The Shield

The Quad and David L. Rice Library

It’s time to start appreciating USI’s beauty

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer November 5, 2019

One of the things that stands out with USI is the beautiful layout of the campus.  Out of all the schools I visited, I fell in love with the architecture and landscape of USI the most. A beautiful...

Cristine Pyle, a senior art and international studies major, sits with Melon, the Canadian goose they rehabilitated.

Goose tails

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor August 27, 2018

Cristine Pyle was driving home when they noticed cars swerving out of the way for something on the road. The senior art and international studies major was tired after working a double at O’Charley’s...

Campus Planner from design firm SmithGroupJJR Lauren Leighty shows students in Forum I the firms three ideas for the universitys Master Plan.

‘It shows a lot of potential’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor October 10, 2017

The future looks bright for the university. Campus planners from design firm SmithGroupJJR hosted a student-only town hall Thursday night in which they presented three alternative plans: Residential...

Conference Center to boast unique look, location

Conference Center to boast unique look, location

Jessica Stallings November 19, 2013

The west side of Reflection Lake will soon be home to a 13,800-square-foot Conference Center and an 80 to 90 car parking lot. A private donor paid for the $5 million facility. “We're calling it...

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