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.
Eagles Express Convenience Store worker talks experience, impact
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...

After hours: ‘my pleasure’

After hours: 'my pleasure'
Student meets new people through part-time job
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...

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.
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,...

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.
Student computer technician learns to problem-solve
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...

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.
Student's love for books drives part-time job
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...

After hours: lights, camera, action

After hours: lights, camera, action
Student gains confidence through part-time job
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...

After hours: cultivating young minds

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

Library unveils strategic plan

Additional popular fiction, lower level main focus
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...

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.
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,...

A day in the still life

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...

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