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Dodge the ball: It’s just a game

Jimmy Pyles April 3, 2013

Two teams divided by a line on the floor, each individual equipped with a rubber ball to throw at opposing members, the aim being to eliminate the other team’s players while trying not to be eliminated...

Don’t hit me: Dodgeball can be bullying

James Vaughn April 3, 2013

Dodgeball – the word I feared more than anything when I walked into my elementary school gym. And I’m positive I’m not the only one. I rarely ever tried actually dodging what was coming at me. When...

Visitor, Conference Centers a possibility

James Vaughn March 27, 2013

If university donors give the university enough money, a Visitor Center and a Conference Center could be added to USI’s campus. Vice President for Finance and Administration Mark Rozewski said construction...

Walking for awareness: Men walk to end violence against women

Jessica Stallings March 27, 2013

Tyler Pipes has his own pair of high heels prepared for this year’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. “They’ll hopefully show off my legs,” Pipes, senior kinesiology and sports management major,...

President’s evaluation moves forward

Jessie Hellmann March 27, 2013

The Board of Trustees took its first step in USI President Linda Bennett’s tenure evaluation Tuesday night in a way that is entirely new to the university. This is the first time an outside firm helped...

High hopes for outdoor track & field

Zane Clodfelter March 27, 2013

Despite the below-freezing temperatures and snow on campus, Friday marks the beginning of the men’s outdoor track and field schedule for head coach Mike Hillyard and his Southern Indiana athletes. “We...

“I’m a Screaming Eagle”: Coach Watson looks toward upcoming season

Jimmy Pyles March 27, 2013

Next season is far away but men’s basketball Head Coach Rodney Watson has a lot to do before he’s ready for next year. Watson is out on the road now trying to fill spots for the four leaving seniors...

RecycleMania ends Saturday

Ariana Beedie March 27, 2013

Each year three universities in Evansville enter the RecycleMania competition for the bragging rights of being the best recyclers in the city. More than 500 schools nationwide participate in RecycleMania,...

A day in the life: Tim Mahoney

James Vaughn March 27, 2013

It’s 5:30 a.m. Campus is dead. The parking lots are empty for a change. Not a soul is in sight. Blistering winds and snow falling under the dim lights in March are about the only interesting things about...

Bless My Souls takes off running

Ariana Beedie March 27, 2013

Megan Lengacher makes shoes. Working between, before and after classes, she uses fabric markers to recreate images and designs for a small price. The freshman graphic design major maintains this hobby,...

Letter to the editor

USI Shield Staff March 20, 2013

We are not allowed to wear Greek lettered sashes when walking on graduation day at USI. I want to change that and don’t understand why it is such a bad thing. So please, can you tell me why this is...

‘Big Man on Campus’ Part II

Zane Clodfelter March 20, 2013

After redshirting last season, starting first baseman Andrew Cope is making an immediate impact for Tracy Archuleta’s Southern Indiana baseball team. Cope, who is the second-ever recipient of the “Big...

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