The Shield

Monologues to encourage female empowerment

Shannon Hall

February 27, 2013

Alexandra Levine will present the monologue about reclaiming the word “cunt” for this year’s “Vagina Monologues.” “At one point, the word ‘bitch’ was offensive, and now it can be used on TV,” the senior psychology and philosophy major said. The monologue tries to redefine the word “cunt” ...

Yellowstone National Park trip to offer hands-on experience for students

Ariana Beedie

February 22, 2013

Geology students will apply skills from class when they venture to Yellowstone National Park this summer. Students enrolled in Geology 390: Geological Field Excursion will head out west for this year's annual caravan to an area for hands-on study. On July 6, students and faculty will head to Wyoming f...

Testing the water: Athletic program not ruling out swim team for USI

Dennis Marshall

February 22, 2013

USI’s 25-meter swimming pool gets lots of use – but not by swim team members. Until recently, swimming has not been a popular sport among Division II schools in this area, and few schools in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) had intercollegiate swim teams. No competition means no incentive...

Eagles to start baseball season at home

Zane Clodfelter

February 22, 2013

Three seasons after the baseball team won its first NCAA title, USI varsity baseball coach Tracy Archuleta says his expectations haven’t changed. For him and the team, it’s all about progressing through the 35 regular season games and positioning themselves for the postseason. That journey begins...

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spring 2013