The Shield


Embracing my introversion

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

I have spent much of my life trying to convince myself the only way to be “normal” was to be social. My closest friends growing up were extroverts. They were funny and outgoing, and everyone wanted to be around them. I, the quiet one of the bunch, always felt like the weirdo. I resented how awkward I ...

Marching out hate

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer

January 24, 2017

Saturday more than one million people across the world marched the streets in unison. In Washington, D.C. alone, the attendance numbers at the Women’s March almost doubled the amount of people who attended the inauguration. People took to the streets with one goal in mind: equality. Something our new pr...

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