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4/19/2022, 3:45pm

Don’t throw out your trash, make it into treasure

 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. 


4/19/2022, 2:01pm

Commentary: One small thing SU could do

Every day you learn something new, and that truly never stops being true. In one of the last classes I'll ever take during my time here at Shippensburg University, I learned about SU’s climate commitment. 


4/12/2022, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks: Celebrity ‘public relations’-ships

We are surrounded by the media constantly, and every day we are flooded with news regarding celebrities and information about their lives. We are told everything about them, from what they eat to what they wear and even who they date. Their fame allows celebrities to endorse products or partner with brands to gain money and a bigger following. Sometimes it is hard to know what is real about a celebrity and what is just being done for a paycheck. 


4/12/2022, 12:00pm

‘Riverdale’ is the best trash on television

If you had told me back in 2017 that giving ’50s comic book icon Archie Andrews a six-pack would lead to one of television’s most popular series, I would have told you that was almost as funny as Chris Pratt playing Mario (as you can see hindsight is 2022). 


4/12/2022, 12:00pm

SGA senator elections underway, officer position to be included

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. 


4/12/2022, 12:00pm

Softball picks up three wins

This week the Shippensburg University softball team played two doubleheaders against East Stroudsburg University and Bloomsburg University.  


4/5/2022, 12:00pm

Guest speaker addresses mass incarceration of women and girls

Every seat in Old Main Chapel was occupied on Wednesday, March 30, as Jill McCorkel, sociology and criminology professor at Villanova University, presented her lecture titled “It’s not Prison Reform if We Leave Women and Girls Behind.” The event began with introductions by Allison Carey, SU sociology department chair, and Theresa Ward, sociology senior and department tutor.