The Shippensburg University tennis team played two off-season tennis matches on Saturday, shutting out Hagerstown Community College 9-0 but coming up short against Harford Community College in a 7-2 loss. Junior Emily Cox and freshman Emilie Luttman brought home a sweeping 8-0 victory in their doubles match against Hagerstown.
“Disability and incarceration in the United States and Canada” will be this year’s subject for the Disabilities Study lecture in Old Main, Room 206, on April 13.
While Shippensburg University students were relaxing on spring break, a courageous cluster of Geography and Earth Science Organization (GESO) students were knee-deep in the brackish wetlands of the Chincoteague Bay, swinging machetes. After classes let out on Friday, March 6, 18 GESO students crowded into vans for a four-hour drive down to the Chincoteague Bay Field Station in Virginia. This year’s team, armed with machetes and weed-wackers, were set on weeding out as much Phragmite grass as they could from a designated area of Chincoteague Bay wetlands. Phragmite grass is a big problem for biodiversity in the Chincoteague area.
Students and professors hung on to every word as Professor Nicole Santalucia performed her poems for a packed lecture hall in the Dauphin Humanities Center at Shippensburg University last Thursday afternoon.
Shippensburg University is in the running to become Peta2’s “favorite vegan-friendly” small college. When Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, assigned letter grades to hundreds of universities, Shippensburg University scored a solid A.
An award-winning journalist shared her experience covering a controversial trial surrounding the debate of promoting religion in public schools. Lauri Lebo spoke in Old Main last Thursday for Shippensburg University’s 7th annual Science and Religion Forum.
Shippensburg University professors received a $1 million grant to study the Delaware River Basin. Shippensburg University professors Claire Jantz and Scott Drzyzga will use the money to fund a project that will map and analyze land use in the Delaware River Basin.
A veteran, a firefighter and an audience member were given guitars on Saturday night at Hot Point Inn.