Noel Miller Asst. News Editor
Shippensburg University is going through a very transitional time. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is in the middle of redesign, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world and the U.S. has been going through social and political upheaval over the last few years. Despite this, the world still turns, and the SU community is faced with another change. In March 2021, Laurie Carter, then SU President, announced she would be leaving the university in the summer. Charles Patterson, then president of Mansfield University, would take her place as the interim president while the search for a new president began.
If you’ve been to Washington, D.C., you’ve likely also been to the Smithsonian museums. These museums showcase the colorful history of our country and our world. From science and ancient animals to the military and great works of art, the Smithsonian museums are a way society preserves American values and identity.
An SU Alert text message was sent out at 12:29 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 1 notifying recipients that all afternoon and evening classes are canceled and the University is closing at 2 p.m. today.
Many of us over the last year and a half, relied on food delivery, no-contact pickup and fast food. While customers began to feel more comfortable eating out as COVID-19 restrictions loosened, restaurants found themselves without enough staff to accommodate the long-awaited rush back to the normality of pre-pandemic days.
August through December, vaccination clinics are scheduled for campus community members to get their COVID-19 vaccine for free at.
Nearly every seat in the H. Ric Luhrs Preforming Arts Center was filled for Convocation last Friday.
The class of 2022, which I am a part of, is the only class at Shippensburg University that had a full year of a “normal” college experience.
A non-fatal shooting in the 200 block of Queen Street was reported at 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report.
Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 18, all Shippensburg University students, faculty and staff are required to wear masks when indoors, SU interim President announced yesterday afternoon.
Lounges furnished with a handful of couches, plexiglass dividers separating the outside world from workers, half-filled classrooms that felt hollow and smiles that could only be seen in the eyes of masked faces. This is what the Shippensburg University campus looked like to keep its faculty, staff and students safe as they returned for the fall 2020 semester.