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From the Archive: Opinion: O.J. Simpson: Morally guilty, but legally not

Carol Hudson, Opinion Editor October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

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Man found guilty of murdering former student

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor February 14, 2019

The man accused of murdering former university student Nicholas Belcher was found guilty Tuesday. A Vanderburgh County jury deliberated for only 15 minutes before reaching a verdict. 19-year-old...

NBC’s “Dateline” to feature Rathgeber murder story

NBC’s “Dateline” to feature Rathgeber murder story

Noah Alatza, News Editor September 26, 2018

The story of a former university student who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend will be featured on the season premiere of NBC's “Dateline’ this Friday. This Friday on the season premiere of #Dateline...

“I Hunt Killers” not for the faint-hearted

Alexis Osborn, Staff Writer September 11, 2018

“Take Your Son to Work Day” is year-round for Jasper (Jazz) Dent, but what if your father was the most notorious serial killer of the past half-century? Barry Lyga’s book “I Hunt Killers”...

Evansville man arrested in student homicide case

Evansville man arrested in student homicide case

Riley Guerzini, News Editor April 29, 2017

The Warrick County Sheriff's department has arrested an Evansville man in connection with the murder of Halee Rathgeber. 22-year-old Isaiah Hagan was arrested Saturday evening on the charges of Murder,...

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