Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014

Chase Parker was crowned 2014 homecoming king and Meghan Mastroianni was crowned homecoming queen. The winners were announced during halftime at Seton Hill’s football game against West Chester on Sept. 20. Members of the homecoming court included the king and queen as well as Katie Gammon, Kelly Brennan, Minnu Suresh, Corrine Gahagen, Ryan Michaelowski, Riley…

Search area expands again for missing jet

The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues to expand as more information becomes available about the flight path of that Boeing 777.  The search area now spans nearly eight million square kilometers, an area larger than the entire landmass of Australia. It has now been 11 days since the plane went missing,…

Victims of tragedy live on at Seton Hill

December 21 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Pam Am flight 103 plane crash that killed all 243 pas- sengers and 16 crew members. Two Seton Hill University Students (SHU), Elyse Saraceni, 20, and Beth Ann Johnson, 21, were among those killed. Lois Sculco, Vice President for Institutional Identity, Mission and Student Life, knew…

iPad Air Review

Yesterday, Apple released the newest member of the iPad family; the iPad Air. It comes in a smaller package but so far I haven’t seen anything reduced other than size. So what’s it like? New Size The developers decreased the size of the bezel, (or border) on the sides. At first glance it could actually…

Film Makers Discuss Creative Process

Director Steve Hoover, film subject Rocky Braat and producer Danny Yourd met when attending the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Ten years later, they found themselves on a journey to support Braat and his mission to help the AIDs and HIV-affected children of India. Yourd and Hoover were hired by the same production company, Animal, in…

Sundance Award Winning Film Ready to Inspire SHU

Sundance award-winning film, “Blood Brother,” about a Pittsburgh graphic art student’s foreign journey, is set to be shown at Seton Hill University (SHU). “Blood Brother” has been shown at select theatres and universities around the nation. Having local ties, director Steve Hoover’s aunt recommended that it be shown at SHU. “Steve did a thank-you screening…

Pope’s inauguration brings high praise

     On Tuesday, Pope Francis was installed as the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.      Addressing thousands in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis’ homily showed concern for the ordinary people and the poor as well as humility for the church. Unlike his predecessors, Francis was given a gold plated ring instead…