather is nice.

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April 9, 2021
Students hammock on trees outside of David Rice Library. There are multiple hammocking spots located on campus and around university housing.

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April 9, 2021
Greek Week

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April 9, 2021
Kendra Strupp, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, and President Rochon host a press conference outside Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday morning. This is an important event that we embark upon, as we bring vaccinations to USI, Rochon said. It allows all of us to begin to understand the significance of being together again and actually getting back to a sense of normalcy.

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April 7, 2021
Nursing students Eleanore Conley and Maddison Fields prepare their vaccination stations Wednesday.

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April 7, 2021
Clinical assistants Tracy Kinner and Marilyn Ostendorf draw up saline for the Pfizer vaccine in the arenas concession stand. The vaccine was moved to the concession stand fridge after being stored in the Business and Engineering Center.

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April 7, 2021
St. Claire directs the student nurses to their stations Wednesday. There are 12 vaccination stations in the Screaming Eagles Arena.

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April 7, 2021
Brandy Sitzman, practice manager for the university Health Center, briefs volunteers in the lower level of the Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday. The volunteers helped students check into the clinic and directed them where to go.

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April 7, 2021
Freshmen radiology majors Olivia Lacer and Heather Conrad arrive at the Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday morning. Lacer and Conrad served as greeters and helped coordinate traffic in the Arena.

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April 7, 2021
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