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The former location for Fiesta Fuego will soon be replaced with Mein Bowl.

New restaurant to replace Fiesta Fuego in Fall 2022

Alyssa DeWig, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Plans for new restaurants and dining options on campus are currently in the works for Fall 2022, including a restaurant called Mein Bowl, robotic vending and a ghost kitchen.  Rebecca Diamond, director...

Informational boards of David L. Rices life and the time he served for the university.

Campus community celebrates first David L. Rice Day

Bryce West, Shelby Clark, and Clare Girten April 2, 2022

Students and the campus community honored David L. Rice, the university’s first president, at the first David L. Rice Day Friday. The event began around 11 a.m. and ended around 1 p.m. in the Rice Plaza.  The...

Nathan Payne,  the program coordinator for Center for Campus Life, passes out SpringFest 2020 T-shirts at SpringFest 2021.

SpringFest to return with events as COVID-19 protocols change

Ian Young, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

SpringFest is back with food, concerts and events for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-day event is scheduled from April 6 - 8, 2022, and is bringing back past SpringFest...

Sodexo employees serve students in The Loft Wednesday night.

Students want more dining options; Sodexo wants more students

Fallon Heady, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

The campus community wants to see more dining options on campus, but Sodexo is struggling to have enough student participation at campus dining options and enough student workers to provide more dining...

First format of the Eagle Access Card, Oct. 14, 1999.

From the Archive: Eagle Access card provides convenience

Brogan Baxter, 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...

Mpho Mashabe (left), a graduate student studying public administration, stirs ingredients for the dish, jollof rice, that will be representing Ghana as Kow Pik Yok (right), a freshman English teaching major, prepares her food, bak kut teh, for Malaysia Thursday in The Loft’s kitchen.  Both dishes will be served at the International Food Expo Friday in Carter Hall.

The Freshman 15 can go both ways

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor September 9, 2020

The freshman 15 was a joke between my dad and me before I came to college; usually going in only one way: up. I didn’t realize that it could also go in the other direction as well. I didn’t even think...

Scheduled food delivery services have been put on hold after costs from the third party company Tapingo were seen as too high.

Grubhub replaces Tapingo, pickup process to remain the same

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief August 15, 2019

Students returning to campus are getting back into the swing of things with new classes, professors, jobs, clubs and now, a new way of skipping lines at Chick-Fil-A. Grubhub, an online and mobile food...

The famous Tapingo

The famous Tapingo

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

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...

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Sodexo now offering food-ordering app

Riley Guerzini, News Editor March 22, 2017

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....

Superb Super Bowl Sunday

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer January 31, 2017

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...

Scientist to talk GMO’s

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer March 24, 2016
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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