PODCASTS


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.


4/30/2019, 12:00am

Faculty vacancies impact students

Each school year brings change. In the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), change is around every corner, with funding declines, tuition increases and numerous budget cuts looming over the system. This change has cast a net so wide that Shippensburg University faculty are feeling the impact as well.


4/30/2019, 12:00am

What’s the buzz about bees?

Behind the scenes of a beehive, bees are busy at work filling their honeycombs with nectar and pollen, and in a chain reaction, our plates with a well-balanced diet. Almonds, apples, avocados, beans, carrots, coffee, cucumbers, grapes, strawberries, tomatoes and of course, honey — you can thank bees for all of that, and much more. 


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.


4/16/2019, 12:00am

SGA president-elect resigns

Makayla Glass, vice president of Shippensburg University’s Student Government Association (SGA), has resigned from her position and will no longer serve as president next year because of a mistake made during last week’s elections.