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New beginnings

New beginnings

Maxywell Carlton, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The feeling of embracing the unknown is scary. The fear can come when it comes time to make a decision at the end of an experience. Everything comes to an end in life. This finality can awaken an array of emotions. While some may see the end as exciting, some will feel anxious and unsure when...

USI alumni faring differently since graduation

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under News

Teddi Rausch accepted an internship in Indianapolis last month and was told to look for a place to live. The next day the company told her the position had been offered to someone else because she wasn’t moving fast enough. Rausch, who graduated with a degree in international studies in December,...

Graduation requirements need to be more organized

Zane Clodfelter
September 24, 2013
Filed under Opinion

In my time at USI, one thing seems to be a constant: change is inevitable. As a person who finds embracing change difficult and hard to fathom, I've made strides here on campus in adapting to changes. I was forced to. I had no choice. Since I was freshman, I had a list of required classes needed...

Students look forward to next chapter in life

Jessica Stallings
April 24, 2013
Filed under News

Senior Chelsea Schmidt, who will graduate in May with a degree in marketing and a minor in psychology, said after being in school for four years she is very excited to close this chapter of her life. “I'm most excited about not having a pile of homework staring at me every evening and weekend and...

Letter to the editor

USI Shield Staff
March 20, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor

We are not allowed to wear Greek lettered sashes when walking on graduation day at USI. I want to change that and don’t understand why it is such a bad thing. So please, can you tell me why this is such a problem and what we can do to change this injustice on our campus? Graduation is a very important day to ma...

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