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.

9/28/2021, 12:00pm

Women’s Center celebrates 35 years

The Women’s Center of Shippensburg University celebrated its 35th anniversary last Thursday, Sept. 23. Arielle Catron, director of the Women’s Center, hosted the celebration in Stewart Hall. There was food, fellowship and passionate messages from guest speakers.

9/21/2021, 12:00pm

What to know about Knotweed, an invasive plant on campus

 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.  

8/31/2021, 3:33pm

Graduate students make virtual timeline for 150th celebrations

Shippensburg University is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a year of special events and activities. As part of celebrations, two graduate students launched an online interactive photo timeline of the university’s history. Tara Quinlivan and CJ Meiser, applied history majors, created the timeline, according to a university press release. 

5/13/2021, 4:21pm

4 ways to keep in touch with college friends this summer

Making friends, finding roommates and growing connections with other students is a major part of your four-year stay at any university. All the great memories and laughs you have with your new friends comes to a close each year as the semester ends and everyone parts ways for the summer.