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Intent different than impact

Nigel Meyer, Special to The Shield
March 1, 2017
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Cameron Clark was walking into the Art Center from the back entrance facing the parking lots Feb. 6 when he found an unfamiliar term chalked onto the wall next to the doors. The chalk read “Fight Cultural Marxism” and, since the term was unfamiliar to Clark, it sparked his interest and led him to ult...

‘Every intent of being open’

‘Every intent of being open’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
August 31, 2016
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Freshman Shelby Heins said having zones specific for free speech wasn’t something she would expect to have on a college campus. “We’re paying to go here,” the nursing major said. “So our thoughts should be heard.” As a new student, Heins and several other freshman said they didn’t k...

New, ‘gregarious’ dean focuses on student advocacy

New, ‘gregarious’ dean focuses on student advocacy

Gabi Wy
August 5, 2015
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Bryan Rush describes himself as a "policy wonk." "I enjoy policy and the legal side of this job," said the university's new dean of students. "If you open the news today, you’ll read a lot about Title IX and legislation on sexual violence, and that’s something we have to stay on top of — prot...

Illegal downloads could cost students

Rachel Christian
August 29, 2014
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Students who illegally download and pirate online content on campus may face more severe consequences, according to a new policy introduced by the Dean of Students Office at the Student Government Association's (SGA) first meeting. The new policy, known as the Student Copyright Infringement Policy,...

Asst. dean of students feels at home

Ariana Beedie
August 21, 2013
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“When I met students during my interview process, I just felt so comfortable,” Frank said. “I raved to my partner about how much I loved it.”  As of July 1, the assistant dean was welcomed into the USI family, and she’s still feeling the love, she said. “People here are really there for...

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