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BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

Megan Thorne and Noah Alatza

April 24, 2018


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A full story with updated information can be found at: https://usishield.com/28310/breaking-news/28310/ Earlier, Tuesday  3:20 p.m. The Shield also spoke with Lieutenant Noah Robinson, from the Vanderburgh Sherriff's Department about the two instances. He said at this time the deputies on ...

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 10, 2018


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The university's psychology department confirmed Saturday that former senior psychology major Alex Hurt died Friday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news with you,” a statement on the psychology department’s Facebook page said Saturday. “We will miss her contagious energy, bi...

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 12, 2018


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The university confirmed a shooting victim killed over Spring Break was a former student. “While Nicolas Belcher had been a student at USI studying computer science, he was not currently enrolled,” university spokesman Ben Luttrull said in an emailed statement. Evansville Police responded ...

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Ciera McCann, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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1/29/2018 9:58 a.m. - Welfare Check/O'Daniel North Apartments 7:32 p.m. - Injury Report/O'Daniel North Apartments 10:49 p.m. - Drugs- Incident/Governors Hall 1/30/2018 11:13 a.m. - Fire- False Alarm/Governors Hall 11:51 a.m. - Fire- Faulty Alarm/The Loft 1:00 p.m. - Incident Report/Public Safety Buildin...

Former MLB player to be inducted into USI Hall of Fame

Former MLB player to be inducted into USI Hall of Fame

Ciera McCann, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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Former MLB outfielder Darin Mastroianni, who started out as a two-year starter for the Eagles at second base helped carry the university to its first national championship appearance in 2007 during Tracy Archuleta’s first year as head coach. Mastroianni will be inducted into the USI Hall of Fame on Saturd...

Film festival to highlight French movies

Film festival to highlight French movies

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Mnager

January 30, 2018


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The College of Liberal Arts, World Languages and Cultures Department and Society for Arts and Humanities will host the Tournées Film Festival, a French film festival on campus with screenings at 7 p.m. Fridays through February 23 in Forum 1. All screenings are free and open to the public. The Tour...

Social activist to present Mandela Social Justice Day keynote address

Social activist to present Mandela Social Justice Day keynote address

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

January 30, 2018


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Tia Oso, director of impact at Revolve Impact, a social impact firm devoted to transforming systems, policies and people will give the keynote address at the 2018 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day February 21 at 6 p.m.  in Carter Hall. Oso’s address, “Chaos or Community: The Persistent Question ...

New Harmony gallery hosting ceramics exhibit

New Harmony gallery hosting ceramics exhibit

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

January 30, 2018


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The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art is hosting a ceramics exhibition through February 17. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, features styles and techniques in functional and sculptural ceramics from seven resident artists: Katie Chandler, Alexis Dahl, Mitzi Davis, Xiao Jiang...

USI Security Incident Log

USI Security Incident Log

December 8, 2016


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Illness Report McDonald West Apartments - Branch Building - 800A McDonald Ln. 11/29/16 3:40 a.m. Theft O’Daniel South Apartments - Boon Building - 8026B O’Daniel Ln. 11/29/16 11:24 a.m. Code of Conduct - Cohabitation O’Daniel South Apartments - Boon Building - 8026B O’Daniel Ln...

Japanese School wins 11th consecutive award

December 8, 2016


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The university’s Southern Indiana Japanese School received its 11th consecutive School Award in Writing from the Japan Overseas Education Services. There are close to 300 Japanese schools abroad and only 20 of them are awarded this honor. Keietsu Nishimura, principal of SIJS, said when the schoo...

5k to honor student who died in 2014

April 20, 2016


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A 5K honoring a USI student, who died in 2014, Emily Lengacher will be held at noon (EST) May 21 at Gastof Amish Restaurant in Montgomery, Indiana. The event is named Proverbs 31:25k after Lengacher's favorite Bible verse. There will be a balloon lift off to start the race and a raffle will be...

Anderson to receive highest honor

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 20, 2016


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Biology major Maria Anderson will receive the President’s Medal, the highest honor given to a graduate in the Class of 2016. She will graduate with a 3.9 GPA and is planning on working toward her Masters of Health Administration degree. Anderson is also a leader at the university’s Camp Eagle...

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