The Shield

Student veteran explores personal struggles in new book

Anthony Farina, vice president of the student veterans association, authored a book titled

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2020

Traversing the complexity of mental illness can cause some to break down and lose hope. For others, it inspires them to make a change. “It can get really bad, but if you sit there and look for that purpose, that light is going to eventually show,” said Anthony Farina, vice president of the student ...

‘I want to be a voice for my community’

'I want to be a voice for my community'

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of Christopher Weyer Christopher Weyer started working at 15 years old, and for as long as he could remember, he knew he wanted to serve his country. The senior political science, international studies and Spanish major tried to join the military at 17 years old but was told he n...

“It’s hard to recognize a student veteran”

Bradie Gray

October 21, 2014

Veteran Support Services urges veterans to take advantage of support system. Andrew Bowlds visited Veteran Support Services last semester after serving 6 years in various places like Texas, New Jersey, Missouri and Iraq earning a variety of titles over time like military police officer, criminal investigator...

A new spot for student veterans

Jessie Hellmann

February 21, 2013

Student veterans now have a new place they can hang out on campus. USI’s Veterans Support Services office celebrated its student veteran lounge grand opening Monday in the lower level of the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education. Read More »...

Bill could help veterans transition to campus life

Jessie Hellmann

February 20, 2013

Bill proposed in Indiana Senate could help veterans transition to school easier A piece of legislation could make college life easier for veteran students in Indiana. The bill’s author, State Senator Sue Glick (R - LaGrange), said the bill, Senate Bill 115, would ease the transition process for ...

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