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SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

Noah Alatza, Special to The Shield

October 22, 2018


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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


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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...

DOSO reveals spike in sexual assault reports

DOSO reveals spike in sexual assault reports

Armon Siadat, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


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Laurie Berry believes more sexual assaults occurred in 2013 than the three reported in the 2014 Clery Report. “That is a very small number,” she said. The assistant dean of students’ remarks on USI’s sexual assault statistics came after a DOSO-sponsored screening of “The Hunting Ground” at ...

Berry picked: new assistant dean transitions to DOSO

Berry picked: new assistant dean transitions to DOSO

Gabi Wy

August 4, 2015


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When previous Assistant Dean of Students Tara Frank departed from Evansville to work closer to home, Laurie Berry saw an opportunity for her educational aspirations to come to fruition. Something about being at a university struck a chord in Berry’s heart, even as a student. “I found that ...

Mold, venomous spiders concern campus residents

Mold, venomous spiders concern campus residents

Dennis Marshall

January 8, 2014


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Paige Hatfield said she has a problem with brown recluses in her campus apartment at a meeting about housing issues Nov. 19, in the Fireside Lounge. “I kill at least five of them a week,” she said. “Some of them get as big as a quarter, which is really scary. My roommate had to jump on our kitchen...

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