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‘Don’t assume that you’ll find a better deal somewhere else’

Nancy Schroder, USI campus store assistant manager, said she uses course enrollment numbers and sales history from the past three years when deciding how many textbooks to buy for each course each semester.

Nicole Mitchell, Special to The Shield

January 7, 2019

Janel Ewing said she almost missed her first test in her Literacy Methods class, because the textbook and access code she needed were out of stock at the USI Campus Store. “I was actually able to sign up for a trial and then enter in the access code later,” the junior double major in elementa...

‘Yarnstorm’ hits campus

Students from Leigh Anne Howard's Advanced Performance Class use yarn to visually communicate their message

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 6, 2017

Last Sunday, students from Leigh Anne Howard’s Advanced Performance class ‘yarnstormed’ campus in an effort to visually communicate the ideas and theories they discussed in class. The Shield sat down with Howard, a Professor of Communication Studies, to talk about her class project. The Shield: What was the ya...

A day in the still life

Morgan Falconer

September 22, 2015

A lot of misconceptions surround what exactly goes on with nude models in figure drawing courses. On a number of occasions people have expressed interest in the course to me, emphasizing their anticipation to experience the taboo of seeing a naked person in the middle of a classroom. Little d...

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