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How COVID has Impacted Athletes and Staff at Shawnee
Nathan Ewing, Staff Reporter • April 1, 2021

COVID-19 has caused major problems for sports around the world. College sports are extremely popular across America and here at Shawnee State...

Meet the Staff
Nathan Ewing
Nathan Ewing
Staff Reporter

Nathan Ewing was born and raised in Callington, Cornwall in England. He is 25-years-old and has played soccer his whole life. He loves to travel and has been to thirteen different countries. Before moving...

Chase Ward
Chase Ward
Staff Reporter

Chase Ward is a fifth-year senior at Shawnee State University, majoring in sports management. His interests in covering athletics are in direct correlation to his desires to become a sports information...

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Streaming Services
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • March 17, 2021

Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Paramount Plus, and many other streaming services have been exploding in popularity with people. Especially over the past year...

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SSU App Student Feed Creates Dynamic Platform for Students
SSU App Student Feed Creates Dynamic Platform for Students
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • April 9, 2021

With the technology age booming, many colleges and universities across the United States have created mobile apps for students and staff to use as a source of information. Shawnee State University developed their own SSU App in 2016 with the tagline “Get Connected. Stay Connected.” Approaching 5 years since then, the app has evolved into its own community and provided a new atmosphere for students...

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Shawnee announces in-person graduation and full return in Fall 2021
Aubrey Boland, Staff Reporter • March 24, 2021

On Mon. March 15, Shawnee State University's Office of the President released an exciting statement regarding the upcoming Spring Commencement ceremony as well as plans for a full return to campus in the fall. President Jeff Bauer officially announced that the 2021 Spring Commencement will be held in person. The ceremony will take place outside – rain or shine. There will be guidelines in...

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Are Online Classes the Future of Education?
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • March 18, 2021

Last year, during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a massive quarantine that forced people to stay in their homes. As part of that quarantine, many children and students had to switch to online classes. Now the quarantine is long over and many students are going back to in-person classes, of course, this does raise a question: Are things going to be fully back to normal in terms of classes or is online...

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Being a RA During the Pandemic: New Challenges and New Experiences
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • March 16, 2021

At Shawnee State University, Resident Assistants (RAs) are an essential part of our campus community and leadership. In their usual role of creating a fun and safe environment for students, RAs are able to create helpful relationships with and between residents while enforcing university policies. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has readjusted the scope of the RA position and brought forth new challenges. The...

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Celebrating Women's History Month
Aubrey Boland, Staff Reporter • March 11, 2021

March is Women’s History Month and while every day we should appreciate the women in our lives and the women who have paved the way towards equality, this month we are invited to truly take a look at women’s history and honor all women. What is Women’s History Month? During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific...

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New and Exciting Businesses Coming to Portsmouth Spring and Summer 2021
New and Exciting Businesses Coming to Portsmouth Spring and Summer 2021
Aubrey Boland, Staff Reporter • April 7, 2021

The comeback city, a title that the citizens have proudly given their hometown, has been seeing new businesses pop up all over town. The city of Portsmouth is committed to...

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Spring Cleaning: Time to Refresh
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • April 5, 2021

The end of winter means the arrival of spring cleaning! Many take advantage of the springtime to deep clean and organize their house or apartment, a tradition that has lasted...

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The Brood X Emergence: What to Expect
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • March 22, 2021

Last here in 2004, the Brood X cicadas are making a comeback. These unique, large insects, typically known for their buzzing sounds, are resurfacing after spending 17 years...

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Snowmagedon 2021: How the recent winter weather has affected millions across the U.S.
Aubrey Boland, Staff Reporter • March 10, 2021

Americans are finally beginning to recover after several states faced unprecedented winter weather that left thousands without power. The weekend of Valentine’s Day brought...

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The Bear Necessities Pantry
Nathan Ewing, Staff Reporter • February 26, 2021

About the Pantry The Bear Necessities Pantry is located in the Morris University Centre Room 221 at Shawnee State University and is to help students with food insecurity....

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Writing Center Opening
Mason Bryant, Head Editor • January 22, 2021

The Shawnee State University Writing Center is now open for the spring semester. They have switched to an online format to accomodate restrictions. Students who need peer...

A New Resource for Students at the Student Success Center
A New Resource for Students at the Student Success Center
Sarah Huston, Staff Reporter • December 2, 2020

The Student Success Center at Shawnee State University has always been a great tool for students and their success. This center has been offering make-up testing, tutoring,...

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Unique Courses Offered in Spring 2021
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • November 3, 2020

With Spring Semester beginning on Jan. 11, 2021, students should register for their Spring courses soon. Students are encouraged to take between 12 and 18 credit hours per...

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How to Prepare for Winter Storms
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • February 24, 2021

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been several winter storms hitting Ohio. While those storms seem to be over, for now, winter isn't quite over yet and there is always...

Winter is Coming
Winter is Coming
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2020

The holiday season is just around the corner, and with that season comes all the hardships of it. Holiday stress, the holidays bring out stress in a lot of people, and it’s...

Face Masks: The Dos and Don
Face Masks: The Dos and Don'ts
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • October 28, 2020

Face Masks are very important when it comes to keeping COVID-19 from spreading. However, there are plenty of Dos and plenty of Don’ts when it comes to wearing a face mask. Here...

SSU Greek Life
SSU Greek Life
Aubrey Boland October 19, 2020

Have you ever considered being a part of Greek Life? Shawnee State University (SSU) has a bustling Greek life presence on campus with two fraternities: Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE)...

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