Shippensburg University alumni gathered behind Seth Grove Stadium for another year of tailgating befor the homecoming football game on Oct. 15. Alumni and current students gathered near their own cars or organization tents to socialize before the game. The Slate spoke with some of the alumni who attended this year’s SU tailgate to hear the recounts of the generations of SU alumni.
The Shippensburg University Pennsylvania Election Research (S.U.P.E.R.) Map launch party took place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in McFeely’s Cafe. A class of Wood Honors College students spent the first eight weeks of the semester compiling credited voter data from each county, entering it all into their database, creating the Geographic Information System (GIS) and reaching out to reporters to introduce the S.U.P.E.R. Map to them.
The critically acclaimed author of “Something to Talk About,” Meryl Wilsner wrote another queer romance story for the shelves. The new book, “Mistakes Were Made” utilizes the “one night stand who you meet the next day in a new setting” trope while avoiding any version of the “bury your gays” trope.
Reisner Dining Hall at Shippensburg University allows students to choose the music playing as they eat. All they have to do is install the Rockbot app on their phone and request the song. Students can become a higher-level DJ on the app by suggesting more songs that please the masses on the app. While there are many notable student DJs on SU’s campus, such as “JohnMayerEnjoyer” and “mamaslilboy,” there is one that stands out in the list of DJs — GrittyFan69.
NASA delayed the Sept. 3 launch of Artemis I due to leaking issues with the fuel. The mission was delayed on the day of the launch as engineers noticed a leak when they started to fill the rocket’s fuel tanks. The leak in the fuel tank could emit hydrogen gas, which is a flammable substance and poses a threat to the safety of the mission. The pressure of the fuel lines was also altered while engineers were cooling the lines down to the temperature needed to store the hydrogen.
On Friday, Aug. 26, at 3:26 p.m. a shelter-in-place alert was sent out to all Shippensburg University affiliated persons via text and email. The alert was sent after the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) initiated a manhunt following a police incident near the Roxbury Treatment Center, which is approximately 1.7 miles from the campus of SU.
Every nine minutes, someone is added to the organ donor waitlist, and more than 100,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving transplant, according research by Tyler Hill, Siobhan Sungenis and Connor Wambold.
At 65-years-old, Dale Crowley set out to do what most do not after settling into retirement life — attend college, yet again. Crowley decided to go back to college to take some creative writing classes after realizing he had no idea how to properly write the novel he envisioned.
The Student Government Association’s senator elections are ongoing and will close on Thursday, April 21, at 4 p.m. There are six candidates running across the four positions — the College of Business Senator, the College of Arts & Sciences Senator, the Class of 2024 Senator and the VP of Internal Affairs.
Just a few weeks after the Student Government Association’s officer elections, senators are suiting up for their own elections to take place. Voting begins on Monday April 18 at 8 a.m. through Thursday April 21 at 4 p.m. Voting will take place online through Shiplink again and an email will be sent to Shippensburg University students containing the voting link.
In a family of musically inclined individuals, Frederick Hardman wanted to stand out in his own musical talents. The Shippensburg University communication, journalism and media major has showcased his talent for the university community at both The Reflector’s Post-Love Open Mic and Ship’s Got Talent.
Emmy and Tony award winner Kristin Chenoweth dazzled the Shippensburg University campus on March 24 at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center with “An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth.” Chenoweth performed songs from her most recent albums, fan favorites from Broadway and other well-known sentimental pieces.