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Evansvile mayor Lloyd Winnecke speaks at SGA's first publc forum in Carter Hall Thursday. Winnecke spoke on multiple topics relating to the Evansville community.

Evansville mayor speaks at SGA’s public forum

Casey Clark, Chief Copy Editor September 2, 2021

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke of Evansville attended the Student Government Association’s first public forum of the school year.  The meeting was conducted Thursday in Carter Hall. Winnecke informed the students...

Letter to the Editor: The Problem with SGA

Trent Thompson May 5, 2021

I recently spoke with The Shield about being unjustly disqualified from running for the position of the SGA President. While the article written touches upon the story somewhat, it leaves a decent amount...

Letter to the Editor: RE: Student says he was unjustly disqualified from SGA presidency

Mark Murry May 5, 2021

I hope that Thompson can find some recourse in the actions of the SGA election committee. The bylaws is literally the law of how to run an organization and precedent competing with those bylaws does not...

Anna Ardelean, junior political science major, elected Student Government Association president. Ardelean ran for president uncontested.

Ardelean elected SGA president

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 22, 2021

Students elect a new Student Government Association president.   Anna Ardelean, a junior political science major, won the majority of ballots cast. She ran for president unopposed. Ardelean will be...

Chase DeBruyn, SGA administrative vice president of environmental protection, and Josie Ault, president of Veg Club, hand out vegetarian deserts and reusable items Monday. Sodexo provided the vegetarian cookies and brownies.

SGA launches environmental week

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 19, 2021

Student Government Association kicks off Environmental Week Monday honoring the annual celebration of Earth Day. SGA partnered with student organizations to bring environmental awareness to campus....

2021 Student Government Association Executives and General Assembly. SGA opened online voting Monday for the 2021-2022 academic year.

SGA continues election with low competition

Shelby Clark, Digital Editor April 15, 2021

Students began voting in the Student Government Association election Monday.  The election will determine the SGA executive board and legislative branch for the 2021-2022 academic year. The legislative...

The decal displayed outside the Student Government Association located in the lower level of University Center East. Polls will be open for spring elections April 5-9

SGA begins the spring election process

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Student Government Association is hosting spring elections for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Students can apply for SGA positions through April 4. Candidates can campaign after their application...

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2020

University officials announced they have identified the individual who left White Supremacist flyers on vehicles in the campus parking lot multiple times last semester. Steve Bridges, Vice President...

SGA-sponsored week combats crime, drunk driving

SGA-sponsored week combats crime, drunk driving

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2019

This year’s Alcohol Awareness Week came with a little twist.  The annual educational week hosted by SGA  combined with Crime Prevention week, which usually occurs in the spring. Associate Vice...

Andy Wright

Enrollment VP: University needs all hands on deck to compete in ‘difficult market’

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2019

University officials are looking for answers after enrollment numbers fell for the eighth consecutive year this fall, marking a changing environment in higher education. Total enrollment at the university,...

SGA approves letter supporting new graduation policy

SGA approves letter supporting new graduation policy

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2019

The SGA General Assembly voted unanimously to approve a letter supporting the ability for students to walk twice at graduation if they are receiving two degrees at their meeting Oct. 3. “Students...

Administration approves new housing policy

Administration approves new housing policy

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor September 3, 2019

Rebeka Mercker and other members of the Student Housing Association waited anxiously over the summer to hear if the change in the visitation policy would be passed.  The policy change, allowing students...

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