Earth Day: a reminder that little changes make big differences

Earth Day (April 22) meant a new environmental beginning for many local area companies and organizations. They were inspired by the holiday to implement various strategies in order to lead greener and more environmentally conscious lives. Alcoa Corporate Center of Pittsburgh had already given 1,000 of its employees the pre-Earth Day assignment of changing four…

Ferguson scouted by Charleston Battery

Daryl Ferguson has been playing soccer for most of his life. As a youth player from the Washington D.C area, Ferguson was a member of the Western Pennsylvania Foothills Soccer Club. After graduating from St. John’s High School where he was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame, Ferguson continued his soccer career at Seton…

One man’s trash…

Ever swiped a trashed item off of a neighbor’s sidewalk? How about gone to GoodWill or The Salvation Army and searched their donation bins late at night? What about rummaged through a dumpster? All of these scenarios describe an eco-friendly, money saving practice known as dumpster diving.

�Exquisite Corpse� premieres at SHU

On November 9, 2006 Seton Hill University (SHU) professor of English Michael Arnzen hosted a premiere of the experimental short film �Exquisite Corpse� which is based on his award-winning poetry. Arnzen, along with friends, SHU faculty and members of the Greensburg community gathered in the university’s administration building to witness this spectacle of horror that…

Living with the switch to NCAA

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) recent switch from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been one of the most influential changes that the university has experienced this year. As the fall sports season comes to a close the prominent differences in the university’s athletic programs are already…

Students run marathon to raise awareness

Nicole Pergar, a Seton Hill University (SHU) junior, had wanted to run a marathon for a long time, but never really looked into the possibility of doing so until she received a brochure in the mail last January. Though Pergar had previously run in the 5k (3.1 mile) Race for The Cure in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania…

Students recognized for leadership positions

Seton Hill University (SHU) held their first annual Student Leadership Recognition Dinner on Tuesday April 11, 2006. The awards dinner was held in the Greensburg Dining Room and included a guest speaker from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Jaimie Steel, the head of activities and commuter life, began the night…

Football team back in action

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) football team is wasting no time getting ready for their second year of competition and has recently begun holding practices at 6:45 a.m. each day. Prior to the start of these practices the team introduced a weight lifting regiment that is mandatory for an hour several days a week. Brian Kelly,…

Women’s softball comes out swinging

The Seton Hill University (SHU) women’s softball team currently holds an overall record of 4-5 and their season has only just begun. This season the team will play over 20 games and face many tough opponents, some of which include Tiffin University, Ursuline College and Ohio Dominican University. In preparation for the challenging schedule ahead,…