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Ian Hillman is a 25-year-old sophomore at Shawnee State University. Originally from the state of Washington, he moved to Ohio a few years ago after traveling the world with his family. Ian is majoring...

Jerilyn Garrett is a senior in her fourth year at Shawnee State University, majoring in English/Humanities with a concentration in Communications. After working with various forms of media like writing...


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Musician Okaidja Afroso
Ghanaian musician visits SSU as part of World Fest
Donovan Owens, Staff Photographer • April 14, 2023

Ghanaian musician Okaidja Afroso visited Shawnee State University and other locations across Scioto County this week as part of the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts's partnership...

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DEI Book Club offers students a chance to read diverse books
DEI Book Club offers students a chance to read diverse books
Erin Rice, Editor • March 6, 2023

One of the many clubs Shawnee State University offers is the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion's book club. This club gives students a chance to read and discuss work that is written by diverse writers from different backgrounds than students may be used to. The Chronicle recently spoke to Dr. Jennifer Pauley, the chair of the book club (and Shawnee's associate provost), to discuss the...

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Creative Writing Club meets every second and fourth Thursdays at 3:30 PM in Massie Hall room 109
A look Into SSU's Creative Writing Club
Erin Rice, Staff Reporter • February 8, 2023

One of the best parts of college is joining new clubs and meeting people interested in the same things you are. College gives you a unique opportunity to build relationships with these people. Since the fall of 2022, Shawnee State University has offered a Creative Writing Club. In this club, anyone interested in creative writing is welcome. The Creative Writing Club meets every second and fourth...

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Tom Stead's work featured in Appleton Gallery until early February
Donovan Owens, Shawnee Chronicle Staff Member • January 27, 2023

Tom Stead, artist and former professor at both Shawnee and Ohio University, currently has his artwork showcased in the Appleton Gallery. The works, collectively titled "Through My Eyes," is a culmination of paintings he has created over the 10 years since his retirement. When asked for comments about the gallery, he responded, "I'm not going to tell you what each piece is about because it's...

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Larry Hisle
Hisle made his mark in MLB and as a humanitarian
Ian Hillman, Staff Reporter • November 27, 2022

Larry Hisle is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, humanitarian and philanthropist who grew up in Portsmouth. He is also, notably, the person for whom the newly constructed Hisle Park Apartments in Portsmouth is named. The honor connects Hisle's lifelong work with children and teenagers to the complex's mission to provide housing for young adults aging out of foster care. In anticipation...

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Communication major coming to Shawnee
Josh Amato, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

A new communication major will be offered at Shawnee State University (SSU) starting fall semester of 2023. The new program was formally approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education earlier this fall. "According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 14 percent from 2020 to 2030, so job prospects for new graduates are excellent,"...

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7 Nations Celtic Club 16th Annual Saint Patricks Day Parade Flyer
Saint Patrick's Day events scheduled in Portsmouth
Erin Rice, Editor • March 10, 2023

Every year, the 7 Nations Celtic Club of Southern Ohio works with Port City Pub to put on an amazing Saint Patrick's Day celebration. Considering Portsmouth is nestled in...

New apartment complex to open later this month
Donovan Owens, Staff Reporter • February 8, 2023

The Hisle Park Apartment Complex will be opening later this month in Portsmouth. The complex gets its name from the ground it was built on, Hisle Park. The park was named...

Years of effort went into development of Hisle Park Apartments
Ian Hillman, Staff Reporter • November 27, 2022

Development of a project like the Hisle Park Apartments, a complex designed for young people aging out of foster care and scheduled to open in December at 2237 Thomas Avenue...

Hisle Park Apartments scheduled to open in December
Ian Hillman, Staff Reporter • November 27, 2022

Named after Portsmouth native and baseball legend Larry Hisle, the Hisle Park Apartments are scheduled to open in December, offering homes for young people (18+) entering...

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Clark Memorial Library offers a range of student resources
February 19, 2023

Shawnee State University's Clark Memorial Library offers a wide range of academic resources to support students. The library provides access to publications and other materials...

Shawnee Career Fair Approaches Soon!
Shawnee Career Fair Approaches Soon!
Jerry Igaz, Staff Reporter • March 20, 2022

After high school, college serves as a way to gain higher education, friends, and the degrees necessary for one to pursue their desired job. However, getting into a position...

Student Stress Out
Rachel Clingman, Staff Reporter • December 3, 2021

Stressed OUT The semester is coming to an end and students are scrambling to get their last pieces of work perfected and turned in. In the midst of the weather changing,...

Academic Burnout in College Students
Elizabeth Gillespie, Staff Reporter • November 19, 2021

Academic burnout is a mental health issue that can have severe effects on college students and that can be caused by the overwhelming amount of stress that college students...

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Photo from emails from Shawnee State University Office of Communications.
Campus Climate and You
Jerry Igaz, Staff Reporter • April 18, 2022

Campus Climate and You College campuses are large. They often consist of the centralized area with the library, community center and academic buildings, and then there...

All About Blood Drives
Jerry Igaz, Staff Reporter • April 4, 2022

Blood. Everyone has it in their bodies and everyone can fall into one of the different blood type categories that exists on our planet. When it comes to the collection of...

A flyer for Silhouette.
Shawnee State Silhouette Soon! Complete Creativity Captured Carefully
Jerry Igaz, Staff Reporter • March 15, 2022

In the current world, people often find themselves writing down or taking pictures to symbolize their thoughts, feelings and goals in a way that means much to them. Whether...

A picture of Sarah and Macy. They are happy in each others company.
Student Interview: Sarah Cunningham
Jerry Igaz, Staff Reporter • March 10, 2022

On campus grounds, students from all walks of life study and pursue their dreams through hard work and determination. As all of them are unique, some of them also have experiences...

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