The Shield

Is parking really a problem?

Is parking really a problem?

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

Parking tickets distributed by public safety officers can be a hassle. The citations also come with a chance for students to submit an appeal through EagleSync via the myUSI portal if they believe their ticket was unjustified. The appeals are taken to the University Court, made up of the Chief Justice and fou...

SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

SGA kicks off Alcohol Awareness Week

Noah Alatza, Special to The Shield

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

Alcohol Awareness week, hosted in conjunction with the Student Government Association, kicked off Monday. According to a study from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, approximately one in every 10 university students had problematic alcohol use and 4.6% of s...

New SGA position tackles environmental issues

New SGA position tackles environmental issues

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under News

A new position for the Student Government Association was created at the organization’s meeting on Thursday. Sophomore communications major and Spanish and pre-law minor Jasmine Myers was appointed by the General Assembly to serve as the new administrative vice president of environmental protec...

Roembke named SGA Chief Justice

Roembke named SGA Chief Justice

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

September 6, 2018


Filed under News

Note: Keegan Roembke is an opinion writer for The Shield. The SGA general assembly voted to appoint senior economics and international studies major Keegan Roembke as the new Chief Justice at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. Roembke, who formerly served as Chief Financial Officer and Co...

Guest Column: McFarland’s letter to USI

Guest Column: McFarland’s letter to USI

Trevion McFarland, Special to The Shield

April 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When I came to the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in 2016 from my home in Northern Indiana, I felt this sense of “home” on campus. I met amazing people who were helpful and nothing but kind. I decided to make USI my home because of the overwhelming feeling of love, passion, and kindness. For the pa...

Letter to the editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor

When did society become so anxious to shirk the responsibility of our own actions? If we continue to foster a culture of malcontent, then the forest becomes invisible, for the trees draw our endless scrutiny. The recent allegations and subsequent action against one of the SGA presidential candidates present an excellent example.

Letter to the editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor

SGA is a wonderful organization that can make real concrete change on campus.

Candidate’s fate still uncertain ahead of election

Candidate’s fate still uncertain ahead of election

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under News

The university court heard the appeal of student government presidential candidate Trevion McFarland Tuesday morning just one week after the election committee voted to remove the candidate from the ballot. The court will reconvene Thursday night to finish the hearing. They will have seven days after ...

Election committee votes to remove candidate from ballot, will appeal decision

Election committee votes to remove candidate from ballot, will appeal decision

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News

The university election committee voted March 22 to remove Student Government Association presidential candidate Trevion McFarland from the ballot on charges that he campaigned outside of the campaign period set by the committee, interfered in the election process and disrupted the integrity of the el...

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under News

Photo Illustration by Abigail Stanley Election season is here and it is heating up. Candidates for the SGA elections are now campaigning and will try to get the support they need before the elections begin Apr. 9. Students will be able to vote on candidates for President, Vice President, Chief Financ...

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

The student government executive board has selected junior finance major Grant Pemberton as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the semester. Pemberton will be replacing junior economics and international studies major Keegan Roembke who is studying abroad this semester. He said Roembke gave...

Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News

The Board of Trustees heard the annual financial aid report from Director of Student Financial Assistance Mary Harper at its Nov. 2 meeting. Vice President of Enrollment Andrew Wright thanked the financial aid team for their continued hard-work on the gathering of a collective number of statistics and fi...

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