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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...

Giveback to raise money for bone marrow

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 20, 2016


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Buffalo Wild Wings will hold their Give Back Night event 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Friday. When a participant eats in or carries out, they can mention 'Be the Match On Campus' and Buffalo Wild Wings will donate ten percent of the check to Be the Match On Campus. Money raised goes directly to getting p...

Dogs to help stressed students

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 20, 2016


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Students feeling stressed can visit the Recreation Fitness and Wellness Center Quiet Room starting Monday for Paws n’ Play. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, the therapy dogs will be available for students to play with. For more information, contact Katie Loe...

Teeter-Totter to benefit Special Olympics

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 12, 2016


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Lambda Chi Alpha, Alpha Sigma Alpha, and Gamma Phi Beta will raise money for the Vanderburgh County Special Olympics at the annual Teeter Totter-A-Thon. The event starts at 4 p.m. each day April 15-17 at the Family Christian Bookstore on Green River Road. Participants will ride the 30-ft teeter...

5k raises autism awareness

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 12, 2016


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Housing and Resident Life presents Light It Up Blue at 9 p.m. April 15. This event has participants running a 5k to raise awareness for autism. At 9 p.m. check-in opens and at 9:45 black light cycling and other activities begin. Check-in closes at 10:15 p.m. and the race will begin at 10:30 p.m...

The Shield awarded Newspaper of the Year

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 12, 2016


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The Indiana Collegiate Press Association granted their first place Division 2 Newspaper of the Year award to The Shield at their convention at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis. Other collegiate newspapers in Division 2 include ‘Horizon’ from Indiana University Southeast, ...

Adjunct arrested for DUI still employed

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 12, 2016


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The university confirmed that adjunct English instructor Kelley Ashby is still employed and teaching her English 201 class. Ashby was arrested for a DUI April 1 and was released on her own recognizance. Her driver's license was suspended.

Library to host game night

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

March 29, 2016


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The David L. Rice Library will host Game Night @ the Library from 5 - 9 p.m. April 6 in the Rice Library 4th floor reading room. Students will be able to relax and enjoy board games and snacks. Included games are Farkle, Trivial Pursuit, UNO and Scrabble among others. The event is free and op...

SGA seeks Executive Clerk

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 29, 2016


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Student Government Association (SGA) announced an opening for the position of Executive Clerk. The student will be required to attend all SGA General Assembly meetings as well as Executive Board Meetings (Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., respectively). The Executive Clerk must...

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