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University Students dance along to the instructor on the stage during the 2017 Riley Dance Marathon. The Marathon raised $30,000 more than last year, with a total of $92, 449.55.

Dance Marathon raises $92,449.55, $30,000 more than last year

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer November 14, 2017

Athena said she was at the Dance Marathon because she and her mommy support Riley. Athena spoke with a wide smile and hopes to one day be a student at the university. At the age of three-years-old,...

Dance Marathon board members hold up the fundraising total of $62,089.24.  That amount includes all of the donations made to Riley Hospital through the Southern Indiana Dance Marathon.

‘Standing for those who can’t’

Gabi Wy, Special to The Shield November 13, 2016

12:26 p.m. As the white curtain rose, hundreds of students ducked under the divider and flooded toward the Southern Indiana Dance Marathon stage. “Sit down,” SIDM President Amanda Davidson...

Passion, selflessness fuel annual dance marathon

Gabi Wy, Features Editor November 9, 2016

The Shield sat down with Amanda Davidson, president of the Riley Dance Marathon, and asked for her thoughts as the fundraising event draws near. The senior health administration major shared what the Saturday...

Students walking to class often pass by bulletin boards like these filled with information about upcoming events and important information for on campus events.

More than a T-Shirt member

Gabi Wy, Features Editor August 24, 2016

Freshman Clifton Jett wanted to join “everything” college had to offer. The day before classes started, he spoke at the first Christian service offered by university Religious Life. He feels...

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