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UE student to host panels on diversity, experiences

Summer El-Khodary will moderate the first panel titled

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 Communications” on Dec.19, Feb. 20 and April 9, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Media Suite at In...

UE names next president, USI decision still unknown

UE names next president, USI decision still unknown

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 29, 2018

The University of Evansville has named Christopher Pietruszkiewicz as the university's 24th president after a formal vote by the Board of Trustees March 28 according to the university's website.

USI, I can’t hear you

USI, I can't hear you

Brian Alexander, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Creative Commons The Trump Administration issued an executive order last year banning travel from seven middle eastern countries. Students pulled together to form a Facebook event for a meeting of solidarity to show support for students of all faiths, held four days later after the order. The stude...

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

February 27, 2018

At nearly every state and private institution in Indiana, gender-neutral housing has been on the books for more than a decade. State colleges including Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University, Purdue University and the University of Evansville have all adopted gender-inclusive ...

‘Jampon’ unites women

'Jampon' unites women

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

Violet Wells Studying abroad at Harlaxton College, University of Evansville’s juniors Alexandra Curren and Gina deLise, theater performance majors, and Sierra Miller, a theater management major went for a fun and educational experience but came back with a new mission. “We studied abroad...

Evansville Health Center scheduled for May opening

The final completion of the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research Center is expected in May of 2018. Indiana University will own 60 percent of the building and the University of Evansville and USI will split the remaining 40 percent.

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

As anticipation for the Evansville Health, Science, Education and Research center grows, so do the opportunities. “There are not a lot of places that have done this before,” Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions Ann White said. “Three universities coming together, working togethe...

Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 2, 2017

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...

SpringFest: A reinvented tradition

Students glide through the air on a zip line during USI's SpringFest festivities in 2014.

James Vaughn

April 15, 2014

The new and improved SpringFest gave some students the college experience they had been waiting for. "There were some students that said, 'It feels like I'm on a college campus for the first time since I've been here,'" said Marcia Kiessling, associate provost for student affairs. Though she was...

SpringFest committee snags ‘All Star’ band (VIDEO)

SpringFest committee snags 'All Star' band (VIDEO)

James Vaughn

February 26, 2014

Rumors spread – from J.T. and Beyoncé, to Maroon 5, to the Plain White T’s. A Sonny and Cher reunion was even joked about. But the USI SpringFest Executive Committee thought the “throwback” genre would suit more students. So the committee – a body of 10 to 15 students – in conjunction wi...

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