Adjuncts talk pay

Zackary Willem

Adjunct Instructors teaching at USI are only paid part-time, but the pay is the highest of the local colleges said adjunct Lisa Wiltsie. “Adjunct instructors are only paid per class they teach,...  Read More »

Nov 12 • 1 comment

SGA addresses absenteeism

Gabi Wy

Student Government Association issued four censorships at its Nov. 5 meeting, meaning that four members received formal warnings for absenteeism, or not fulfilling weekly SGA duties. SGA members must com...  Read More »

Nov 11 • 0 comments

‘The carrot and the stick’

Armon Siadat

Campus Clarity holds rendered ineffective, completion encouraged Rachal Sperka started the required Campus Clarity course Nov. 2—five weeks after the original deadline. Despite receiving an email from th...  Read More »

Nov 11 • 1 comment

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Locals buy empty bowls

Locals buy empty bowls

Abigail Suddarth

Alisa “Al” Holen couldn’t run the Empty Bowls event without the help of her volunteers. The assistant professor of ceramics hosted Evansville’s fourth annual Empty Bowls event, which raised money for various charit...  Read More »

November 11, 2015

Connecting cultures

Amelia Peterson

Prompted by a roaring crowd calling for an encore in both English and Spanish, nine members of Mariachi Flor de Toloache walked back onstage to perform a final song for the night. As the all-female mariachi band played “El Mari...  Read More »

November 11, 2015

University to perform banned play

Abigail Suddarth, Staff writer

King Louis XIV of France banned “Tartuffe” after its first performance. The theatre department will perform the comedy written by Moliere at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19- 21 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Performance Center. “I...  Read More »

November 11, 2015

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Women’s basketball vs. West Virginia State

Amber Pretzch, Staff Photographer

University of Southern Indiana 's Women's basketball team faced off to West Virginia State University at their home court on Sunday November 29th.Contrary to games starting off the season, this was not an easy "W'" for the USI Women's team. Starting o...  Read More »

November 29, 2015

Women bounce back after loss

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

Hannah Wascher completed two free-throws, shot a smile to the bench and jogged down the court. She struggled from the free-throw line in the women’s basketball’s win against Alice Lloyd College a...  Read More »

November 29, 2015

Men’s team reaches 100 again

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

The men’s basketball team scored 100 points in the second-straight game for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Junior guard Jeril Taylor added the most points to their 111-101 win against ...  Read More »

November 29, 2015

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  • Arabic not ISIS

    Just because I am taking Arabic doesn’t mean I’m joining ISIS. Conversations involving this topic tend to go south as soon as I even mention the ...

  • No shame in changing directions

    Choosing the ideal major is a major decision. Somehow college students are expected to know what they are good at and want to do for the next 40 year...

  • Tough to give thanks

    “Oh, your friend’s pretty okay, for a black feller.” “You can have your husband do that for you when you’re older.” “People are gay be...

  • Seeing red (cups) – what really matters

    Starbucks has removed all Christmas-related artwork from their annual holiday season red cup, which has caused many people to accuse the coffee chain ...

  • Cram today, succeed tomorrow

    Halloween is over, so without further ado, it is time to begin a crucial part of the fall semester: that last, headlong sprint toward finals week. It ...


‘Spectre’, the ghost of a good James Bond flick

‘Spectre’, the ghost of a good James Bond flick

Gavin Gaddis

If you want to see a good Bond movie this weekend, go rent “Skyfall.” Read More »...  Read More »

November 11, 2015

Dead cats, undead breasts, and weed whackers: ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’

Dead cats, undead breasts, and weed whackers: ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’

Gavin Gaddis

“Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” comes damn close to perfectly blending gross-out humor, teen sex comedies and jump-scare laden horror. It is also considered a bomb on several review aggregate sites, c...  Read More »

November 5, 2015

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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...  Read More »

October 14, 2015

LETTER: Thank you, Dr. Batista

Luke Williams

Dr. Batista and USI Students, It is not always easy being a student at this university. Sometimes you barely find time to study, sometimes you wish you could just crawl...  Read More »

March 18, 2015

LETTER: Initiatives in place to create safer campus

Angela Batista

Dear Editor, In response to the editorial published in the February 12 edition of The Shield, I would like to offer some important facts and information with the hope of ...  Read More »

February 17, 2015

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