SHIP LIFE



9/20/2022, 12:00pm

Slater of the Summer: Connor Niszczak

The Slater of the month for August 2022 is Connor Niszczak, based on his involvement this past summer and tackling more than 10 articles for The Slate’s earliest publications. 


9/20/2022, 12:00pm

Divine D.I.V.A.S. kick off first event of semester

D.I.V.A.S stands for Developing Dignity, Inspiring Intellect, Voicing Victory, Acquiring Assertiveness and Satisfying Self. They are a women’s empowerment group founded through Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA). 


9/4/2022, 3:38pm

SU holds the fall SIS fair

 Shippensburg University hosted its bi-yearly Student Involvement and Services (SIS) Fair on Friday afternoon after classes. The event drew a large crowd of interested students from a variety of backgrounds, from traditional to non-traditional, first-year students to graduate students.  


8/23/2022, 12:00pm

Dorm-friendly recipes

  Are you hungry? Are you living in a dorm? There are many simple ways for you to use the appliances allowed in the dorms and the dorm kitchens. Here are some easy recipes you can make in your dorm room or kitchen. Sincerely, a commuter student.  


8/23/2022, 12:00pm

Introducing Ship’s Greek life

  In the media, Greek life is often portrayed as a major part of the college experience. However, the typical media representation of Greek life — especially with sororities — does not represent it as a whole. In fact, it leaves out the most important aspects of being in a sorority, which are sisterhood, advocating for their philanthropy and giving back to the community. 


4/26/2022, 12:00pm

FGSA serves first-generation students, helping them adjust to academic and campus life

As a first-generation student herself, junior psychology major Cassidy Keilholtz knows a thing or two about the struggles of being the first in your family to pursue a four-year degree. As president of the First-Generation Student Alliance (FGSA) club at Shippensburg University, Keilholtz is passionate about helping fellow first-generation students successfully navigate the college experience. 


4/26/2022, 12:00pm

Switching from numbers to poems: Dale Crowley

At 65-years-old, Dale Crowley set out to do what most do not after settling into retirement life — attend college, yet again. Crowley decided to go back to college to take some creative writing classes after realizing he had no idea how to properly write the novel he envisioned. 


4/19/2022, 3:45pm

Don’t throw out your trash, make it into treasure

 The amount of waste humans create is shocking. According to the United Nations, we dump 2.12 billion tons every year. This collects in piles, landfills and oceans, becoming a danger for animals and an issue for our human population.