Students develop program to befriend Sisters

What connects Wii bowling, the Sisters of Charity and Seton Hill University (SHU) students? The Sister Friendship Program, hosted by a group of students from assistant professor of communications John Ciak’s class “Organizational Communications,” allowed SHU students to interact with Sisters from Caritas Christi during the last three Fridays in April. “The idea for the…

SHU helps in protesting for equal pay

A collaboration between the Seton Hill University (SHU) Feminist Collective and Westmoreland Women’s and Girls Foundation is scheduled to rally for women’s rights Tuesday, April 9 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.  The rally will emphasize the fact that “the disparity in pay between men and women continues to be a sobering statistic that speaks to…

ISO club sponsors World Week

The Intercultural Student Organization (ISO) sponsored their third annual World Week, promoting diversity on the campus of Seton Hill University (SHU). ISO president Jordan Forney sat in the Maura Solarium, where she handed out pamphlets and answered questions about her club. “Right now for ISO, we’re just putting our name out there and showing the…

Student production offers female insight despite obstacles

The Seton Hill University (SHU) community was offered an insight into the mind and trials of a troubled young woman on March 15 and 16. Fast-paced drama, “Self Defense, or death of some salesman,”  is the tale of the first publicized female serial killer. Directed by senior theater major Farrah Felton, the play featured a…

Black Jewish Dialogue inspires conversation

A black guy and a Jewish guy walk into Reeves Theater at Seton Hill University (SHU). Rather than a punchline, the result of this rather comedic event was a productive dialogue about race and diversity in the United States, co-sponsored by the National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education (NCCHE) and Westmoreland County Community College’s (WCCC)…

Straight to the Head with Sr. Susan Yochum

Straight to the Head with Sr. Susan Yochum According to Sr. Susan Yochum, chairperson of the division of natural and health sciences, the division has a lot to offer in terms of news this semester. From a government funded research project to the new exercise science major and potential building projects, big things are happening…

Flowers sold for fundraiser

Often during the winter, there comes the feeling that the gray skies will never give way to that cheery summer blue and that the slush will continually cake the corners of streets and sidewalks. The Science Alliance, made up of both the biology and chemistry clubs, decided to do fundraisers to help move spring along.…

Notre Dame speaker sparks immigration discussion

The Notre Dame Hesburgh Lecture featured Dr. Gilberto Cárdenas as its speaker on Immigration October 11 at Seton Hill University (SHU). Cárdenas is the director of the Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame and is also the executive director for the Inter-University Program for Latino Research. In his lecture, Cárdenas spoke of the origins…

Students discuss graphic novel Persepolis

Freshmen students along with transfers gathered together to discuss the graphic novel Persepolis, on August 30. Students were separated into small groups with professors to discuss the content of the book including elements such as religion, politics and gender roles. “Persepolis shows a human picture of Iran society, and opens your eyes to how different…