The Shield

Volunteer eagles: small items can create a big impact

Volunteer eagles: small items can create a big impact

Emma Corry, Features Editor

October 29, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Danielle Lubbe and Katherine Childers talk about their class project to collect items for the ECHO Housing Corporation. Danielle Lubbe said, with a little bit of help, people can get back on their feet. ...

Not all homeless

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2017

A tin cup, a cardboard box, and mittens without fingers. A picture of a homeless man with a scraggly beard was just painted. This is how homelessness is portrayed; a simple white sign reading ‘will work for food.’ Dr. Jim O’Connell, the keynote speaker in Carter Hall last Monday, sought...

‘Cold, uncomfortable, restless’

‘Cold, uncomfortable, restless’

James Vaughn

March 22, 2016

About 20 students ditched their warm beds Saturday night to sleep in boxes on campus.

‘Boxless’ to spotlight homelessness

Gabi Wy, News Editor

March 15, 2016

Students Jenna Kruse and Ericka Smith are hosting "Boxless in Boxville" from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday in the Free Speech Zone. The event, hosted in cooperation with the Student Housing Association, intends to raise awareness for and lend a helping hand to those experiencing homelessness.

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