The Shield

Volunteer eagles: small items can create a big impact

Items will be collected for ECHO Housing Corporation in this box outside the Social Work Department.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

October 29, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Danielle Lubbe and Katherine Childers talk about their class project to collect items for the ECHO Housing Corporation. Danielle Lubbe said, with a little bit of help, people can get back on their feet. ...

Empty Bowls fills stomachs, hearts

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

November 3, 2016

After losing the use of his arm in a wreck in 2005, Jarrod Fawks faced a challenge last year in the university ceramics studio. “The ceramics wheel only spins one way,” the 2015 alum said. “It was an obstacle, but by collaborating with (professor) Al Holen, I was able to learn a way to throw wi...

Empty bowls to feed souls

A large crowd of people bumped shoulders and clinked bowls as they made their way through Kirby's Fine dining Saturday during the 2014 Empty Bowls event, which sold out in just two hours.

Amelia Peterson

November 5, 2015

Through the purchase of handmade ceramic bowls, locals can enjoy hot soup while feeding those who go hungry in the Evansville community. With the instruction of ceramics students, community volunteers created bowls that will be sold for $10 each at the Empty Bowls event to raise money for charity. Fr...

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