Freedom Doesn’t Just Ring in Shepherdstown, It Runs

Freedom Doesn’t Just Ring in Shepherdstown, It Runs

October 12, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Five, News, Showcase

Shepherd University hosted the 6th annual Freedom’s Run on Saturday, Oct. 4. Thousands of runners from all over the country raced to the hills of West Virginia to take place in any of five events. Those events included a marathon, a half marathon, 5k, 10k and a 1 mile run for kids. Freedom’s... Read more »

New Male Birth Control Option May Be Available in 2017

New Male Birth Control Option May Be Available in 2017

October 12, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Five, News

Scientists have developed the first male birth control shot for men that may be available in 2017. Vasalgel, a non-hormonal contraceptive, has produced successful results through years of trials and testing. Last month, the Parsemus Foundation, a research-based organization that has been working on... Read more »

Joey Burkinshaw Wins Honors; Rams Finish Second Out of Ten

Joey Burkinshaw Wins Honors; Rams Finish Second Out of Ten

October 3, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Four, Sports

Joey Burkinshaw took medalist honors at the Shenandoah University Invitational helping Shepherd to a runner-up placement. On Sept. 20 and 21, Shepherd attended the annual Shenandoah University Invitational, where the team placed second out of 10 schools. Burkinshaw placed first in the two-day competition... Read more »

“Game of Thrones” Books Offer a World Beyond HBO Adaptation

“Game of Thrones” Books Offer a World Beyond HBO Adaptation

October 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Style, F14 Issue Four

George R.R. Martin’s  five-part science fiction book series, “A Song of Ice and Fire”, has become the basis for the hit HBO show named after the first book in the series, “Game of Thrones.” With the fourth season wrapping up last summer and HBO gearing up for the fifth season this spring,... Read more »

Destiny Wows Technically, Lacks Compelling Story

Destiny Wows Technically, Lacks Compelling Story

October 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Style, F14 Issue Four, Showcase

The long awaited game Destiny from Bungie inc. has finally landed in stores on Sep. 9 and now is being called the best-selling video game of all time. Destiny takes place 700 years in the future, humanity has spread out into the solar system during a golden age of space exploration. But then due to... Read more »

Shepherd Bookstore Offers Rambler Deals

Shepherd Bookstore Offers Rambler Deals

October 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Style, F14 Issue Four, Showcase

The Rambler card services at the Shepherd Bookstore offers great promotions and deals to students who pays with their Rambler. However, there is more to the card than just an ID or a key to the dorms. Many students are aware that money can be deposited to the Rambler to use the vending machines, or... Read more »

Zero Shock Leaves Students Jumping for Joy

Zero Shock Leaves Students Jumping for Joy

October 3, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Four, News, Showcase

The Phantom Shadow entertainment company brought the Zero Shock freefall stunt jump, measuring 25 feet high, to campus on Thursday, Sept. 25, and was set up and ready for its first jumper at noon. “My heart was beating really fast. When I got off I was kind of confused,” Anna Roper, a junior sports... Read more »

“As Above So Below” Delivers Fair Creep Factor

“As Above So Below” Delivers Fair Creep Factor

September 26, 2014
Filed under Arts & Style, F14 Issue Three

As Above So Below is a found footage genre horror flick released by Universal Studios that runs an easy one hour 33 minutes. It’s set in modern day Paris with the central theme of two archaeologists who end up fighting for survival in the restricted area of the Catacombs in search of the mythical Philosopher's... Read more »

Alumni Open New Tutoring Business in Shepherdstown

Alumni Open New Tutoring Business in Shepherdstown

September 17, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Two, News, Showcase

As the new school year begins at Shepherd, students are adjusting to study mode after the three-month summer break.  Since professors can't be in their offices 24/7, they advise students to go to the Academic Support Center.  Located on the first floor of Scarborough Library, the ASC offers academic... Read more »

University Hires New Administration to Increase Enrollment

University Hires New Administration to Increase Enrollment

September 11, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue One, News, Showcase

The following three profiles are new hires at Shepherd University who have been hired to combat the recent drop in student enrollment. Kristen Lorenz: Director of Admissions In an effort to boost enrollment, Shepherd has named a new director of admissions. Kristen Lorenz was promoted from senior... Read more »

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