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Monday Rundown: WIUX Culture Shock, Little 500 safety tools, IU softball sweeps Maryland, graduate students win tech innovation challenge



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 Culture Shock captivates audience at Rhino’s Youth Center 

Elijah Pouges performs as brz and invites friends onto the stage to provide backing vocals and accompaniment during the annual Culture Shock Music Festival on Saturday in Rhino's Youth Center. The event featured artists such as Chicano Batman, Milo, Joy Again and Melkbelly. Andrew Williams Buy Photos

Student radio station WIUX’s Culture Shock Festival brought an eclectic mix of local and visiting bands on Saturday to Bloomington. Read more here.


Tips, tools offered to stay safe during Little 500

Students who have received a drinking violation ticket during the Little 500 weekend pick up trash as a part of the pretrial diversion program in 2016 at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Little 500 will take place this coming weekend with the women's race Friday at 4 p.m. and the men's race Saturday at 2 p.m. IDS File Photo Buy Photos

Did you know you can be arrested for being at a party where illegal drugs are being used, even if you aren’t using them? Here’s what you need to know to stay safe as Little 500 approaches. Read more here.


The offense came alive for IU softball this weekend

Freshman Taylor Uden swings at a pitch during the 2016 season against Ohio State. Uden got things going for the Hoosiers in game one of their series with Maryland this weekend. Wensi Wang Buy Photos

After struggling in nonconference play, IU softball has turned it up in Big Ten play, going 10-2 so far with a recent sweep at Maryland. Read more here.


IU graduate students win tech innovation challenge 

Tingyu Li and Pavithra Ramamurthy pitch their "Buddy" speech therapy robot for children with cleft lip and palate. The team won first prize and $7,500 at the third annual Cheng Wu Innovation Challenge.  Courtesy Photo Buy Photos

Two School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering graduate students won an innovation competition by developing a speech therapy robot that helps children born with cleft lip and palate. Read more here. 

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