OPINION



3/30/2021, 12:00pm

Say It Loud: Karon Banks-Bailey

Forgive me, for I will be speaking from a place of anger. I say anger because I heard just about every horrendous story you can think of, from the brutal bloodshed whippings that killed our ancestors, to our grandfathers, grandmothers, aunts and uncles being sprayed down with frigid sewer water as if they were rats or abnormal beings. 


3/23/2021, 11:50am

Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to The Slate Speaks Staff Editorial that appeared in the March 2 edition and online at theslateonline.com titled, “The Slate Speaks: Students, faculty must work together in online learning.”


3/9/2021, 1:00pm

The Slate Speaks: Shippensburg University must hold its own in coming months

Shippensburg University is going to go through a lot of changes in the coming months. SU President Laurie Carter announced her plans to leave the university to take the same position at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) redesign is in full-swing and will impact SU and our sister schools.


3/2/2021, 12:00pm

Opinion commentary – ‘The Lorax’ should be preserved in National Film Registry

I am sure the majority of us have heard of the name Dr. Seuss. Over the course of his life, Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated dozens of classic books that have immortalized his name in children’s literature. And to celebrate what would have been his 117th birthday today, I would like to talk about his famous book “The Lorax” and its 1972 short film adaptation. 


11/17/2020, 11:45am

Commentary: Changing administrations

Presidential transitions signify a new direction in American policy. Considering the contrast between incoming and outgoing administrations, philosophical changes are bound to occur. And now that the 2020 general election has come to an end, anticipation surrounds the forthcoming agenda.