OPINION


7/4/2019, 6:00pm

Commentary: The future is female

The Democratic Debates kicked off last week, and it is clear is that the future is very much female. There is a total of 24 candidates in the race, including a former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak.


5/24/2019, 12:00am

Constitution before politics: Trump must turn over financial records

Last week a federal judge heard the merits of a case involving President Donald Trump’s financial records and the House representatives who attempted to obtain them. Trump unlawfully decided he would challenge the Democrats, who wanted to conduct oversight of the Executive Branch. This is not expressly authorized in the United States Constitution, but is implied through the enumerated powers. 


5/8/2019, 12:00am

An Open Letter to President Laurie Carter

This open letter is a response to a mass email sent by your office to the Shippensburg community, as well as other public comments made about stories that have been published in The Slate over the past several weeks, and in a meeting Tuesday between you and members of The Slate staff.


4/16/2019, 12:00am

SU’s Kriner plan is perfectly “engineered”

The School of Engineering has been growing rapidly, over the past few years, enrollment has increased by 60 percent and is trending to increase by 20 percent for the upcoming academic year. Acquiring more space has become a desperate need, and repurposing Kriner Hall would meet this need.


4/16/2019, 12:00am

Military Policy needs Reform

Before any individual can serve in any branch of the United States Military they must meet a series of eligibility requirements, ranging from good moral character to physical fitness standards.


3/19/2019, 12:00am

SGA elections demonstrate lack of student involvement

Prior to spring break, when thousands of Shippensburg students flooded out of Shippensburg to their respective hometowns or beaches of their choosing, the Shippensburg University Student Government Association (SGA) held their annual elections for the 2019-20 Executive Rules Committee. 


1/30/2019, 12:28pm

Letter to the editor

Here is the big problem for Democrats: The Republicans are correct when they say that we have not had a new idea for the past 50 years.