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The price of gas at the Chuckles gas station just off of campus on April 6. The cheapest gas nearby is in Henderson, Ky.

Rising gas prices burden commuter students

Sydney Lawson, Feature Editor April 7, 2022

For students who live on campus or at the nearby apartments, higher gas prices means it is more expensive to go off campus. For students who drive a long distance to campus, driving to class itself can...

Gregory Ellis, a sophomore business administration major, prepares a sandwich at SubConnection. SubConnection, Starbucks and Chick-fiI-A arent in danger of closure this semester.

Campus dining options dwindle — fewer customers, smaller staff to blame

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

With classes the next day, student Sodexo employees clock-out thirty minutes to over an hour late each night due to low staffing.  On a good night, after serving up to 240 students, six Sodexo employees...

Colin McDuffee, a junior radio and television major gets ready to start the day at 95.7 The Spin.

After hours: the faces behind the radio

Emma Corry, Staff Writer January 29, 2019

Each week The Shield will interview someone who is employed by the university. This week, Colin McDuffee, a junior radio and television major, talks about his job at 95.7 The Spin as Program Director.  Colin...

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

After hours: cultivating young minds

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...

Summer job market heats up as students head home

Armon Siadat April 28, 2014

The summer job market in the Evansville area is brimming with opportunity, yet many college students are stressing over finding a part time job. Meliyah Harris, a freshman marketing and graphic design...

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