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‘A different America’

‘A different America’

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor
March 28, 2017
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Immigration continues to be a topic of debate both at the university and abroad. David Haines, a professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at George Mason University, presented his discussion “Refuge in America” in Carter Hall Wednesday night. The discussion was centralized around Haines...

Faculty Senate to vote on letter addressing executive order

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 15, 2017
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Faculty Senate got political in its Friday meeting Feb. 10. The senate will vote on an open letter to the university regarding the recent executive order on immigration in the coming days. Executive Order 13769 bars refugees from entering the country for 120 days and temporarily bans immigrants from...

Reaction and response

Reaction and response

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 9, 2017
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Heidi Gregori-Gahan was in Washington D.C. when the executive order regarding immigration and refugees was announced. The executive order set forth by President Donald Trump halts immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. It also bars Syrian refugees indefinite...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 2, 2017
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Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 2, 2017
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President Linda Bennett released a statement through email to the entire campus community Monday afternoon regarding the recent order banning immigrants and refugees from the United States. Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State University and Indiana State University also published state...

Former students respond to executive order

Former students respond to executive order

Megan Thorne
February 2, 2017
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Sandrita Sanabria believes that Donald Trump does not represent the American people she knows. Sanabria, a former university international student from Paraguay said although she expected Trump to win the presidential election, she was shocked to hear about the executive order. “When you think about...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under News

Zarmina and Naaima Mufti want President Trump to know that being Muslim is not a crime. The Muslim-American cousins attended the Interfaith Rally of Support Tuesday night at the University of Evansville. “Regardless of the religion, we are just trying to show our solidarity with American values and h...

Empathy not executive orders

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I hate the term alien. Like children with tear-streaked dirty faces are from another planet. I do not understand how Americans can have such a disdain for immigrants, and then turn around and say how sad it is that people in other countries are living through atrocities. You would think the a...

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