The Shield

‘I deserve a kiss for that price’

'I deserve a kiss for that price'

Megan Thorne and Darrian Breedlove

September 3, 2019

Women should not be treated as a product on a shelf, and are not here for your entertainment. Women should not feel like they have to be nice when faced with a potential threat, and should not be made uncomfortable in the workplace. Being a woman in the workplace , especially customer service, some...

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

November 19, 2018

Proposed regulations to Title IX procedures by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Friday would have significant changes to the university’s sexual misconduct processes, Title IX Coordinator Carrie Lynn said. The 150-pages of new regulations will not take effect until the public is ...

Crime Log – 8/28/2018 – 9/4/2018

Crime Log - 8/28/2018 - 9/4/2018

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

September 4, 2018

8/28/2018 10:30 a.m. - Residential Entry/Craig Building 5:01 p.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/Wallace Building 8/29/2018 7:08 a.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/McNutt Building 8:32 a.m. - Incident Report/Roundabout 11:00 a.m. - Illness Report/Liberal Arts Center 12:30 p.m. - Injury Report/Health ...

‘I said no’

'I said no'

Gabi Wy, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018

Illustration by Megan Thorne Tess Whitesell was ready for college when she moved onto campus the fall of 2015---her spark of excitement still bright. She didn’t know that in a matter of months, she would end up leaving after being raped, bullied and harassed. ‘I do not want to do this’ W...

Separating art from the artist

Megan Miller, Chief Copy Editor

January 31, 2018

Among the recent wave of sexual harassment and abuse allegations, I was horrified. However, none really hit home for me until Jesse Lacey, frontman for the band Brand New, was accused of sexual misconduct. According to a Pitchfork article, two women allege that Lacey solicited nude photographs from them whi...

University of Southern Indiana's student publication
sexual harassment