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Crime Log 10/29-11/4

Crime Log 10/29-11/4

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

10/29 2:24 p.m.- Theft/University Center West 3:00 p.m.- Injury Report/Newman Hall 3:20 p.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 6:27 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety Building   10/30 8:39 a.m.- Traffic Accident/University Boulevard  8:41 a.m.- Injury Report/University...

Greek life seeks change in stigma after new alcohol limits

Greek life seeks change in stigma after new alcohol limits

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

November 13, 2018

Sean Kennedy said the word “fraternity” at USI means much more than party-house. “You’re here for college, you’re not here to party,” the Lambda Chi president said. “The whole purpose of our organization is to make men better men.” Kennedy, a senior double major in history and ps...

SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

Noah Alatza, Special to The Shield

October 22, 2018

Alcohol Awareness week, hosted in conjunction with the Student Government Association, kicked off Monday. According to a study from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, approximately one in every 10 university students had problematic alcohol use and 4.6% of s...

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Amid new data provided by Public Safety’s annual Clery report, changes in presidential politics could affect how certain crimes are reported. The change in reporting came with new Obama-era Title IX policies being enforced. Now, with a new president in office, it is uncl...

AMC: A glistening shrine to movies

AMC: A glistening shrine to movies

Gavin Gaddis, Staff writer

September 1, 2016

The AMC movie theater location on Pearl Drive spent most of the summer at limited capacity during a major remodel.   Now that the AMC is firing on all cylinders I felt obliged to review the new additions, as now one can essentially get the experience of Showplace Cinema’s Royal Suite for a fr...

Thinking about ‘Think About It’

Thinking about ‘Think About It’

Gabi Wy

August 27, 2015

Bryan Rush, dean of students and an avid promoter of a safe community at the university, said he wants students to care for each other and have each other’s backs. To Rush, communication from student to faculty is of utmost importance. In cooperation with federal mandates, the university req...

Lifeline Law changes await final approval

Paola Marizan

March 25, 2014

Changes to Indiana's Lifeline Law would grant immunity from prosecution to individuals under the age of 21 and under the influence of alcohol who report a medical emergency of any kind. Changes to the law, which is now on Gov. Mike Pence's desk for final legislative approval, were voted in by the...

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