Shown above is Saint Mary's School for Boys, labeled as the "home economics laboratories and practice house." Photo courtesy of the Seton Hill Archives.

Outbreak on the Hill

It was a rapidly spreading and fast killing disease. According to historian Jennifer Rosenberg, the symptoms began with severe fatigue, fever and headache. Soon the infected individual’s skin would begin to turn so blue that his/her original ethnicity was unrecognizable. Violent coughing would ensue and often tear the abdominal muscles of the victims with its…

This is the Barnes & Noble College bookstore at Penn State University. Photo from pennlive.com.

SHU bookstore transforms into Barnes & Noble

In June, Seton Hill University’s (SHU) bookstore will change from its current provider, Follett (formerly Neebo), to a Barnes & Noble college bookstore. The university will be joining the other 750 colleges and universities that currently partner with Barnes & Noble College. Besides an overall better experience, Barnes & Noble College will be offering students…

A participant in Percic's camp dusts for fingerprints. Photo courtesy of J.Walker.

How to Solve a Murder

While most teenagers spent their Saturday morning devouring bowls of Cocoa Puffs and catching up on cartoons, three young women solved a murder. Four murders actually, all of which occurred at Seton Hill University’s (SHU) crime scene house as part of a crime scene investigation (CSI) day camp for high schoolers. “When we first started…