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The Shield: A new era

The Shield: A new era

The Shield Leadership

August 25, 2020

Clarification: The Shield previously stated the Henderson Gleaner closed. We corrected the story to say Audubon Printers, which operated at the Henderson Gleaner, closed in May. College campuses and college media changed in 2020. The Shield is no exception. We announced in March we would discontin...

Gender neutral, summer housing to begin in May

Gender neutral, summer housing to begin in May

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

February 18, 2020

Students will have the option to live on campus this summer, even if they’re not taking a summer course. Amy Price, director of housing and residence life, said everyone has an option with new changes coming to housing at the end of the semester. Contracts will start this summer and applications will be a...

New team to help students with financial troubles

New team to help students with financial troubles

Maddie Nolan, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Students who are struggling with finances are now able to get more help from the university. The Financial Care Team is a new service provided by the university, offering financial relief for students struggling to pay their tuition bills even after taking loans and receiving scholarships due to reason...

Bennett to hold last ‘Breakfast with the President’

Luke Williams, a senior biology major, asks Linda Bennett about her take on advertisement on campus at the annual breakfast March 27, in Carter Hall.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 14, 2018

Linda Bennett will return to Carter Hall March 21 for her final Breakfast with the President. This will be the 29th year of the event, which began in 1989 with the university’s first president David Rice. “This event really is a great way to get the president in front of students and interacting with ...

Students aim to start LGBT+ sorority

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

February 3, 2017

Just a week ago an LGBT sorority on the university campus was only an idea. Now, under the direction of Sam Monsen, an art education major, the idea is taking form. Monsen was talking to a few friends about an LGBT inclusive sorority and found they had an interest. “There is a gender and sexual...



Roberto Campos

December 5, 2013

The Xbox One, the successor to the Xbox 360, is a next-generation console that is innovative, high-powered and designed to be the all-in-one device that is a culmination of all the living room needs one would want. But there are hiccups that undermine this utopian all-in-one device. At face value,...

Student Development Office gains new staff

Ariana Beedie

September 3, 2013

This semester brings changes to the Student Development Office with a new programming adviser and graduate student. Jenny Wittstock is taking the place of Kathy Jones as senior programming adviser. A Columbus, OH native, Wittstock has worked with student activities since she was an undergraduate...

Quit changing names

Shannon Hall

August 28, 2013

During my summer trip, one of my major highlights would be going to the local college and visiting its bookstore. My parents bought me a university sweatshirt and T-shirt, and I did in fact buy a book there. Even though it was a bookstore, I knew if I pushed my bottom lip up a little – I would...

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