Jonathan Bergmueller Editor-in-Chief
Although Shippensburg University has made many strides toward achieving transparency that should not be discounted, I feel there are several issues the administration has not yet addressed that need to be resolved as it moves forward into a new post-pandemic academic year.
We are at the end of another year, and a new team is about to take over and lead The Slate. They take the place of a departing generation of veterans of which I am a member.
The #ReOpen rallies that occurred this past week are prime examples of the corruption present within the modern conservative American movement.
Where do you find the money to offset a pandemic? That’s the million-dollar question Shippensburg University is faced with as it reels from the hits the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has delivered to its metaphorical abdomen: Students.
“If you see something that needs help or needs assistance, you can either be the bystander and sit there and say ‘Oh, that’s unfortunate,’ or you can step in and do something about it,” said junior Stephen Washington.
Amid a national wave of protests against mandatory closures of schools and businesses, thousands of Pennsylvanians gathered on the steps of the Harrisburg Capitol building Monday at noon.
It has been a month since the first cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus cropped up in the state of Pennsylvania. When I originally wrote this column Sunday evening, I stated "Since March 7, 11,510 citizens tested positive for the virus, while 152 have died." Now, Tuesday afternoon, I have to change those numbers because 14,559 Pennsylvanians have tested positive and 240 have died.
Gov. Tom Wolf placed all 67 Pennsylvania counties under a “stay-at-home” order on Wednesday in response to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus throughout the state.
Shippensburg University officials announced Friday the university will offer partial refunds on a number of services for which students pay.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all businesses that are not “life-sustaining” to close by 8 p.m. Thursday.