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Students perform The Mad Ones as part of USI Theatres Fall 2021 productions.  Samantha Brown (Evelyn Pigman) and Kelly (Clare McGregor) sing about their future in front of Sams mom Beverley (Grace Koltz) and Sams Boyfriend Adam (Nate Jenkins).

Theater students nail live performance comeback with “The Mad Ones”

Sydney Lawson, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

On a dimly lit stage, Samantha Brown (Evelyn Pigman) sorrowfully sings out, “Can you do something as simple as not knowing where you’re going? What does it feel like?” Such is the theme of “The...

Makayla Schirmer, senior health services major, finishes up a paper for her class. The funny thing is, even though its nice out Im writing a paper on death and dying, she said. The name of her class is called Death, Dying, and Bereavement.

Students enjoy springtime on campus

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor April 9, 2021

The Dean of Students is a resource available on campus for students who need help.

Students report struggling around holidays

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Less sunshine, cold weather, and the holiday season affect each person differently.  The Shield created a survey to see how this time of year affects students at the university.  The survey was...

An illustration of the coronavirus.

Five free resources for students at home during COVID-19 pandemic

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2020

Tech companies across the country are offering free resources for students at home who are light on cash due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Shield has compiled a list of five resources students can take...

Podcasts can benefit students in a number of ways

Podcasts can benefit students in a number of ways

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer January 21, 2020

A student’s life can easily feel crammed with time-consuming tasks. Maybe you need to run to the grocery store, or make dinner. Perhaps you have to work soon or get to class. With all the responsibilities...

Artist Spotlight Ep.1

Artist Spotlight Ep.1

Jordan Auker, Chief Photographer December 11, 2019

https://youtu.be/n63FfkeG5ag

Public Safety to release new safety app

Public Safety to release new safety app

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer October 1, 2019

We have so much technology at the tips of our fingers in today’s world. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube crowd our phone screens but a new app is gaining popularity. Wildfire, a safety app...

Importance of meditation amongst students

Importance of meditation amongst students

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer September 24, 2019

Being a student means putting long hours into our studies in order to reach our ultimate goals. It can be hard to create a balance between education, having a social life, quality time for ourselves and...

USI students, sophomore Elizabeth Bowers (center) and junior Josie Ault (right) bring fighting spirit to the Evansville protest supporting the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

USI students protest policies as Climate Strike hits Evansville

Maddie Nolan and Josh Meredith September 20, 2019

USI and University of Evansville students, as well as concerned citizens of Evansville, gathered in front of the Civic Center on Sept. 20 to protest against the government for failing to address climate...

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