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Erin Rice is a graduate student at Shawnee State University, where she will graduate with her M.A. in composition and rhetoric in Fall 2023. Once she graduates, Erin plans to pursue a career as an author...

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Joshua Amato is in his third year at Shawnee State University. Originally, he planned to pursue an English teaching certificate before deciding to major in English and humanities with a concentration in...

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Eighth Annual Game Awards scheduled Dec. 8
Josh Amato, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

The Game Awards is an annual awards ceremony that brings talented game developers, players and other noteworthy figures within pop culture to recognize and celebrate gaming....

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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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UBMS offers opportunities for local high school students
Josh Amato, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) is a national program offered locally through Shawnee State University (SSU) that serves first-generation and low-income high school students. It was created in 1990 to increase access to higher education for first-generation and low-income students. As a result, UBMS helps prepare these students for college, especially within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering...

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Shawnee Game Conference rescheduled for March
Ian Hillman, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

The longest-running gaming conference in the Midwest has been rescheduled to March 10-11, 2023, to align with the grand opening of the newly renovated Kricker Innovation Hub. The annual Shawnee Game Conference was originally scheduled for Nov. 3-5, 2022. The Chronicle contacted the director  Shawnee State University's (SSU) Kricker Innovation Hub, David Kilroy, to get more information about why...

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Exploring the legend of Massie's "haunted" third floor
Josh Amato, Staff Reporter • November 18, 2022

Bo Wampler, an adjunct professor at Shawnee State University (SSU), first heard stories of Massie's third floor being haunted during his freshmen year as an undergraduate biology major at SSU. Several professors and lab assistants told him stories of hearing footsteps, random sounds and an eerie feeling that something was lurking in the hallways at night. During this time, Wampler was never on the...

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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...

Power outage causes minor setback at Winterfest
Ian Hillman, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

On Nov. 17, the opening night of Portsmouth's annual Winterfest, as the community counted down to the lighting of the community Christmas tree, suddenly all the lights on...

Portsmouth Winterfest 2022 runs through the end of the year
Josh Amato, Staff Reporter • November 26, 2022

The air is getting colder, and winter is fast approaching. This holiday season, Portsmouth's Market Square will be the home of Winterfest, a festival with all the winter activities...

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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...

A Job Opportunity For You!
Rachel Clingman, Staff Reporter • November 2, 2021

Shawnee students, now is the time to meet new people, seek job opportunities and make connections. As far as opportunities being offered, Shawnee State does not leave their...

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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...

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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...

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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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