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Students report struggling around holidays

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November 18, 2020

Less sunshine, cold weather, and the holiday season affect each person differently.  The Shield created a survey to see how this time of year affects students at the university.  The survey was...

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

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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...

USI Honors Military Veterans

USI Honors Military Veterans
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...

Students gather at Statehouse for Red for Ed

Crowd gathers around State House for Red for Ed protest
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...

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

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

Campus Resources: Students access to sexual health assistance abundant

Campus Resources: Students access to sexual health assistance abundant
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...

Events on campus ease veterans’ transition to college

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...

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