It has been a year and a half since the world went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until late spring, no one had the comfort of being protected from COVID-19 or the assurance that they had a reduced chance of infecting others until the vaccines were rolled out in 2021.
Americans set records in turnout for the 2020 Presidential Election. The Washington Post is reporting the highest voter turnout in a generation, with 62.3% of the voting-eligible population participating in the election. And officials are expecting the number to continue to grow. This is a step in the right direction — to see our fellow Americans playing an active role in democracy. It is important for citizens to be involved in selecting our national, state and community leaders.
For many college students, this is the first presidential election in which we will get to vote.
Across the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), schools are making decisions to help fight the financial challenges higher education institutions face.
Our campus community will have the opportunity to explore different cultures, beliefs and lifestyles during “Diversity Week.” Diversity Week offers campus community members the opportunity to learn about cultures, beliefs and lifestyles different than their own.
Unless one is living under a rock, one is aware there is a major election looming.
In the hard times of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we must be hopeful and pragmatic.
With the COVID-19 coronavirus still on the rise, Shippensburg University students must make the necessary adjustments if they wish to remain on campus. This means social distancing and wearing masks and limiting interactions with others.
Despite the need for social distancing and business closures because of the COVID-19 coronavirus, people are still exercising their right to protest these measures.
For many decades, tourists have traveled to Centralia’s colorful Graffiti Highway to create art, take photos or simply admire the site’s beauty.