NEWS



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.


12/13/2020, 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.


11/10/2020, 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. 


11/3/2020, 8:40pm

Shippensburg students, residents cast votes

Shippensburg University students were among the millions of Pennsylvania voters to cast their ballots Tuesday, in what some political observers are calling one of the most important and compelling presidential elections in decades.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Professor loses father to coronavirus

For some Shippensburg University community members, the COVID-19 coronavirus is nothing more than an inconvenience requiring them to wear masks. Some are lucky enough have no personal connection to the virus. But for many families, the numbers read by news anchors each evening are more than numbers: They were mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Your World Today Commentary: No matter how you present it, cutting classes, programs hurts students

The situation unfolding at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has filled my social media feeds this week. Recently, IUP officials announced “restructuring” of various departments, including the cutting of programs. From the covering of art sculptures and silent choirs to demonstrate a campus without the arts, to faculty union demonstrations, there is a lot going on at IUP.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

SU, Etter ask students to practice safety

Shippensburg University Students and faculty are pushing to Nov. 20 with about two weeks remaining in the fall 2020 semester. SU delivered face-to-face, hybrid and remote instruction, allowing students to choose to live on campus, while others remained off-campus or at home.