Finances are often a struggle for new college graduates, but with the economy in a freefall and concern about job prospects mounting, this year’s graduates may be facing even tougher financial headwinds.
Members of the class of 2020 are graduating into the “real world” during a global pandemic and an economy in a virtual freefall, that is seeing unemployment numbers not seen since the Great Depression. Those once far away responsibilities of “adulting” — finding a job, leasing a car or even buying a house — are closer than ever.
Where does a college graduate start after receiving that diploma?
Last month, millions of American poured into grocery stores across the nation buying just about anything they could find. Shelves remained empty for weeks, leaving those who did not have the ability — physically or financially — to buy food and other necessary supplies.
It has been a month since the first cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus cropped up in the state of Pennsylvania.
When I originally wrote this column Sunday evening, I stated "Since March 7, 11,510 citizens tested positive for the virus, while 152 have died." Now, Tuesday afternoon, I have to change those numbers because 14,559 Pennsylvanians have tested positive and 240 have died.
Election season is coming for students at Shippensburg University, despite the lack of student presence on campus. Voting for the 2020-2021 Student Government Association (SGA) senators will begin April 6.
“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his wife, Lauren Sorrentino, told their story of struggle and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction in Shippensburg on March 3 in the Ceccidia Union Building multi purpose room.