Advertisement

The Shield

The Student News Site of Richwoods High School

The Shield

The Shield

Why the QuestBridge National College Match Might Be a Match for You

Why the QuestBridge National College Match Might Be a Match for You

Kamryn Ragains, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2024

In the season of college applications, it is typical for younger high school students to begin wondering what their options are for applying to college. The QuestBridge National College Match is an application...

What Color is Associated With Each School Subject

Montrell Wright, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2023

What color best represents Math? English? History? Science? This has been a growing question within the past months on social media platforms such as Tiktok, Twitter, and Instagram. Most people associate...

The Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling Continues To Spark Debate

November 28, 2023

On June 29th, spurred by many lawsuits pushed by Asian-American-backed organizations, the Supreme Court made a ruling effectively eliminating affirmative action in college admissions. Affirmative action,...

NCAA’s NIL

Lindsay Wales, Editor in Chief February 6, 2023

The NCAA's permitting the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) policy has revolutionized college athletics. Previously, athletes' only form of monetization was through athletic scholarships. But on June 30,...

Students and the Food Industry

Lindsay Wales, Co-Editor in Chief December 23, 2022

The world revolves around the food service industry. Everyone indulges in fast food's tasty treats, from the late-night Dairy Queen runs to our morning Starbucks cappuccinos. Service workers come to work...

Is Milk the Way to go?

Lindsay Wales, Co-Editor and Chief October 27, 2022

No other mammal drinks another animal's milk. We are drinking bovine calf growth juice, designed for baby cows with multiple stomachs. Donkey milk has been scientifically tested to have the best comparable...

Grading Higher Education

Cameron Williams, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2023 rankings for National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges. The results were not shocking with only minor changes in ranking. However,...

A Difficult Year of College Admissions

Neve Kelley and Liz Setti April 11, 2022

Currently many high school seniors are receiving admissions decisions from the nation’s top 25 colleges and other regular decision programs. Due to this overwhelming time, social media being is being...

A New Solution to the Pressing Issue of Mental Health

Liz Setti and Neve Kelley December 14, 2021

With society’s recent awareness of mental health, many actions have been taken to create a global environment that decreases issues that lead to mental illnesses. Along with the move towards destigmatizing...

Setting Students Up for Success

Neve Kelley and Liz Setti November 3, 2021

As members of the class of 2022, we are at the height of the college application process. With multiple essays to write and multiple schools to apply to, it can become overwhelming very quickly. Many students...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All The Shield Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest