The Shield

Parading the decades

Jennifer Laval (left) and Steve Craven (right), both USI alumni, wave to the crowd as they are taken down Franklin Street on the university’s float Saturday. Laval and Craven were two of the ten university alumni and students meant to represent the five decades of the university’s existence.

Nick Leighty

October 14, 2015

It was silent along Franklin Street Saturday as people huddled together to get the best view. Everyone waited patiently for the event to start. The intercom blared, signaling the start of the annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival parade. The Fall Festival parade on Saturday was a special one for t...

Deep fried photography

Greg Niemeier spends his Fall Festival camera in hand to capture moments such as these of those enjoying the many food options the festival has to offer.

Megan Thorne

October 8, 2015

Greg Niemeier, a radiology technologist at Deaconess Hospital is determined to capture the meaning of the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, with a Sony Nex-5. Many flock to the Fall Festival for the food, Niemeier said, but he’s after something much better. Niemeier, a USI alum, who majored in ra...

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