The Shield

Professor remembered for passion, mentorship

Dane Partridge

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

November 1, 2017

Graduation will never be the same. Associate Professor of Management Dane Partridge died Saturday, Oct. 28 from a heart attack. Partridge was a frequent voice at graduation, reading students’ names as they crossed the aisle to obtain their degree. “He had the most perfect voice,” Associate Professor...

The late debate

Morgan Falconer

October 14, 2015

Every syllabus I have ever read has a section describing the consequences for students who are absent or tardy, but I have yet to hear a clear rule when it comes to the punctuality of university professors. Obviously they have a cleaner record than most of their students when it comes to showing up o...

Philosophy professor wins H. Lee Cooper award


Roberto Campos

September 3, 2013

In high school, Garret Merriam had a desire to stimulate people to think for themselves. That desire stemmed from his observation that people tend to accept ideas because they’re presented as the way things are. While attending an intro to philosophy class on his first day of college, Merriam ...

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