3/29/2022, 12:00pm

Student fashion show kicks off SU career week

 Students traded in their normal clothes for professional suits, blazers and dresses on Thursday March 24, at the First Annual Sailing into Success Fashion Show presented by Shippensburg University’s Career, Mentoring and Professional Development Center (CMPDC). The show was to promote the center’s very own Raider Ready Professional Dress Closet where students can get one free professional outfit per semester. 

3/22/2022, 12:00pm

Experts host panel to discuss war on Ukraine with SU students

On Feb 24, Vladimir Putin launched an attack on the country and citizens of Ukraine. In an effort to educate students about the ongoing conflict, Shippensburg University hosted a panel with some local experts. The panel, made up of three experts, included Catherine Clay, David Wildermuth and Mark Sachleben. Clay specializes in Russian history, and was a Fulbright scholar in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 1999. Clay presented some early history on the eastern European migration, and the beginnings of the Russian empire. Learning the history of these two countries can help us better understand the motives that are present today.

3/22/2022, 12:00pm

Student peacekeepers aided peers during demonstrator visit

On March 14, demonstrators from the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) set up outside of Reisner Dining Hall. While the waves of students passed by for lunchtimes, the group played bagpipes and chanted different phrases to bring attention to their group’s message.  

3/22/2022, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks: YikYak and Internet Anonymity

YikYak is an anonymous commenting app based on location. When you open the app, you are met with comments that have recently been made within a five-mile radius and are able to ‘upvote’ and ‘downvote’ the comments as you see fit. YikYak launched in 2013 in order to, according to its developers, connect students on college campuses through conversation without the fear of labels. 

3/22/2022, 12:00pm

Onto great heights: Regina Yeung

Short people are often underestimated because of their height, but they can still make some of the largest influences. Shippensburg University political science major Regina Yeung strives to prove that even the quietest of leaders can be impactful as they observe and listen to those around them.

3/22/2022, 12:00pm

LSO hosts annual ¡Pa’lante! Summit

The Latino Student Organization (LSO) and the Multicultural Student Association (MSA) kicked off the events of the ¡Pa’lante! Summit on Friday, March 18, which carried through Sunday, March 20. 

3/13/2022, 2:30pm

Real world application: SU students compete in international competition

Eight Shippensburg University students spent the day on Feb. 19 set up in the Math and Computing Technologies Center to compete in a mathematic modeling and science data contest. Members of the math modeling and data science club teamed up in groups of two or three students to solve modeling and data problems in the COMAP weekend-long competition.