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University Faculty Play the Newlywed Game

University Faculty Play the Newlywed Game

Josh Meredith , Chief Photo Editor February 16, 2022 Greg Blair, assistant professor of Art and Design and interim adviser of The Shield in Fall 2021, and Sara Blair, chair of the Art and Design Department, play...

Myths and Facts about the transition to Division I.

5 common myths about Division I

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022

Myth: Tuition is going to go up by thousands of dollars.  Fact: Tuition will not increase. A student fee will be implemented over a four-year plan. At the end of four years, the final annual student...

Junior guard Soffia Rieckers fights to keep possession of the ball against William Jewell College. The Eagles defeated the Cardinals 86 - 51.

Gallery: University basketball vs William Jewell

Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer February 10, 2022

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke speaks at the press conference announcing USIs partnership with the Ohio Valley Conference Wednesday morning in the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Evansville mayor supports USI’s decision to go DI

Casey Clark, Chief Copy Editor February 7, 2022

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said he supported the university’s decision to transition from Division II athletics to Division I. The Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to transition university athletics...

Alexis Price, senior exercise science and kinesiology major, explains instructions to members of the Eagles In Action group during the Homecoming 2022 Can-Struction event. We had some organizations on campus that couldnt be here, so they reached out and donated to us, Price said. Were sitting at almost 800 donated items, so thats incredible for this event on homecoming week.

Gallery: Students kickoff homecoming week raising donations for Archie’s Closet

Josh Meredith and Michaela Nees February 1, 2022

Homecoming 2022 kicked off Monday with a superhero theme and events on campus helping the local community. Monday night's can-struction event, sponsored by Love Unites, Love Avails, received nearly...

Lexie Green, sophomore guard, looks for a pass Monday evening.

Gallery: Women’s Basketball Beats McKendree University 90-59

Michaela Nees , Staff Photographer January 19, 2022

Women's basketball beat Mckendree university 90-59 Monday night with a lead in both halves. This is their third straight win. The next home game for women's basketball will be against the University...

Freshman guard Elijah Jones drives the ball down the court Monday evening.

Gallery: Men’s basketball loses to McKendree 77-71

Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer January 19, 2022

Men's basketball lost their fifth game of the season to McKendree on Monday night. The Eagles lead with 38 points in the first half but fell short in the second with 33 points, leading to a final score...

Students of the Class of 2021 line up to receive their respective diplomas in the third of the four ceremonies Saturday. The third ceremony was for students from the Romain College of Business and College of Liberal Arts.

Gallery: Fall 2021 Commencement

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor December 18, 2021

Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies concluded Saturday awarding graduates from the Class of 2020 and 2021 with their degrees. Alumni from the Class of 2020 walked in the Fall 2020 commencement ceremonies...

Senior forward Ashlynn Brown jumps for the ball at the beginning of the game Friday evening.

Gallery: Women’s basketball vs Kentucky Christian University

Michaela Nees, Staff Photographer December 16, 2021

Women's basketball played their last home game for the Fall 2021 semester Friday beating Kentucky Christian Univerity 108-42. The next home game for Women's basketball will be on Saturday, Jan. 8 at...

Coaches Gouard, Spruance and Aldridge speak with the team during a one-minute time out Monday.

Gallery: Men’s basketball loses to UIndy 62-68

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor December 2, 2021

Men's Basketball lost their third game of the season Monday in a close match against the University of Indianapolis. The Eagles were tied with the Greyhounds in the first half with 28 points but fell...

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