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Yakkers Anonymous

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 17, 2016

President Linda Bennett announced at the beginning of the semester that the university will focus on the concept of “civility.” Bennett said this focus promotes healthy discussion despite critical differences in opinion, beliefs and culture. Over the next few weeks, The Shield will explore differen...

Clearing the air on CampusClarity

Gavin Gaddis

August 19, 2015

When I originally sat down to write this piece I had a thesis. I was full of pith and vinegar, ready to admonish students using Yik Yak to whine about having to complete the two hour CampusClarity sexual abuse awareness exam-thing. Then I took our CampusClarity test for myself. What is the deal with ...

Leave names out of Yik Yak posts

Brenna Wu

October 14, 2014

Recently, the app Yik Yak has been the talk of college campuses. The app allows students to post comments anonymously about any random topic of their choice and a location feature allows one to view the “yaks” in a certain area. The viewers can decide if they want to “like” the vote by...

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