Like a reed swaying in a current, Mohammed Alhrbi, graduate student and member of the Saudi Arabian Club, swayed to the Saudi music — his white, floor-length robe brighter than his broad smile under the hot sun Thursday afternoon.
Inside the Dauphin Humanities Center Saturday night, 21 students buckled down for a lock-in. It was an average slumber party — complete with soda, chips, sugar — and oh yeah, 24 hours of math.
Corn kernels flew through the air and plastered themselves to faces and beards as corn eating competitors ran their teeth along ears of corn in a frantic three-minute race to see who could eat the most corn at Saturday’s 35th annual Shippensburg Corn Festival.
Shippensburg University administrators donned plastic aprons and gloves, grabbed spoons and tongs, and began serving breakfast at 11:30 p.m.
For Rebekka Cuadro, a senior at Shippensburg University, she is learning something that is not always taught in a class room — real world skills. Cuadro has worked on campus since her freshman year — first at Chicken-Dipety and now Starbucks.
The monster is awake and hungry — growling from the dark, moist pit he gnashes his sharp teeth against the empty cavernous walls asking for food.
When the lights went down, the sororities and fraternities howled deep-throated dog calls to one another in the darkness.
Metal clashed as each opponent parried a sideways dance of tiny steps and lunging attacks. Tucked away in the Shippensburg University’s recreational center is where the Fencing Club members meet twice a week, don white vests of armor, pull down netted screens across their faces and play a sword game. The weapons the Fencing Club uses are actually not swords at all, but foils and epees.
Gripping the makeup brush, a student hesitantly began to apply foundation to her face. Mary Kay was one of the three booths at the Empowerment Day for women, hosted by Feminists Raising Empowerment and Equality (FREE). “I’m OK if she does it.
Some artists are inspired by the world around them. Some artists try to recreate the world on canvas or as sculptures.