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SGA swears in new Chief Financial Officer

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

The Student Government Association voted in Keagan Roembke as the new Chief Financial Officer at their weekly meeting on Thursday. “I’ve known him since he was a freshman,” Attorney General Jerry...  Read More »

Jan 21 • No Comments

Senate addresses Protection Policy

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

Brandon Field said frequent background checks are the reality of life in 2017. The Child Protection policy, which was discussed at the Faculty Senate meeting on Friday, was the subject of an email sen...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

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Features

Selfless and Soaring: Sophomores roast coffee for charity

Selfless and Soaring: Sophomores roast coffee for charity

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

As they enjoyed cups of joe in a diner on a late night in June, Keegan Roembke and Mitchell Thomas contemplated becoming coffee roasters.

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Jan 21

Selfless and Soaring: Student cycles for a cause

Selfless and Soaring: Student cycles for a cause

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

Some students, alongside attending classes and working jobs, also contribute to causes bigger than themselves. Through this series, Selfless and Soaring, The Shield will feature Screaming Eagles who promote change through c...  Read More »

Jan 18

‘The art of educated guessing’

‘The art of educated guessing’

Sarah Rogers, Special to The Shield

As part of the 2016 Basic Reporting class students wrote about a student and their internships. Student journalists were able to follow students during a day of their internship while others found students with an independ...  Read More »

Jan 18

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Sports

GALLERY: Men’s basketball loses 70-78

Megan Thorne, Sarah McCord, Photographers

The Screaming Eagles lost to Bellarmine University 70-78 Monday evening in the PAC, resulting in the Eagles first loss of the season.

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Jan 17

GALLERY: Women’s basketball loses 83 to 88

Megan Thorne, Sarah McCord, Photographers

The Screaming Eagles fell short to Bellarmine University 83-88 during the Great Lakes Valley Conference Monday evening at the PAC.

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Jan 17

Basketball teams fall short to Bellarmine

Basketball teams fall short to Bellarmine

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

The men's and women's basketball team's both fell to Bellarmine tonight in the first of three conference home games this week. This was the first loss for the men's team, previously 16-0 it moves to...  Read More »

Jan 16

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Opinion

Reviews

Fences: Bleak, but thought-provoking

Fences: Bleak, but thought-provoking

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

“Fences” isn’t a comfortable watch. The Denzel Washington flick, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name, poses important questions about race, family an...  Read More »

Jan 18

Shadowhunters gives hope for more development

Shadowhunters gives hope for more development

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

With a new year comes another chance for producers to get it right.  “Shadowhunters” just kicked off its second season and has already premiered its first three episode...  Read More »

Jan 18

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

Dr. Joey Barnett, class of 1981, is one of our most successful and engaged alums. He is Professor of Pharmacology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University. He also is a Director on the USI Foundation Board.

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Sep 21

Letter to the editor – Regarding “Dick pics on the rise”

Dear editor and students: This letter is in regards to the article entitled “‘Dick Pics’ on the rise: Unwanted nude images affect ‘emotional wellness’” published ...  Read More »

Feb 17

Letter to the editor – Regarding Students for Life

Luke Williams

Dear Ms. Schwindel and Students, While I can respect a student organization’s right to protest and their attempt to be a cause for their belief in social change, I can...  Read More »

Oct 14

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