The Shield

Chivalry: Not Dead, Just Misunderstood

Bailey Meenach, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

I was scrolling through my Facebook page when I saw a post that made me completely lose hope in society. There was a picture of a man holding a box of Little Caesars pizza and roses while riding the subway. Criticizing comments filled the bottom of the post. They questioned why he would even try ...

Far from familiar: Travel, trouble and pizza

Far from familiar: Travel, trouble and pizza

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

February 18, 2016

The Shield revisited Souleymane Mamane Illia, a junior English major from Niger, Africa, to find out about his trip to Chicago and his recent experiences.

An argument gone awry

Gavin Gaddis

October 7, 2015

A puddle of pink popped up on the Quad last Wednesday, causing quite the ruckus. To my cynical eyes the demonstration looked like a pink pro-life anglerfish, drawing in people hoping to get a “save the ta-tas” bumper sticker. Several students who passed by while I was present seemed stunned to h...

A commuter’s guide to off-campus eating

Gavin Gaddis

September 8, 2015

Hello reader, it’s me, your local neighborhood sassy dude. Food on campus is a hot topic for USI students, served up with a heaping slice of skepticism towards change and simultaneous childish clamor for even more change. Food has been mentioned in every issue of The Shield this semester, and I’...

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