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Graduates pose for a photo after the 2023 Lavender Graduation ceremony Thursday in the Griffin Center.

Gallery: Gender and sexuality resources hosts first Lavender Graduation

Emalee Jones and Alyssa DeWig May 2, 2023

  Gender and sexuality resources hosted the university's first Lavender Graduation to honor LGBTQ+ students who are graduating in Spring 2023 and Fall 2023. The ceremony was held Thursday in...

Adrianna Garcia, 2023-2024 president of the Student Government Association, smiles after her inauguration Wednesday in Carter Hall. (Photo by Alyssa DeWig)

Garcia elected 2023-2024 SGA president in contested race

Alyssa DeWig, News Editor April 26, 2023

The Student Government Association inaugurated a new president, executive board and general assembly Wednesday evening in Carter Hall. Adrianna Garcia, 2022-2023 administrative vice president of the...

Aracely Chavez, staff writer of The Shield, holds up a copy of Unmasked: The Story of How COVID-19 Affected the University of Southern Indiana at the Unmasking USI event Monday on The Quad.

Gallery: Unmasking USI marks first event hosted by APB, SGA, The Shield

Emalee Jones, Managing Editor April 26, 2023

Unmasking USI was the first event hosted by the Activities Programming Board, the Student Government Association and The Shield. This event featured the release of The Shield's 56-page magazine Unmasked:...

Editor-in-Chief Shelby Clark has served as Editor-in-Chief since May 2021. (Photo courtesy of USI Photography and Multimedia)

Letter from Editor: Embrace the Change

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2023

Change. This word has been the driving force of my life for the last two years.  When I became editor-in-chief of The Shield in May of 2021, I had a staff of four people and was the youngest editor-in-chief...

Evan Kahre, senior outfielder, waits for a pitch Wednesday in the game against Oakland City University at the USI Baseball Field.

How DI has changed USI

Eric Reynolds and Bryce West April 25, 2023

The university’s first year of NCAA Division I athletics is coming to an end. Students, student-athletes and athletic administration report higher student attendance at sporting events, more school spirit...

Ricardo Van Grieken, sophomore infielder, swings at a pitch Wednesday in the game against Oakland City University at the USI Baseball Field.

Gallery: Men’s baseball win against Oakland City University 15-6

Emalee Jones, Managing Editor April 19, 2023

The men’s baseball team went up against Oakland City University at the USI Baseball Field. USI won against OCU 15-6.

Gender and sexuality resources will host the universitys first Lavender Graduation to commemorate LGBTQ+ students in the Griffin Center 6 p.m. April 27. (Graphic by Alyssa DeWig)

Gender and sexuality resources to host first Lavender Graduation commemorating LGBTQ+ students

Anthony Rawley, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

Gender and sexuality resources will host the university’s first “Lavender Graduation” to commemorate graduating LGBTQ+ students. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. April 27 in the Griffin Center.  Brianna...

Mitch Thompson and Tom Jordan perform at the SpringFest 2023 Seaforth concert Friday in the Screaming Eagles Arena. (Photo by Emalee Jones)

Gallery: Seaforth performs at SpringFest 2023

Bryce West and Emalee Jones April 19, 2023

  Seaforth, a country-pop duo from Sydney, Australia, performed for SpringFest 2023 Friday in the Screaming Eagles Arena.

(From left to right) JoJo Butler, junior business administration major, DaJour Howard, junior psychology major and Anh Truong, sophomore marketing major, lay on a file of black masks Feb. 24 during The Shields Unmasked Photo Shoot.

The Shield announces magazine “Unmasked,” SGA, APB partnered kickoff event

Shield Staff April 18, 2023

The Shield is excited to announce we have been working on a special edition magazine titled "Unmasked: Unmasking the Story of How COVID-19 Affected the University of Southern Indiana." This 56-page...

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