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Tegan Ruhl

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

Tegan Ruhl, junior journalism and English major, was the Assistant Lifestyle Editor for the 2022-2023 academic year. Ruhl joined The Shield in September 2021 as a Staff Writer and was promoted to Assistant Lifestyle Editor in Fall 2022. 

Ruhl was involved with Illume, CFC Campus Ministry and SCF Campus Ministry on campus. Ruhl enjoys creative writing, reading, running, coffee, movies and hanging out with friends. Her favorite movies are “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” Her favorite TV shows are “Avatar the Last Airbender,” “Seinfeld” and “That 70s Show.”

“The Shield opened up opportunities for me that I never expected in both my career path and relationships,” Ruhl said.

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Members of USI’s Greek Life participate in a chalk mural competition Wednesday outside University Center West. The event was held as a part of Greek Week. (Photo courtesy of Molly Durchholz)

Not like the movies: Understanding Greek Life at USI

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
March 29, 2023
A graphic reading “My spring break of horror movies”

My Spring Break of horror movies

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
March 20, 2023
Sick on campus? Here are some tips and tricks to help you feel better. (Graphic by Maliah White)

Eight tips for sick college students

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
March 15, 2023
That 90s Show is a spinoff of the original That 70s Show with a new band of teenagers and a summer filled with opportunities. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

“That ‘90s Show:” Surprisingly, not bad

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
January 30, 2023

Budgeting is hard. Here are some tips and tricks on how to better manage your money. (Graphic by Maliah White)

A college student’s guide to budgeting

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
January 25, 2023
Finals are right around the corner. Heres some advice on how to survive the last week of the semester. (Graphic by Maliah White)

Finals are here: Don’t freak out

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
December 7, 2022
Love it or hate it, Christmas music is on its way to your car radio and local shopping malls. Which albums are worth listening to? (Graphic by Maliah White)

Five classic Christmas albums for the holiday season

Tegan Ruhl, Assisstant Lifestyle Editor
November 29, 2022
With Thanksgiving break only a week away, we asked students what they were thankful for on campus.

What students are thankful for on campus

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
November 16, 2022
“The Oregon Trail” is remembered as one of the earliest and most iconic computer games in history. The game is still a joy to play 50 years later.

The Oregon Trail” is still worth playing 51 years later

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
October 19, 2022
Maddy Shields, sophomore occupational therapy assistant and health administration major, Annie Tenbarge, freshman nursing major, Aubrey Ward, freshman pre-nusing major, and Marcus Robinson, sophomore pre-nusing major, smile together in front of the University Center Fountain. (Photo by Tegan Ruhl)

Freshman fears meet upperclassmen’s advice

Tegan Ruhl, Asisstant Lifestyle Editor
August 27, 2022
Hairo Rivas stands outside of University Center East after accepting the USI Fraternity and Sorotiy Lifes Barry Shonberger Lifetime Achievement Award on April 3.

Hairo Rivas: Who is Mr. USI?

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer
April 27, 2022
Tegan Ruhl, staff writer, lists her favorite movies released in 2021.

Best of 2021 Movies

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer
December 7, 2021
Ryan Reynolds stars as Guy in Free Guy. Guy becomes free when we discovers he is a non playable character in a video game.

Free your time for “Free Guy”

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer
October 5, 2021
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