OPINION


9/19/2019, 8:34pm

The Slate Speaks: Bomb threats at SASD, the boy who cried wolf

A bomb threat targeting Shippensburg Area Senior High School failed to close Shippensburg’s public schools last Wednesday, Sept. 11. Students entered the building guarded by members of the Shippensburg Police Department, but otherwise classes continued as normal, a marching band rehearsed outside and a gym class exercised in the field by the school. 


5/8/2019, 12:00am

Criticism of press undermines all

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. 


4/16/2019, 12:00am

Establishment Democrats lack criticism

Speaking in Berlin, Germany, former President Barrack Obama critiqued quarrels within the Democratic Party, saying they should avoid a “circular firing squad”. 


3/19/2019, 12:00am

Republicans need change of strategy in 2020

President Donald Trump is supposedly the leader of the Republican Party. However, he continues to attack former prisoner of war, American Hero former-Senator John McCain. McCain, unlike Trump, had it all.  


2/13/2019, 2:13pm

Colleges should better account for food intolerances

College is typically a time in your life when you do not have to worry about what you are eating. Stereotypically, college students are constantly eating pizza, wings, fries and other junk foods, while simultaneously drinking massive amounts of coffee and alcohol.


12/4/2018, 12:00am

Trump's decision-making destroying structure of U.S. government

In the 1978 film “Superman,” screen legend Marlon Brando warned of an imminent danger. To stress his sincerity, Brando espoused rationality and declared his aversion for hearsay, saying, “My friends, you know me to be neither rash nor impulsive. I’m not given to wild, unsupported statements.” 


10/23/2018, 7:53pm

Another Trump victory may be inevitable

It is a tough time to be a Democrat. And I do not wish to exasperate the current state of progressive pessimism.  But much like Al Gore, I am compelled to share a rather inconvenient truth: President Donald Trump is likely to be reelected in 2020.