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Cora Elmes, sophomore nursing major, (right) waits as public safety takes down her information. Elmes was called outside after a university snow plow ran into her car Thursday.

Students experienced damaged cars, slippery roads on campus 

Hayden Olberding and Josh Meredith February 18, 2021

Students drove on snowy roads and dealt with car damage as snow continued to fall this morning. Snow began falling on Wednesday night, and continued to this morning. The university remained open as...

A student walks through snow and ice near university housing

Campus closed after 3 p.m.

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor February 10, 2021

The university will be closing campus at 3 p.m. for instructional activities due to weather conditions. Snow and ice mixes are moving into the area, and the university said in a Rave Alert they will...

During a snow day on campus, freshmen english Major Emily McClusky and sociology major Emily Shipman sled down a hill located in between the Liberal Arts and the Romain College of Business building during the winter weather on January 12.

Digging Out: Winter Weather forces campus to close Friday, Saturday, sets records

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager January 16, 2018

The university was met with Winter Storm Warnings for the first time in two years, forcing the campus to close operations entirely Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13.The last record snowfall to...

Sophomore art major Theanoe Christos bundles up as she walks to class from the campus apartments Monday morning. The university was closed Friday because of weather conditions.

Winter Storm Warning: Evansville could see first major snowfall of the year

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager January 11, 2018

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Vanderburgh County including all of campus. Meteorologists say there is high confidence that a winter storm could produce...

Junior international studies major Sandrita Sanabria makes a snow angel for the first time in her life in the Quad on Thursday. Sanabrita is from Paraguay, so the recent winter weather has been her first experience with snow.

Far from Familiar: Snow place like home

Paraguayan student experiences first snow, Arabian food
Megan Thorne, Features Editor January 28, 2016
The Shield revisited with Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay to see how she was doing a week after we spoke with her. This past week, she has enjoyed Arabian food, a snowstorm, went to Pump it Up and had a snowball fight.
Sophomore art major Theanoe Christos bundles up as she walks to class from the campus apartments Monday morning. The university was closed Friday because of weather conditions.

Snow big deal

Inclement weather poses problems for students and faculty
Gabi Wy, News Editor January 27, 2016

When snow hits, Tom and Andrea Drury face a dilemma. Tom, a performing arts instructor, works at the university with his wife, an adjunct in the same department. Tom and Andrea have two sons who need...

University remains open despite area closings, reported slide-offs

James Vaughn November 17, 2014

The university announced just after 6 a.m. Monday morning that it is open and operating under normal conditions after the area's first winter storm of the season rolled through the Tri-State overnight. Nearly...

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