Science majors present at ACS meeting in Chicago

Four Seton Hill University (SHU) students majoring in forensic science and chemistry were required to do either research or an internship and present it at an American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting as part of their departmental exit evaluation. On March 24 to March 28, seniors April Kiral, Jess Keith, and Jessica Ludovici, all majoring in…

Opinion

As a senior in the creative writing major, sometimes I just need a break from reading literature and writing essays. I only have 39 credits for my major so I took advantage of electives and signed up for various dance classes at Seton Hill University (SHU). Sometimes it is just nice to get away from…

Artists interning on and off campus

The myth of the �starving artist,� which was popularized by 19th century artists Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso living in attics and eating only bread and butter for sustenance, is being debunked by Seton Hill University (SHU) students through their internships where they gain skills in the working world while practicing their craft. Senior…

Capstone projects and Honors Banquet: behind the scenes

On March 22, 2007, in Room 206 of the Administration Building, the first Honors Banquet took place at Seton Hill University (SHU). I�m one of the six students, who presented their Honors Capstone Project. In 15 minutes, I showed the audience a slide show of my adventures in the Philippines. For my capstone project my…

SHU students “wander” to foreign lands

�It’s only through wandering,� according to American author Scott McCloud, that �any of us ever get a solid sense of where we want to go.� In the fall semester of 2006 and during J-Term 2007, Seton Hill University (SHU) students studied abroad in Spain, England, and Mexico where they overcame personal struggles and learned something…

Culture Vulture: Uplifting Love, A Critique of Swan Lake

Swan Lake, which is choreographed by Marius Petipa, and Lev Ivanov, is about the power of love. On October 27, 2006 at the Benedum Center, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater opened their 2006-2007 season with a tour de force performance of this ballet production, which is set to the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake…