The Shield

Staff Editorial: ‘We choose to celebrate’

Staff Editorial: 'We choose to celebrate'

Staff Editorial

August 22, 2018

The Shield has undergone numerous changes over the course of the past five decades. We’ve changed names, paper sizes, logos and staffs. However, there is something we have never changed. Our passion to deliver the truth to our readership.

Taking a knee is a constitutional right

Taking a knee is a constitutional right

Jennifer Hauser, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

One of the best things about living in the United States of America is that we all have the right to peaceably assemble and to petition our own government, with the protection of our Constitution and the First Amendment. Even if one disagrees with the Take a Knee movement, with the opinion that it is ...

Everyone has a voice

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

“Stay out of politics.” It’s a phrase that I’ve noticed more and more in the last several months. It always seems to be directed toward some celebrity who’s made a vague remark on the political climate, or has blatantly taken a side on some current event. “Every week, my buds and...

Bailey Meenach, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Three students from Kellogg Community College were arrested January 20th for handing out copies of the United States Constitution. The students told their peers about their Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter, an organization that seeks to identify, educate, train and mobilize young people commi...

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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