The Shield

Navigating the new normal with friends

Students blasted music from a single speaker as they played game after game of Cornhole at Labor Day at the Lake Monday afternoon. Students enjoyed a variety of other games such as beach volleyball and soccer.
September 24, 2020

One of the things I missed most about campus was being around my friends.  Even though we’re back on campus, we should still practice social distancing whenever possible.  Some fun things you...

They Can Wait

November 9, 2017

As much as one would love to go to every party, make every dinner date and see every movie, there’s nothing wrong with cancelling plans to make time for more important things. This group of friends...

Finding your best friends

Finding your best friends
March 14, 2017

I am a firm believer in meeting the greatest friends of your life in college. For those who choose not to attend college, there are other places you meet those life-long friends. But college is...

Who needs enemies

August 18, 2016
There are few things worse than being close to someone who’s harmful to you. Leaving them can be the most difficult thing you’ll ever do, but you owe it to yourself to want something better.

Benefits of friends

October 7, 2015

Student life can be greatly improved by making friends here on campus. College friends are the people to hang out with and who invite you to parties, but they can also have an impact on other parts...

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