The Shield

‘Being a guardian of planet earth’

'Being a guardian of planet earth'

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

The Shield The Shield spoke with Rebecca Diamond, the assistant director of dining services and Gregory Dilard, executive chef, about the issue of food waste and measures the university takes to prevent it. The Shield: How does USI prevent food waste? Diamond: Well, several years ago in 201...

Smart fountains debut on campus

Jessie Hellmann

October 22, 2013

Students who came back from fall break with the intention of refilling their week-old cup at a fountain machine on campus were in for a surprise – they couldn’t. The university hired a company, ValidFill, to remodel USI’s fountain machines, which now only fill up cups  that have electronic...

Students decide Salsa Rico’s fate

Dennis Marshall

September 10, 2013

Salsa Rico, the go-to Mexican food spot on campus, will undergo a name change after items, including steak, were removed from its menu. The change will allow the restaurant to be more flexible about adding new items to the menu. The university is holding a contest that allows students to decide t...

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