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Guest Column: McFarland’s letter to USI

Guest Column: McFarland’s letter to USI

Trevion McFarland, Special to The Shield

April 26, 2018

When I came to the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in 2016 from my home in Northern Indiana, I felt this sense of “home” on campus. I met amazing people who were helpful and nothing but kind. I decided to make USI my home because of the overwhelming feeling of love, passion, and kindness. For the pa...

McFarland responds after losing appeal

McFarland responds after losing appeal

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 8, 2018

The university court voted April 5 uphold the election committee’s decision to disqualify SGA presidential candidate Trevion McFarland from running in the upcoming election and remove him from the ballot. McFarland was found guilty of violating numerous election rules including interfering in t...

Candidate’s fate still uncertain ahead of election

Candidate’s fate still uncertain ahead of election

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 3, 2018

The university court heard the appeal of student government presidential candidate Trevion McFarland Tuesday morning just one week after the election committee voted to remove the candidate from the ballot. The court will reconvene Thursday night to finish the hearing. They will have seven days after ...

Election committee votes to remove candidate from ballot, will appeal decision

Election committee votes to remove candidate from ballot, will appeal decision

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 27, 2018

The university election committee voted March 22 to remove Student Government Association presidential candidate Trevion McFarland from the ballot on charges that he campaigned outside of the campaign period set by the committee, interfered in the election process and disrupted the integrity of the el...

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 14, 2018

Photo Illustration by Abigail Stanley Election season is here and it is heating up. Candidates for the SGA elections are now campaigning and will try to get the support they need before the elections begin Apr. 9. Students will be able to vote on candidates for President, Vice President, Chief Financ...

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Pemberton chosen as next Chief Financial Officer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 16, 2018

The student government executive board has selected junior finance major Grant Pemberton as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the semester. Pemberton will be replacing junior economics and international studies major Keegan Roembke who is studying abroad this semester. He said Roembke gave...

Master Plan maps future

Master Plan maps future

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 6, 2017

  In 10 years, the university will increase enrollment by over 5,000, take the engineering department out of the business building and build a second entrance and exit to campus. At least that is the plan. Last Wednesday, outside design firm Smithgroupjjr sent Campus Planners Doug Kozm...

‘A force to contend with’

‘A force to contend with’

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

September 2, 2017

Trevion McFarland pushed up his glasses, which had fallen partway down his nose. Wearing a tie and suit jacket, McFarland stood in stark comparison to the athletic shorts and rumpled probably-dirty-but-smells-okay t-shirts of his peers. The sophomore political science major may have passed f...

Watch party draws student interest

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 25, 2017

Trevion McFarland didn’t get on the Trump train until late in the primaries, but said he couldn’t take another four years of broken promises and failed policies. McFarland, along with around 30 other students and faculty, attended the Inauguration watch party in Carter Hall Friday. “We should all ...

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