News

Tesla VP encourages ‘overdoing it’

Gabi Wy, News Editor

Doug Fields wants future engineers to love what they do. Fields, the 2016 executive-in-residence for the Romain College of Business, shared his work experiences with students today in Carter Hall a...  Read More »

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Faculty discusses outside speakers

Gabi Wy, News Editor

Faculty Senate wants to find the balance between protecting university students and protecting First Amendment Rights. Based on complaints concerning Campus Ministry USA’s visit to campus Dec. 7,...  Read More »

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Archie’s Army budget approved

Gabi Wy, News Editor

Archie’s Army is putting the “fan” in “fanny pack.” Student Government Association approved representative Alex Hoffmann’s Archie’s Army budget allotment at its meeting today. Hoffman,...  Read More »

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Features

Meet the court

Bobby Shipman, Editor-in-Chief

The Shield asked questions to the homecoming court to get to know them a bit better.

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February 5, 2016

Mandela events, speaker to address white privilege

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

Tim Wise will give his presentation “Resurrecting Apartheid, from Ferguson to the Voting Booth to the Border – Combating Racism in the Post-Obama Era,” for Nelson Mandela Commemoration Day Feb. 11.

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February 5, 2016

Religious freedom speaker discusses civility

Religious freedom speaker discusses civility

Abigail Suddarth, Staff Writer

If author, Os Guinness could choose another generation, he would pick the Millennial because they’re faced with the challenges of a fastest changing society in history.

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January 28, 2016

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Sports

Start solid, stay solid

Start solid, stay solid

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

Almost every post-game interview I have done with the women’s basketball team lately has included the phrase: “We have to play for 40 minutes.” What this boils down to is the team, coaches and pla...  Read More »

February 3, 2016

Fairer jumps back into action at USI

Fairer jumps back into action at USI

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

Candace Perry Fairer thought her life was over when she couldn’t compete athletically her freshman year of college. “I had interest letters from every school in the country,” Fairer said. “M...  Read More »

February 2, 2016

Men snap four-game losing streak

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

[<a href="//storify.com/ShieldsterSarah/men-snap-four-losing-streak" target="_blank">View the story "Men snap four-game losing streak" on Storify</a>]...  Read More »

January 30, 2016

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Opinion

  • The Cooper-sutra

    Sex. It’s a part of our lives for good and for bad. Recounting your sexual exploits is a college tradition. But when you assess the ass you got,...

  • Think first, act second

    One cannot receive a full college education without at least a handful of well-meaning instructors preaching “think outside the box.” A call for i...

  • Lemme talk about selfies

    The selfie, a venerable staple of social media, is also a lightning rod for criticism and derision, undeservedly so. Smartphones have given people an...

  • You are not alone

    To all of the women and men who have experienced sexual abuse in some way, this is for you. Recently, the Dean of Students Office  released statisti...

  • It’s OK to mourn the death of inspiration

    The other day I was hanging up a shirt in my closet. Out of nowhere, I thought, “I miss Robin Williams,” and sighed. As snooty as I can get, ther...

Reviews

‘Anti’: different sound, same game

‘Anti’: different sound, same game

Armon Siadat, Staff Writer

Shrouded in rumors and controversy throughout the three years leading up to its release, “Anti” is the greatest Rihanna album that almost never happened.

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February 4, 2016

‘Dirty Grandpa’: Come for the sex, stay for the Greek

‘Dirty Grandpa’: Come for the sex, stay for the Greek

Gavin Gaddis

“Dirty Grandpa” could be a hilarious comedy, in an alternate dimension.

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January 27, 2016

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Letters to the Editor

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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