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Arts Council Holds Fall Arts Event

Arts Council Holds Fall Arts Event

September 21, 2019

The university's Art Council hosted the first Fall Arts Kickoff on campus Sept. 18 in Insalaco Hall. Dr....

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Breaks Records

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

The University’s production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is officially record-breaking. The musical, which was performed in Lemmond Theater from April 11 to April 14, was heavily attended and received tremendous praise. Jeffrey Kelly, Manager of Special and Cultural Events and Theater Director, said the play broke...

Biology Department Hosts Seminar Series

Biology Department Hosts Seminar Series

September 8, 2019

The Biology department is hosting a seminar series during the fall 2019 semester, featuring monthly...

Art Gallery Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is 10 years old this year. The gallery opened in 2009, and it has hosted varied exhibits, from the labyrinthine "Deadly Medicine" exhibit to the classic busts of Rodin. Lalaine Little, Director, said there had been a space for art on campus for some time prior to the current gallery, named...

Panel: What is Social Justice?

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

March 21, 2019

Faculty members from the departments of history and religion hosted an open forum to discuss the question, “What is Social Justice?” Forum panelists who participated in the Feb. 26 event include Dr. Allan Austin, Professor of History; Dr. Christopher Carr, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Dr. Brian Carso, Associate...

Multiple Events Planned to Mark Women’s History Month

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

A symposium  of faculty and students' creative works is the center of multiple events and festivities as Women’s History Month events unfold. “It is a showcase of student, staff and faculty work on women,” said Rebecca Steinberger, Professor of English, “and it’s going to give a diverse perspective. So, for example,...

Health Sciences Students Form Healing Team

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

The medical community is a machine, a careful system composed of key components, all working together in delicate unity and balance. When all these components move at once, the medical machine can operate at its greatest efficiency. This concept is the fuel powering the College of Health Science Interprofessional Education (IPE)...

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

December 13, 2018

An Honors student's one-act play is set for a formal performance next semester. Adam Ercolani , senior...

Understanding Through Dialogue at ‘Food for Thought’

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Students were thinking, but they weren't necessarily looking for answers at the "Food for Thought" event held  by the Department of Philosophy Nov. 27 in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. The department holds the event twice each year, said philosophy professor Krisztnia Sajber. "Our goal is to provide a...

Documentary Tells Story of Gentrification

Michael Murphy, Reporter

November 26, 2018

"U-Street Contested," a documentary about a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, highlighted the displacement of people and the destruction of neighborhoods due to gentrification. Director Michael Barry says the film is important to maintain the integrity of those faithful to the neighborhood. "The primary message...

Tree of Life Tragedy Vigil Demonstrated Compassion

Michael Murphy, Reporter

November 26, 2018

The community mourned the loss of 11 people murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue shooting during a vigil Nov. 1. Sister Jean Massaros, RSM, Vice President of Mission Integration, organized the remembrance. "The vigil was in solidarity with the people from the Tree of Life community in Pittsburgh who were assaulted,"...

Author, Alumna Shares Work, Gratitude

Kailene Nye, Reporter

November 26, 2018

English students learned about the work and experiences of author and alumna Marianne Strong as she spoke to students in Dr. Rebecca Steinberger’s Shakespeare class. Strong described the opportunity as a “gift” and said she loved seeing the students’ reactions. “I saw in the eager, intelligent faces of those...

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