12/10/2021, 5:08pm

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBTQ+ student success

 On Dec. 9 the Pride Center held Lavender Graduation to celebrate LGBTQ+ graduates and their accomplishments. The Shippensburg University graduates were joined by friends and faculty as well as their given or chosen families in the Ceddia Union Building. 

11/23/2021, 12:00pm

Add a new contact; meet SU’s first family

Students and faculty have had to adapt to many different personalities in Shippensburg University’s administration over the years. This year Charles and Colleen Patterson have transitioned into the roles of interim president and first lady of Shippensburg University. 

11/16/2021, 12:00pm

Cutest Raider on campus

There are many famous animals spotted around the Shippensburg University campus. We have the famous Ship Squirrels Instagram account, @ship_squirrels, as well as and Oliver, Homecoming Royalty Hayley Anderson’s service dog. However, among all of the celebrities to meet on campus, one named Raider stands out.

11/16/2021, 12:00pm

A mental health day that you can afford to take

Seasonal affective disorder is hitting hard as final deadlines and the end of the semester quickly approaches. Through general and Covid-19-related absences this semester, many students cannot afford to miss more classes before finals week. Rather than becoming consumed by essays and exams, students should find simple ways to relieve stress without having to take the whole day off.

11/9/2021, 12:00pm

Mavis Anderson: protect our mother

Even if you don’t know Mavis Anderson, you may recognize her by her eccentric dress and loud voice on topics of the environment and equality. As a freshman sustainability major with a focus on environmental conservation, she can be seen around campus raising environmental awareness and advocating on behalf of The Green League student organization.

11/2/2021, 12:00pm

Horoscopes by two mean Scorpios: November

Want to know what the future has in store? Look to the stars with two mean Scorpio women to see what your month holds. Let us know what you think or if we got it right by sending an email to

10/26/2021, 12:00pm

Meet Shippensburg University Alumni

Shippensburg University alumni gathered behind Seth Grove Stadium to tailgate for the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 23. Despite the overcast weather, alumni got together to celebrate their Raider pride. Alumni reconnected with student organizations, friends and enjoyed perks from the Alumni Association tent. The Slate spoke with some alumni at the SU tailgate to hear stories recounted by many generations of alumni. 

10/26/2021, 12:00pm

Fun, Friday and food trucks

After skipping a year for the pandemic, the Shippensburg University Food Truck Festival made a tasty return on Friday, Oct. 22.

10/12/2021, 12:00pm

Horoscopes by Two Mean Scorpios

Curious about what your week may hold? Here is your brief look at the stars for the week of Oct. 12. Enjoy these cutting horoscopes written by two mean Scorpio women. 

10/12/2021, 12:00pm

Six films to stream for this Halloween season

Halloween season is officially upon us, and there are many activities for students to look forward to this year to celebrate. While planning trips to the pumpkin patch and deciding what candy to hand out this year, individuals can enjoy the horror and thriller media available at their fingertips.

10/12/2021, 12:00pm

Pie an RA for SCRC

Throughout the past week, resident assistants Alycia LaLuz and David Maldonado travelled across Shippensburg University campus selling $2 shaving cream pies in order to raise money for the Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition (SCRC).

10/5/2021, 12:00pm

Annual Hazing Prevention Week is a success

Last week, Shippensburg University held Hazing Prevention Week on campus in the Ceddia Union Building. Forty-seven percent of students come to college previously experiencing hazing.