Dunlop Hall Evacuated by Stove Fire

Dunlop Hall Evacuated by Stove Fire

Matthew Murphy, Sports Editor
January 19, 2014
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Shepherdstown Fire Department responded to a fire in Dunlop Hall this Sunday evening after cardboard boxes were left on the stove in a residence room. Around 4:35 p.m., residents were evacuated by smoke detectors into the lobby of Printz Hall while many residents looked on the scene with confusion. ... Read more »

Snyder Offers Solutions for Budget Cuts

Nicholas McDill, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
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Shepherd University President Suzanne Shipley traveled to Charleston, W.Va. recently in an effort to encourage the governor and legislators to increase the funding provided to Shepherd. Last year, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin ordered a 7.5 percent budget cut to government agencies including... Read more »

A Deepr Look Into Rising Tuition Costs

Danielle Carder, Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
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It’s your first semester of college and it feels as if you’ve been waiting on this for years. You had a part-time job through high school and managed to save some money but still can’t pay for tuition, books and a meal plan without a little financial aid. Telling yourself that the loan will be... Read more »

Acceptance Rate Lowers

Andrew Montgomery , Staff Writer
November 12, 2013
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Prospective college students looking at Shepherd University may be disappointed to discover that acceptance now requires more than a pulse. In past years, it has been said anecdotally that the only prerequisite for acceptance to Shepherd University was possessing the ability to breathe. According to... Read more »

Shepherd’s New Motto: “When a Ram Charges”

Shepherd’s New Motto: “When a Ram Charges”

Andrew Montgomery, Staff Writer
September 11, 2013
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Students are surprised by the announcement of Shepherd University’s new marketing strategy, in part because they didn’t know one ever existed. Recently, Shepherd University’s admissions office unveiled its newest admissions marketing and communications campaign. For those who are unaware, the... Read more »

Town Implements New Parking and Speed Regulations

Leigh Koonce, News Editor
September 11, 2013
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Now that classes are back in session, Shepherdstown has eliminated free parking on several of its streets and lowered the posted speed limit on all town maintained roads, from 25 to 20 mph. David Ransom, chief of Shepherdstown Police, contacted The Picket in an effort to ensure students are aware... Read more »