The Shield

Blood donors exceed expectations

Students filed into Carter Hall to donate blood Monday afternoon. The event was hosted by Delta Zeta and Kappa Alpha and the American Red Cross.

Jason Honesto, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Bayleigh Wessel and Travis Smith sat at the entrance of Carter Hall, awaiting the arrival of more blood donors. As students began to file in line, pop music filled the air, creating a light, comfortable environment for all those who were taking part in the fundraiser. The Sophomore Dietet...

Fraternity finds fresh motivation with national award

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

August 24, 2016

When Lambda Chi Alpha president Kegan Miller heard the USI chapter of the fraternity had received the prestigious Grand High Alpha award, he was “blown away.” The senior mechanical engineering major traveled to Miami, Florida, with two other chapter brothers for the national Lambda Chi Alpha general assembly meeting the first week of August. He sai...

Community remembers ‘selfless’ student

Community remembers 'selfless' student

Gabi Wy

September 29, 2015

Tyler Barr was a go-getter. He was a sophomore member of Lambda Chi Alpha, a volunteer firefighter, a son and a brother. He fought fires, and family and friends are now left try to keep the flame of his legacy alive. “I would tell him that I love him,” said Tyler’s half-sister, Madison Barr, “a...

USI fraternity cleans up its act, wins international award

USI fraternity cleans up its act, wins international award

James Vaughn

September 30, 2013

Lambda Chi Alpha boasted plenty of members in 2009, but current President Brenden Davidson said they lacked something more important – quality. “They were recruiting for numbers,” Davidson said about the chapter, which was living in an off-campus house on Indiana Street at the time. “They were...

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