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  • Students, faculty protest RFRA

    Max Hedon woke up to the news that Gov. Mike Pence had signed SB 101 and it angered him, driving him to organize a peaceful protest in downtown Evansville Monday

  • VIDEO: SGA debate addresses, ‘avoids’ campus issues

    The 2015 SGA presidential candidates Nehal Ninad, Alexa Bueltel and Alex Hoffmann presented their platforms March 26, at the USI Performance Center, and answered questions from students and President Linda Bennett

  • Opportunity to strenghten leadership arrises for Durham

    Being a leader is a role junior defender McKinsey Durham has always seemed to fit into well

Sports

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Dance team’s goal is to win nationals

Nationals are approaching for the dance team and with that comes its annual performance for friends and family in the Physical Activities Center. The team performed its nationals routine Sunday after an alumni luncheon, and before a practice and their end of the year party. The day was full, but

March 31, 2015 No Comments

SGA presidential candidates Nehal Ninad, Alexa Bueltel, Alex Hoffmann present their platforms Friday at the USI Performance Center. SGA President Zack Mathis and Chief Justic Jason Minor moderated the event (From left to right). Photo by Alyssa Smith/The Shield

VIDEO: SGA debate addresses, ‘avoids’ campus issues

Student Government Association presidential candidates took center stage at the USI Performance Center Thursday to answer questions from students and President Linda Bennett

March 31, 2015 No Comments

Sophomore engineering major Ian Mathis and sophomore elementary education major Nicholas Herron play basketball outside of the C-store with a friend's brother, Corey Kirkland, 13. Both students live in the Marshall apartment complex on campus.

Res Life seeks to renovate housing, retention

A decrease in on-campus residents led Housing and Residence Life to rennovations to increase student expereince

March 31, 2015 No Comments

Protest (hero)

Students, faculty protest Indiana’s religious freedom law

Max Hedon, a 23-year-old transgender male, said he woke up to the news that Governor Mike Pence had signed Senate Bill 101 and it angered him, driving him to organize a peaceful protest at the Four Freedoms Monument in downtown Evansville Monday afternoon.

March 31, 2015 No Comments

Bennett hopes to tackle student issues following annual breakfast

Bennett hopes to tackle student issues following annual breakfast

President Linda Bennett shared friendly advice and French toast with students early Thursday morning during the 26th annual Breakfast with the President.

March 30, 2015 No Comments

Rugby wins first two games of season

Rugby wins first two games of season

The USI rugby team started its spring season March 21 and 22, with wins against the University of Pittsburgh and Loyola University

March 30, 2015 No Comments

SGA-Hero (2)

VIDEO: 2015 SGA Presidential Debate

Those who missed out on the Student Government Association’s 2015-2016 presidential candidate debate Thursday can now watch the full event. The Shield livestreamed as all three candidates laid out their platforms at the USI Performance Center, and answered questions submitted from the audience.

March 30, 2015 No Comments

George Edwards

Basketball player arrested on impaired driving charge

USI men’s basketball player George Edwards was arrested after being pulled over near a sobriety checkpoint at West Franklin Street and North Lemcke Avenue around 4 a.m. Saturday morning. He registered a blood alcohol content of 0.087, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office. The junior forward was taken in on the

March 29, 2015 No Comments

Human rights group brings abortion topic to campus

Human rights group brings abortion topic to campus

Created Equal, a non-profit organization, took to USI’s free speech zone Friday to talk to students about abortion. The group posted large signs with pro-life messages and risque images between the Orr Center and the new USI Performance Center. They started each conversation by asking students, “What do you think about

March 27, 2015 No Comments

A tabled plea

A tabled plea

Dear students and instructors who move tables/desks in classrooms, Put them back when you’re done. Magic fairies don’t pop out of the computer cases and re-arrange desks in the night – UE outbid us on that service. When I transferred to USI last semester, the new classrooms in the Orr

March 25, 2015 No Comments

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Cinderella: Disney remake lacks magic

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March 18, 2015 No Comments.

Cinderella is long but… harmless. In an effort to keep up with a post-Frozen world of Disney films, a modern era where two people can’t marry after fifteen minutes of conversation, Cinderella shifts focus off of the titular character. This update to the Disney animated film re-frames the story to
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