The Shield

Students struggle with online classes, isolation, communication

An empty classroom
November 18, 2020

“Am I really going to USI or am I just taking classes online?” Madison Martin, freshman pre-nursing major, said. Online classes have become more common amongst students due to COVID-19.  Besides...

Fourth consecutive week of fewer new positive COVID-19 cases

Fourth consecutive week of fewer new positive COVID-19 cases
November 9, 2020

The COVID-19 dashboard was updated Friday and showed lower numbers in all categories. The university’s dashboard keeps track of the new positive COVID-19 cases, the number of students isolating and...

Things don’t always turned out as planned

Things don't always turned out as planned
April 16, 2019

My time at USI ends in two weeks, and I can’t say I’m excited. I mean, I won’t have to worry about being swamped with homework, but at least after four years, I know what to expect from college....

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