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Since coming to SSU, Tespa sponsored prizing for many Shawnee State gaming events
Collegiate Esports Giant Tespa Announces Brand Retirement and Closes Programs
Anissa Peoples, Assistant Editor • December 9, 2020

On Dec. 9, Tespa announced it was retiring its brand and shutting down several programs and rebranding others. A pioneer of the collegiate esports...

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Tyler Leach
Tyler Leach
Staff Reporter

Tyler Leach is a 20-year-old from Ironton, Ohio. This is his second year at Shawnee State University, he is going for a major in English/Communications and is hoping to become a writer with that major. He...

The poster presented around campus asking students to submit their questions to the new ASK SAM feature.
Introducing Ask Sam
Mason Bryant, Head Editor • October 12, 2020

New to Shawnee State University and hosted by The Chronicle, "Ask Sam" is SSU's version of "Dear Abby." Students, faculty, and staff can ask...

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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 the chance of another one happening. Winter storms can cause many things, roads being closed, power failures, or loss of communication services. So what should one do to prepare for a winter storm? The Centers for Disease...

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Masks: Two Better Than One?
Tyler Leach, Staff Reporter • February 10, 2021

Despite the COVID-19 vaccine starting to become more widespread, the pandemic is still going on. Since it began, people have started to get used to having to wear masks both indoors and outdoors, however, earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put out a new recommendation for preventing the spread of COVID: wearing two face masks. This is especially important due...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
Aubrey Boland, Staff Reporter • February 9, 2021

Since the vaccine's approval in late 2020, hundreds of thousands of vaccines have been administered across the country and the highly anticipated COVID vaccine made its way to Portsmouth, Ohio on December 22, 2020. The race for an effective vaccine to combat the pandemic began in mid-March of 2020 and by the end of the year, the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines were approved for distribution. In Ohio,...

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Bridge to Success Program
Kayla Wagoner, Staff Reporter • February 6, 2021

Shawnee State University offers a seven-week in-person or online program to students that have received a low ACT or SAT score. This seven-week program gives incoming freshman students the chance to get a feel for what college level courses will be like. Some incoming freshman may struggle with the change from high school classes to college classes, the struggle can cause students to fail or fall behind. ...

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Since coming to SSU, Tespa sponsored prizing for many Shawnee State gaming events
Collegiate Esports Giant Tespa Announces Brand Retirement and Closes Programs
Anissa Peoples, Assistant Editor • December 9, 2020

On Dec. 9, Tespa announced it was retiring its brand and shutting down several programs and rebranding others. A pioneer of the collegiate esports industry since 2013, Tespa has helped hundreds of grassroots gaming clubs and communities flourish through their local chapter and "Compete" programs, as well as other leadership events. Originally known as Texas E-Sports Association, the organization grew...

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A winter storm that occurred in Austin, Texas in recent history.
Snowstorms Sweep the Nation as Millions Left Without Power
Evan Green, Staff Reporter • February 23, 2021

Starting around Feb. 13th, 2021, and continuing into this week, a brutal winter storm has battered its way across the United States, leaving millions without access to heat,...

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Veteran Health Care: Ongoing Issues for Diverse Groups
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • February 8, 2021

Traditionally, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has faced many debates and questions concerning the health care treatment of new identity groups within Veterans. Becoming...

Rep. Kelly applauds House passage of bipartisan Fair School Funding Plan
Rep. Kelly applauds House passage of bipartisan Fair School Funding Plan
Mason Bryant, Head Editor • December 3, 2020

Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today voted in favor of the Fair School Funding Plan, House Bill (HB) 305, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson)...

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Light Therapy for the Winter Blues
Jerilyn Garrett, Staff Reporter • November 30, 2020

As winter approaches and daylight hours shorten, some may experience the “winter blues” or the more serious seasonal affective disorder (SAD). With 5% of the population...

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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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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)...

Are online classes beneficial or do they affect college students?
Are online classes beneficial or do they affect college students?
Javier Santiago, Staff Reporter • October 9, 2020

PORTSMOUTH, OHIO- Being a college student can be very challenging. The new environment, the difficulty of classes, the leaving of home and many other factors may appear as...

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