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Sacred Heart University

1993

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Spectrum, Volume 11, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Archives Sep 1993

Spectrum, Volume 11, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: South Hall dorm on the now closed South parking lot has opened to more than 280 freshmen --Because of the couple’s appreciation for libraries and their ongoing commitment to Sacred Heart University, the Robert J. and Bernadette Matura have contributed an endowed gift of $1 million to the Library. The gift, one of the largest the University has ever received, is given in memory of their parents. On Sept. 11 the University will hold a special academic convocation for the naming of the Library, which will be called the Ryan Matura Library. It is the first in ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 23, Sacred Heart University Archives Apr 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 23, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Kurt Hersher of Monroe, son of Bernard Hersher in whose memory the fund was established at UB has decided to move the endowment to Sacred Heart University, establishing The Hersher Center for Applied Ethics --SHU sues city over ZBA denial of an application to build a sports complex on campus --Caribbean Club wins trophy --After ten years of inspired leadership Dr. Gary Rose has stepped down from the Debating Society to concentrate more on his career as an author --Dr. Katherine Mancke Kidd, the head of the new Global Studies major, has designed this new intensive major to ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 22, Sacred Heart University Archives Apr 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 22, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: NEASC reaccredits SHU: overall response by the team was favorable, with specific references to SHU’s near extinction in 1988 due to financial difficulties to its current state of fiscal strength --The new Student-Athlete Council was formed this year --Beginning in fall '93 academically qualified sophomore-junior students will be recruited, trained and supervised as Classroom Learning Assistants connected with the University Learning Center as part of a university-wide effort to increase retention, improve the graduation rate of all SHU students and raise the overall academic quality of this institution --April Ertl lights up lady sluggers.


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 21, Sacred Heart University Archives Apr 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 21, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: First President's Rap of the year draws a crowd; students and president talk about campus concerns --New committee to select editors for the Spectrum and Prologue --Computer literacy is being taught to students and faculty, including WordPerfect 5.1 and Introduction to DBase 111. Participants must bring a 3.5 inch diskette --Dawn Hencinski was awarded first and second place awards in the typography division at the student art show --SHU Rugby scrum fights for possession in last Saturday's win over Salve Regina; next plays Nichols College --Robinson continues to impress NBA scouts.


Spectrum, Volume 4, Number 1, Sacred Heart University Apr 1993

Spectrum, Volume 4, Number 1, Sacred Heart University

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Special April Fool's edition of The Spectrum.


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 19, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 19, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: SHU students braved the bitter cold and pouring rain to march in the New York City St. Patrick's Day parade, followed by members of the 50-piece Connecticut Hurricane Marching Band --The Scott Browning Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to a computer science major and, if possible, a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Fairfield --Part time undergrad Laurie Hiller has published her first illustrated book of poetry, Visions of Wonder --Men's lax racks big Division I win --Women's basketball reaches new heights.


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 18, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 18, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Dr. Fabio Castillo Figueroa, rector of the University of San Salvadorin El Salvador, was conferred the degree Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa by Sacred Heart University for his work in educational reform in his country --Domestic violence discussed in Hawley --The Student Activities Office is sponsoring a bus trip to New York so that SHU students can march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17 --History of Taft Commons, originally meant to be an elderly home,and leased by Sacred Heart in 1990 for use as the school's first resident halls --The nineties ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 17, Sacred Heart University Archives Mar 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 17, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Wellness Week at SHU --SHU's College Bowl team beats opponent by 5 points --Homophobia lecture by Pat Griffith, professor of social justice at the University of Massachusetts, dispels myths --Sexually abusive relationships --Senior Suzanne Fisher, equestrienne and business management and marketing major --Women's self-defense program to be taught by Alison Flaum, director of public safety --1993 Grammy awards: who won and who should have --Charges dropped against arrested basketball players --Lady hoopsters keep on rolling, win NECC playoff opener at home --Darrin Robinson finished his SHU career with 2,402 points and holds second place on ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 16, Sacred Heart University Archives Feb 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 16, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Four student athletes arrested for fighting --Because athletes are involved there's more interest --SHU’s Prof. Rebecca Abbott will be showing two of her films in the Media Studies round room. The films titled Watching The Watchman '92 and Magnet Schools in New Haven are half hour films written, produced, directed, and filmed by Abbott, a professor of Media Studies --Black History Month: A look back --The Robinson File ... Senior guard Darrin Robinson glides around an opponent at a recent game.


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 15, Sacred Heart University Archives Feb 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 15, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: Sacred Heart University, in coordination with the P.A.D.D. CT Fox Chapter (Professional Association of Database Developers), is sponsoring the FoxPro 2.5 Videoconference. It will be broadcast live, via satellite, allowing for live interaction by telephone lines --Gay and lesbian college students were pleased with President Clinton’s move to eventually end the ban on homosexuals in the military --Racism on campus may be more denied than nonexistent --The Threepenny Opera, Bertold Brecht’s musical about the homeless beggars of the German Depression — which introduced the song “Mack the Knife” — will come to life on ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 13, Sacred Heart University Archives Feb 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 13, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: The new student government will consist of several branches with different duties, ranging from financial responsibilities to senate meetings for dealing with political issues on campus. The changes are not occurring without resistance, however, mainly because many Student Government members dislike the way the administration handled the change --Cultural Diversity Day kicks off Black History Month --The Ross Review: All student events have now been restricted to campus --A moral epidemic: Homophobia / by Rev. Thomas P. Thorne, SHU chaplain --New political science 'fraternity' tackles social issues --Report on SHU road trip to the Clinton inauguration --AIDS quilt warms ...


Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 12, Sacred Heart University Archives Jan 1993

Spectrum, Volume 9, Number 12, Sacred Heart University Archives

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Highlights include: SHU's new smoking policy takes smoking out of the hallways completely and limits it to Chubby’s and outside areas only. This new policy comes in the wake of the Surgeon General’s recent reports concerning the dangers of secondhand smoke to non-smokers --Dr. Richard E. Farmer, dean of graduate studies and Continuing Education, presented a stress management workshop in the faculty lounge --On Thursday, Feb. 4, Professor Piotr Gzowski will do readings from Polish poets and playwrights in translation on the upper level of the library -- Pot: is it making a comeback? --Despite wide-spread criticism, it ...