The Shield

After hours: contributing to a welcoming environment

Laura Ankeney, sophomore finance major, smiles for a picture behind the counter at the Community Center.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

Each week The Shield will interview someone who is employed by the university. This week, Laura Ankeney, a sophomore finance major, talked about her job at the Eagles Express Convenience Store.  Laura Ankeney has worked at the Eagles Express Convenience Store for over a year, and at the start...

After hours: ‘my pleasure’

After hours: 'my pleasure'

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

Photo courtesy of Eleanor Sandberg Each week The Shield will interview someone who is employed by the university. This week, The Shield interviewed Eleanor Sandberg, a junior creative writing major, about her job at Chick-fil-A. The Shield: What do you do at Chick-fil-A? Sandberg: We do ...

After hours: passionate about helping others

Chase Allen, senior nutrition and wellness major, and Dylan Wagner, a a senior exercise science major, smile for a picture at the RFWC.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Chase Allen and Dylan Wagner talked about their experience working at the university Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center (RFWC).  Chase Allen is passionate about helping others succeed. The seni...

After hours: learning to troubleshoot life

Braylon Moore, a senior geology and science teaching major, work in the IT office. Moore has worked as a computer technician in the IT department for two years.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Braylon Moore talked about his experience working at the university Information Technology (IT) Department.  Braylon Moore said he loves the hustle and bustle of his job. “Every day is something new...

After hours: ‘A place I feel comfortable’

Holland Davis places books back where they belong at David L. Rice Library where she works part-time.

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Holland Davis talked about her experience working at the university library.   Holland Davis scoured the shelves of the library, looking for a picture book about the first person to explore underwater. In the midst of shelving...

After hours: lights, camera, action

After hours: lights, camera, action

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

October 30, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Ann Powell and Jana Garrett talked about their experience working at the university television station, Access USI.  Ann Powell trembled as 15 overhead lights illuminated the nerves on her face. The ...

After hours: cultivating young minds

Children at the USI Children's Learning Center wait patiently for story time.

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who is employed by the university. This week, Melanie Hayford talked about her experience working at the USI Children's Learning Center.  Melanie Hayford takes the children from the Children’s Learning Center on walks around campus. They go to t...

Library unveils strategic plan

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 21, 2017

The Rice Library released their strategic plan for 2017-2021 last week focusing on the four objectives: collections, services, spaces and staff. The strategic plan is the library’s second, the first one was set for 2010-2016 and was one of the last objectives of the previous library director, Ruth...

C-Store worker requests SGA’s help

C-Store employees Samantha Pleasant (left), a junior finance major, and Asia Thomas (right), a junior marketing major, bag items for customers during the night shift Tuesday. Both Pleasant and Thomas have been working at the C-Store for four semesters.

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 16, 2016

Carissa Johnson can’t go to bed before midnight, even if she wants to. As a student worker at the C-Store, the junior health administration major wishes the store would close earlier for student workers, but she said she’s gotten so used to the late night schedule that she physically can’t fal...

A day in the still life

Morgan Falconer

September 22, 2015

A lot of misconceptions surround what exactly goes on with nude models in figure drawing courses. On a number of occasions people have expressed interest in the course to me, emphasizing their anticipation to experience the taboo of seeing a naked person in the middle of a classroom. Little d...

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