2/1/2022, 12:00pm

Skylar Walder: who, why, how

In seventh grade, Skylar Walder stopped in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, as a pit stop on the way home to northern New Jersey. It wasn’t until high school that she rediscovered Shippensburg through a poster in her teacher’s classroom. Now, Walder is an amicable and recognizable face on campus.

1/25/2022, 12:00pm

A friendly face in food lines: Jeremy Satyawan Putra

Whether you have been on campus for four years or one semester, you probably have met, interacted with, or at least seen Jeremy Satyawan Putra. Putra is well known for his bold business casual outfits and striking up conversation with any friendly looking face.

1/25/2022, 12:00pm

APB hosts SU’s own ‘Family Feud’

The Activities Programming Board hosted a “Family Feud” event on Friday, Jan. 21, in the Ceddia Union Building. The event began at 9 p.m.; however, the APB event staff spent far more time beforehand preparing the event.

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.