Students gathered in Shipppensburg University’s Ceddia Union Building’s (CUB) multi-purpose room (MPR) to spend the night stuffing teddy bears to add to their stuffed animal collection and tie-dye shirts on March 20.
St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 and you are probably still figuring out how to ring in the holiday without breaking COVID-19 coronavirus social regulations. You might not be able to drink with friends at house parties or go to Indiana University of Pennsylvania for IUPatty’s but you can celebrate in safe ways. Here a few ways to celebrate the Irish holiday during this new normal.
Bustling away making several different drinks per minute, Shippensburg University senior Fatira Porter works five-hour shifts during the week at the campus Starbucks in between attending classes to earn her criminal justice degree.
Each year the fall semester seems to fly by while the spring semester drags on. It is the annual feat of trying to stay motivated through the last few months of the school year and not slack off and just go through the motions.
For a decade, Farmers on the Square has provided the Carlisle community with farm fresh products and goods. During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the farmers’ market stepped up its game to continue to feed the town.
Juggling academics and being a CEO of a small business would be too much to handle for many students, but Shippensburg University alumna Leah Mottershead and senior Cassy Cohen manage to defeat the odds as they work on getting their degrees while owning a company.
For the past year, the COVID-19 coronavirus has presented new challenges to students all over the country. Shippensburg University’s Counseling Center and psychology professors are trying to help students cope with mental health conditions and vulnerability induced by the pandemic.
Homecoming is a time for current students and alumni alike to come together and celebrate Shippensburg University and each other. It is a time of unity and peace, but when a global pandemic forces Raiders to be apart, things can get a little tricky. But SU officials pushed on with homecoming activities with the theme of “One Ship family, united apart,” – and it proved to be a truly historic year.
At Shippensburg University, there is a lack of understanding and a stigma surrounding asexuality. While some do not know what it means, others may identify within this community. There are students who identify on the spectrum of asexuality at SU.