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C-Store helping students with vegan, gluten-free options

C-Store helping students with vegan, gluten-free options

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

For students on campus who lack a form of transportation, the C-Store is the main place they shop at. The C-Store has nearly all the basic needs for students, but recently they have added gluten-free and vegan products. This is a great opportunity for students whose diets require these sorts of products...

Exaggerating anxiety hurts those with real disorders

Exaggerating anxiety hurts those with real disorders

Morgan Murphy, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Anxiety is a word that gets used more and more often as time progresses. However, it is starting to get misused for people who crave the attention that the serious disorder brings. This misuse has started to cause a lack of seriousness for those who are actually suffering from a real disorder, as they are...

College of Nursing and Health Professions receives major gift

College of Nursing and Health Professions receives major gift

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs

The College of Nursing and Health Professions received a $1.35 million leadership gift from the estate of the late Hershel B. Whitney, the Board of Trustees announced at their regular scheduled meeting in Indianapolis Jan. 10. The Trustees heard a report from the USI Foundation that the gift includes...

Take a walk

Take a walk

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Don’t be like me. Don’t work more hours in a week than you know deep down you can handle. Don’t pay for access to the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center and then only use it for the one required health class. Both archery and quidditch team members have said they...

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...

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...

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