Kean students celebrate Thanksgiving non-traditionally

By Alexandria Addesso   As Kean University students flee the Wednesday before Thanksgiving for their short autumn break, some opt for a less traditional celebration. With less than a month before finals, some students seize the opportunity of having a few days off from school to catch up on class work and studying. “I’ll be working on a paper,” said […]

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Kean Thanksgiving traditions

By Xirena Wormley   With a few more days left before the big holiday Kean students share their Thanksgiving thoughts and traditions. The term Turkey Day is often used synonymously with Thanksgiving many students say that turkey is not on the menu for their Thanksgiving feast. “I don’t eat turkey. Everyone in my family makes potatoes,” said sophomore speech and […]

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Hurricane Sandy: Making the best out of the worst

By Dominique Vinas   Hurricane Sandy swept across the east coast causing much devastation to many areas including south Jersey. Kean student and criminal justice major Norman Stanley lives in  Sayreville, located in south Jersey. Stanley is one of the more fortunate people, although he did lose power for quite some time. “It was expected to be down for at least […]

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University taking “going digital” to new heights

By Mike Jago   Universities going digital are nothing strange, but the University of South Carolina may be one digital step ahead than the rest. Students can now take a class entitled “Computer Games and History,” where they can learn about the historical aspects of computer video games like the “Assassin’s Creed” franchise and “Call of Duty.” Students are given […]

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Artist and teacher’s art displayed at Kean’s library

By Melissa Jewels   If you have not been in the library to see Steven Speeney’s peculiar, yet, inviting art display, you really haven’t reached your full potential to appreciate art. Speeney’s art, which is merely pieces of ceramic and wood with a unique style or pattern, require no glue to fit together. Speeney’s approach to art is different to say the least. His pieces […]

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Kean hosts first annual Relay for Life

By Andrea Parr   A test, a beat, a dash, with these three words Lindsay Zaccardi captivated the room at Kean University’s first Relay for Life on Oct. 7. Attending as a cancer survivor, Zaccardi, a junior at Kean, gave one of the opening speeches on living with cancer, the importance of friends and family and her three life motivators. […]

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Homecoming Fiesta at Kean attracts much attention

By Dominique Vinas   It was like Cinco de Mayo in October this homecoming! The fiesta began on Oct. 5 with the pep rally in Hardwood Arena. The staff of the Student Organization organized the event to show spirit for all of Kean’s sports teams. “It’s our job to engage the crowd and get them hype and ready to go,” […]

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LeAnn Rimes brings country to Kean University

By Sonia Aquije   LeAnn Rimes, the country/pop star who has sold some 37 million albums, will grace Kean University’s Enlow Recital Hall with an acoustic performance on Oct. 26. The American singer is on tour from October 2012 to March 2013 to promote the release of her 12th studio album “Spitfire”this spring. Rimes said in an interview with New Castle News that she […]

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