The Shield

SAGA raises awareness, money

SAGA founder Blaine Halford talks about his experience being a member of the LGBT community in Evansville has differed from his experience living in Louisiana.
April 25, 2017

Blaine Halford is no activist, but he said it's important for people to be aware of bullying against those in the LGBT community. Halford, a freshman computer science major, along with members of the...

Day of Silence to promote bullying awareness

Day of Silence to promote  bullying awareness
April 12, 2017

After a short hiatus from the university, the national Day of Silence has returned. After a three year absence, the Day of Silence, which intends to bring awareness to the “silencing” effects of anti-LGBT...

Who needs bullets when you have words

September 14, 2016
When I was 11-years-old I was proud of my Jewish heritage. I thought it made me unique. When I was 12-years-old I became a victim of bullying and discrimination.

Cyberbullying can have lasting effects

August 21, 2013

As USI students geared up to go back to school, the USI Confessions Facebook page started up, too. USI Confessions encourages students to submit “confessions” anonymously through a Google Doc. What...

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