The Borough of Shippensburg held its 41st Annual Corn Fest last Saturday, a festival in downtown Shippensburg to preserve the town’s legacy. Corn Fest is always held on the last Saturday in August, and this year was one of the largest celebrations yet.
On June 24, the Supreme Court finalized overturning Roe v. Wade. News that the Supreme Court might decide to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked in May. Much of the public was outraged by the news then, and even more are angered now.
“When we deny our stories and disengage from tough emotions, they don’t go away; instead, they own us, they define us. Our job is not to deny the story, but to defy the ending—to rise strong, recognize our story, and rumble with the truth until we get to a place where we think, ‘Yes. This is what happened. This is my truth. And I will choose how this story ends,” a speaker at SU’s ‘Take Back the Night” used the Brene Brown quote to perfectly sum up the night. ‘Take Back the Night,’ an annual event from the PAGE Center, Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry County (DVSCPC), Women in Need and YWCA Carlisle and Cumberland Co., was held on Tuesday, April 19 in the CUB MPR.
The two literary publications on campus, Write the Ship and the Reflector, celebrated their launch on Thursday, April 21 in Stewart Hall. This event is the first in-person launch party since 2019’s books.
The amount of waste humans create is shocking. According to the United Nations, we dump 2.12 billion tons every year. This collects in piles, landfills and oceans, becoming a danger for animals and an issue for our human population.
The Student Government Association held a public meeting on March 31 in Orndorff Theater at 4:15 p.m.. The meeting concluded shortly after the opening remarks, despite the tensions present at the last public meeting.
Cameron Conroy is a junior art major at Shippensburg University with a focus in painting. Conroy is heavily invested in his journey through the art program at Ship, and has been exploring mediums, color and collaboration.