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‘We should not be daunted’

After speeches about sexual assualt and gender violence, male audience members walked a mile in bright red high-heels to raise awareness for violence against women and men during the 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Tuesday evening. Students, professors and community members walked from the UC, past the Orr Center and ended at the College of Liberal Arts, where members of the community, officers and Dean Beeby spoke about their experience walking in the heels, before the participants took a pledge to never “commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.”

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 12, 2017

In its 11th year, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” once again attempts to tackle an ongoing issue. The event featured male students, faculty and community members who walked a mile in high heels and pledged to never “commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.” Also known as the Na...

Students, officials raise domestic violence awareness in heels

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke listens to Jerry Lewis speak at To Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Tuesday in Mitchell Auditorium.

Bradie Gray

April 7, 2015

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women – more than car accidents, muggings and rapes combined. Every nine seconds in the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten. Every 107 seconds in the United States, a woman is sexually abused. “Keep that in mind and watch o...

Evansville’s IU Med heads downtown

Shannon Hall

April 22, 2014

The Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville will no longer be housed in the Health Professions Center at USI come July 2017. The IU Board of Trustees voted Friday afternoon to move Evansville's branch of the IU School of Medicine  downtown. More than 400 people waited an hour in The Atrium...

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