The Shield

Racist flyers were ‘random act’

Racist flyers were ‘random act’

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, News Briefs

Racist flyers that were discovered in the university's parking lot Nov. 5 have been deemed a “random act,” according to Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding. “There are these groups of people that might be traveling across country or state to state and place propaganda on places of learning,...

Federal research partnership focuses on pyrotechnic pollutants

Federal research partnership focuses on pyrotechnic pollutants

Bowman Clark, Junior Copy Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

USI and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division strengthened a decade-long relationship with a new research agreement last month.   The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), signed Oct. 22, outlines the legal framework for USI labs and the federal labs at NSWC Crane to...

Greek life seeks change in stigma after new alcohol limits

Greek life seeks change in stigma after new alcohol limits

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

Sean Kennedy said the word “fraternity” at USI means much more than party-house. “You’re here for college, you’re not here to party,” the Lambda Chi president said. “The whole purpose of our organization is to make men better men.” Kennedy, a senior double major in history and ps...

USI to host civility event on recent racist flyers

USI to host civility event on recent racist flyers

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a panel discussion on ‘Valuing Civility & Maintaining a Climate of Mutual Respect,’ Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Forum 1. The conversation will center around recent racist flyers discovered on campus Nov. 5. Student Government Association Pr...

Winter Storm Watch issued

Winter Storm Watch issued

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky. has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Vanderburgh County including the entire University of Southern Indiana campus effective 3 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday. Meteorologists say there is high confidence for potential snow and ice accumulations begi...

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

Residents express concern, frustration about mold in campus housing

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News

Roommates Dorsa Khatibi and India Harris left for a weekend trip to Nashville in October, but when the friends returned home they could not believe their eyes, or noses. The freshman students discovered what they described as mold on vents leading into their bedroom and the surrounding areas in the D...

Student email accounts targeted, compromised

Student email accounts targeted, compromised

Noah Alatza and Bowman Clark

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

The university's Information Technology department released a statement Monday warning students that over the weekend accounts were targeted and compromised. The statement from Assistant Director of IT Security Stacy Draper said “many” students reported the scam emails to Public Safety and the ...

Crime report details decrease in arrests, discipline

Crime report details decrease in arrests, discipline

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

On-campus arrests and overall disciplinary actions have fallen to their lowest levels in over three years. The annual Security and Fire Safety Report released by the university in early October sheds new light on campus crime reports from the 2017 calendar year. The report is mandated by the Jeanne...

Democrats suffer tough Indiana losses

Democrats suffer tough Indiana losses

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

Jeff Hatfield broke out in a smile as he was announced as the newest Vanderburgh County Commissioner. His friends and family erupted in cheers and applause, hugging each other as they wiped away tears. “We worked on this every day for 6 months,” Hatfield, D-Evansville, said. “I have an enormously talented family...

Republicans relish victory

Republicans relish victory

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

Republicans in Indiana swept into a crucial victory that determined the fate of the United States Senate during Tuesday’s midterm elections. Jasper businessman Mike Braun, R-IN, defeated one-term incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-IN, by nearly 10 percent. The atmosphere inside the C.K. Newsome...

2018 Election Center

2018 Election Center

The Shield Staff

November 6, 2018


Filed under News

  Results [maxbutton id="7" ] [maxbutton id="8" ] [maxbutton id="9" ] Tweets by usishield ...

Racist flyers found on campus ahead of midterm elections

Racist flyers found on campus ahead of midterm elections

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, News Briefs

Public Safety is investigating racist flyers found in the university's parking lot Monday, Director of Public Safety Steve Bequette said.  A hate crime was reported on campus at 1:05 p.m. Monday according to the university's incident crime log. Public Safety Staff Sgt. Tami Jaramillo confirmed to The Sh...

University of Southern Indiana's student publication
News