The Student Government Association held its final meeting of the Fall semester on Nov. 18, in the Naugle Hall conference room. The public meetings throughout the semester have been held in various locations on campus.
The search for the next Shippensburg University President has begun. At last week’s Council of Trustees meeting, members of the council were appointed to a presidential search committee. While the interim president position, filled by Charles Patterson, was filled rather quickly last semester, presidential searches typically take longer.
The homecoming court was back in full for Homecoming 2021 at Shippensburg University. Each year, 10 students are voted onto the court and spend the next month volunteering and fundraising in hopes to be crowned as homecoming royalty.
The search for the next president of Shippensburg University has begun. Three trustees were appointed to the council’s presidential search committee at their second meeting of the semester last Friday, Nov. 12.
The Pokémon Go community on campus brings people together, whether anonymously or through existing friendships. When I came to campus, I saw that there were a lot of pokéstops and gyms around, so I began playing even more. Since you can have friends in the game that can help you win rewards, I made a point to have all my in-person friends be my friends in the game. I was able to convince most of my friends quite easily. Even though some of my friends had never played the game before, they still enjoyed it.
There are many famous animals spotted around the Shippensburg University campus. We have the famous Ship Squirrels Instagram account, @ship_squirrels, as well as and Oliver, Homecoming Royalty Hayley Anderson’s service dog. However, among all of the celebrities to meet on campus, one named Raider stands out.
Seasonal affective disorder is hitting hard as final deadlines and the end of the semester quickly approaches. Through general and Covid-19-related absences this semester, many students cannot afford to miss more classes before finals week. Rather than becoming consumed by essays and exams, students should find simple ways to relieve stress without having to take the whole day off.
The Shippensburg Flute Choir and Saxophone, Clarinet and String Ensembles performed for a socially distant crowd in Old Main Chapel on Nov. 14 to showcase the music they have been working on all semester.
It’s Vaccination Week at Shippensburg University. Students are encouraged to submit proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine, learn about the vaccine and get the vaccine, according to Chris Clarke the director of the SU COVID Office.