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Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 2018

Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: The two major candidates for governor of Connecticut are Democratic businessman Ned Lamont and Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski --Fairfield Chief of Police Gary MacNamara will be retiring and joining SHU to become the new Executive Director of Public Safety and Governmental Affairs --Nursing Students Petition for Graduation Cords --Perspectives: Zodiac Signs: Do you believe them? --Perspectives on social media and Instagram --November is Epilepsy Awareness Month / editorial by Bryana Cielo --According to SHU Pioneers website, at each home game The Outpost will feature a different local brewery --Through Asset 360 SHU was able to donate used desks, chairs ...


Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University Oct 2018

Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: New Linda’s Containers: Saving the Planet or Inconvenient New Initiative? --The School of Communication and Media Arts has announced the annual Student Photography Exhibition, featuring junior Erica Condon and senior Erica Torrens, and presented by Professor Richard Falco (photos) --This fall season marks the 25th anniversary of the Sacred Heart University Marching Band --New Skull Session format allows fans to watch the band play and the color guard spin their whole field show on the new amphitheater steps. “We will also play school songs, patriotic selections, our field show with dances, and we even feature our new ...


Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University Sep 2018

Spectrum, Volume 41, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: An Evening with Aly Raisman, Olympic gold medalist and former Team USA gymnastics captain --Hurricane Florence update --What is the Better Streaming Service? Spotify or Apple Music --New director of Greek Life, Nick Frias (photo) --SHU adds two new majors, Hospitality, Resort and Tourism Management and the Fashion Marketing and Merchandising major --Choir director Tome Cuffari and students back up Josh Groban on Good Morning America (photo) --Opening Thursday, Sept. 27 in the Little Theatre, SHU's Theatre Arts Program will perform their production, “As Bees in Honey Drown --Women's soccer kicks off conference play (photo) --SHU ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University Apr 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart’s annual Academic Festival, to be held April 20 and organized by the Committee for Undergraduate Research, is the finale of all the activities regarding undergraduate research at the university --Sacred Heart University will introduce their new (093) state certification program in Fall 2018 for educators seeking to become future superintendents of public schools across America --Princeton Review has ranked SHU's gaming program as one of the best in the country for their undergraduate and graduate game design programs --Sophomore Christina Magliocco will be participating in the Girls Who Invest online program --“In the Heights ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Apr 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU community comes together for Social Justice Week --Tell us your story: Jessica Berard, alumna, dancer, Assistant Director of the Sacred Heart Dance Program, and master's student of Clinical and Mental Health --The faces of SHU: student ambassadors --New food ordering app created by SHU students --On April 7 Sacred Heart University’s ladies-only vocal ensemble, SHU L.O.V.E., held their annual Pops Concert: “Wings OfCompassion: Songs to Embrace Humanity” --Junior lacrosse midfielder Max Tuttle has been selected to the first round of the 2018 Tewaaraton Award Watch List --SHU's club ultimate team is ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University Mar 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Official SHU tartan announced --SHU Mission and Vision statement gets an update --Students support Strike Out Cancer, a fundraising event for the Sacred Heart chapter of Relay for Life --French Montana cancels spring concert --Engineering Program hosts the Game of Drones to raise money for Notre Dame High School's STEM Club --Kappa Delta’s ShamROCK the Runway in honor of Caitlin Nelson --Choral Program comes together for "Choral Masterworks", with a repertoire of works from various cultures and languages from different periods of history --Rowing Team to host two spring invitational regattas --Club Baseball prepares for second ...


Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Feb 2018

Spectrum, Volume 40, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: This week the Spectrum gives us building updates on the new projects at SHU, as well as recaps of both Superbowl LII and the State of the Union Address. Two members of the Sacred Heart Community were awarded an Opioid Addiction Prevention Grant, three new Chaplains are introduced to Sacred Heart's campus, and the "Heart to Heart" mental health initiative gets students and athletes involved in finding their voices. The Theatre Arts Program presents Be More Chill, and Kate Svenson is named NEC Scholar Athlete of the year.


Spectrum, Volume 37, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 2016

Spectrum, Volume 37, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: College of Nursing celebrates blessing of the hands -- Hilary Clinton faints at 9111 ceremony -- Students and faculty react to August Trump rally held on campus -- Is Milkcraft really worth the wait? -- Freshman class parades into 2020 --WSHU partners with SCMA -- SHU celebrates the 6th annual president's gala -- SHU senior preforms at Carnegie hall -- Vantage sports finds home at Scared heart -- Tim Tebow agrees to $100,00 bonus to sign with Mets -- Kaepernick controversy continues


Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Feb 2016

Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU's nursing study abroad program received an honorable mention from the Institute of International Education (HE) Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education --Zika virus spreads panic worldwide --Father David Buckles' departure --Students discuss campus-wide emails --Club spotlight: Real Estate Club --Now auditioning: SHU hip-hop crew --The 2015 Sacred Heart Pioneer football team and the men’s and women’s cross country team were both honored with the fall Northeast Conference (NEC) sportsmanship award --Men's and women's lacrosse looking for bounceback seasons --Sacred Heart alum Joshua Salah wins golf championship in Malaysia.


Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Feb 2016

Spectrum, Volume 36, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: On Jan. 13, GE, or General Electric, announced that it would move from its headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. to Boston, Mass. --Off-campus robbery prompts Safety Department reactions --Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) online program gains momentum --“SHU Rugger Plunge,” a polar bear plunge event, is being held to raise funds in support of the Wounded Warrior Project --Poetry Corner: “You” by Wendy Estavien --Twin Tides Clothing Company --Become your own character with Bitmoji --SHU improv troupe The Pioneer Players, formally known as The Awkward Handshakes --The Sacred Heart Band travels to Ireland during Winter Break --One ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Gov. Dannel Malloy proposes raising the age of juvenile responsibility --SHU participates in The Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership, or VITAL, a program that works to provide healthcare and mental health support for returning veterans, while also helping them adjust to college and university lifestyles --Club Spotlight: SHU Sailing --SHU students compete in Federal Reserve Bank Challenge --New app, RydeHopper, is a ride sharing platform exclusive to college affiliates in Connecticut --"Twelfth Night",Theatre Arts newest program --SHU's band program --Ponging for Hunger brings athletes out for a good cause --Cross country teams compete at Northeast Regionals ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University Nov 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Jack Welch College of Business named on Bloomberg's Best Business Schools of 2015 -- Sacred heart reacts to News 12 neighbor complaints -- SHU hosts writing workshop for student veterans and their families -- SHU responds to Halloween sexual assault on student -- Professor Jonas Zdanys named poet-in-residence -- New health-conscious grocery store opens in Fairfield -- SHU announces new American History Minor -- Gifford inducted into broadcasting and cable hall of fame -- Woman's gold ties for third at ST.Johns Invitational -- Fencing team prepare for a big season -- Wrestling team starts season


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart welcomes families for 25th annual family weekend --Graffiti walls and chalk are all part of a new gallery display located in SHU's Edgerton Art Gallery --Perspectives: Is Sacred Heart getting too big? --Poet's corner --Graduate Student Spotlight: Meaghan McGann --Veteran Spotlight: United States Marine Corps Sergeant Nicholas Quinzi --Deborah Noack named Director of Communications --Theatre Arts Program is preparing for their newest Little Theatre musical, “They’re Playing Our Song” --Men's rugby looking to win championship --Strength & conditioning coaches keep athletes primed to perform --Men’s and women’s basketball teams took part ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Sep 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Launch of the new School of Communication and Media Arts (SCMA) --The State Board of Education has put SHU's teacher-training program on probation for the next three years --Interview with Conn. Senator Richard Blumenthal --Syllabus week --Red, White and SHU was the first of many themes selected for Sacred Heart’s senior pub night this year --Holy Grounds Cafe grand opening --Digging Through the Directory: Joseph Alicastro --Interview with FTMA Film Festival Maverick Award recipient, actor Richard Kind --2015 FTMA Film Festival --Interview with SHU and "'Saturday Night Live'' alumnus Kevin Nealon --SHU students work at New ...


Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 2015

Spectrum, Volume 35, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Interview with New York Times #i Best Selling Author of Wild, Cheryl Strayed --The SHU women’s vocal quartet, also known as UnFOURgettable, will no longer be a group on campus due to the lack of an accompanist --Online Startup Connecting College Students with Odd Jobs --Navigating freshman year: tips and tricks from seasoned SHU students Melanie Vollono and Giovanna Gatto --Spectrum editorial board 2015-2017 (portraits) --Get to know the Greek societies on campus --College student Kaitlyn Kreitzman keeps her life in balance with yoga --Report on fifth annual Presidential Gala --Blogger of the week: President Petillo --Inside ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University Dec 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: New Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences -- Lambda Alpha Omega, a criminal justice based fraternity, joins campus -- New Director of physician's assistant program -- 4th annual campus-wide turkey drive held on campus -- Pros and cons of living at the Marriott hotel -- Chemistry department receives first phase of it's renovations -- SHU football loses to Fordham again in playoffs -- SHU football receiver sets school all time record in receiving a touchdown -- Ray Rice reinstated to NFL


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University Nov 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 9, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart football defeats Bryant taking home NEC trophy for second year in a row -- Students compete in New York College Fed Challenge, a competition between universities about economic forecasting -- Drugs, sexting, and partying seen in younger children with high school students partying like college kids -- 5th annual turkey drive sets high goals -- Sacred Heart welcomes new birthing simulator -- Choir hosts concert against bullying -- Both men's and woman's basketball start off their seasons with victories


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University Nov 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 8, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: On Aug. 22, rising junior Kaitlyn Doohry was struck by a motor vehicle while walking to campus. In honor of Doohry, the H.W. Wilson Foundation has given Sacred Heart $100,000 to establish an endowed scholarship in her memory (photos) --The career center is revamping its social media sites as a way to better inform students of the services they can offer --Pete Davidson, the newest featured player on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) was at SHU on Nov. 3 for a stand-up comedy performance held in the University Commons --This year, through the Volunteer office around 90 ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University Nov 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 7, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include:Pioneer rower Jaclyn Smith wins Gold at the Head of the Charles Regatta --President Barack Obama visits Bridgeport --Kappa Phi sorority is going national and will be called Delta Zeta --Perspectives: Are we addicted to social media? --Campus Vote Project: website’s whose mission is to help college students work with administrators and local election officials to make the process of voting easier and overcome barriers students face voting --Athlete pre-game rituals --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Steven Michels --Art Gallery exhibition: “102 Hours” and “6,115 Minutes.” - “An iconographic storytelling of the Boston Marathon bombing and the ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 6, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Family weekend 2014 --Spectrum Exclusive: Interview with New York Yankees analyst Jack Curry, who talked to students in Rob Coloney’s sports broadcasting class --On Oct. 11, Professor Ralph Lim, SHU's associate professor of finance, made a guest appearance on an episode of Saturday Night Live (SNL) --Professor Marie Hulme, an English professor at SHU, has received national recognition in the prestigious Hackney Literary Awards, receiving third place for her short story “Special Romantics" --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Richard Grigg --SHU's Wellness Center has launched the school’s new Virtual Women’s Center (VWC), an ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 5, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: "Women Can Have It All" series: Stacy Schieffelin, the founder and CEO of ybf(your best friend) beauty --“Go Play!” Parks Passport Program: Sacred Heart partners with Bridgeport Parks and Recreation to promote physical activity --SHU is launching a new master’s in finance and investment management degree starting fall 2015 --Perspectives: The ebola outbreak, by Ally D'Amico --Student blogger of the week: Julia Kennedy, “Rising Girlboss,” a website geared toward providing women with lifestyle tips and entertainment --How well do you know the SHU shield? --The Little Theater Presents “Almost, Maine” --Illustrations by Senior Art & Design ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 4, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU Safety Week --Makerbot 3D printer, housed in the Ryan Matura Library, is being implemented into Professor Enda McGovern’s Principles of Marketing course --New Freshman Fall in Rome (FFR) program collaborates with John Cabot University --Meal plan vs. Grocery shopping: What works for you? --Perspectives: The study abroad experience --Digging Through the Directory: Dr. Jeanine Andreassi --The graduate nursing program has received a grant of $682,940, the highest in the history of the program, to be used for financial aid for full and part time students --Food review: Archie Moore’s Bar and Restaurant --Book review ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 3, Sacred Heart University Oct 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 3, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Fresh Check Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness about depression and suicide across college campuses --New undergraduate major in Global Studies --Blackboard, WebAdvisor, and SHUsquare --Rob Gilmore shakes up 63’s as “Celebrity Chef" --SHU Spotlight Showcase gives students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to perform their own original pieces, covers, or poetry This event was founded by media studies professor Gregory Golda --SHU welcomed comedian Geoff Keith in the University Commons on September 25 --Tennis team opened up their season over the weekend of Sept. 20 at the Hofstra Invitational with a result of 14-14 ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University Sep 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 2, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Vote! Class of 2018 elections --The construction in North Lot of a new dorm will take away 400 parking spots --The new academic building, recently named the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center, is almost complete --Homecoming and Alumni Weekend (photos) --Meet new sorority members (portraits) --Student Blogger of the Week: Amanda Fontaine --Students volunteer at The Caroline House --Q&A with Dr. Christopher Kelly --SHU's improv group The Awkward Handshakes is not new to campus, but they are making a big step toward more visibility with their original YouTube series --TV's biggest rival: Netflix ...


Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University Sep 2014

Spectrum, Volume 33, Issue 1, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: New mobile app: SHU Safe --Campus security updates --Renaming the administration building Melady Hall --Homesick? Stressed? Are you involved? --Students react to ...parking on campus --The Spectrum staff shares their favorite summer memories --Students take on the Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium (photos) --The controversial Yik Yak app --Getting to know Father Buckles --Saying goodbye to the king and queen of comedy --Sept. 15 students, faculty and beloved fans rushed to the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts theater to see the iconic Ed Asner.--Coming off an NEC Championship season last year, the SHU Pioneer football team is off ...


Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University Apr 2014

Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 11, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: "Women Can Have It All": Linda and Stephanie McMahon speak to Welch Coiiege of Business --New minor in business developed specifically for students who are non-business majors --Cruisin' Through Senior Week activities --Senior perspectives --BuzzFeed --Students sing out at the 2nd annual Concert Against Bullying --Sixth annual Relay For Life fundraiser (photos) --Spring Fest 2014 --SHU L.O.V.E. pops concert --Men's lacrosse: Cody Marquis --Women's soccer: Alyssa Brandofino --Track and cross country: Brianna Castrogivanni --Sports Class of 2014.


Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University Apr 2014

Spectrum, Volume 32, Issue 10, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: SHU prepares for 25th annual Discovery Gala to raise funds for student scholarships -- Puzzlethon aims to raise money for autism awareness -- Volunteer program's annual Easter basket drive -- CT minimum wage set to increase in 2017 --Honors students submit a project about how alcohol and stress can cause genetic changes that can affect future children -- Tavares Tuck receives Founders Award -- Mickey Rooney dies at 93 -- Volleyball loses in final two home games -- Sports management club hosts a showing of "Schooled: The Price of College Sports:


Spectrum, Volume 30, Issue 18, Sacred Heart University Apr 2013

Spectrum, Volume 30, Issue 18, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Theta Rho chapter of Alpha Delta Pi at SHU was officially installed as its 209th chapter --SHU students on new Pope --Avielle Richman’s parents see the foundation named for their daughter as their response to the tragedy in Newtown that has launched advocacy work on many fronts, including school safety and mental illness. The Avielle Foundation says it hopes to remove stigmas for people seeking mental health aid, develop the concept of a “brain health check-up,” and identify behavioral and biochemical diagnostics for detection of people at risk of violent behaviors --Sacred Heart students on the Encounter ...


Spectrum, Volume 28, Issue 12, Sacred Heart University Jan 2012

Spectrum, Volume 28, Issue 12, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: In a new partnership Sacred Heart and Notre Dame will work together to enhance the high school’s athletic fields and bring wireless technology to its classrooms. Sacred Heart sports teams will have scheduled time to use the updated fields, which will include a regulation soccer field --Despite playing outdoor home games at a relatively new Campus Field (opened in 1997) and indoor home games at the William H. Pitt Center (also opened in 1997) --Pioneers rank at the very bottom in attendance for the major sports in the Northeast Conference --Dr. Linda Strong has recently been declared ...


Spectrum, Volume 27, Issue 14, Sacred Heart University Feb 2011

Spectrum, Volume 27, Issue 14, Sacred Heart University

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Highlights include: Students from Sacred Heart University's media studies department were given the opportunity to travel to Cowboy’s Stadium in Dallas to work as production interns for the long weekend: Seniors Nicole Eastman, Gina Cemiglia, and Stephanie Kanner, and junior Erin Murtagh (photo)--A new group of students have been recently selected to attempt to make a difference in the lives of the people living in extreme poverty in El Salvador --Former SHU ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) director Major Eric Refsnider was awarded a Bronze Star for his military service in Afghanistan on Dec. 11, 2010 --Active ...