Campus beauty is also the student’s responsibility

Today, the fountain that fell victim to campus vandalism is up and running again. As Homecoming approaches, students get a bittersweet reminder of the reality of “what goes around, comes around.” “That (fountain) was a gift from students to students and students defaced it,” said Kathy Fajt, administrative assistant to the dean of student services.

Students petition for campus security’s right to bear arms

In the wake of the April 16 Virginia Tech shootings, there has been a growing concern for campus safety. The cumulative effect of the shootings compelled two Seton Hill University (SHU) students, Rosslyn Light, a senior, and Dave Kemerer, a sophomore, to collect signatures in petition for campus police to be armed. �We didn’ttake the…

Rasta defines roots

When most people unfamiliar with roots music think of reggae, the most universal response is “Bob Marley.” However, reggae has a rich tradition which can encompass many subgenres such dancehall, dub, ska and roots reggae. On November 3, the reggae band Jah-N-I performed for the Seton Hill University (SHU) Intercultural Student Organization (ISO) food festival.…

University to discontinue portfolios

While December graduates are putting the final touches on their university portfolios, it looks as if that process may come to an end for future graduates. Incoming freshmen at Seton Hill University (SHU) will no longer have a universal portfolio requirement. Assessment of the university learning objectives in each major will be determined by the…

SHU joins Greensburg in celebrating unity

On Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. in St. Clair Park, the sounds of drums and shakers could be heard from the seats of the Robert Shaw Amphitheater. Students, local organizations and members of the community gathered to participate in the Central Westmoreland Unity Coalition’s annual Unity Rally. Created in 1997 in response to…

Lenten panel discusses continuity, discontinuity of passion narratives

On Sunday, April 9, 2006, as the Christian world prepared for Holy Thursday, Seton Hill’s National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education (NCCHE) hosted a panel presentation and discussion entitled �Continuity and Discontinuity in the Passion Narratives.� The panel discussed the ways the Catholic church had presented the gospels and the implications for Jewish-Christian relations. According…