PODCASTS


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Professor loses father to coronavirus

For some Shippensburg University community members, the COVID-19 coronavirus is nothing more than an inconvenience requiring them to wear masks. Some are lucky enough have no personal connection to the virus. But for many families, the numbers read by news anchors each evening are more than numbers: They were mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Your World Today Commentary: No matter how you present it, cutting classes, programs hurts students

The situation unfolding at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has filled my social media feeds this week. Recently, IUP officials announced “restructuring” of various departments, including the cutting of programs. From the covering of art sculptures and silent choirs to demonstrate a campus without the arts, to faculty union demonstrations, there is a lot going on at IUP.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

SU, Etter ask students to practice safety

Shippensburg University Students and faculty are pushing to Nov. 20 with about two weeks remaining in the fall 2020 semester. SU delivered face-to-face, hybrid and remote instruction, allowing students to choose to live on campus, while others remained off-campus or at home. 


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Commentary: Should daylight savings time be year-round?

At 2 a.m. on Nov. 1, our clocks fell back an hour. Daylight savings time has ended and we all got an extra hour of sleep. Who would not want that? Well, maybe it would have been better if the clocks did not fall back at all. Daylight savings time has always been a topic of debate. 


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

CW reveals new Batwoman

Following the grandiose crossover event “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” the CW’s Arrowverse looked more promising than ever, with a whole multiverse left open to explore as well as a tease for its own Justice League. 


11/2/2020, 6:28pm

Political commentary: Rich Sterner Democratic Candidate Pennsylvania State Senate District 33

Are you satisfied with the Pennsylvania State Senate? If your answer is, “No!” the only way to change what happens in the Pennsylvania Senate is to change the senators who make up the Pennsylvania Senate. And while we’re at it, let’s change the party that controls the Pennsylvania Senate, too. Vote for me, Rich Sterner, Democratic Candidate for Pennsylvania Senate District 33.


10/27/2020, 12:00pm

Give it a thought commentary: Do you have a minute?

A few weeks ago, I was walking across the academic quad in front of the library when I came across a middle-aged man and his two daughters handing out little pamphlets. Now my initial reactions were both of intrigue and a desire to keep on walking past as quickly as possible. 


10/27/2020, 12:00pm

Commentary: Systemic racism and erasing history

There exists in conservative political discourse a trend toward minimizing the effect of racism in our country. One does not have to look far to see commentators decrying the New York Times’ 1619 Project as a sort of treasonous, un-American attempt to slander the great and mighty divine providence that is the United States of America.