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

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.

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 hit campus was set in 2016, when the tri-state received more than 10 inches in some spots. According ...

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

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.

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 heavy amounts of precipitation with significant impacts. The warning is in effect beginning tonight a...

Far from Familiar: Snow place like home

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.

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.

Snow big deal

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.

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 supervision: a nine-year-old named David and a six-year-old named Samuel. While the Evansville Vanderburgh S...

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 four inches of snow had fallen on campus by 5 a.m. At least three slide-offs on t...

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