The Shield

Keep on keeping on

Keep on keeping on

Megan Thorne, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Megan Thorne The sun streamed through the blinds into the hallway as my father hugged me, tears streaming out of our eyes. That morning we were told my mom had to go to an oncologist for precancerous cells in her uterus. The same morning my dad had to have an EKG and heart tests due to high blood pre...

Selfless and Soaring: Student cycles for a cause

Junior undecided major Raegan Ball will ride his bike across the country this summer, stopping at hospitals and handing out scholarships for young adults with cancer.

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

January 18, 2017

Some students, alongside attending classes and working jobs, also contribute to causes bigger than themselves. Through this series, Selfless and Soaring, The Shield will feature Screaming Eagles who promote change through charity. Raegan Ball likes to live life in other people’s shoes. “Any time I ...

Women’s golf faces difficult challenge

Women's golf faces difficult challenge

Chris Procacina

February 22, 2014

Any adversity the USI women’s golf team looks to face on the courses this year will fail in comparison to what they are already enduring.  Preparation for the season has been a whirlwind of confusion as Head Coach Don Bisesi has been diagnosed with cancer. “We’ve had to practice on our own,”...

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