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“Shrek” is one of the most iconic film franchises to come from the 2000s. Here’s why “Shrek 2” is the best.

Tegan’s Throwback Thursday: Why “Shrek 2” is the best Shrek

Tegan Ruhl , Staff Writer March 31, 2022

With Netflix putting both “Shrek” and “Shrek 2” on its platform, I just had to bring attention to the iconic franchise.  Obviously, “Shrek 2” is the best movie in the franchise, no doubt...

Sometimes romane doesn’t play out the way we want to. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate on Valentine’s Day.

Opinion: Valentine’s Day is about more than romance

Abby Sink, Staff writer February 14, 2022

When I was growing up, my parents constantly reminded me that school always came first.  I had been raised on fairy tales about true love and all the magic and fairy dust that came with it. Naturally,...

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief, gives her opinion about the possible transition to Division I.

Opinion: The problem is not DI – it’s communication

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2022

The majority of problems students and faculty have with the potential transition to Division I is not the Division I distinction itself. Students and faculty feel administration is not listening to them...

Ben Luttrull, faculty adviser of The Shield, sits in his new office in University Center East.

Editorial: Shield welcomes new adviser Ben Luttrull

Editorial Staff January 27, 2022

The Shield is happy to announce we have officially welcomed Ben Luttrull as the faculty adviser of The Shield.  Luttrull was hired as the student publications adviser and instructor of journalism in...

Students express mixed feelings about the Division I feasibility study. President Ronald Rochon announced Sept. 27 that the university would be studying the feasibility of transitioning university athletics to NCAA Division I.

Opinion: Students have mixed feelings about DI, it’s easy to see why

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor December 6, 2021

When President Ronald Rochon revealed the university is studying the plausibility of transitioning university athletics from NCAA Division II to Division I, it expectedly caused a stir. Faculty, students,...

Staff writer Abby Sink on a rooftop in Evansville, IN. Sink is a senior public relations and advertising major.

A senior’s love letter to the university

Abby Sink, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

“Well, we did move you in four years ago, now,” my dad said. It was around  3:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. The road was still wet from the rain and raindrops slid down the car windows. My father and I were...

Students exit the Mets bus on their way to class, March 2021. Bus consistancey has been an issue with students for much longer than this semester.

Give me buses or give me parking: It’s time to address the bus problem

Abby Sink, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

9:15 a.m. You wake up early, get ready, make yourself breakfast and drink your morning coffee. It’s chilly, as any early November day would be, and the wind is biting at your exposed ears. Walking all...

Abby Sink shares her opinion about the advising process at the university.

Opinion: Advising needs advising

Abby Sink, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Registration as a first-semester senior was bittersweet. It felt like the beginning of the end of my time at the university. In a way, I suppose it was.  I’m grateful to my advisers here at the university...

Business Manager, Cobi Schieferstein, Editor-in-Cheif, Shelby Clark and Sports Editor, Pat Baker, stand at The Shields booth during the Fall Student Involvement Fair September 1, 2021.

Editorial: The Shield enters a new era during the pandemic

Editorial Staff September 8, 2021

The Shield is in a semester of positive transition.  After a year of operating under a pandemic, The Shield has recently made changes and is looking at a bright future. Since the start of the pandemic,...

Staff editorial: “Part of the fight”

Staff Editorial February 4, 2021

The Shield is composed of students. Students taking classes at the university. Students who are subject to countless Zoom calls. Students that are tired of online homework. Students that are over the constant...

Editorial: The Shield will have a new editor-in-chief

Editorial: The Shield will have a new editor-in-chief

Editorial November 18, 2020

The Shield will have a new Editor-in-Chief. Starting Friday, Kami Minnich will take over as the new Editor-in-Chief. She will be replacing Rhonda Wheeler, who began the academic school year as EIC.  Wheeler...

Opinion: Were almost done with this semester

Opinion: We’re almost done with this semester

Rhonda Wheeler, Lifestyle Editor November 11, 2020

We’re almost done with the Fall Semester.  We are almost done with our first full semester since COVID-19 hit. While last semester was full of surprises,this semester still proved to be a learning...

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