Pennsylvania Patriots United hosted a Second Amendment rally on the Capitol steps Friday, consisting of numerous organizations, private citizens and guest speakers who discouraged extensive gun control.
The increased amount of gun violence and mass shootings in the United States over the past decades could have been caused by a change in violent gun culture and the normalization of guns, according to Pamela Monaghan-Geernaert, an SU sociology professor.
High schools across the country failed their students last week when many administrators decided to punish, not praise, the students who walked out of the classroom to protest a lack of legislative action against gun violence.
The Shippensburg University Department of History and Philosophy hosted a lecture titled, “History in Your Hands: What The Burrito Tells Us About World History” by Jonathan Reynolds, professor of history at Northern Kentucky University, on March 5.
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court will hear oral arguments from the lawsuit, William Penn School District v. PA Department of Education, that challenges inequitable and inadequate school funding in Pennsylvania on Wednesday morning.
Shippensburg University’s Honors Program will officially become The Wood Honors College in the fall of 2018, and the full curriculum change will take place in the fall of 2019, which also marks the 35th anniversary of honors education at SU.
Sharon O’Brien, professor of English and American studies at Dickinson College, spoke at Shippensburg University as part of its disability studies spring lecture on Thursday evening in the Old Main Chapel.