According to the CDC, 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses. The DEA reported that Cumberland and Franklin Counties had 62 cases of drug overdose deaths in 2015 — nearly half of which were caused by opioids. This made SU a logical host for Wednesday’s heroin and opioid epidemic forum.
If you have social media, you may have noticed the vast array of transformation pictures that have recently taken over Instagram and Facebook. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, a transformation picture is basically a before and after picture. People who are trying to lose weight normally take them to track their progress, and many people have taken to posting their own transformation pictures on their social media accounts.
By the beginning of January, the annual Valentine’s Day craze has begun. It starts out slowly: a commercial here and there promoting sales at retail stores, or the best place to buy a box of chocolates without breaking the bank. Women in long-term relationships stare wistfully at engagement rings in store windows and drop hints to their significant others of where they’d like to go for dinner on Feb. 14.
Even though it seems like a month is not a lot of time and you feel like you have to start preparing for next semester right away, it is important to use this time to relax and enjoy time at home with your friends and family.
Thinking of what I am grateful for can be difficult. There are so many things that I can consider. Thinking specifically about the Army ROTC program at Shippensburg University, I cannot say a single bad thing about it.
Have you ever been in a classroom and had your professor call you by the wrong name? This name being the one that you have come to own as your identity — the one you have grown with. How would you feel, even after you have told your professor what your name is, if they still call you by the wrong one? Probably not so great, right?