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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...

Karama Collection is a non-profit organization that alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative purposeful work for artisans. The organization started in Africa and now is making ground in Haiti.

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...

Photo courtesy of Judener Fontilus

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...

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