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The Black Student Union hosted their clothes drive from Nov. 11 to Dec. 4 in the Multicultural Center.

Volunteer eagles: collecting clothes for chilly nights

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Perci Hale and Brittany Coleman talk about the Black Student Union's clothes drive. Perci Hale was not prepared...

Theresa Holcomb, junior exercise science major, paints faces as a member of the art club for the Day of the Dead celebration Wednesday evening.

A celebration of life and death

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer November 3, 2017

Students shielded their candles trying to keep them lit as the group formed a loose circle.  Even with the wind, the view was still moving. “We made a circle of light to symbolize going from...

From left to right: Kylee Jackson, freshman sonography major, Lexie Fifer, freshman chemistry major, Alexa Humphrey, freshman elementary education major and Libby Fifer, a student at North Posey High School, sit around their table during Trivia Night Thursday evening in the Traditions Lounge. The team ended up getting first place by answer 66 out of 100 questions correctly.

Trivia Night, more than just quizzes

Jeana Everhart , Staff Writer October 8, 2017

Lexie Fifer and Kylee Jackson sat at their team’s table awaiting the final score, hopeful for a victory.   The girls and their trivia team erupted into cheers as the scores were revealed. The team...

Clifton Jett, president of the Black Student Union introduces Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Freshman overcomes adversity

Gabi Wy, Features Editor February 9, 2017

Immediately after high school graduation, Clifton Jett’s mother sat down with her son and asked if he wanted to pursue college. “I was diagnosed with a learning disability in the second grade and...

Graduate Briony Towler is a founding member and now president of the Tau Rho chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Graduate’s diverse voice breaks barriers

Blinking through a teary gaze, Briony “Bri” Towler said graduation finally hit her.
Gabi Wy, News Editor December 8, 2015

Blinking through a teary gaze, Briony “Bri” Towler said graduation finally hit her. “I just realized that I’ve left behind a legacy,” she said, wiping her eyes. “I found myself.” Towler,...

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Gabi Wy August 28, 2015

Priority 1 meetings have been put on hold because of lack of leadership over the program. “Currently we have no assistant (Multicultural Center) director. We will still have Priority 1, but it may...

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