While academics are at the nucleus of all universities, athletic programs are the outer core of the college experience and have huge impacts on successes of students and universities.
Because of the influence athletics have on universities, a key factor into a successful athletic program is the task of maintaining and updating athletic facilities, which allow student-athletes to have memorable experiences.
SU student Trent Bauer received a financial award for his LGBT advocacy from Ellen DeGeneres. Days after the show aired, an religious demonstrator touting anti-LGBT beliefs showed up on campus. Bauer reacts to his presence.
In honor of Constitution Day on Sept. 17th, our first Ship Sound Off focuses on the importance of the First Amendment. Watch this video to see how Ship students feel about freedom of speech, and check out http://www.theslateonline.com to read other opinions on our campus.
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) endured the first faculty strike in its 33-year history, highlighting the system’s deep-rooted financial challenges throughout October’s job action.
When Shippensburg University volleyball player Courtney Malott jumped to punch the ball back onto the other court, she did not know it would be about a year before her next game. She did know immediately however, that her leg was broken.
Like many colleges across the U.S., Shippensburg University takes steps to prevent these acts from happening, but they still occur. One in five women are survivors of rape, according to nomore.org. Every one out of 10 victims is male, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network reports.
SU launched the Ship Says No More campaign in the spring of 2014 in an effort to combat these numbers and put an end to domestic violence and sexual assault. Recently, the university announced that it will receive a $27,000 state grant to build upon the Ship Says No More campaign. The grant is a part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s “It’s On Us PA” campaign.