The Shield

Dear Donald Trump

Megan Thorne, Opinion

October 19, 2016

Dear Donald Trump, As a journalist, I am supposed to have an objective view when it comes to talking and writing about politics.

Fact vs. emotion

Brandon Cole, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

The left yells bigot, racist and sexist. The right retorts: liar, elitist and more of the same. How do we drown out the white noise and make the best decision for the country? Presently, our country is in debt to the sum of 19 trillion dollars. I can’t even fathom what that number represents. Let tha...

Students, faculty join debate conversation

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 26, 2016

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Humanity trumps cruelty

Gabi Wy, Staff writer

April 29, 2016

I don't talk politics, but I do talk decency and respect. I, an 18-year-old student journalist, was spat on yesterday at a Donald Trump rally in my hometown. What happened didn't register immediately. The republican frontrunner had drawn out an overwhelming crowd, and I was interviewing as many...

(GALLERY) Student supporters, protesters experience Trump spectacle downtown

(GALLERY) Student supporters, protesters experience Trump spectacle downtown

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 28, 2016

Matt Kreutzer said when it comes to Donald Trump, there could be a better choice but there could be a worse choice. Kreutzer, a freshman accounting major, stood in line outside the Old National Events Plaza Thursday with his two friends, also university students. They awaited entrance to the building...

Trump rallies crowd downtown, reporter gets spit on

Trump rallies crowd downtown, reporter gets spit on

James Vaughn and Gabi Wy

April 28, 2016

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‘Youth can influence this election’

Sarah Loesch and Gabi Wy, Special to The Shield

March 2, 2016

An Online Journalism class asked seven students on campus to share their feelings and opinions about this year’s presidential election. Each student represents a different organization on campus, and their answers reflect that diversity. McKenzie McCormick said she feels “super informed” when it...

Staff Editorial: Trumpeting politics

USI Shield Staff

March 2, 2016

Ten thousand adults broke into thunderous applause at the idea of overriding the First Amendment last Friday. The time has come to pay much closer attention to politics. It takes quite a lot for The Shield staff to join together on a political issue, and that “quite a lot” occurred somewhere ...

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