The Shield

A democratic perspective

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Roughly four months ago, the United States elected the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. This was by far one of the most controversial elections America has ever seen. I started wondering how all those people who attended anti-Trump rallies and loyal Hillary Clinton supporters...

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Women in leadership roles headlines IPSA conference

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 28, 2017

In an “era of lowered expectations,” Kristina Sheeler said the road ahead is tough for women when it comes to political candidacies. Sheeler, a Professor of Communication Studies at IUPUI, was the keynote speaker at the Indiana Political Science Association conference Friday in Carter Hall. Her...

Let’s get united

Bailey Meenach, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Friday, Donald Trump took on the role of President of the United States. As many dread what is to come, others are celebrating and anticipating change. Since the election in November, American citizens have seen many allegations and comments of people trying to appeal its results. The 2016 electi...

‘We didn’t see this coming’

‘We didn’t see this coming’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

November 18, 2016

Teddi Rausch hasn’t spoken to her mother since election night. “She’s from a different era and I just can’t fight it,” she said. “No matter what I say, I’m still just the dumb millennial kid.” The College Democrats’ president said she got into a political argument when her mother...

Students, faculty join debate conversation

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 26, 2016

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