Chase Slenker Staff Columnist


Give it a Thought: The Age of Majority

Americans are tasked with a variety of obligations while granted various rights and opportunities depending on their age. According to the Cornell Legal Institute, the age of legal majority is set at eighteen years old and is the point in which a person gains “control over their own actions and affairs and becomes responsible for the decisions they make.” 

Give it a thought commentary: Do you have a minute?

A few weeks ago, I was walking across the academic quad in front of the library when I came across a middle-aged man and his two daughters handing out little pamphlets. Now my initial reactions were both of intrigue and a desire to keep on walking past as quickly as possible. 

Give it a thought: New cameras aid in bringing justice

Shippensburg University has had pressure from students in the past year to add additional security and surveillance in and around our residence halls in order to address incidents occurring in the buildings as well as to prevent future problems.