Rams Players Selected for All-Conference for Performance

Rams Players Selected for All-Conference for Performance

December 10, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Twelve, News, Showcase

According to the Shepherd Rams athletic page, 17 members of the Shepherd Rams football team were selected to the all-MEC team. This means that the players selected were the best in the conference at their position, and their strong play is being recognized. Freshman linebacker James Gupton finished... Read more »

Lady Rams Off To Best Start in Fifteen Years

Lady Rams Off To Best Start in Fifteen Years

December 10, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Twelve, Showcase, Sports

While most students spent their break relaxing, the Lady Rams were hard at work on the court. The team played three games over the break, which left them with two wins and a loss, bringing their record to 4-1. On Saturday, Nov. 22, Shepherd traveled to Glenville State College and defeated the Lady... Read more »

Shepherdstown School of Dance to Perform Nutcracker

Shepherdstown School of Dance to Perform Nutcracker

December 10, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Twelve, News, Showcase

The Shepherdstown School of Dance ballerinas are set to steal the Frank Center auditorium stage with their 8th annual, full-length performance of The Nutcracker Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14. “One thing I’ve certainly realized since I’ve started dancing is that The Nutcracker is truly... Read more »

Dr. Loewen-Schmidt to Change Direction

Dr. Loewen-Schmidt to Change Direction

December 10, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Twelve, News, Showcase

After five years of working for the university, Dr. Chad Loewen-Schmidt is finishing his last semester at Shepherd University. Although Loewen-Schmidt has enjoyed his time at Shepherd, he said that his chance for tenure was approaching, and he either had to commit to the university or change jobs.... Read more »

Longboarding Trend Widely Enjoyed on Campus

Longboarding Trend Widely Enjoyed on Campus

December 10, 2014
Filed under Commentary, F14 Issue Twelve, Showcase

It has become a common sight to see Shepherd University students cruising on their longboards throughout the campus and town. The activity of longboarding has grown in popularity while I have been a student here since 2010. At that time, longboards were few and far between, but it has become a trend... Read more »

A Day in the Life of an Elf

A Day in the Life of an Elf

December 10, 2014
Filed under Commentary, F14 Issue Twelve, Showcase

Some might think that being one of Santa’s Elves is all sugarplums and snowball fights, but it’s a lot more work than that. My day starts at the crack of dawn, or what would be considered dawn if the sun came up at the North Pole. I rise from my bed and dress in my favorite colors: green and red.... Read more »

Not All Are Christians During Christmas

Not All Are Christians During Christmas

December 10, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Twelve, News, Showcase

Christmas is a time for celebration, reflection and rebirth in many ways. The Shepherd campus is represented by a diverse community that partakes in the Christmas festivities. Students of all religious affiliations give the campus its voice. Each religion has a different take on the holiday, yet all... Read more »

Off-Campus Robbery Victims Were Students

Off-Campus Robbery Victims Were Students

December 4, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Eleven, News, Showcase

All four University Heights apartment complex residents involved in the Monday, Dec. 1, armed robbery are Shepherd University students, and several, if not all, were Shepherd University baseball players, according to Jefferson County Sheriff, Peter Dougherty. “We believe there are some ties to the... Read more »

Shepherd Falls to Concord in Thriller Game

Shepherd Falls to Concord in Thriller Game

November 23, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Eleven, Showcase, Sports

Concord University dominates in special teams as they defeat the Shepherd Rams 29-20 in overtime. This was the first loss for the Rams at home since 2010 and the first win for Concord at Ram Stadium since 1984. In a matchup of the two top teams in the Mountain East Conference, this game lived up to... Read more »

Basketball Opens Season With Two Wins

Basketball Opens Season With Two Wins

November 23, 2014
Filed under F14 Issue Eleven, Showcase, Sports

The Shepherd University men’s basketball team started off the season strong with wins over Lock Haven University and Kutztown University. Shepherd opened their season against Lock Haven on Friday, Nov. 14, where they knocked off the Bald Eagles by the score of 81-63. The Rams held a 47-23 halftime... Read more »

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