The Shield

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Lauren Wojcuich said Americans are “ridiculously embarrassed to be wrong.” The senior communication studies major said American politics have become a hard divide between Republicans and Democrats. “Instead of thinking about each issue and developing an opinion on it they think, ‘okay what do t...

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

Ron Rochon said being president has been busier than he ever anticipated. “People tell you and they kind of prepare you for the schedule, but until you get in the chair, you just don’t understand the kind of demands that are on the office of the president, so that’s been revealing as I move f...

Proud to be Jewish

Megan Thorne, Chief Photographer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

My religion and heritage haven’t always been accepted. Throughout my life, I’ve had to deal with hateful comments, bullying and prejudice that follows being Jewish. I never felt like I could be proud. I never was able to understand the hate. Since Trump’s presidency I have seen multiple...

Social media: a double-edged sword

Brandon Cole, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Social media is a tool. If one is able to continuously evolve in the mechanics, accomplishments are limitless. The problem is, too many people use social media to expose their Achilles heal.

Uncle Gaddis’ Guide to Social Media

Gavin Gaddis

August 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Gather ‘round you bright-eyed freshmen and lend me an ear. I know you’ve just experienced an avalanche of information from college officials, roommates and well-meaning people who think unsolicited advice is always wanted, but stick with me here. If they’re the well-meaning parents trying to ...

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