Learning to listen

Learning to listen.
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By Micayela Konviser | Published March 3, 2017 Everyday people spend a lot of time listening to others. Despite this, many don’t see listening as a skill that for a lot of people needs some work. “Most of us don’t realize that we are not such great listeners,” said Professor Sara Boden-Learner, who began teaching a listening class at Kean three semesters […]

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How Kean students can remember and celebrate Black History Month

Wandering Spirits: African Wax Prints Display. Photo Credit: Johanna Ekladous

By Johanna Ekladous | Published Feb. 8, 2017 Dr. James Conyers, director of Africana Studies at Kean University, shares  how we can remember and celebrate Black History Month. With the Trump administration now in power and the Black Lives Matter movement gaining momentum, Dr. Conyers expressed the importance of understanding that it does not change how we are to celebrate and […]

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Kean students and faculty celebrates the Chinese culture by hosting the Chinese New Year Kick-Off

A glimpse of the “lucky” dragon.  Credit: Rafaela Teixeira

Photo credit: Rafaela Teixeira By Rafaela Teixeira | Published Feb 8,2017 To embrace Kean’s connection to China, the Office of Student Organization and Asian Studies department held the annual celebration of the Chinese New Year Kick Off at the Miron Student Center on Jan. 26th, 2017. This Kick Off to the new year is a  great way for students and professors […]

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Kean Cougar Daris Mendez heads to Ivy League Graduate School


By: Bhriana Smith | Published May 9, 2016 From the time she was a child, Kean senior, Daris Mendez, 22, was never set on having a boring, uncreative career. In the fall of 2016, Mendez plans to attend Columbia University in New York under their developmental psychology program. But the journey to commencement has been anything but easy for Mendez, a […]

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Super seniors graduate!

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From left to right: John Londono, Kyle Wiggins, Adma Ortega, Manisha Howard By: Celeste Simmons/ Published April 29 “Oh my God what are you still doing here?!” “I thought you graduated?” “Wow didn’t expect to see you here again.” These are the statements that super seniors say can kill your semester, the ones that can hurt the depth of your […]

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Kean students raise money for animal shelter for group project

: Students, Kean Mascot and Professor Edgely (second from right) at the prize table. (Photo credit: Bhriana Smith)

By Bhriana Smith | Posted on April 26, 2016 When Kean students take Group Communication, a course required by the Communications Department, students must form groups and find a way to give back to their community together. Students from Professor Allison Edgely’s course hosted an event titled KUPLAYFURPAWS on Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Miron Student Center game room. […]

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