Evan Dillow


‘That is Resistance’: Lecturer on Palestinian endurance

“Like the cactus, they can demolish the stones, but the roots stay and will come back up.”  This was one of many thought-provoking statements said by James Zogby, chair of the DNC Ethnic Council, in Stewart Hall on Monday, April 22. Zogby’s speech, which was part of the International Studies department’s annual lecture program, focused on the Palestinian culture of resistance both before and after the Oct. 7 attack that sparked the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza.

Gaza and abortion on the ballot in PA Primary

The presidential race came closer to home this week as the Pennsylvania 2024 primary election kicked off on Tuesday, April 23. The campaigns running in Pennsylvania included both the Democratic and Republican primaries, as well as the primaries for attorney general, auditor general and treasurer. There were also several primaries for Congressional positions.

Updates on Parking, Dining, and Technology discussed at second President’s Hour

Several issues were addressed by students at the second President’s Hour on Tuesday night in the Naugle Hall MPR. The matters addressed included updates on parking lot safety, dining and technology. In attendance was Shippensburg University President Charles Patterson, Dean of Students Lorie Sheetz and representatives from dining, maintenance, SUPD, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, housing, academics, and more. The forum was moderated by Residence Hall Association President Adam Beam.

Super Tuesday results pave way for Trump vs. Biden rematch

The 2024 presidential race narrowed following the expected election results from Super Tuesday, held on March 5 in 16 states and American Samoa. Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Virginia held primaries on Super Tuesday. The Democratic party held a caucus in American Samoa in place of Alaska.

Scooters, break-ins, room selection frustrations aired at President’s Hour

Several hot-button campus issues such as recent car break-ins, room selection frustrations and the electric scooter ban were discussed at last week’s President’s Hour. Students were encouraged to both listen and raise concerns to President Charles Patterson and members of the campus staff, which included representatives from housing, maintenance, SUPD, the Dean of Students, the Office of Equity and Inclusion and more. Adam Beam moderated questions.

Despite Trump’s Iowa and New Hampshire victory, Haley continues bid for Republican nominee

As the 2024 presidential election closer, the Republican Iowa Caucus took place on Monday, Jan. 15, and was followed by the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Due to freezing Midwest temperatures, voter turnout was much lower this January than in previous years’ contests. Despite the circumstances, support for Donald Trump remained strong among Republicans, paving a clear path to victory for the former president.

Academics discuss origins of Israel-Palestine conflict

A panel was held Thursday, Nov. 9 on the historical and political factors behind the current Israel-Palestine conflict in Gaza that began last month.  The panel lasted from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and was held in the Dauphin Humanities Center. It was sponsored by the Shippensburg University History/Philosophy and Political Science departments as well as the International Studies Program.

Trump on trial: 15th annual Criminal Justice Symposium

The 15th Annual Criminal Justice Symposium, titled “Trump on Trial,” was held on Wednesday evening in Old Main Chapel. The symposium was a panel of four unique academic outlooks on the former president’s political and legal future.