Luke Rainey Asst. Copy Editor


Darrell Newton named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Darrell Newton was selected as the university’s next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), starting July 1, 2024.  A search committee narrowed the list from 80 candidates to 12 semi-finalists. Newton was then selected among three finalists, with the announcement coming from Shippensburg University President Charles Patterson on April 26, 10 days after finalist interviews ended.

Biden outlines differences against Trump in State of the Union Address

President Joe Biden listed his administration’s accomplishments and goals to provide a contrast between himself and former President Donald Trump in his 2024 State of the Union address. The speech on March 8 was less than 36 hours after Nikki Haley withdrew from the GOP primary, making Trump the presumptive nominee to challenge Biden’s re-election. 

First GOP debate highlights lesser-known candidates

The Republican Party held its first presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wis. on Aug. 23 without the frontrunner for the nomination, but the event was still rowdy and contentious despite former President Donald Trump’s absence.

Decision 2024: The candidates, politicians, and names you need to know

The 2022 midterm elections mark the halfway point of President Joe Biden’s first term in office, meaning the road to the 2024 presidential election is fast approaching. Both parties have crucial decisions to make within the next two years that will decide whether they control the Oval Office on Jan. 20, 2025.

Study Abroad Discussion Panel

Shippensburg University professors Jonathan Skaff and Mark Sachleben moderated a discussion with seven SU students who have participated in study abroad programs.

Hurricane Ian wreaks havoc across Florida

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Cayo Costa, Florida, on the afternoon of Sept. 28. As a Category 4 system, Ian is the third major hurricane since 2017 to make landfall in Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis called the damage “historic.”