The Shield

‘His effort was incredible’

Alex Stein, a sophomore guard, goes for the wrap around pass against Lewis.

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

Alex Stein has the lost art. The junior shooting guard can do something on the court other players can’t or don’t. He can nail a consistent mid-range jumper.

Cultural camaraderie

Cultural camaraderie

Emily Shipman, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Megan Thorne A group of students chatted to friends and strangers beside them. Surrounding the semi-circle of students were foreign foods with foreign smells. Students glanced around staring at the unfamiliar sights around them waiting in anticipation for the upcoming events. Resident Assistant Virg...

Professors showcase creativity

Professors showcase creativity

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 23, 2017

Alisa Holen said one-third of her job is being an active artist. “One-third of our job as professors is teaching, one-third is service and one-third is being active in our field of study,” the associate professor of ceramics said. Holen said students don’t always know what their instructor...

The famous Tapingo

The famous Tapingo

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Recently USI brought a new stop-and-go app called Tapingo to campus. Tapingo is an app where you can order food or drinks in advance from the convenience of your own phone, helping you get to the good stuff faster and skip those long lines. I recently began using it, only because I saw so many...

Our brother, Canada

Our brother, Canada

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

Last week, David Haines came to the university to speak about the refugee and immigration problem around the world. I was humbled to meet the man himself and have the opportunity to listen to his speech. I was delighted we shared some similar views about the Obama Administration, but I realized...

Understanding a misunderstanding

Staff Editorial

March 29, 2017

Last week two advertisements were removed from Shield newsstands. The ads were placed that week and were for a promotion offered by Boudoir Noir’s Exotica, an adult entertainment store in Evansville. The ad was deemed appropriate by The Shield, otherwise it would not have ran in its current form....

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