Seth Turner Asst. News Editor

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Ukraine Recaptures Russian-Controlled Territories

Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine has been happening for over six months now, with no end in sight. However, Ukrainian forces have made significant gains on Russian territory in the northwest region of Kharkiv. In the past two weeks, Ukrainian forces have launched a similar counter-offensive in the southern Kherson region. When Russian forces moved south to combat this, the northern offensive pushed even harder. 


SGA President Hare resigns

Student Government Association (SGA) President Andrew Hare stepped down from his position on August 23. The resignation was due to undisclosed personal reasons. Vice President of Finances Chase Slenker said that responsibilities are being shared among the other officers to better distribute the workload. Slenker will be speaking at the SGA Open House in place of the president. 


SGA holds first meeting

Shippensburg University’s Student Government Association (SGA) held a meeting on Sept. 1 at which Vice President Kennedy Holt shared that elections are coming up and petitions to run were due on Sept. 2.


President Biden delivers campaign promise of debt cancellation

One week before student loan payments were set to resume after the pandemic pause, President Joe Biden cancelled student debt for millions of Americans. Biden also plans to extend the payment pause for another four months. The debt cancellation only applies to graduates who make under $125,000 a year or households who make less than $250,000 a year. Graduates who applied for the Pell Grant can now have up to $20,000 in loans forgiven, and other loan recipients can be forgiven for up to $10,000. 


Green League and Environmental Awareness

“It’s quite clear, from study after study, that the rate of resource extraction, the rate of population growth, is exorbitant and we can’t continue to extract resources at the same rate that we always have,” said Sean Cornell, an SU associate geography and earth sciences professor. From shifting weather predictions, to mass storms across the southern United States, it seems some aspects of climate change are rearing their head.


SU students and faculty work to make campus more sustainable

From shifting weather predictions, to mass storms across the southern United States, it seems some aspects of climate change are rearing their head. “It’s quite clear, from study after study, that the rate of resource extraction, the rate of population growth, is exorbitant and we can’t continue to extract resources at the same rate that we always have.” said Sean Cornell, a geography and earth sciences professor at Shippensburg University. 


Rangeline DeJesus named SU student trustee

On April 14, it was announced that Rangeline DeJesus will serve as a new Shippensburg University Trustee. Appointed by Gov. Tom Wolfe, the sophomore will be serving on the Shippensburg University Council of Trustees and representing students.