ARTS ENTERTAINMENT


10/5/2021, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks: Diverse Diets: Diverse Options

Everyone has different dietary needs to fit their own lifestyle. These diets each have their own restrictions and require their own accommodations. Many people’s diets are by choice, others for health or religious purposes. Options served by the university limit these restrictions even more. Students with dietary and allergenic needs end up consuming the same few dishes for every meal. 


10/5/2021, 12:00pm

Professors discuss Germany’s political landscape

Angela Merkel leaving as Germany’s chancellor is like “losing the most powerful woman in the world as of the elections on Sunday,” according to Sara Grove, a political science professor at Shippensburg University. This was just one of the points of the “Post-Merkel Germany: Thoughts on German Politics, History, and Culture During the German Election” discussion that took place on Sept. 29, at Orndoff Theatre in the Ceddia Union Building.


10/5/2021, 12:00pm

Annual Hazing Prevention Week is a success

Last week, Shippensburg University held Hazing Prevention Week on campus in the Ceddia Union Building. Forty-seven percent of students come to college previously experiencing hazing.


9/28/2021, 12:00pm

Women’s Center celebrates 35 years

The Women’s Center of Shippensburg University celebrated its 35th anniversary last Thursday, Sept. 23. Arielle Catron, director of the Women’s Center, hosted the celebration in Stewart Hall. There was food, fellowship and passionate messages from guest speakers.


9/28/2021, 12:00pm

Homecoming Court: 2021

At Shippensburg University, homecoming is a significant event to many members of the SU family. Alumni are able to connect with current students’ excitement and school spirit, and some students are able to showcase their love for Shippensburg in a larger way. The Homecoming Royalty title is both an honor and a staple for the season, and for these students, a place on the Homecoming Court is much more than just a nomination. 


9/28/2021, 12:00pm

COVID concerns spark discussion on campus

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. 


9/28/2021, 12:00pm

NDOs are a no-brainer for safety of LGBTQ2IA+ individuals

I’m what you might call a “late bloomer.” I was in my late twenties when I realized my attraction to, well, everyone meant that I wasn’t the straight girl I thought I was. As I began to explore my queer identity, I had to reconcile how my coming out would affect various aspects of my life. One question I found myself asking was, “Can I lose my job for being a queer woman?” As it stands today: yes, I can.