11/15/2022, 12:00pm

Tuesday’s lunar eclipse was the last until 2025

Many across the globe were given a celestial treat during the early morning of Tuesday, Nov. 8. This is the last total lunar eclipse until 2025 and has been dubbed the “Beaver Blood Moon.” It began its penumbral phase around 3 a.m. It was visible across the entire country. 

11/8/2022, 12:00pm

Your World Today Commentary: My Final Performance, 8 Years in the Making

This past weekend I completed my eighth and final year of marching band. We performed in the Hershey Park Stadium on a lovely, unusually warm, November afternoon. This final performance was a long time coming and leading up to it, my fellow band members would come up to me and ask, “aren’t you sad?” This has been happening all season, where suddenly we would remember that this was our final chance to perform in a marching band, and we would all think about how sad it would be for it to be over, but I’m not sad. 

11/8/2022, 12:00pm

Discrepancies in the University-101 curriculum

“If University 101 is a student’s hardest course, we are not doing our job.” Alex Karlheim, Director of First Year Experience (FYE) at Shippensburg University, sees those words as a professional mantra. Karlheim helped develop University 101 (UNIV 101) and supervises the dozens of Peer Anchors that work to help incoming first-year students transition to the college atmosphere.

10/25/2022, 12:00pm

Your World Today Commentary: The Little Things Are Sometimes Most Important

Recently, between my classes, internship, position at the Slate and role in the “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” I have found it very difficult to take time for myself. I found that a lot of friends of mine are in similar positions with all of their commitments. It can be a challenge to know how to take the time you need and how to recharge after an especially rough day. 

10/25/2022, 12:00pm

Poll results tighten as Pennsylvania general election approaches

Pennsylvania’s general election is just two weeks away. On Nov. 8, Pennsylvania voters will decide on the next governor, senator and congressional representatives, along with other various positions. The two most important competitions can be seen running for the senator and the governor positions. 

10/25/2022, 12:00pm

Study Abroad Discussion Panel

Shippensburg University professors Jonathan Skaff and Mark Sachleben moderated a discussion with seven SU students who have participated in study abroad programs.

10/25/2022, 12:00pm

‘Just Stop Oil’ protesters throw food at historic artwork

Just Stop Oil is an environmental activists group based in the United Kingdom. The group’s main goal is to persuade the UK government to halt production of new fossil fuels. They hold 20 to 30 meetings per week so that anyone has an opportunity to let their voice be heard.

10/25/2022, 12:00pm

Pennsylvania election day draws closer

Election Day on Nov. 8 is almost here as citizens are encouraged to register by Oct. 24 to be able to vote in the election. This election voters will be deciding the state’s new senators, governor and attorney general. Most importantly, voters will choose between Biden-backed former Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Trump-backed Dr. Mehmet Oz.

10/18/2022, 12:00pm

S.U.P.E.R. map launches successfully

The Shippensburg University Pennsylvania Election Research (S.U.P.E.R.) Map launch party took place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in McFeely’s Cafe. A class of Wood Honors College students spent the first eight weeks of the semester compiling credited voter data from each county, entering it all into their database, creating the Geographic Information System (GIS) and reaching out to reporters to introduce the S.U.P.E.R. Map to them.