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Five free resources for students at home during COVID-19 pandemic

Five free resources for students at home during COVID-19 pandemic

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2020

Tech companies across the country are offering free resources for students at home who are light on cash due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Shield has compiled a list of five resources students can take advantage of as the university switches to online learning for the remainder of the semester. ...

USI Honors Military Veterans

USI Honors Military Veterans

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

USI’s Veteran, Military and Family Resource Center will be honoring veterans with a series of events from Jan. 22 to the 29th. The university is hosting “Remembering Our Fallen”, a war memorial that is a nationally touring photo-display honoring those who died from wounds suffered in a war zone s...

Students gather at Statehouse for Red for Ed

Students gather at Statehouse for Red for Ed

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

November 19, 2019

Nearly 12,000 teachers surrounded the Indiana Statehouse Nov. 19 to protest low teacher pay and lack of resources in the education system. At least six students from the university traveled to Indianapolis to visit the Statehouse, said freshman elementary education major Serena Morgan. Morgan...

Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Southern Indiana ‘super polluters’ continue to harm resources, air quality in region

Maddie Nolan, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Evansville is known for the beautiful rolling hills, dense forests, and the Ohio River, but what most people are unaware of is the amount of pollution surrounding the city.  Seven coal-powered plants lie within 30 miles of the city. These so-called “super polluters” produce greenhouse gases a...

Campus Resources: Students access to sexual health assistance abundant

Campus Resources: Students access to sexual health assistance abundant

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

February 14, 2018

Source: U.S. Army website A recent university survey indicated only a little more than half of freshman students had protected sex most or all of the time. The survey was sent out to freshman during the fall of 2016, with 359 of those students responding. Any freshmen responding that they “have no...

Events on campus ease veterans’ transition to college

Rachel Christian

February 3, 2014

Joel Matherly doesn't think veterans at USI are getting all the help and resources available to them. He would know - Matherly, a USI alumnus who now works in the Veterans' Support Services Office, was once a student vet himself. “Student veterans are non-traditional students,” he said. “A lot...

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