Most would agree that part of the reason you attend college today is due to the idea being pushed upon us at such an early age. When meeting with teacher and guidance counselors, they’ll hammer home how important it is to get a college education. While research has shown that a college education isn’t always necessary, we are told time and time again about the importance of college.
The August 23, 2022, edition of The Slate featured a story highlighting the high ticket prices and overall inaccessibility of Broadway. As a huge theatre fan and frequent Broadway-goer, I found a lot of merit in the argument being laid out in this piece. However, I see more to the story.
If you were to go around campus and ask 20 students what they think about Shippensburg’s dining services, you would likely get 20 different answers. It is a topic that many here at Ship seem to be passionate about, whether they are discussing the offerings at Reisner Dining Hall or the length of the Chick-Fil-A line.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the final leader of the Soviet Union, died from an undisclosed illness on Aug. 30. Gorbachev was 91 years old and is widely considered as of the most influential leaders in world history, having overseen the collapse of the Soviet Union during his six years in power from 1985 to 1991.
I am a student, friend, daughter, member of the Ship community, Black woman, Political Science major and someone who cares about this campus. When I came to Ship, like many students, I knew some parts about myself but was ready to learn and identify new parts of me that one can discover in college.
This past summer, I worked in my father’s cancer research laboratory as a laboratory technician. My favorite part of this job was learning to work with the colony of mice we maintained to study the way different receptors inside cells impact cancer growth.
What is it that makes binge-watching so magical? Is it the feeling of excitement of watching a series for the first time and needing to know what happens next? Or is it, perhaps, that feeling of comfort watching ten seasons of a series you’ve seen a million times before? Never before have audiences been given such access to the shows they love.
When COVID-19 shut down the whole of the world, many fans of musical theatre found themselves living with uncertainty: the uncertainty that Broadway may never return, or even live theater in general. Thankfully, though the intermission was long, Broadway did return.
Arriving to a new school and going to the cafeteria for the first time can be an intimidating moment. You might wonder: where do I sit? What is there to eat? Who do I sit with? However, you can rest easy, because this is not your average high school cafeteria.
Coming to college for the first time can be very intimidating. Maybe this is the first time you’re acting independently, or you’ve never been this far from home. While your freshman year can seem scary, there are many things you can do to make the transition into higher education easier.
On June 24, the Supreme Court finalized overturning Roe v. Wade. News that the Supreme Court might decide to overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked in May. Much of the public was outraged by the news then, and even more are angered now.
Earlier this month, the leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion authored by Justice Samuel Alito in a case involving a Mississippi abortion clinic raised the prospect that America’s highest court would overturn the historic 1973 Roe v. Wade opinion that legalized abortion in all states in the U.S.
I would consider myself to be a fairly competitive person, as I’m sure many others do. Whether its academics or athletics, I always try to be the best I can be. Though I have a lot of very supportive people in my life, the most supportive person I have in my life is also my biggest competition: my twin sister Tierney.