Like many of you this summer, I found myself scrolling through headlines, peaking through the cracks of my fingers, anxious to see what the next bombshell would be from our current commander in chief, Donald Trump.
"Contrary to my fellow alumnus in his Letter to the Editor from 11/19/2019, I did not find the initial article to contain rampant anti-Christian bias riddled with hypocritical assertions. Instead, I saw clear and accurate coverage of what occurred on campus that day."
Whenever students apply to Shippensburg University, many are offered the Raider Success Scholarship as a means of decreasing the cost of their tuition and to encourage them to choose SU over all other schools. Its purpose is additionally to reward students who are high academic performers. That Raider Success Scholarship funded through the university was previously provided to students with a 1150 SAT and 3.5 GPA or higher to the amount of $2,000 for up to four years.
As the fall semester starts to wind down, Shippensburg University student email inboxes are filling with information for not just the spring semester. Information is pouring in about housing selection for fall 2020.
The Shippensburg University community and campus life is often fragmented into smaller groups. Our university is defined more so by our individual groups and lacks a central school spirit. The truly disappointing part of our campus climate is the large percentage of our population that is not involved on campus.
A bill titled the “Tobacco-Free Youth Act” is making its way through the United States Senate committees. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by majority leader Mitch McConnell (R) and former vice-presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine (D) would change the federal smoking age from eighteen to twenty-one.
Last week I wrote my commentary “Mending the Rift” about the need for Americans to be open to other people’s ideas and not be afraid to discuss political matters. The purpose? To foster community in our nation, to understand differences and gain insight on other possible solutions to our nation’s problems.
The dawn of social media brought about a quick and efficient method of mass communication that has the potential to allow an enormous amount of information to rapidly reach the hands of a large percentage of the world’s population.