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Opposite personalities attract

Opposite personalities attract

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

I recently read a blog post that said people with type A personality and type B personality cannot have true meaningful friendships. I immediately called my best friend and began ranting to her about how much I disagreed with the post. That best friend is also my mom and our personalities are like d...

Relationships ‘should be a measurement of success’

Relationships ‘should be a  measurement of success’

Jessica Stallings, Visual Editor

December 8, 2016

Growing up, my friendships constantly ended, whether it was because my friends moved or we simply lost touch over time. I soon became aware that my grades were the only permanent thing in my life. I was always told when I grew up my career would be something I would always have no matter how many of my f...

Friendship more than filters

Sarah Rogers, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Do you have a Snapchat? This question is often heard on college campuses. Since I have been at USI, I have observed that most  students use the app. Either that or they just like making weird faces at their phone. In layman terms, Snapchat is a popular mobile app that allows the user to send ph...

Far from familiar: Breaching barriers

Deena Bragheith, a junior English major, visits her Facebook friend from Gaza for the first and possibly last time in Chicago. Because of the political situation in Gaza.

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

March 2, 2016

The Shield revisits Deena Bregheith, a junior English major from Palestine, to find out about her recent birthday and latest travels.

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