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IT reports first week ‘jitters’

IT reports first week ‘jitters’

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor

August 27, 2020

AJ Porter went to campus 30 minutes early on Monday to get set up for his Zoom call, only to find out the class would not meet because of a Zoom outage. The freshman radio and television major said he went on campus to attend his online class because his following class required him to be there imme...

Students concerned over mask policy

Students concerned over mask policy

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2020

Linsdey Sparks was shocked to see people not wearing masks on campus before classes started, especially since it would be required for people to wear them in buildings. Sparks, who works in the Community Center, told The Shield she witnessed three Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s deputies walk in an...

Spring Commencement set for mid-August

Spring Commencement set for mid-August

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2020

Commencement for Spring 2020 will be Aug. 14 for master and doctoral degree candidates and Aug. 15 for undergraduate students, the university announced in their weekly update. The dates are subject to change based on timely guidance from state and federal officials related to COVID-19. Other univers...

Soviet Union course proves eye-opening

Soviet Union course proves eye-opening

Keegan Roembke, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Not surprisingly, that gets mixed reactions when you tell people. I’d divide the initial reactions into two groups: those who find it genuinely interesting and those who scoff at the idea of learning about this weird, parallel, one-sidedly taught 82-year period in history. The last time I got a strange reaction from ...

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