As the new editor-in-chief of this paper, it falls upon me to carry on the “Your World Today,” column started by previous editor-in-chief Troy Okum and continued by my predecessor, Jenna Wise, to continue discussing topics of importance to Shippensburg University and its community.
Eight hundred members of the Shippensburg University Class of 2019 and their family, friends, faculty and administration gathered in Seth Grove Stadium on Saturday for the spring commencement ceremony.
As journalists, we really only have two things; a copier that frequently malfunctions and our integrity. They say that the pen is mightier than the sword, but this only holds weight if the words being written are trusted to be true.
Criticism of journalists is nothing new. This is why we at The Slate were not entirely surprised to face some of it ourselves this past week after releasing what was supposed to be our last issue of the year.