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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...

Archie’s Army to fly from the nest

Archie’s Army to fly from the nest

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

Bailey Anderson said Archie’s Army’s process to become an organization is nowhere near what other organizations have to do. The Student Government Association general assembly voted to table a resolution Thursday that would remove Archie’s Army, a student cheer group for athletics, as a standi...

Payroll goes paperless

Payroll goes paperless

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

  All students and faculty receiving pay from the University must opt for paperless forms or receive a Pay Card if no direct deposit is set up. “We were running 200-225 actual paychecks last spring.” Nancy Lumley, Associate Director of Human Resources said. “We feel like this will be much more convenient no...

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Archie’s Army aims to break from SGA

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

In just two years, Archie’s Army has outgrown its SGA roots. Archie’s Army, which is the “student cheer block” at university sporting events according to SGA’s website, was brought up as an initiative to the General Assembly last year to recreate the former student section, Red Zone, curr...

Grant applications to go online

Grant applications to go online

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under News

Keegan Roembke said he is trying to make grant applications more efficient and easier to access for students. Roembke, SGA’s chief financial officer, said the grant committee has met with Kyle Johann, the program coordinator for student development programs, and Crystal Willoughby, the senior a...

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