Tutoring Center moved to library as part of Learning Commons

Table and chairs in the grand study hall Credit: Jennifer Padilla

By Jennifer Padilla | Published Sept. 27, 2017 The Kean University (KU) Tutoring Center relocated to the third floor of The Nancy Thompson Library as part of the creation of The Learning Commons— an environment to provide multiple student needs in one location—according to Paul Croft, who is on special assignment for the project. “The Learning Commons includes the areas […]

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Students weigh in on the new parking lot

Credit: Cody Louie

By Cody Louie | Published Sept. 27, 2017 Kean started off the fall semester by opening access to a new parking lot located at the former Merck site. Parking struggles are not foreign to commuters of Kean University. The parking lot features 500 new parking spots for students and faculty alike. With a valid Kean ID and Parking decal, commuters […]

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Kean University Department of Public Safety police blotter

Kean University Police Headquarters. Photo Credit: Y. Smishkewych

By Cody Louie | Published Sept. 27, 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 Sept. there were 37 incidents of found property, nine instances vehicles were towed, and 16 motor vehicle accidents among other things. Sept. 4 – […]

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Cougar’s Den upgrades: flat screens, weekend hours

By Cameron Beall | Published Sept. 27, 2017 Throughout the years at Kean University, the Cougar’s Den has been a preferred on-campus dining spot for students. The campus’s most attractive place to eat just became even hotter. The Cougar’s Den now has a sports bar (minus the alcohol, of course) and four huge flat screen televisions in the main dining […]

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KFT takes action with teach-in

Dr. Castiglione offers his words of wisdom to students at the KFT teach-in. Credit: Joshua Rosario

By Joshua Rosario | Published May 8, 2017 Kean Federation of Teachers take “Day of Action” by hosting teach-in session on why unions matters to students. The event took place in the Miron Student Center (MSC) on Wednesday afternoon. This “Day of Action” is to raise awareness among students and the community about the importance of unions and the lack […]

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The spots have been measured

Brace yourself for parking at Kean. 
Photo Courtesy of Rose Marie Kitchen.

By Rose Marie Kitchen | Published May 6, 2017 Have you ever had to climb over your center console in your car to exit through the passenger side door? Or worse, have you had to climb through the backseat or trunk? Well those are questions at Kean University that are answered with a yes far too often. I set out to […]

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The Tower is recognized as a top college newspaper

NJCPA

The Tower staff placed second in general excellence from the New Jersey Collegiate Press Association for their work on the November 2016 issue, pictured above, and September 2016 print edition. Published April 23, 2017 The Tower, Kean University’s independent student news organization, has been recognized as a top college newspaper in New Jersey for a competition among four-year public and […]

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American Cancer Society cancels Relay for Life at Kean

Participants and teams from the 2016 Relay for Life at Kean University. Credit: Rose Marie Kitchen

By Rose Marie Kitchen | Published April 7, 2017 After four years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has officially put their Relay for Life partnership with Kean University on hold because of fundraising benefits. Relay for Life is a team fundraising event where members take turns walking for hopes to live in a world without cancer. Each event lasts from […]

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