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Jeff Nixon recently finished his first season as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. His coaching career also includes stints with multiple NFL organizations and NCAA Division I schools. 

Jeff Nixon recently finished his first season as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. His coaching career also includes stints with multiple NFL organizations and NCAA Division I schools. 

1/20/2021, 12:28pm

A year like no other: Nixon shares experience of coaching in 2020 NFL season

Jeff Nixon’s 24-year coaching career includes stops with multiple NFL franchises including the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers.  But not a single previous season measures up to what he experienced this year as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. 


1/14/2021, 1:17pm

Yurcich dubbed PSU offensive coordinator for 2021 season

Prior to joining PSU, Yurcich has enjoyed a 22-year coaching career, which includes stints in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) with Edinboro University (six years) and here at SU (two years).  He also boasts six years with Oklahoma State University, one year with PSU’s rival Ohio State University and one year with the University of Texas. 


12/30/2020, 10:14pm

2020: The year that was

In a year unlike any other, The Slate staff has adapted to continue its mission of serving the Shippensburg community.


12/29/2020, 1:37pm

Headen finds new home in SMU

The former Shippensburg University wide receiver and current graduate transfer is taking his talents to Dallas, Texas, to join the Southern Methodist University Mustangs. He made the commitment official via his Twitter Dec. 18.


12/13/2020, 10:53pm

Your World Today Commentary: One should never ‘stow’ their degree

The Wall Street Journal recently published an opinion piece titled, “Is there a doctor in the White House? Not if you need an M.D.” The commentary argued that the soon-to-be First Lady Jill Biden should stop referring to herself as “Dr. Jill” or “Dr. Biden.” The writer drew outcry and criticism from many.


11/17/2020, 12:11pm

Students prepare for winter break move out

As the Shippensburg University 2020 fall semester draws to a close and the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is still on the rise, students are going to have to follow safety protocols for a successful, safe move out.


11/17/2020, 12:01pm

Royalty makes history at Homecoming

Homecoming is a time for current students and alumni alike to come together and celebrate Shippensburg University and each other. It is a time of unity and peace, but when a global pandemic forces Raiders to be apart, things can get a little tricky. But SU officials pushed on with homecoming activities with the theme of “One Ship family, united apart,” –  and it proved to be a truly historic year.


11/17/2020, 11:45am

Commentary: Changing administrations

Presidential transitions signify a new direction in American policy. Considering the contrast between incoming and outgoing administrations, philosophical changes are bound to occur. And now that the 2020 general election has come to an end, anticipation surrounds the forthcoming agenda. 


11/10/2020, 12:00pm

Voters celebrate in nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington, D.C., held its breath Saturday as the city – and the rest of the nation – waited for the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election to be announced.