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‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to tackle sexual assault, gender violence

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to tackle sexual assault, gender violence

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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The university will host the Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Apr. 9 in at 5:30 p.m. in Carter Hall in University Center West. The Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Prevention Group and Albion Fellows Bacon Center will help with the International men’s March to stop rape, sexual assault and ...

Former NPR host to keynote 8th USI Law Day

Former NPR host to keynote 8th USI Law Day

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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The university will welcome Sanford Ungar, who will answer questions on why some Americans seem to have trouble on how to define and practice free speech in the keynote address for USI’s 8th Law Day. This event will take place Apr. 8 at 7 p.m. in Carter Hall. Ungar is the president emeritus of Goucher C...

Rochon to answer questions at first ‘Breakfast’

Rochon to answer questions at first ‘Breakfast’

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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The Student Alumni Association will host the annual Breakfast with the President April 4 at 8 a.m. in Carter Hall. The breakfast is open to all the students and faculty. This traditional breakfast will give students, staff, faculty and alumni an opportunity to have breakfast with Present Rochon and as...

Alpha Sigma Alpha to host ‘Mr. Southern’

Alpha Sigma Alpha to host ‘Mr. Southern’

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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Alpha Sigma Alpha will host “Mr. Southern” on Feb. 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Carter Hall. The money they raise throughout the competition will go to their philanthropy, the S. June Smith Center. The event is a male beauty pageant featuring USI students who will compete for a cash prize. They will go throu...

Social activist talks importance of advocacy

Social activist talks importance of advocacy

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 23, 2018


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The students in Carter Hall listened as Tia Oso, the director of impact at Revolve Impact and an outspoken social justice activist, spoke about the methods of creating social change at the 2018 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day Wednesday night. Oso’s speech included discussion on Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

Indiana Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at USI

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

October 17, 2017


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The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case B.A. v. State of Indiana for the first time ever at the university Oct. 30 at 10:30 in Carter Hall. The court holds about 70 oral arguments every year at the State House in Indianapolis, while occasionally scheduling the arguments outside of the...

Bouie to headline as first “Knowledge For Life” speaker

Bouie to headline as first “Knowledge For Life” speaker

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017


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The university’s student development program will launch its inaugural ‘Knowledge For Life’ series on Sept 27. The first presentation will feature prominent journalist Jamelle Bouie. “The topic and background Jamelle Bouie will be presenting is a good cross-section,” Jennifer Garrison, assistant director of student development sa...

Day of Silence to promote bullying awareness

Day of Silence to promote  bullying awareness

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 12, 2017


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After a short hiatus from the university, the national Day of Silence has returned. After a three year absence, the Day of Silence, which intends to bring awareness to the “silencing” effects of anti-LGBT bullying, will be held in Carter Hall Wednesday April 19 from 7-9 p.m. The event is sponsore...

Watch party draws student interest

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 25, 2017


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Trevion McFarland didn’t get on the Trump train until late in the primaries, but said he couldn’t take another four years of broken promises and failed policies. McFarland, along with around 30 other students and faculty, attended the Inauguration watch party in Carter Hall Friday. “We should all ...

‘The man behind the legend’

‘The man behind the legend’

Bobby Shipman, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2016


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The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon will feature Major General Barrye Price who travels the globe speaking of Dr. King.

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Bradie Gray

February 26, 2014


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Those who put on the food expo can say they served hundreds Friday. The International Food Expo sold all of its 500 tickets to students, faculty and even some of the Evansville community members during the annual event. With food selections from 25 countries, singing and dancing from around the world,...

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