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The Slate Speaks: Bomb threats at SASD, the boy who cried wolf

A bomb threat targeting Shippensburg Area Senior High School failed to close Shippensburg’s public schools last Wednesday, Sept. 11. Students entered the building guarded by members of the Shippensburg Police Department, but otherwise classes continued as normal, a marching band rehearsed outside and a gym class exercised in the field by the school. 


The Slate Speaks: Gun violence needs action

Gun violence in America has been a common scene of both chaos and carnage. National leaders respond to the issue in a seemingly systematic manner — thoughts and prayers; thought and prayers; thoughts and prayers — while innocent Americans continue to die. 


An Open Letter to President Laurie Carter

This open letter is a response to a mass email sent by your office to the Shippensburg community, as well as other public comments made about stories that have been published in The Slate over the past several weeks, and in a meeting Tuesday between you and members of The Slate staff.


Military Policy needs Reform

Before any individual can serve in any branch of the United States Military they must meet a series of eligibility requirements, ranging from good moral character to physical fitness standards.