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International Club, Panamanian Association and Spanish Club joined together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a kickball tournament Sept. 28, 2021. National Hispanic Hertiage Month, Sept. 15 - Oct.  15, was enacted as an official month of observance Aug. 17, 1988.

Students celebrate their heritage through student organizations

Casey Clark, Chief Copy Editor October 21, 2021

Editor's Note: This article was originally published Oct. 14, 2021, in the print issue "Falling for Student Organizations."  International Club, Panamanian Association, Gamma Phi Omega International...

Panama Canal Stories intertwines five human stories over the span of 100 years to show the impact of the Panama Canal. USI Spanish Club showed the film Sept. 30. 2021.

“Panama Canal Stories” demonstrates the Panama Canal’s impact

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Chances are, you’ve heard of the Panama Canal. However, there’s a richer history behind the canal your teachers probably didn’t teach you in school.  “Panama Canal Stories” is a movie about...

A student walks into the Health Professions Building

Spring semester to continue as planned

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 3, 2020

The university is continuing with its plans to begin classes and continue campus housing in the spring. Despite pandemic numbers getting worse in Vanderburgh County, the university will continue the...

Ecuadorian students feel aftershocks of quake

Gabi Wy, News Editor May 2, 2016

When Facebook friends asked Hans Bernabe if his family was alright, he had no clue what was going on. The senior business management major said when he found out there was a major earthquake in Ecuador...

(Right to left) German international student Tim Haverkock jokes around with freshman history major Logan Tedrow, Paraguayan international student Sandrita Sanabria and German international student Sandra Quest Tuesday by Reflection Lake. Many international students will head back to their home countries after this semester. Sanabria wanted to get her friends together before they part ways.

Far from familiar: Hard to say goodbye

Megan Thorne , Features Editor April 13, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international...

University to host German film festival

Nick Leighty, Staff writer February 23, 2016

The World Languages and Cultures department will present the third installment of their international film series with a German Film Festival from Feb. 19 to March 25. Film showings include“M, Lili...

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