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Administrators, students seek a more inclusive campus

Administrators, students seek a more inclusive campus
November 17, 2020

Editor's Note: The story was updated at 1:06 p.m. Nov. 20. This story originally featured a photo of a white supremacist flier that was placed on a student's car in 2019. The Shield removed the image to...

Election year affects university’s political groups

Election year affects university's political groups
October 4, 2020

College students have an obligation to participate in the electoral process, and every four years the USI community sees an influx of on-campus political discussion. “So much has happened this semester...

Polling location could potentially come to USI

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary
December 3, 2019

When Anna Ardelean decided that the university needed a voting poll on campus, she set out on a mission that has taken almost a year so far. “The goal is that students would be able to vote somewhere...

Evansville attorney teaches students about immigration

Evansville attorney teaches students about immigration
November 5, 2019

In recent years the topic of immigration has become more and more controversial because of growing concerns in regards to the economy. However, there is a lot more to immigration than what meets the eye.  USI...

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018
September 24, 2019

Anna Ardelean said that you can’t get upset about voting results if you don’t show up.  The President of the College Democrats said that after the 2016 election, many young people were upset about...

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