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Library unveils strategic plan

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

The Rice Library released their strategic plan for 2017-2021 last week focusing on the four objectives: collections, services, spaces and staff. The strategic plan is the library’s second, the first...

February 21No Comments

Help is real, hope is real

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

Reeling from personal loss, broken friendships, depression, and the transition of coming to college for the first time, Katie Biggs decided she no longer wanted to live. The junior psychology and creative...

February 21No Comments

USI alumni faring differently since graduation

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer

Teddi Rausch accepted an internship in Indianapolis last month and was told to look for a place to live. The next day the company told her the position had been offered to someone else because she wasn’t...

February 21No Comments

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Features

Arabic instructor spreads acceptance

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

Mervat Odeh can single-handedly write, photograph, print and distribute a newspaper in the midst of chaos. “[In Palestine] it was a really hot war zone,” the Arabic instructor said. “Some days there would be no power, b...

February 24

Coming of age story to illustrate resilience

Coming of age story to illustrate resilience

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

As the production nears, The Shield spoke with guest director Ron Himes about working on USI Theatre’s “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” and the meaning of the play in today’s America. Himes is the founder and producing di...

February 15

GALLERY: Homecoming week

GALLERY: Homecoming week

Jordan Auker, Jenna Bowman, Sarah McCord, Katie Thompson, Photographers

February 7

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Sports

GALLERY: USI Men’s Basketball defeats Missouri S&T 86-78

GALLERY: USI Men’s Basketball defeats Missouri S&T 86-78

Jordan Auker, Photographer

The men's basketball team beat Missouri University of Science and Technology Thursday evening 86-78 at the PAC.

February 3

GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

Jordan Auker, Photographer

The women's basketball team beat Missouri University of Science and Technology Thursday evening 99-73 at the PAC.

February 2

GALLERY: Women’s basketball team beats Lewis 85-65

Jordan Auker and Katie Thompson, Photographers

The women's basketball team beat Lewis University 85-65 Saturday afternoon in the PAC.

January 23

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Opinion

  • Professor problems

    As far as instructors and professors go, the students here have it pretty good. For the most part, students express high praise for those who hav...

  • Award season attempts to get political

    Men and women love to see the different gowns and risque outfits that musicians and celebrities wear to the Grammys and the Oscars. Recently, the 5...

  • Major shaming

    “Do you want fries with that?” “Are you really wasting your parents’ money on that?” “You don’t really need to study do you?” ...

  • Nostalgic feels

    One sound, one smell and even one touch can put you into a trance back in time. Leaving the present time behind, you consciously slip inside your ...

  • Everyone has a voice

    “Stay out of politics.” It’s a phrase that I’ve noticed more and more in the last several months. It always seems to be directed toward...

Reviews

University play tells ‘important story’

University play tells ‘important story’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

Through a coming-of-age narrative and passionate performances, “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” felt genuine. The story of “Crumbs” follows teenager Ernestine Crum...

February 24

Similarity a good thing in new Japanese video game

Similarity a good thing in new Japanese video game

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff writer

“Nioh” on the surface appears to be a clone of another popular Japanese game series, “Dark Souls.” Both games have similar mechanics such as a summoning feature tha...

February 24

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

Dr. Joey Barnett, class of 1981, is one of our most successful and engaged alums. He is Professor of Pharmacology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University. He also is a Director on the USI Foundation Board.

September 21

Letter to the editor – Regarding “Dick pics on the rise”

Dear editor and students: This letter is in regards to the article entitled “‘Dick Pics’ on the rise: Unwanted nude images affect ‘emotional wellness’” published ...

February 17

Letter to the editor – Regarding Students for Life

Luke Williams

Dear Ms. Schwindel and Students, While I can respect a student organization’s right to protest and their attempt to be a cause for their belief in social change, I can...

October 14

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