How many of you have never been to a percussion recital?” asked Aaron Trumbore, assistant director of bands at Shippensburg University, taking a bow after his first piece. The majority of the people in the room raised their hands.
As journalists, we really only have two things; a copier that frequently malfunctions and our integrity. They say that the pen is mightier than the sword, but this only holds weight if the words being written are trusted to be true.
Criticism of journalists is nothing new. This is why we at The Slate were not entirely surprised to face some of it ourselves this past week after releasing what was supposed to be our last issue of the year.
A new era of Shippensburg University boxing has brought success, already. As members of the athletic club competed in the National Collegiate Boxing Championships this season, sophomore Clayton Wilson was one of two athletes to qualify for nationals.
It is strange to think that somewhere in the woods of Letterkenny Depot, camouflaged faces huddled together, peering at a phone screen to watch a weightlifting competition unfold. However, that’s exactly what happened April 12 as their friend and fellow cadet, senior Sam Tomlin competed at the USA Powerlifting Collegiate National Championship for the second time at Ohio State University.
Two different sexual assaults were reported by Shippensburg University students — one man faces multiple criminal charges while a felony rape charge has been filed against the other man — according to PennLive.