As a native from the Philadelphia suburbs and a music enthusiast, it felt like a rite of passage to attend. I was filled with excitement when I saw the set line ups; however, I didn’t know what to expect.
Last semester, demonstrators from Key of David Christian Center, located near Philadelphia, came to Shippensburg University holding signs with derogatory words about women, non-Christians and the LGBTQ community. Friday, the group showed up again, demonstrating on the lawn outside of Grove Hall.
Japanese knotweed, known scientifically as Fallopia japonica, can be beautiful. It has bamboo-like stems, heart-shaped leaves and tassels of white blossoms. It is also invasive and aggressive and chokes out native wildlife — and it is on campus.
If you’ve been to Washington, D.C., you’ve likely also been to the Smithsonian museums. These museums showcase the colorful history of our country and our world. From science and ancient animals to the military and great works of art, the Smithsonian museums are a way society preserves American values and identity.
Shippensburg University is going through a very transitional time. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is in the middle of redesign, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world and the U.S. has been going through social and political upheaval over the last few years.
Despite this, the world still turns, and the SU community is faced with another change. In March 2021, Laurie Carter, then SU President, announced she would be leaving the university in the summer. Charles Patterson, then president of Mansfield University, would take her place as the interim president while the search for a new president began.
Kyle Heim, an SU communication journalism professor sat down with a Slate staff member on Monday to lay out some professional advice for students using social media. Heim specializes in print and online media and teaches social media strategy.
As I have no doubt you’ve seen in the news, Texas passed a new law that makes it illegal for a woman to terminate her pregnancy after six weeks. On September 1, Politician Greg Abbott tweeted how “Texas will always defend the right to life,” in celebration of this.
On August 27th while I waited for the SGA retreat in the lounge outside the MPR, I sat down at a table. At a table over sat another student. He was on the phone with his aunt, begging her to come pick him up. Alas, she wasn’t able to make it to Ship until 10 pm, so he told her that he’d take the bus to Harrisburg and get a train back to Philly from there. This was at 3p.m.
Slime Rancher is an indie farming game developed by Monomi Park and released early in January 2016. Players assume the roll of Beatrix LeBeau, a rancher who moves to the planet known as the “Far Far Range.” The player is allowed to farm and explore the open world at their own pace. The game's main objective is to collect “plorts,” a farmable resource compiled from the game's main cattle: “slimes” a gelatinous creatures that come in many shapes and sizes. The player sells the plorts and gains money for better gear to further explore the world.