The Shield

Students struggle with online classes, isolation, communication

An empty classroom
November 18, 2020

“Am I really going to USI or am I just taking classes online?” Madison Martin, freshman pre-nursing major, said. Online classes have become more common amongst students due to COVID-19.  Besides...

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election
March 14, 2018

Photo Illustration by Abigail Stanley Election season is here and it is heating up. Candidates for the SGA elections are now campaigning and will try to get the support they need before the elections...

Understanding a misunderstanding

March 29, 2017

Last week two advertisements were removed from Shield newsstands. The ads were placed that week and were for a promotion offered by Boudoir Noir’s Exotica, an adult entertainment store in Evansville....

Life-saving social media

Talk to tackle importance of connectivity
February 24, 2016
Public Relations Instructor Mary Beth Reese’s friend was in Nepal when the earthquake hit last April. Reese asked herself, “Is she OK? How do we connect with her?” as she saw graphic pictures of the earthquake’s effects on the news.

Natural disasters pose concerns, too

January 15, 2014

What if a student were to come face-to-face with a gunman? What if a tornado set its sights on the university? What if the campus began shaking traumatically? The above scenarios are ones Associate...

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