SHU rallies for equal pay

April 14 was National Equal Pay Day. Seton Hill University (SHU) students formed a rally and gathered at the Westmoreland County Courthouse to protest the wage gap. While Equal Pay Day is held on April 14 to symbolize the 74 extra work days a woman must work to earn the same as a man, this…

New off-campus housing available to students Fall 2015

Seton Hill University (SHU) plans on offering more off-campus living space for students through a new student housing project located in downtown Greensburg on College Avenue. The new apartment building is scheduled to open for the Fall 2015 semester. It will house 58 SHU students, with preference given to juniors and seniors through the annual…

Seton Hill graduate stars in horror film

Seton Hill University (SHU) graduate Meredith Davis starred in the 2015 film All Saint’s Eve. The horror film follows a group of friends that work together to break a curse incited by a murdered farmer centuries ago. Since the age of three, Davis wanted to be an actress. “My father took me to a showing…

Saint Vincent College professor found dead

Saint Vincent College (SVC) professor Laura Wilkinson, 36, was found dead in Cook Township woods Sunday. The cause and manner of the death have not been determined, though state police say foul play is not suspected. Wilkinson, who was a laboratory manager, work-study coordinator and chemistry lab teacher, was last seen at her home Wednesday…

Chinese New Year celebrates Year of the Ram

The 4713th Chinese New Year was celebrated Feb. 19 and Seton Hill University (SHU) engaged in the festivities. The Office of Multicultural and International Services set up activities in the Maura Solarium and traditional Chinese food was served in the cafeteria for dinner. Chinese months are based on the lunar calendar, where each month begins…

SHU music major works towards releasing EP with Kickstarter

Lea Marra, a senior music therapy major at Seton Hill University (SHU), is working towards releasing her first EP–a musical recording of a couple of her original songs. She is raising money through Kickstarter, and so far has raised $1,341 from 54 backers—nearly halfway to her $3000 goal. The deadline for her Kickstarter is Dec.…

Our Lady’s Grotto celebrates 100th anniversary

October marked the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s Grotto on the Seton Hill University (SHU) campus. To commemorate this event, faculty and staff gathered in front of Admin on Oct. 30, to proceed down to Our Lady’s Grotto while praying the rosary. Once gathered at the grotto, the group sang the alma mater. Built October…

Layers offer style and warmth for fall

Although the crisp fall weather means bidding adieu to the light and flirty summer fashion, it welcomes in another fun style trend: layers! Layering clothes can really let your fashionista self shine through. Accessories such as scarves or knitted hats and headwraps can add depth and texture to your outfit while keeping you warm. Have…

S.O.S. YouTube Cabaret

Do you depend upon the 10:30 p.m. shuttle to drive you between campus and the Performing Arts Center (PAC) or Visual Arts Center (VAC)? There has been talk about this shift being removed from the shuttle schedule due to low attendance. To show your support for the 10:30 p.m. shuttle, attend the S.O.S. YouTube Save…

TED Talk program kicks off

Seton Hill University’s new “TED Talk” Talk program took place Sept. 19 and will now be a recurring event on every third Friday of the month. Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement, a Ted Talk video will be viewed and informally discussed over the lunch hour. The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to…