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Kyle Crone, Zeke Davidson, Erik Vanderliet and Rifat Chowdhury at the Astroworld Festival. Crone and Davidson are  students at the university.

Exclusive: ‘You weren’t sure if you were gonna die or not’ — Student reflects surviving Travis Scott’s Astroworld

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2021

A student’s tendons ache as he walks to class Monday. With every sore step, he remembers walking out of the deadly Travis Scott concert feeling like he survived a war zone.  Kyle Crone, a junior...

Sold out box office sign in the Market Square Arena in 1975. The Market Square Arena was demolished in 2001.

From the Archive: Led Zeppelin Sold Out in Indy

Will Smith, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

Local band “Tapestry” comes to campus

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer January 21, 2020

USI College of Liberal Arts hosts Evansville band, Tapestry on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Performance Center and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the USI Foundation through generous donations....

A pop-punk perfected performance

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer March 15, 2017

From the opening acts to Twenty One Pilots, the Emotional Roadshow concert fulfilled my “HeavyDirtySoul.” Twenty One Pilots opened its set by projecting the nine circles from the “Blurryface”...

SpringFest committee snags All Star band (VIDEO)

SpringFest committee snags ‘All Star’ band (VIDEO)

James Vaughn February 26, 2014

Rumors spread – from J.T. and Beyoncé, to Maroon 5, to the Plain White T’s. A Sonny and Cher reunion was even joked about. But the USI SpringFest Executive Committee thought the “throwback” genre...

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