The Shield

Megan Thorne

Senior Journalism and Art (emphasis in photography) double major with an Art History minor, I am always ready to take on a story and crave adventure.




"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring" - David Bowie.



Megan Thorne, Editor-in-chief

Dec 14, 2018
Former Dean promoted to be USI’s next provost (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Student television program lacks funding, support (Media)
Nov 27, 2018
USI blasts off into space (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
New Jon Bellion album thoughtful, insightful (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Democrats suffer tough Indiana losses (Media)
Oct 16, 2018
Twenty One Pilots release fifth studio album (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
‘I’m really glad for the opportunity’ (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Melodramatic Megans: The Welcome Center fails to welcome (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Trump stumps for Braun ahead of midterms (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
GALLERY: Trump visits Evansville (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Respecting Journalists (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters, suspicious person on campus (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Looking beyond: ‘I have big things to say and I don’t think my paintings should be small’ (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Melodramatic Rose: Rainbow Kitten Surprise (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
Melodramatic Rose: The soap atrocity (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Melodramatic Rose, perpetually tired (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Take time for you (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
New dietary guide offers vegan, vegetarian options (Media)
Feb 16, 2018
What goes around comes around (Media)
Feb 13, 2018
Ghosting leaves dating app users guessing (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
73 years later, still not over (Story)
Jan 10, 2018
Win for women, win for all (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
University removes recognition of Phi Delta Theta chapter (Media)
Nov 29, 2017
Students react to radical preachers (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Keep on keeping on (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2017
Provost encourages civility, praises education in inaugural convocation address (Media)
Oct 10, 2017
GALLERY: Fall Festival (Media)
Oct 08, 2017
Trivia Night, more than just quizzes (Media)
Sep 26, 2017
Campus bus driver missed, celebrated (Media)
Sep 19, 2017
“We don’t want development” (Media)
Sep 13, 2017
Fuquays honored at Founder’s Day (Media)
Sep 11, 2017
Chai Chat offers more than just tea (Media)
Sep 07, 2017
What makes a photographer (Story)
Sep 01, 2017
Not the bee’s knees (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Cultural camaraderie (Media)
Aug 29, 2017
Taylor Swift unfortunately does it again (Story)
Aug 29, 2017
Payroll goes paperless (Media)
Aug 23, 2017
Welcome Center goes overbudget (Media)
Apr 19, 2017
Panic! at the Disco gives fiery and explosive performance (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Jonestown survivor shares story (Media)
Apr 12, 2017
‘We should not be daunted’ (Media)
Apr 06, 2017
Senior claims top honor (Media)
Apr 06, 2017
‘Yarnstorm’ hits campus (Media)
Mar 21, 2017
Dispense with the fence (Media)
Mar 15, 2017
Men’s basketball exits first round of NCAA (Media)
Mar 15, 2017
A pop-punk perfected performance (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Proud to be Jewish (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Rally takes stand ‘against hate, bigotry’ (Media)
Feb 02, 2017
Former students respond to executive order (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Marching out hate (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Students make voices heard at community rally (Media)
Jan 17, 2017
GALLERY: MLK Memorial Luncheon: Harvesting a Dream (Media)
Jan 12, 2017
Student experiences ‘eye-opening’ opportunity (Story/Media)
Jan 09, 2017
Testing Trauma (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
Gallery: Men’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 98-77 (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
GALLERY: Women’s basketball team beats Rockhurst 84-79 (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Uber races into Evansville (Media)
Nov 26, 2016
GALLERY: Women’s basketball beats Young Harris 81-48 (Story)
Nov 16, 2016
It’s too late (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
It’s too late (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Empty Bowls raises money, awareness (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Elevator insights (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
Growing up without gender roles (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
TV production crew provides ‘learning experience’ (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Dear Donald Trump (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Celebrating diversity (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
What’s the cost? (Story/Media)
Oct 07, 2016
It’s an election, not a Vine (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
Welcome to a new album (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Don’t silence free speech (Story)
Sep 14, 2016
Who needs bullets when you have words (Story)
Sep 14, 2016
‘I’m thankful for it everyday’ (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
22-year-old USI student dies (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Senior named finalist for broadcasting award (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Always the new kid (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
‘Treat them like it’s Division I’: Soccer coach discusses coaching philosophy, start to season (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
Ignorance isn’t innocence (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
It is what it is (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
Coaching gold medalists: Local coach discusses time with olympian (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
Students pair with ‘Little Buddies,’ serve community (Story)
Aug 18, 2016
Commitment issues (Story)
Aug 18, 2016
Court to coach: Former USI player joins staff full time (Story)
Jun 12, 2016
Putting love first (Story)
May 06, 2016
‘A strengthening experience’ (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Living with anxiety (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Far from familiar: Hard to say goodbye (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
SpringFest acts please, weather disappoints (Story)
Apr 10, 2016
‘Comedy is a brilliant vehicle’ (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
‘It’s like the Academy Awards’ (Story)
Apr 06, 2016
Far from familiar: Nigerian student talks education (Story/Media)
Mar 30, 2016
Far from familiar: “It makes my everyday life hell” (Story)
Mar 23, 2016
Far from familiar: ‘It affects us all’ (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Far From Familiar: From giraffes to squirrels (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Skating into the ‘heart’ (Story)
Mar 02, 2016
Far from familiar: Breaching barriers (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
Athletes stress nutrition (Story)
Feb 24, 2016
Far from familiar: International flavors (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Students expand “taste bud horizons” (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
New Harmony shines ‘under the beams’ (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
Far from familiar: Travel, trouble and pizza (Story)
Feb 10, 2016
‘Dick pics’ on the rise (Story)
Feb 10, 2016
Far from familiar: Sexual stereotypes (Story)
Feb 05, 2016
Mandela events, speaker to address white privilege (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Far from Familiar: Snow place like home (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
English department unites organizations (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Create, motivate, graduate (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Far from familiar: International insights (Story)
Jan 13, 2016
Travel changes lives (Story)
Dec 10, 2015
Dropping it like a mixtape (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
Mattingly donates $25,000 at charity event (Story)
Dec 02, 2015
An all-American charity (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Arabic not ISIS (Story)
Nov 06, 2015
Saving Syria (Story)
Nov 01, 2015
Syrian refugees share their stories (Story)
Oct 28, 2015
Freddy’s not dead (Story)
Oct 14, 2015
River City snapshot (Story)
Oct 14, 2015
Rooftop Batcop (Story)
Oct 08, 2015
Deep fried photography (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
Addressing stress (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
University honors veterans with exhibit (Story)
Sep 23, 2015
University celebrates 50th anniversary (Story)
Sep 23, 2015
‘Charismatic’ professor to speak Thursday (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
12-band music fest returns to Garvin (Story)
Sep 10, 2015
Pilot Program takes flight (Story)
Sep 03, 2015
Food drive to fill Archie’s Closet (Story)
Aug 27, 2015
First Fulbright Scholar comes to university (Story)
Aug 19, 2015
Freshman, Reds fan hops fence, avoids sentence (Story)
Aug 18, 2015
New Harmony Gallery features ‘Envisioned Worlds’ (Story)
Jul 10, 2015
Board of Trustees approves tuition increase (Story)
Jul 09, 2015
Risque musical to show at Performance Center, includes Broadway vet (Story)
Jun 20, 2015
Supernatural art exhibit comes to New Harmony (Story)
Jun 08, 2015
University donates sculpture to Arts District (Story)
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