Wednesday Rundown: Armored truck arrives, IU Athletes of the Year announced, Mathers exhibit shares memories through historic photos

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Armored truck, source of debate and protest, arrives in Bloomington

The Lenco BearCat armored vehicle sits parked on display July 10 in the Switchyard Operations building. The viewing was the first official unveiling of BPD’s new armored vehicle to the public.  Matt Begala Buy Photos

Mayor John Hamilton said he hopes the vehicle never needs to be used, but that it's meant to keep people safe. Read more here.

King, Finnerty, Lillard named IU Athletes of the Year

Former IU men's soccer player Grant Lillard celebrates after the Hoosiers scored against the University of North Carolina during the NCAA semifinal game on Dec. 8 at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania. Lillard was one of three IU athletes to be named IU Athletes of the Year on Monday. Noble Guyon Buy Photos

IU swimmer Lilly King was named the Female Athlete of the Year, while swimmer Ian Finnerty and former men's soccer player Grant Lillard were Co-Male Athletes of the Year. Read more here.

Mathers exhibit shares memories through historic photos

A note left by a museum attendee is on display over one of the historic photographs as part of the “Memories Shared: Photographs of Historic Bloomington” exhibit Tuesday at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. A sheet of plastic was placed over each of the photographs so museum attendees could draw pictures and leave notes. The exhibit runs until July 27.  Matt Begala Buy Photos

The exhibit offers visitors an opportunity to write about their own Bloomington memories. Read more here.

Orienter New Student Guide: Words of Wisdom

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Leaders from around campus offer words of wisdom to the incoming freshman class. Read more here.

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