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Coronavirus inspired racism has to stop

Coronavirus inspired racism has to stop

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor February 4, 2020

An outbreak of coronavirus is no excuse to take part in ridiculous and ignorant acts of racism. It’s understandable to be worried and cautious with the recent outbreak of coronavirus. It’d be surprising...

Vince Tweddell, an adjunct journalism and English instructor, carries his daughter at the Great Wall of China.

The trials and triumphs of experiencing a culture

Adjunct instructor reflects on his time teaching abroad
Emma Corry, Features Editor September 2, 2019

Vince Tweddell was working part time as an adjunct professor when he decided he needed a change. The adjunct journalism and English instructor had accumulated some debt and needed a full time job to...

Eli True, a senior advertising and communications studies major, was selected at one of the four university students to participate in the Cultural Clarity Experience. The trip sent students to China for a week.

Eagle expeditions: stretching comfort zones

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer August 27, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Eli True shared about his time in China through the Cultural Clarity Experience.  Before...

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