3/10/2020, 9:46pm

West Chester moves classes online amid coronavirus concerns

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted West Chester University to move to “alternative modes of instruction.” University officials announced Tuesday that it will move course instruction online for the remainder of the spring semester as coronavirus cases increase in the greater Philadelphia area.

3/9/2020, 11:58am

SU men’s basketball falls in PSAC Championship, still receives bid in NCAA tournament

The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team, after losing in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship game to Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) on Sunday, are in the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament.  The NCAA awarded an at-large bid to the Raiders (24-7, 18-4 PSAC), the No. 4 seed in the Atlantic Region of the tournament. SU will face No. 5-seed Fairmont State in the First Round on Friday in Indiana, Pennsylvania. 

3/8/2020, 12:00pm

Women’s basketball loses to Gannon in PSAC Semifinals

The Shippensburg University women’s basketball team’s conference tournament run ended on Saturday with a 74-58 loss to Gannon University in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Semifinals at IUP’s Kovalchick Complex. Despite winning the PSAC Eastern Division, their early exit in the tournament puts them at a major risk of missing out on an at-large bid into the NCAA Division II tournament.

3/8/2020, 10:07am

Men’s basketball advances to PSAC Championship for first time since 2016-17

The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team is advancing to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship game for the first time since the 2016-17 season. The Raiders (24-6, 18-4 PSAC) defeated Mercyhurst University in a defensive battle, 59-51, in the PSAC Semifinals on Saturday at Heiges Field House. 

3/3/2020, 12:00pm

Letters to the Editor: Minimum Wage and Checking Sources

Multiple studies have found that raising the minimum wage does not lead to job loss, according to institutions such as the University of California-Berkley, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and the government watchdog, Integrity Florida.

3/3/2020, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks: Employers should not judge applicants’ social media

Today, this generation has been introduced to many social media outlets. Social media content can range from tweeting about the lack of milk in the refrigerator to an abstract Instagram post on political views. From Instagram, to Facebook, to the newest sensation Tik Tok, we have access to the world by simply hitting the upload button.