Troy Okum - Asst. News Editor


Social work students rally in the state capitol

Numbering in the hundreds, members and supporters of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) rallied in the rotunda of the state capitol building on April 14, to advocate for new laws to license and protect social workers. More than 60 Shippensburg University students and professors from the social work department attended the event.

Sexism goes beyond wage gap

America is the land of equal opportunity — it gives an equal opportunity for anything, good or bad, to happen.

SU students see funnel clouds

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning until 7:30 p.m. via text message for the Shippensburg University area.

Fire strikes Shippensburg

A fire damaged a multi-unit building on the corner of Fayette and King Streets in Shippensburg Friday afternoon.

Water shortages, long-term global problem

“Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink,” goes Samuel Coleridge’s poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The English poem is about three sailors stuck at sea, who are all dying of thirst, but the only water they can find is the ocean’s plentiful and undrinkable salt water. These sailors are not alone as people around the world are facing water shortages and often have little option other than to drink contaminated water, if it is available at all.

‘Rally for Retention’ inspires students to succeed

Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) held a “Rally for Retention” on March 26, in the Ceddia Union Building. The rally, which is an event to inspire students to succeed academically, featured speakers, an award ceremony and refreshments.