The Shield

New fee hard to see

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under News

Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student activity fee after a spring proposal pushed by Student Government Association. The increase is vis...

‘Every intent of being open’

‘Every intent of being open’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

August 31, 2016


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Freshman Shelby Heins said having zones specific for free speech wasn’t something she would expect to have on a college campus. “We’re paying to go here,” the nursing major said. “So our thoughts should be heard.” As a new student, Heins and several other freshman said they didn’t k...

More than a T-Shirt member

More than a T-Shirt member

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Features

Freshman Clifton Jett wanted to join “everything” college had to offer. The day before classes started, he spoke at the first Christian service offered by university Religious Life. He feels he belongs at the multicultural center, and as a theatre major, he’s auditioning for his first U...

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