The Shield

A celebration of life and death

A celebration of life and death

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features

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 the mortal world to the immortal world where you can visit your dead loved ones,” Joseph Conner sai...

Trivia Night, more than just quizzes

Trivia Night, more than just quizzes

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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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 correctly answered 66 out of 100 questions, placing them in first place. Questions were based off of university trivia,...

Freshman overcomes adversity

Freshman overcomes adversity

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

February 9, 2017


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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 was held back,” Jett said. “Since then, I’ve struggled academically. I decided to come to college be...

Graduate’s diverse voice breaks barriers

Graduate’s diverse voice breaks barriers

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 8, 2015


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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, a finance major, found her voice through various leadership roles. She serves as vice president of ...

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Gabi Wy

August 28, 2015


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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 look a little different,” Director Pam Hopson said. The program is for male African-American studen...

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