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Investigation underway after USI student shot at house party

Investigation underway after USI student shot at house party

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

November 18, 2019

A USI student was shot and wounded in the hip area Sunday morning at a house party on 101 S. Roesner Road according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Office deputies were called to the scene of a reported shots fired at approximately 1:51 a.m. according to a press release from the...

Racist flyers were ‘random act’

Racist flyers were ‘random act’

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 16, 2018

Racist flyers that were discovered in the university's parking lot Nov. 5 have been deemed a “random act,” according to Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding. “There are these groups of people that might be traveling across country or state to state and place propaganda on places of learning,...

Women arrested for drunk driving on USI-Burdette Trail

Women arrested for drunk driving on USI-Burdette Trail

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 22, 2018

A motorist was arrested for drunk driving Saturday night after their jeep struck a concrete safety pylon on the USI-Burdette Park Trail. A sheriff’s deputy saw 33-year-old Tara Evans of Evansville speeding through a parking lot near the entrance of the trail around 9 p.m. in a white Jeep Wrangl...

Little information available regarding August robbery

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 14, 2016

The university issued a Rave Alert Friday afternoon notifying the campus of an attempted robbery that occurred in late August. The alert told students that Public Safety had been notified Friday and that there was no immediate threat. The Shield reached out to Steve Woodall, director of USI Public Safe...

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