Allyson Ritchey Asst. PR Director


MSA and RHA host “Live at Apollo”

The heart of Harlem made its appearance in Shippensburg on Thursday, Feb. 9, in Stewart Hall for the annual “Live at Apollo” event hosted by Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) and Residence Hall Association (RHA). A celebration of black history and talent, this event featured various student performances in true Apollo fashion. 

What an engineer looks like: Sexism in the School of Engineering

On Dec. 5, 2022, the official Instagram account of Shippensburg University shared a photo featuring two male-presenting students in the newly named Milton and Doreen Morgan Engineering School with the caption “This is what an #engineer looks like.” The caption was then changed roughly 22 hours later to say, “Hands-on learning at the Milton and Doreen Engineering Lab!” with no comment or apology publicly made. 

New advocates on campus: Disability Advocacy Club

Fighting ableism on the Shippensburg University campus and beyond, SU’s Disability Advocacy Club (DAC) held their second meeting of the semester on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in CUB 103.

Guest speaker addresses mass incarceration of women and girls

Every seat in Old Main Chapel was occupied on Wednesday, March 30, as Jill McCorkel, sociology and criminology professor at Villanova University, presented her lecture titled “It’s not Prison Reform if We Leave Women and Girls Behind.” The event began with introductions by Allison Carey, SU sociology department chair, and Theresa Ward, sociology senior and department tutor. 

Student fashion show kicks off SU career week

 Students traded in their normal clothes for professional suits, blazers and dresses on Thursday March 24, at the First Annual Sailing into Success Fashion Show presented by Shippensburg University’s Career, Mentoring and Professional Development Center (CMPDC). The show was to promote the center’s very own Raider Ready Professional Dress Closet where students can get one free professional outfit per semester.