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Students advocate for change at oratorical competition

Kassandra Santos, a junior communications major, won first place for her speech at the Black History Month Oratorical Competition
February 24, 2020

When Kassandra Santos began her oration, impassioned attention fell within the audience. Listeners leaned forward, experiencing a passionate presentation, which ambitiously discussed and challenged an...

Better speakers, better students

January 17, 2018

I have never had to experience a professor offering extra credit for attending a program that brings in a guest speaker or member of the faculty to discuss a major, topic, etc. Unfortunately for many...

Let it grow

The university hosted TEDx Evansville for the first time ever Oct. 27. TEDx spokeswoman Heather McNabb said the Performance Center was chosen for it's capacity. ”It seats almost 300 people and tripled our size,
TEDx Evansville showcases at USI for first time
October 28, 2017

Diego Sanchez drove nearly 75 miles from Washington, Indiana to experience TEDx Evansville. He could have watched it live online, but he paid $50 learn from the experience in person. “I watch...

Day of Silence to promote bullying awareness

Day of Silence to promote  bullying awareness
April 12, 2017

After a short hiatus from the university, the national Day of Silence has returned. After a three year absence, the Day of Silence, which intends to bring awareness to the “silencing” effects of anti-LGBT...

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