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Student remembered as passionate, driven

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager April 10, 2018

The university's psychology department confirmed Saturday that former senior psychology major Alex Hurt died Friday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news with you,” a statement...

New project puts LGBT community on map

Damien Burge September 3, 2014

A new initiative has been created to help members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community find businesses and resources in the Evansville area that provide equal opportunities. The...

Amie McKibban talks to a resident assistant during Safe Zone training Saturday. 
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‘You are not alone’: Students become allies at annual Safe Zone training

Armon Siadat April 1, 2014

A group of 22 students gathered in Carter Hall early Saturday morning to receive training for the Tri-State Area Safe Zone Initiative. The training, led by Stephanie Young, assistant professor of communication...

USI falls short on LGBT support

USI falls short on LGBT support

Roberto Campos January 15, 2014

Alex Kessler sat in his residence hall bathroom for 45 minutes contemplating whether or not he would go through with a procedure which would require him to self-inject body altering hormones that would...

Faculty Senate to vote on HJR-6 statement

James Vaughn November 22, 2013

The Faculty Senate will decide whether or not to make a public statement opposing House Joint Resolution-6 (HJR-6) Friday. The 14-member body failed to come to a consensus at its Nov. 22, meeting regarding...

Community to help defeat marriage bill

James Vaughn October 8, 2013

Freedom Indiana is setting its sights on Evansville this week. The organization is committed to striking down a bill that would alter Indiana’s Constitution, permanently banning same-sex marriage,...

UPDATED: Anonymous social media posts spark concern

James Vaughn September 22, 2013

UPDATE: The “USI Confessionss” Facebook page and the “USI Confessions” Twitter page “will be officially closed” Oct. 11. “Over the past few months this page has been shut down three times,...

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