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Attendees lie on The Quad to watch the solar eclipse Monday. (Photo by Peyton Peters)

Gallery: Attendees crowd The Quad during Solarpalooza

Shield Staff April 9, 2024

Attendees gathered around The Quad Monday to watch the total solar eclipse. USI hosted Solarpalooza, a two-day event, for attendees to celebrate and view the eclipse.

“Helldivers 2,” released Feb. 8, is a third-person, co-op action shooter developed by Arrowhead Game Studios. “Helldivers 2” is the first new live-service game in quite some time that not only comes with content that is fun and engaging but also respects the player’s time and money.

‘Helldivers 2’ brings life to live service games

Ian Young, Lifestyle Editor February 27, 2024

When I played my first match of “Helldivers 2,” it was with a squad of friends, and it was a disaster. We dropped into a hot zone full of Termanids, “Helldivers 2’s” alien bugs, and we got...

The Multicultural Center presents an annual film showing for Black History Month. The film shown this year was Is That Black Enough for You?!? shown Feb. 12 in the Byron C. Wright Administration Building.

Multicultural Center presents representative film screening for Black History Month

Alex Mendoza, Staff Intern February 20, 2024

The Multicultural Center presented its annual film screening for Black History Month Feb. 12 in the Byron C. Wright Administration Building. The event included free refreshments for attendees, including...

Public Safety vehicles park in front of the Public Safety building. Public Safety has patrol vehicles across campus.

Public Safety, students, faculty provide safety tips for Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Autumn Meyer, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Public safety, students and faculty share safety tips for National Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  “Be cautious of emails, texts or messages that ask personal questions; if consuming alcohol,...

Ian Young lists his favorite albums of 2023.

Top 25 albums of 2023

Ian Young, Lifestyle Editor November 28, 2023

After listening to over 125 albums, I have collected 25 I consider to be the pinnacle of music released this year. I could have listed more, but for everyone’s sanity and convenience, I decided to limit...

Bioshock Infinite, released March 26, 2013, is the third game in the Bioshock series. This game tells a separate story that utilizes the unique and striking world the Bioshock series is known for.

‘Bioshock Infinite’ exposed me to the art of video games

Lou Orth, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

With over 13.4 hours playing Bioshock Infinite on Steam and even more on my PlayStation 4, I’m no stranger to “Bioshock Infinite.” “Bioshock Infinite,” released March 26, 2013, is a first-person...

Bohan Ye, assistant professor of economics, demonstrates props used for dance Wednesday in the Performance Center.

Bohan Ye presents Chinese opera

Anthony Rawley, News Writer October 25, 2023

The College of Liberal Arts hosted a Chinese opera presentation in the Performance Center Wednesday, led by Bohan Ye, assistant professor of economics.  The opera was open to all USI students, faculty...

Organizations line The Quad for USIs second Pridefest Thursday.

Campus, local organizations host second Pridefest

Ava Bartley, News Writer October 20, 2023

Center for Campus Life, Gender and Sexuality Resources and Student Government Association hosted the second Pridefest Thursday on The Quad. On campus and off-campus organizations lined The Quad, including...

Mayoral candidates Democrat Stephanie Terry, Republican Natalie Rascher and Libertarian Michael Daugherty answer questions drawn by John Gibson, WNIN radio host, at the Evansville Mayoral Debate Wednesday in the Performance Center. (Photo by Anthony Rawley)

Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy Department host 2023 Evansville mayoral debate

Anthony Rawley, News Writer October 19, 2023

Editor's Note: The press conference following the mayoral debate was canceled due to the media in attendance declining to attend. The Political Science, Public Administration and Philosophy Department...

Eagle Perks at USI offer free local activities for students.

Eagle Perks: Discounted activities for USI students

Abigail Durham, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Feel like you need a break from your everyday tasks or want to do something fun with your friends? Check out the Eagle Perks offered at USI. Eagle Perks at USI offer free or discounted opportunities...

Editor-in-Chief Shelby Clark has served as Editor-in-Chief since May 2021. (Photo courtesy of USI Photography and Multimedia)

Letter from Editor: Embrace the Change

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2023

Change. This word has been the driving force of my life for the last two years.  When I became editor-in-chief of The Shield in May of 2021, I had a staff of four people and was the youngest editor-in-chief...

The Shield Staff smile for a group photo at The Shields Media Day Feb. 24, 2023, in the Screaming Eagles Complex.

Shield Staff wins 17 awards at annual ICPA contest

Shield Staff April 6, 2023

The Shield is happy to announce our staff was awarded 17 awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association during their Spring 2023 Contest. The ICPA was founded in 1957 and consists of over 40 publications...

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