Noel Miller Editor-in-Chief
“The Talk” — it’s the most infamous part of puberty. The dreaded sit down with a parent or teacher for some of us and for others it’s a book about the body placed in our room. Sex education is often awkward for the one teaching it and the one learning. If you for some reason can’t be the one to teach your kids about sex education and their bodies, please make sure someone does. Without the proper education the sexual health and safety of children, teenagers and young adults can be at risk.
The search for the next Shippensburg University President has begun. At last week’s Council of Trustees meeting, members of the council were appointed to a presidential search committee. While the interim president position, filled by Charles Patterson, was filled rather quickly last semester, presidential searches typically take longer.
The search for the next president of Shippensburg University has begun. Three trustees were appointed to the council’s presidential search committee at their second meeting of the semester last Friday, Nov. 12.
The homecoming court was back in full for Homecoming 2021 at Shippensburg University. Each year, 10 students are voted onto the court and spend the next month volunteering and fundraising in hopes to be crowned as homecoming royalty.
It’s Vaccination Week at Shippensburg University. Students are encouraged to submit proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine, learn about the vaccine and get the vaccine, according to Chris Clarke the director of the SU COVID Office.
More than 59% of Pennsylvanians are fully vaccinated according to the PA Department of Health website. How is it that only half of Pennsylvanians are vaccinated seven months after the vaccine was made available to all adults on May first 2021.
Over two dozen Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties members received letters of intent to retrench, an APSCUF press release said.
The Shippensburg University Police Department sent out a safety bulletin to students on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 1:30 p.m. informing them that there have been two separate off-campus assaults recently. The bulletin stated the assaults were late at night and “on each occurrence the motive was robbery.” No details or information about the exact locations, victims or alleged attackers were included in the email.
We remain amidst a pandemic, yet this weekend I was able to get a taste of “normal” and just be a college student for a few days. Homecoming is the annual pilgrimage back to a college family for alumni and for current students a big family gathering.
2021 welcomed the return of crowning royalty at the homecoming football game. Hayley Anderson and Abdulomar Tucker were crowned as this year’s Homecoming Royalty. For the first time in SU history, a dog was part of the entourage.