Cell phones are fantastic tools; they give us access to limitless knowledge, keep us in touch with loved ones and most of all, they give us endless amounts of social media and news to consume. The one problem is these little bricks of endless entertainment can cause extreme stress.
Many of us over the last year and a half, relied on food delivery, no-contact pickup and fast food. While customers began to feel more comfortable eating out as COVID-19 restrictions loosened, restaurants found themselves without enough staff to accommodate the long-awaited rush back to the normality of pre-pandemic days.
Shippensburg University is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a year of special events and activities. As part of celebrations, two graduate students launched an online interactive photo timeline of the university’s history. Tara Quinlivan and CJ Meiser, applied history majors, created the timeline, according to a university press release.
As we begin our second week of classes, I can’t help but admit it feels weird returning to the normal we once treated as nothing special. Seeing large crowds on campus and entire classrooms filled to the maximum, can make people anxious.
I was incredibly excited to see M. Night Shyamalan’s 2021 film “Old.” The movie theaters finally began opening due to relaxed COVID-19 regulations and my hometown’s biggest theater was freshly renovated.
The Shippensburg University men’s soccer team is returning to the field after nearly two years. The Raiders were not able to compete in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019 the Raiders went 2-10-3. The Raiders did not make the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament.
The Shippensburg University volleyball team is set to return to the court after their 2020 season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2019 season the Raiders had a very successful regular season, going 26-7 and hosting Clarion University in the first round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) tournament.
It has been a year and a half since the world went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until late spring, no one had the comfort of being protected from COVID-19 or the assurance that they had a reduced chance of infecting others until the vaccines were rolled out in 2021.