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Politicians stress importance of ‘good citizens’

Senator Richard Lugar speaks to Rachel Johnson, a sophomore political science and economic double major, during the reception Wednesday in Traditions Lounge following the moderated discussion. Lugar and former Congressman Lee Hamilton spoke to the public on civility in politics Wednesday in Carter Hall.

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 24, 2016

When freshman Kate Grudzinski looks at former Senator Richard Lugar and Congressman Lee Hamilton, she sees “sincerity and kindness.” Lugar and Hamilton participated in a moderated discussion with university President Linda Bennett concerning “Civility in American Politics” tonight in a pa...

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Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 17, 2016

President Linda Bennett announced at the beginning of the semester that the university will focus on the concept of “civility.” Bennett said this focus promotes healthy discussion despite critical differences in opinion, beliefs and culture. This week, The Shield explored the idea of political cor...

Lugar, Hamilton to discuss political civility

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

March 17, 2016

To completely understand civility in politics, one must understand the interactions of political figures. President Linda Bennett described the House of Representatives as a majoritarian body where minority political parties are not included in actions and the Senate is a deliberative body, where o...

Religious freedom speaker discusses civility

Freshman undecided major and international student Soo Sung Chung (left) asks Guinness (right) about how he can take the ideas from the presentation and use them to change other countries Wednesday night.  Chung was one of the many attendees who lined up to meet Guinness after the question and answer session.

Abigail Suddarth, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

If author, Os Guinness could choose another generation, he would pick the Millennial because they’re faced with the challenges of a fastest changing society in history.

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