PODCASTS


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Post-performance words from Post-Love poets

Dale Crowley kicked off The Reflector’s open mic on Feb. 17 with his poem “For What It’s Worth.” The poem took to the theme of love by intertwining lyrics from classic love songs with his own words. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Student Artist Spotlight: Whitney Morris

Whitney Morris is a “super” senior art education major in the College of Arts and Sciences, meaning she is completing a fifth year of classes. She has worked in the Kauffman Gallery during her freshman and sophomore years, helping to set up exhibitions and food for gallery openings. She has also been professor Steve Dolbin’s intern for the past year and a half.


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Commentary: Reflections on four years at Ship

“Often when you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” That quote is from Mr. Rogers, and I find it strangely comforting as I struggle with so many thoughts approaching graduation. Fortunately, I had the financial support of the Pennsylvania 60+ College Advantage program, so college debt is not one of them this time. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks:

Two Olympic athletes both tested positive for banned substances before the Olympic games began. One was removed from the competition completely, while the other remained in the competition. What’s the difference? 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Stay safe and have a blast on spring break

If a student’s spring break plans include alcohol consumption, be sure to do so responsibly. Travelers can look out for their health by remembering to drink water in between alcoholic drinks and pacing themselves to avoid alcohol poisoning or hangovers. When going out with others, travelers should watch each other’s backs and keep an eye on their surroundings, whether it is walking down the street to the next bar or getting into an Uber. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

APB and Improv Club give students one question: Who dunnit?

Everyone loves a good mystery. Whether you grew up playing Clue or watching “Scooby-Doo” or the teen mysteries of today like “Riv- erdale,” we all enjoy playing detective from time to time. Following their successful Dungeons & Dragons Night, the Activities Programming Board has provided students another event for students to take on new personas. Those personas were 20 possible murder suspects. However, things also got retro as the night’s theme was “Totally Rad ’80s Prom Gone Bad.”


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

SU Wellness Program supports student grief

The Shippensburg University Wellness Program recently teamed up with the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation (DMTF), a local non-profit organization, to provide grief support activities on campus for SU students who are grieving the death of a loved one or beloved pet. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

No-Sew T-Shirt Tote

The Green League is known for its recycled craft events, and you may have seen club members tabling with some of their most recent projects. Club members gather to make jewelry out of found and recycled items like plastic bags, stones, soda can tabs and guitar strings to help fundraise for their club’s efforts. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

“Live at the Apollo” continues celebration of black artists

Even though March is approaching, that does not mean that the Black History Month celebration should start slowing down. One of the latest BHM events was the Residence Hall Association’s annual “Live at the Apollo” open-mic event. The event is meant to be a celebration of Black artists and performers as well as serve as a history lesson for students on the importance of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Senior entrepeneur gives ceramic demo

Lexi Shockey, a senior art educa- tion major at Shippensburg Univer- sity, hosted her final “Slip Transfer” demonstration on Feb. 16. She host- ed the workshop for fellow ceramics students last year as well to share her technique with other students and to demonstrate the endless possibilities that clay has for an artist. 


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Men’s swimming gives seniors sendoff

Shippensburg University’s men’s swimming team took home sixth place at the 2022 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships on Saturday after a four-day event.


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

Men’s hoops defeats Bloomsburg 70-62

Shippensburg University’s men’s basketball team opened their game Saturday against Bloomsburg University on a 24-5 run on their way to a 70-62 win at Nelson Field House.


2/15/2022, 12:00pm

Ranking pet names from a judgy Gemini

With Valentine’s Day love still in the air, here is my opinion on what the best and worst pet names are this year. They are ranked from best to worst in regards to what will make others say “Aww” or “Eww” when they hear you say it. 


2/15/2022, 12:00pm

The Slate Speaks: Trans Sports

Approximately 150 miles from Shippensburg University at the University of Pennsylvania, 16 swimmers on the women’s team wrote to Penn officials that their team member Lia Thomas, a transgender woman, has “an unfair advantage.” Unfortunately, these types of concerns regarding transgender individuals in sports is not uncommon by any means.