This weekend the Shippensburg University women’s volleyball team split both their PSAC matches against Kutztown and East Stroudsburg Universities. The action started Friday night as the Raiders hosted Kutztown University.
It’s just over halfway through the semester, and I am sure we are all tired of the hours of reading textbook after textbook. According to an American Psychological Association study, over 80% of teenagers do not read for pleasure.
The “All Hands on Deck: Student Workday” at The Harbor this past Saturday gave Shippensburg University students and adult volunteers a chance to serve their community and improve the environment of the people around them.
We remain amidst a pandemic, yet this weekend I was able to get a taste of “normal” and just be a college student for a few days. Homecoming is the annual pilgrimage back to a college family for alumni and for current students a big family gathering.
2021 welcomed the return of crowning royalty at the homecoming football game. Hayley Anderson and Abdulomar Tucker were crowned as this year’s Homecoming Royalty. For the first time in SU history, a dog was part of the entourage.
I only ever attended homecoming events for Slate coverage during my undergraduate years. The campus comes alive with school spirit and camaraderie, with alumni from near and far making the trip back to the Cumberland Valley.
Halloween is the holiday of spirits and horror. The music surrounding it always completes the spooky atmosphere of the season with unique sounds and creepy lyrics. Often though, I find myself tired of hearing “Spooky Scary Skeletons” every single mealtime in Reisner Hall. To battle the constant bone rattling in my head, here are some songs to listen to instead.
It has been exciting to see adventure shooter games progress since the Xbox360 and PS3. Storylines have gotten richer, characters more dynamic and graphics more realistic. However, the new “Far Cry 6” lacks ambition and stays true to its roots, for better or worse.
The Reflector held their first open mic event of the year Thursday, Oct. 21st in Stewart Hall. The Halloween event kicked off the spooky season for The Reflector. Students and faculty alike were invited to read their creepiest works for a crowd of enthusiastic listeners.
The Fashion Archives opened their new exhibit, “Remember, Celebrate, Thrive: 150 Years of Fashion at Shippensburg University” on Friday, Oct. 22nd at the Davis House. The exhibit coincided with Shippensburg’s homecoming weekend and celebrates generations of alumni, different facets of the university and, of course, fashion.
The Shippensburg men’s soccer team fell in both of their matches this week by a single goal. On Wednesday the Raiders faced off against Millersville University at David See Field. The Raiders lost to the Marauders 4-3. On Saturday the Raiders fell at Shepherd University 2-1.
Junior Chayce Macknair became the first Raider since 1980 to win the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) men’s individual cross country championship on Friday at the 2021 PSAC Championships at Kutztown University.