Halloween celebrations beyond Trick-or-treating

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By Monica Sudfield | Published Oct. 21, 2017 2017 will be a record year for Halloween merchandise sales, at an expected $9.1 billion according to USA Today. This is a record Kean students will be a part of as they purchase for their “halloweekend”. “Halloweekend” is a term used to describe the whole weekend of Halloween events. Trick-or-treating, dressing up, […]

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Men are from Mars, women are from Venus

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By: Kiara Mays | Published Oct. 21, 2017 “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” a relationship panel, is making its way to the Miron Student Center’s Little Theater at Kean University on Dec. 4 at 7:45 p.m. According to Evan Hewitt, one of the panel’s coordinators, although it shares the same title as the 1992 book written by […]

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Kean History: Newark Normal School

Kean Class of 1900 Credit: Kean University Archives and Special Collection

By Leanne Manna | Published Oct. 21, 2017 Michael Crichton said “If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything.” While a bit extreme, he is right. In order to understand the present, the past must first be examined. Kean University itself has a vast and interesting history that most of its students and even faculty do not know. […]

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Nu Delta Pi hosts Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night performer Credit: Jasmin Kee

By Jasmin Kee | Published Sept. 30, 2017 The start of the new semester brings many back to school events and one of those includes an Open Mic Night. The event took place in the Cougars Den and took place on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and was hosted by Nu Delta Pi’s president Robert Riccio. “Open Mic Night is not […]

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Mental health among college students

Counseling Center Resources Credit: Kiara Mays

By Kiara Mays | Published Sept. 27, 2017 With over 75 percent of mental health problems beginning before the age of 24, according to the National Alliance On Mental Illness, a conversation about the once taboo topic is being had across college campuses nationwide. A few of Kean University’s students and staff talk about the importance of mental health overall […]

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Kean Stage new show lineup

Poster for the show Foster Mom Credit: Kean Stage

By Jasmin Kee | Published Sept. 26, 2017 It’s that time of year again for Kean Stage to put on a new lineup of shows for the fall semester and first on the list is a play called “Foster Mom.” Written by Chris Cragin-Day and directed by Kel Haney, the show ran from Sept. 7-24 at the Zella Fry Theatre. […]

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No clowning around at Kean

Clowns are also viewed as a source of happiness to some  Credit: Flickr

By Craig Epstein | Published Sept. 13, 2017   With the remake of “IT” floating to a theatre near you, we are once again approached with a topic that has become quite popular. That is, whether or not clowns are considered to be funny or scary. Whether it’s Bozo, the Joker, or even Pennywise, clowns can represent a bunch of […]

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