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Ellie Kiesel, president of Students For Life, responds to Noelle Harrington, a freshman English major, in Carter Hall Wednesday. Harrington got up to speak after Kiesel opened the floor to attendees wanting to discuss the topic of abortion.

Students discuss abortion, women’s rights

Josh Meredith and Violet Thomas-Cummings April 29, 2021

Students for Life led a discussion on abortion in Carter Hall Wednesday after the opposing side withdrew from the public debate.  The Feminist Majority Alliance requested to postpone the debate till...

Makayla Schirmer, senior health services major, finishes up a paper for her class.

Students enjoy springtime on campus

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor April 9, 2021

Ryan Shields, a freshman civil engineering major.

Something Lost, Something Gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID part 3

Josh Meredith and Shelby Clark March 31, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, over 551,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Carmyn Torres, sophomore radiologic and imaging major.

Something lost, something gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID Part 2

Josh Meredith and Shelby Clark March 18, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, over 538,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Honors Program Director, Sarah Stevens, sits in her office in the Orr Center. Stevens says she's been collecting buttons for more than 10 years.

Women leaders encourage the university’s future leaders

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

A girl was walking into her middle school for the first time, she noticed the sign above the entrance said ‘dean of women.’ Jennifer Hammat, dean of students, asked her mother what the sign meant....

Madison McIntire, freshman nursing major 

Something Lost, Something Gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID

March 11, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, nearly 530,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Photo: Max Durchholz, a senior radio and television major and member of Tau Kappa Epsilson (left), and Blake Brewington, a sophomore economics major and hypophetes for Tau Kappa Epsilon, sit at a Student Involvement Fair Table on Thursday.

Student organizations face challenges, find worth in continuing recruitment at the involvement fair

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Organizations waited for students to come as the Student Involvement Fair was beginning on Tuesday. For the hour a Shield reporter was at the fair, no students visited. The Student Involvement Fair...

The 2021 homecoming court and crowned majesties. (from left to right) Mary Claire Hall, Sydney Ingler, Kassandra Santos, Erika Uebelhor, Marina Blackwell, Daisy Valdez-Perez, Jachonn Tisinger, Diego Castillo Koussa, Jack Sizemore, Alec Kratzer, Jotam Chen, and Mike Durchholz

Homecoming 2021: A change to tradition

Hayden Olberding and Josh Meredith February 13, 2021

No king or queen was crowned for homecoming, there were no basketball players present and no fans were cheering on from the stands. The 2021 Homecoming Court lined up in the Screaming Eagles Arena....

photographer, Megan Thorne, sits in front of her custom background

‘Woman’ — An attack on the patriarchy

Josh Meredith, Photo Editor February 10, 2021

The process starts with a single flash, a fraction of a second passes as she immortalizes her subjects.  For over a year now, Megan Thorne has been working on her latest photographic art exhibition...

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