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Giveback to raise money for bone marrow

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

April 20, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Fall registration starts April 4

Nick Leighty

March 22, 2016

Starting April 4, eligible students can begin signing up for classes during the fall 2016 semester. A list is available online of each eligibility window. If a student cannot register on their assigned day, they may register any day after. Before registering, students should consult their advisor ab...

Language bowl entries due April 1

Nick Leighty

March 22, 2016

The Department of World Languages and Cultures will host an academic language bowl from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. April 8 in Carter Hall. This event features a language and culture and a film competition. The language and culture portion will have questions specific to certain languages. German questions foc...

Spring assessment Tuesday

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Spring Assessment Day will be Tuesday. Seniors in certain majors are required to take part in the activities for the day, including the Major Field Test. Students required to participate received an e-mail  informing them time and location of the test. A list of students required to take the test, the ...

SPJ to host Forum movie

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

March 15, 2016

The university chapter of Society of Professional Journalists will be hosting Friday Night in the Forum at 7:30 p.m. April 1. The movie will be “Citizenfour,” a documentary about Edward Snowden. This movie reflects on the issues of privacy that has occurred across the nation. After the m...

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