PODCASTS


9/10/2019, 2:48pm

The Slate Speaks: Gun violence needs action

Gun violence in America has been a common scene of both chaos and carnage. National leaders respond to the issue in a seemingly systematic manner — thoughts and prayers; thought and prayers; thoughts and prayers — while innocent Americans continue to die. 


7/26/2019, 12:00am

Saving gas on a budget during summer skyrocket

Shippensburg University students can expect their gas budgets to increase as Pennsylvania gas prices near $3 per gallon. This makes Pennsylvania gas one of the most expensive on the east coast, and it is expected to keep increasing.


7/4/2019, 6:00pm

Commentary: The future is female

The Democratic Debates kicked off last week, and it is clear is that the future is very much female. There is a total of 24 candidates in the race, including a former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak.


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.