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The Board of Trustees met in Carter Hall for the last meeting of the semester. This was their first in-person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The EDIC continues plan to research diversity on campus

Hayden Olberding, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

The EDIC plans to consult focus groups, share data and begin conversations relating to their 2020 Insight Survey. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council surveyed students, faculty, staff and administrators...

Petition turns into protest

Petition turns into protest

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor October 14, 2020

There are two protests going on on-campus tomorrow: one from Julia Ennis, creator of the petition, and one on the Quad. Julia Ennis, a senior communications major, posted an update on the...

Angela Davis inspires social awareness in students

Angela Davis inspires social awareness in students

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

The turnout for Dr. Angela Davis’s speech was great. A live-stream was set up for those who weren't able to sit in Carter Hall due to overcrowding.  It was impressive to see how many people in the...

Summer El-Khodary will moderate the first panel titled

UE student to host panels on diversity, experiences

Emma Corry, Features Editor November 12, 2019

Summer El-Khodary is planning events to invigorate her love of spreading diversity. The senior public health major at the University of Evansville is hosting a series of discussion panels called “Cultural...

Members of Disability Coalition at an event with Ben Trockman, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist at Old National Bank.

Club specializes in disability awareness, education

Emma Corry, Features Editor October 22, 2019

Gabby Walker is very passionate about bridging the gap between the disabled and the abled and she wants to spread awareness and education about disability. The senior communication studies major is...

Khalilah Doss

New VP focused on remaining student-centered

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2019

Khalilah Doss remembers a different campus when she came to USI as an undergraduate. Doss, who competed on the track and field team at McKendree University, noticed a large discrepancy in the number...

Khalilah Doss

Rochon names new VP of Student Affairs

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief July 26, 2019

President Ron Rochon has appointed Khalilah Doss as the new vice president of Student Affairs following a national search. Doss will take over as vice president August 13, succeeding Marcia Kiessling...

Tumblr, bring back our porn

Tumblr, bring back our porn

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor February 12, 2019

Blogging platform Tumblr announced back in December that it would be scrubbing itself of all adult content, but the move will only have a negative effect on its users. The company said on their website...

Haley Flamion, freshman journalism major, Erika Uebelhor, freshman political science and pre-law major, and Josi Barscz, freshman biochemistry major smile with their poster Saturday afternoon.

Women’s March Evansville 2019

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer January 23, 2019

Involvement Fair allows students to all come together

Involvement Fair allows students to all come together

Alleigh Dillman, Staff Writer January 22, 2019

The Student Involvement Fair at USI allows all clubs and organizations on campus, old and new, and of all varieties, to come together and show every student that there is something out there for them to...

The Board of Trustees named Provost Ron Rochon as the university's fourth president Thursday afternoon. Rochon will officially assume his duties as president July 1.

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor October 30, 2018

Ron Rochon said being president has been busier than he ever anticipated. “People tell you and they kind of prepare you for the schedule, but until you get in the chair, you just don’t understand...

'We are the ambassadors'

‘We are the ambassadors’

International Food Expo features global cuisine
Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer February 20, 2018

Jordan Auker Countries in the shape of footprints lined the way to the Food Expo located in Carter Hall to offer a chance to share cultural diversity with students at USI. The Food Expo allows international...

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