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USI to host civility event on recent racist flyers

USI to host civility event on recent racist flyers

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a panel discussion on ‘Valuing Civility & Maintaining a Climate of Mutual Respect,’ Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Forum 1. The conversation will center around recent racist flyers discovered on campus Nov. 5. Student Government Association Pr...

Interim Dean of Students named

Interim Dean of Students named

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 8, 2018

The university appointed Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Nicholas LaRowe as the interim dean of students effective Aug. 8. LaRowe has been with the university since 2010 and was originally scheduled to take a sabbatical leave this fall. The university had been sear...

DOSO to present ‘Hunting Ground’ Jan. 26

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

The university’s Dean of Students Office will be showing “The Hunting Ground” on January 26 in Mitchell Auditorium, followed by a discussion panel. “The Hunting Ground” is a documentary that addresses sexual assault on college campuses that brings to light rape culture that exists coll...

Counseling Center wants to add student fee, hire more counselors

Rachel Christian

April 1, 2014

The Counseling Center wants to add an activity fee to students's bills in order to help pay for services. Thomas Longwell, Counseling Center director, went before SGA March 27 to discuss the possibility of adding a $20 fee to tuition bills to help cover the hiring and salary of new counselors. “We...

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, has been wrote [sic] about in the newspaper, and has been part of a lot of controversy,” the p...

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