The Shield

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 12, 2019

Lauren Wojcuich said Americans are “ridiculously embarrassed to be wrong.” The senior communication studies major said American politics have become a hard divide between Republicans and Democrats. “Instead of thinking about each issue and developing an opinion on it they think, ‘okay what do t...

Local Planned Parenthood rallies offer differing views

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 15, 2017

Weinbach Avenue is all that separated the pro and anti-Planned Parenthood rallies. Two separate rallies were held outside of the Planned Parenthood office in Evansville on Saturday morning The anti-Planned Parenthood rally was part of a nationwide protest organized by over 60 pro-life groups. The pro-Pl...

Make change not memes

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

This past month has been the wildest for politics since, well, last month. But if you have any grievances about our nation, you have to recognize that the time for passiveness is over. What good is sharing a meme or making a passive-aggressive tweet about the presidency or the recent controver...

Chivalry: Not Dead, Just Misunderstood

Bailey Meenach, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

I was scrolling through my Facebook page when I saw a post that made me completely lose hope in society. There was a picture of a man holding a box of Little Caesars pizza and roses while riding the subway. Criticizing comments filled the bottom of the post. They questioned why he would even try ...

Social media: a double-edged sword

Brandon Cole, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016

Social media is a tool. If one is able to continuously evolve in the mechanics, accomplishments are limitless. The problem is, too many people use social media to expose their Achilles heal.

Uncle Gaddis’ Guide to Social Media

Gavin Gaddis

August 23, 2015

Gather ‘round you bright-eyed freshmen and lend me an ear. I know you’ve just experienced an avalanche of information from college officials, roommates and well-meaning people who think unsolicited advice is always wanted, but stick with me here. If they’re the well-meaning parents trying to ...

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