BREAKING: Cargo train derailment poses problem to commuters

Courtesy of Don Perkins

Courtesy of Don Perkins By Sara Ridgway and Cody Louie | Published Dec. 8, 2017 UPDATE: As of 5:43 p.m., The University has extended the shuttle bus service between Wilkins Theatre and Elizabeth Station until 11 p.m. tonight. A cargo train derailment at Union Station today has caused the suspension of the Raritan Valley Line between Newark Penn Station and Cranford in […]

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Students could be required to do two faculty advisement meetings

Faculty Offices at the Center for Academic Success Credit: Rafaela Teixeira

By Rafaela Teixeira | Published Dec. 8, 2017 Kean students would have to meet with faculty for advisement twice every semester before registering for classes if a suggestion by the college administration becomes a requirement. Kean President Dawood Farahi suggested the possibility that professors hold two, 30-minute advisement meetings per semester, according to Dr. Patrick Ippolito, president of the Faculty […]

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Kean’s new ad campaign promotes low cost and proper pronunciation

The University's new billboard takes a stand on pronouncing "Kean" Photo courtesy of Kean University

By Sara Ridgway | Published Nov. 28, 2017 In July 2017, Kean University revealed its newest advertising initiative: 10, 48 foot-wide billboards with the message “KEAN /cane/ noun 1. NJ’s most affordable comprehensive university.” The billboards can be spotted along highways in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania and are scheduled to remain through June 2018 according to Director of Media […]

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Kean professors fear disciplinary action over ‘excused’ Professional Day absences

Kean Hall Photo by: Zeete

By Joshua Rosario | Published Nov. 28, 2017 Thirty five Kean University professors have been threatened with disciplinary action from the university’s Academic Affairs department for not attending their professional development days after they were excused by their deans, according to Kean Federation of Teachers President, James Castiglione. According to Castiglione, the professors were excused by their deans because of […]

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PRSSA and Starbucks collaborate on coffee

Flyer for the event Courtesy of PRSSA

By Kiara Mays | Published Nov. 28, 2017 This past Halloween through Nov. 6, Kean University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members invited students and staff to “Wind Down After Midterms” with one of two exclusive drinks at the Nancy Thompson Library Starbucks location. For a second year in a row, the organization came up with the two […]

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MSA holds event to dispel stereotypes

Members of the MSA discussing Islamic topics. Credit:  Afifa Syed

By Rafaela Teixeira | Published Nov. 28, 2017 The Muslim Student Association (MSA) held the Tea Time with a Muslim event on Nov. 9 during college hour at the Miron Student Center. The goal of the event was to create a judgement-free Islamic platform for students of different backgrounds to come in and ask questions. “We’re trying to generate two […]

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Kean University Department of Public Safety police blotter

A Kean University police car. Credit: Rebecca Panico

By Cody Louie and Jasmin Kee | Published Nov. 28, 2017 The Kean University Police Department daily blotter contains incidents and crimes reported to the police. It has been edited and condensed by The Tower. For the month of Nov. there have been six medical emergencies, six thefts, five motor vehicle accidents, and 14 incidents of found property among other […]

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Kean closes buildings due to power outage

Credit: Joshua Rosario

By Joshua Rosario, Monica Sudfield and Cody Louie | Published Nov. 21, 2017 UPDATE: As of 2:27 p.m. all classes in the Union Campus are cancelled for the remainder of the day. Classes are expected to resume Wednesday morning. An update will be sent out by 6 a.m. on Wednesday. Students and faculty were evacuated from buildings today on campus […]

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Office of Internships and Co-ops hosts Business Internship Fair Thursday

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By Cody Louie | Published Nov. 14, 2017 Kean’s Office of Internships and Cooperative Education is to host an internship fair on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Green Lane Building from 3:30-5:30p.m. It is open to students studying in the College of Business and Public Management as well as those studying Communication, Accounting, Criminal Justice and Public Administration. Students attending […]

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