Chase Slenker Staff Columnist

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Give it a thought: Modified SU scholarship will increase enrollment

Whenever students apply to Shippensburg University, many are offered the Raider Success Scholarship as a means of decreasing the cost of their tuition and to encourage them to choose SU over all other schools. Its purpose is additionally to reward students who are high academic performers. That Raider Success Scholarship funded through the university was previously provided to students with a 1150 SAT and 3.5 GPA or higher to the amount of $2,000 for up to four years. 


Give it a thought: New housing policy

As the fall semester starts to wind down, Shippensburg University student email inboxes are filling with information for not just the spring semester. Information is pouring in about housing selection for fall 2020. 


Commentary: Give it a thought: Imagine what 100 % looks like

The Shippensburg University community and campus life is often fragmented into smaller groups. Our university is defined more so by our individual groups and lacks a central school spirit. The truly disappointing part of our campus climate is the large percentage of our population that is not involved on campus. 


Commentary: To raise the smoking age, raise the draft age

  A bill titled the “Tobacco-Free Youth Act” is making its way through the United States Senate committees. The bipartisan bill, sponsored by majority leader Mitch McConnell (R) and former vice-presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine (D) would change the federal smoking age from eighteen to twenty-one.