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The famous Tapingo

The famous Tapingo

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Recently USI brought a new stop-and-go app called Tapingo to campus. Tapingo is an app where you can order food or drinks in advance from the convenience of your own phone, helping you get to the good stuff faster and skip those long lines. I recently began using it, only because I saw so many...

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under News

USI dining services began offering a new food-ordering app Tapingo on campus Monday. The app allows customers to order food or drinks from anywhere on campus and pick it up within the designated time. The Shield sat down with Food Service General Manager Lamar Patterson to discuss the app and how it w...

Superb Super Bowl Sunday

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Sunday night will be the night millions of Americans’ eyes are glued to a television screen.   The New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons will claim this year’s Super Bowl winning title, and Americans everywhere will be throwing parties to watch the event. Super Bowl parties are full ...

Scientist to talk GMO’s

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under Features

As the world’s population and demand for food continues to increase, Nina Federoff said the percentage of farmland is decreasing.

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Athletes stress nutrition

Athletes stress nutrition

Megan Thorne
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

Before baseball season started The Shield sat down with three members of the baseball team to discuss their nutrition habits. While the stands are filled with burgers, pretzels and nachos, the players on the field often keep steady nutrition in mind. Shawn Williamson said nutrition is important to him...

Alumnus co-creates food finding app

Alumnus co-creates food finding app

Amelia Peterson, Staff writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Features

USI alum helps to create an app to aid local businesses and help save people money on food.

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Slimy, yet unsatisfying: Tom + Chee disappoints

Bobby Shipman
August 24, 2015
Filed under Reviews

Before I begin my review, I’d like to point out that I am not your average cuisine connoisseur. I’m not really a food “connoisseur” at all. I am just your average, everyday foodie with a crunchy twist – I’m vegan. Despite my restrictions, I still have an insatiable appetite and desire to exp...

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs

DIGGING INTO SODEXO: Food provider competes with West Side to meet student needs

Shannon Hall
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

With long lines during lunch and a person almost always at one of the food options on campus, it's no secret college students love to eat. The Shield dove into two of the common complaints about Sodexo it has heard the most over the past few years. Hours Freshman Spanish education major Corinne G...

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Students sample world cultures at food expo

Bradie Gray
February 26, 2014
Filed under Features

Those who put on the food expo can say they served hundreds Friday. The International Food Expo sold all of its 500 tickets to students, faculty and even some of the Evansville community members during the annual event. With food selections from 25 countries, singing and dancing from around the world,...

WHERE CAN I EAT HEALTHY? Dietician advises students to ‘mix and match’

James Vaughn
November 8, 2013
Filed under News

Justin Kelly ate celery sticks, pita chips, a spinach salad and a Pop-tart Nov. 7. Kelly, who has been a vegetarian for nearly five years, said there are plenty of healthy food options on campus, but more wouldn’t hurt. “They could alter them every now and then,” he said. He rarely eats...

Diets among USI athletes vary

Zane Clodfelter
October 1, 2013
Filed under Sports

While everyone enjoys the food and delicacies at the Fall Festival next week on Franklin Street in Evansville, Southern Indiana athletes will be looking to maintain their focus. Focus not only on the field, but on their dinner as plate as well. Athletes of various sports deal with the importance of...

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