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Research before you donate

Research before you donate

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

January 21, 2020

When people think of heroism, they probably first think of superheroes in Marvel or DC movies. Maybe they even think of life-saving professions like firefighters or doctors. All of these bring to mind the action of saving and helping people in need.  An act of heroism we perhaps don’t think so much of is donatio...

Eagle expeditions: promoting dignified work

Eagle expeditions: promoting dignified work

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

October 3, 2018

Every week The Shield will feature a student who spent time in another country over the summer. This week, Taylor Humphrey and Raychel Geiser shared about their business trip to Port Au Prince, Haiti through Karama Collection. Taylor Humphrey walked into college as a freshman already planning wher...

International student turns to GoFundMe for help with tuition

International student turns to GoFundMe for help with tuition

Rachel Christian

December 2, 2014

Growing up at an orphanage in Haiti, Judener Fontilus dreamed of coming to the United States for college. But the sophomore occupational therapy major didn't know he would face financial troubles once he got here. The Haiti Christian Orphanage, where Fontilus and his older brother Frantz lived, is...

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