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Students living on-campus experience power outage

November 12, 2020

Students in campus housing experienced a power outage this morning. Power on the west side of Evansville went out this morning according to a Rave Alert email sent to students at 9:59 a.m. The on-campus...

Is there enough care for students put into USI’s funding?

Is there enough care for students put into USI's funding?
February 18, 2020

The first thing we hear in our high school career is, “where are you going to college?” This question haunts us until we eventually decide where we will spend the next four years of our education.  The...

C-Store helping students with vegan, gluten-free options

C-Store helping students with vegan, gluten-free options
April 2, 2019

For students on campus who lack a form of transportation, the C-Store is the main place they shop at. The C-Store has nearly all the basic needs for students, but recently they have added gluten-free and...

C-Store announces vegan, gluten-free options

The Eagle Express Convenience Store is now stocking dairy-free, meat-free, and gluten-free items.
March 19, 2019

Trinity Elledge was working at an orphanage in Thailand when she was asked to help with chores. The freshman social work and criminal justice major quickly agreed as she followed the small girls,...

After hours: contributing to a welcoming environment

Laura Ankeney, sophomore finance major, smiles for a picture behind the counter at the Community Center.
Eagles Express Convenience Store worker talks experience, impact
January 22, 2019

Each week The Shield will interview someone who is employed by the university. This week, Laura Ankeney, a sophomore finance major, talked about her job at the Eagles Express Convenience Store.  Laura...

C-Store worker requests SGA’s help

C-Store employees Samantha Pleasant (left), a junior finance major, and Asia Thomas (right), a junior marketing major, bag items for customers during the night shift Tuesday. Both Pleasant and Thomas have been working at the C-Store for four semesters.
February 16, 2016

Carissa Johnson can’t go to bed before midnight, even if she wants to. As a student worker at the C-Store, the junior health administration major wishes the store would close earlier for student workers,...

Food Services focuses attention on struggling C-Store

Food Services focuses attention on struggling C-Store
February 17, 2015

Cold pizza irritates Aaron Gottman. While hanging out with a friend last semester in one of the residence halls, Gottman said he ordered a pizza from the C-Store and was given an ETA of 30 minutes. He...

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs
April 24, 2014

With long lines during lunch and a person almost always at one of the food options on campus, it's no secret college students love to eat. The Shield dove into two of the common complaints about Sodexo...

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