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As municipal elections draw closer and closer, time grows shorter for voters to register and mail in their absentee ballots.
Shippensburg University is home to a diverse population of people among its students, staff, faculty and administrators. While the local community may not be the most diverse place on earth, the university has worked to carve out welcoming spaces for those in our campus community.
Shippensburg University students Lance Hines-Butts and Skylar Walder have been working since before the semester started to bring the Diversity Week Initiative to campus.
The Student Government Association (SGA) met last Thursday in the Ceddia Union Building Multi-Purpose Room. Eleven members were absent due to COVID-19 contact tracing, said Riley Brown, SGA president.
Five weeks into the semester, uncertainty and rumors about how COVID-19 is affecting Shippensburg University have spread rapidly. Questions about moving to online instruction, how COVID-19 cases are calculated by the school and support students in quarantine are receiving are circling campus.
Last semester, demonstrators from Key of David Christian Center, located near Philadelphia, came to Shippensburg University holding signs with derogatory words about women, non-Christians and the LGBTQ community. Friday, the group showed up again, demonstrating on the lawn outside of Grove Hall.
If you’ve been to Washington, D.C., you’ve likely also been to the Smithsonian museums. These museums showcase the colorful history of our country and our world. From science and ancient animals to the military and great works of art, the Smithsonian museums are a way society preserves American values and identity.
Shippensburg University is going through a very transitional time. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is in the middle of redesign, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world and the U.S. has been going through social and political upheaval over the last few years.
An SU Alert text message was sent out at 12:29 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 1 notifying recipients that all afternoon and evening classes are canceled and the University is closing at 2 p.m. today.
Many of us over the last year and a half, relied on food delivery, no-contact pickup and fast food. While customers began to feel more comfortable eating out as COVID-19 restrictions loosened, restaurants found themselves without enough staff to accommodate the long-awaited rush back to the normality of pre-pandemic days.
August through December, vaccination clinics are scheduled for campus community members to get their COVID-19 vaccine for free at.
Nearly every seat in the H. Ric Luhrs Preforming Arts Center was filled for Convocation last Friday.
The class of 2022, which I am a part of, is the only class at Shippensburg University that had a full year of a “normal” college experience.
A non-fatal shooting in the 200 block of Queen Street was reported at 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report.
Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 18, all Shippensburg University students, faculty and staff are required to wear masks when indoors, SU interim President announced yesterday afternoon.
EDITORS NOTES: As of 08/18/2021students, faculty and staff will be required to wear masks when indoors on campus. An update about the announcement can be found here: https://www.theslateonline.com/article/2021/08/masks-required-when-indoors-for-start-of-fall-semester-2021
Members of the class of 2021 will walk the stage Saturday to mark the end of their college journey.
The Pride Center will hold the Lavender Graduation ceremony on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium to celebrate LGBTQ+ students in the class of 2021. A reception will follow in the Academic Quad from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The plans to consolidate six universities into two were approved at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) Board of Governors meeting last Wednesday according to a PASSHE press release.