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RFWC launches Eagle Perks

RFWC launches Eagle Perks

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under News

The Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center will give away free tickets and coupons to various activities and amenities in the Evansville area beginning this month. The program, pinned as Eagle Perks, is aimed to increase student engagement across the university. “This is funded through the student activi...

Evansville Rocks to spread campus cheer

Evansville Rocks to spread campus cheer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under News

Local Facebook group Evansville Rocks is coming to campus. The group focuses around painting rocks with positive messages taped to the back, which they then hide around local areas for others to find and post on social media. The Shield sat down with group member Susan Todd, a Senior Administrativ...

Comics come to life

Comics come to life

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Cambria Tobin’s red mini-dress flounced around her legs as she danced around the costumed children, parents and young adults. White lace hung just an inch lower than the red fabric, complemented by a white apron. Pins and buttons decorated the apron like an artist’s haphazard splatter paint. Pink stickers in th...

SAGA raises awareness, money

SAGA raises awareness, money

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News

Blaine Halford is no activist, but he said it's important for people to be aware of bullying against those in the LGBT community. Halford, a freshman computer science major, along with members of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) and Students for Gender Violence Awareness (SFGVA) helped raise...

Welcome Center delays continue

Welcome Center delays continue

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under News

Construction for the Fuquay Welcome Center will be further delayed after bids continue to run overbudget. “We have been using a construction firm to give us a pre-look at what they thought it might cost,” Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Bridges said. “We would like to be su...

Students make voices heard at community rally

Students make voices heard at community rally

Sarah Loesch and Riley Guerzini

January 20, 2017


Filed under News

Community members gathered around the Four Freedoms Monument on Riverside Dr., Friday afternoon for the "With Liberty and Justice for All," community rally, march and fair.

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Uber races into Evansville

Uber races into Evansville

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under News

Ever since her car broke down, Crystal Phillips has searched for a reliable transportation system to get her to and from work. Phillips, a freshman public relations major, said she has had difficulty getting an internship or a higher paying job because her modes of transportation are slim. “I really feel lik...

Sanders advocates for ‘political revolution’

Gabi Wy and Sarah Loesch

May 2, 2016


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Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Students, faculty rally for Cruz

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 24, 2016


Filed under News

Freshman Kyle Duggan said unlike in the past, Indiana could have a real impact in the primary election this year. The business administration major stood near the press tables at the Old National Events Plaza downtown Sunday, his hand on his chin as he observed fellow Ted Cruz supporters. He had nev...

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