Students traded in their normal clothes for professional suits, blazers and dresses on Thursday March 24, at the First Annual Sailing into Success Fashion Show presented by Shippensburg University’s Career, Mentoring and Professional Development Center (CMPDC). The show was to promote the center’s very own Raider Ready Professional Dress Closet where students can get one free professional outfit per semester.
At the Student Government Association public meeting on March 17, several senators confronted the Elections Committee regarding decisions they made about campaign violation complaints filed against Chase Slenker in closed door meetings.
On Feb 24, Vladimir Putin launched an attack on the country and citizens of Ukraine. In an effort to educate students about the ongoing conflict, Shippensburg University hosted a panel with some local experts. The panel, made up of three experts, included Catherine Clay, David Wildermuth and Mark Sachleben. Clay specializes in Russian history, and was a Fulbright scholar in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 1999. Clay presented some early history on the eastern European migration, and the beginnings of the Russian empire. Learning the history of these two countries can help us better understand the motives that are present today.
On March 14, demonstrators from the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) set up outside of Reisner Dining Hall. While the waves of students passed by for lunchtimes, the group played bagpipes and chanted different phrases to bring attention to their group’s message.
YikYak is an anonymous commenting app based on location. When you open the app, you are met with comments that have recently been made within a five-mile radius and are able to ‘upvote’ and ‘downvote’ the comments as you see fit. YikYak launched in 2013 in order to, according to its developers, connect students on college campuses through conversation without the fear of labels.
In a world of viral sensations turned pop-star phenomena who seemingly get younger and younger with each passing one-hit-wonder, Jensen McRae offers a unique twist to modern music culture with tastefully articulated folk/pop sound and hauntingly beautiful lyricism straight from Poetry 101.
As COVID restrictions continue to loosen, more live music and performances are coming to Shippensburg University. The Shippensburg University Department of Music and Theatre Arts began its Spring 2022 Chapel Series Concerts on Sunday.
Shippensburg University hosted the 74th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival in the Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Feb. 27. Founded in 1948, the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band is the oldest continually operating band of its kind in the United States.
Short people are often underestimated because of their height, but they can still make some of the largest influences. Shippensburg University political science major Regina Yeung strives to prove that even the quietest of leaders can be impactful as they observe and listen to those around them.
Eight Shippensburg University students spent the day on Feb. 19 set up in the Math and Computing Technologies Center to compete in a mathematic modeling and science data contest. Members of the math modeling and data science club teamed up in groups of two or three students to solve modeling and data problems in the COMAP weekend-long competition.