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Patterson one year after his inauguration

Friday, Oct. 27, marked one year since Charles Patterson was inaugurated as Shippensburg University’s 18th president. His time at Shippensburg University started in August 2021 when he stepped in as interim president after Laurie Carter, former SU President, left the university. Before coming to Shippensburg University, Patterson had served as the president of Mansfield University since 2019. 

Letter to the Managing Editor

In last week’s print edition of The Slate, you issued an open call to “especially busy Raiders out there who may have some advice on how to keep it all together.” 

Going to counseling is OK

This week I went to counseling for the first time since 2021. Prior to that, I had been going on a pretty consistent basis since I was 9.  For as long as I can remember, I have always dealt with pretty intense anxiety. You know the kind — incessant stomachache, racing thoughts of doom, constant nervousness (for seemingly no reason). With the onset of my senior year of college, these feelings made their way back.

‘Jurassic Park in Concert’

Can a 30-year-old movie about dinosaurs still pull in a crowd in 2023? You bet “Jurassic” can.  In a never-before-in-Shippensburg event, the Luhrs Performing Arts Center (LPAC) hosted individuals of all ages on Thursday, July 20, for “Jurassic Park in Concert” as part of its Shippensburg Summer Music Festival.