The Shield

After hours: passionate about helping others

Chase Allen, senior nutrition and wellness major, and Dylan Wagner, a a senior exercise science major, smile for a picture at the RFWC.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Chase Allen and Dylan Wagner talked about their experience working at the university Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center (RFWC).  Chase Allen is passionate about helping others succeed. The seni...

Rhythm fest rocks campus

Rhythm fest rocks campus

Jason Honesto, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

Brittany Smith Students of every age, gender, and ethnicity came together to sing and rap the lyrics of their favorite songs and enjoy dancing with one another Friday evening at the RFWC.  Julia Ennis was excited for the dancing and fun night that would take place in the coming hours but mostly enjo...

Why I lift, bro

Osman Bien-Aime

October 14, 2015

There is a definite feeling of apprehension that sets in when you’re about to try something new, something unfamiliar. However, more often than not, there is also a great reward in challenging your misgivings and giving a new experience a chance. A particular hurdle I recently overcame was going t...

Rock the REC offers students a chance to explore

 Brandon Becker, a junior majoring in geology, climbs the rock wall in the RFWC.

Sarah Loesch

August 24, 2015

Rock the REC is gearing up to introduce students to all the Recreation Fitness and Wellness center has to offer. Dave Enzler, director of the RFWC, said the event has been taking place for four years and is met with a growing success each year. Enzler said word is spreading about the event more...

Six new intramural sports brought to campus

Sherry Tynes, the Information Systems Associate in the USI Foundation office, returns a serve during a game of Pickle Ball during their weekly faculty game.

Sarah Loesch

August 18, 2015

Six new intramural sports are being brought to campus this year after an email was sent out to see what students felt was missing. About 3,000 students active in intramural sports received the email according to Assistant Director of Intramural Sports, Joe Gratz. Out of those responses, one of the mos...

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