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

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, Athena was diagnosed with Petit Mal Seizures, commonly known as “absence seizures.” An abs...

‘Standing for those who can’t’

‘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 said Saturday at the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center. “This is the last time you’ll be si...

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 event means to her and what to expect. The Shield: How long have you been involved in Dance Marath...

More than a T-Shirt member

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 he belongs at the multicultural center, and as a theatre major, he’s auditioning for his first U...

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