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Former Art Chair receives award from mayor

Katie Waters

Emma Corry, Features Editor

August 17, 2019

Former Interim Chair of Art and Design Katie Waters received the Mayor’s Arts Award from Evansville Mayor Llyod Winnecke Thursday night at the 2019 Arts Council Awards ceremony at the Doubletree by Hilton in downtown Evansville. The annual awards ceremony hosted by the Arts Council of Southwestern In...

Memorial service honors late art administrative assistant

College of Liberal Arts Dean James Beeby greets mourners at a memorial service for Virginia Thomas.

Haviland Cardinal, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A cold and grey January afternoon, the trees on campus seemed barren of life, the grieving met inside the Liberal Art Center to celebrate the life of Virginia Thomas. The art department’s longtime administrative assistant died on Nov. 18, a month shy of her birthday. Thomas would have been 72 yea...

Art Center does not reflect student needs, wants

Art Center does not reflect student needs, wants

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

January 15, 2019

As USI continues to thrive and polish the campus with new shiny buildings, art students are forced to bottle up their frustrations and reluctantly retreat to the hovering bunker that is one of the least updated buildings on all of campus. All other buildings on campus stand tall and proud, and yet the ...

‘No way to make it fully accessible’

The two-story Arts Center only has one dedicated restroom, and it’s located on it’s lower level.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 25, 2018

Parker Grace had just started working on an assignment when he had to use the restroom in the middle of class. Grace had a problem though, he was on the first floor of the Arts Center. The freshman undecided major did not want to walk to the lower level to use the Arts Center’s single restroom...

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