Students plug in to IT club on campus
Apr18

Students plug in to IT club on campus

There is a place for everyone at Seton Hall to express themselves in our campus community. Yet, sophomore Tori Giardina, an Information Technology Management and Marketing major, saw a vacancy in our community and decided to start the first IT Club on campus. “I’m motivated to start an IT Club because I’ve really developed an interest in IT, especially the past two years on campus taking classes, and I want to involve more people in...

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Elfo farm teaches students lessons in service
Apr04

Elfo farm teaches students lessons in service

Stacie Elfo, a senior psychology major, has an interesting home life: She lives on a goat farm. The farm is located in Hillsborough, N.J., and the Elfo family has operated it since 1924. The property itself dates back to the 1720s. An immigrant Dutch Family first owned it and currently the Elfo’s raise livestock, but in the past, it harvested crops such as corn, hay, and tomatoes. John Elfo, Stacie’s father, explained the history of...

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Spring break trips impacted by nor’easter
Mar17

Spring break trips impacted by nor’easter

Studying abroad is the goal for many students as they enter Seton Hall. Yet, many students’ dreams were put on hold for a few days over spring break due to inclement weather. The nor’easter left roads very slippery and with high wind, snow, sleet and some hail. It was deemed unsafe for students to travel and a number of flights were canceled. Fredrika Etienne, a senior English major, traveled to London with members of the English...

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Aspiring veterinarian learns biology basics at SHU
Mar03

Aspiring veterinarian learns biology basics at SHU

Jessica Ferrara is a senior biology major and Italian minor, who is pursuing a unique career: she wants to become a veterinarian and has been accepted for graduate school at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. “I honestly have wanted to be a vet for as long as I remember,” Ferrara said. “I grew up having pets, and I always loved animals. My parents showed me from a young age that pets truly are members of the family.”...

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Students in Greek life gain a second family

Joining a sorority or fraternity on Seton Hall University’s campus is far from uncommon. Many students have got involved in greek life in order to seek new friends and experiences. A common experience throughout many of these groups is that as you join, one receives a big. Meg Malkasian, a junior social and behavioral sciences major with a concentration of social work, is a sister of Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. “I...

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Students show South Orange some love for Valentine’s Day
Feb14

Students show South Orange some love for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day approaching, many couples at Seton Hall are looking for local things to do. Students can choose to take the train to New York City, but with its abundance of restaurants and activities, there are plenty of options if students choose to visit South Orange village. These student-friendly spots are affordable and offer romantic atmospheres for couples celebrating on Feb. 14 or even on Feb. 13 for a Galentine’s Day...

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Student interns make Disney magic a reality
Feb01

Student interns make Disney magic a reality

By participating in the Disney College Program, students’ dreams really do come true. Students from schools that partner with the Disney College Program can work at Disney Resorts as cast members. One aspect of their job is to make going to the parks, hotels and restaurants an experience full of faith, trust and pixie dust for all the guests. Some Seton Hall students have taken advantage of this opportunity and shared their...

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Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality
Jan25

Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality

When you enter the restaurant Boccone South in downtown South Orange, you are greeted in Italian by the staff and instantly feel an authentic Italian vibe. The mission of owner Silvio Caruso is to “deliver good Italian food” to their customers. But the restaurant offers much more. You are taken care of from the moment you walk through the door and the staff is well trained, delivering service that is nothing short of excellent. Tien...

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True Blue celebrates five years of giving back
Nov02

True Blue celebrates five years of giving back

More than 4,000 people have become True Blue since the program’s inception, and since this year is the fifth year anniversary of the program, the organization is celebrating all year long. According to Daniel Nugent, assistant vice president of advancement services, True Blue is a recognition program that honors all those who are active and engaged with Seton Hall each year, allowing them to donate to causes within the SHU community....

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Pirate’s Cove adds new items and improves old recipes
Oct19

Pirate’s Cove adds new items and improves old recipes

The Pirate’s Cove at Seton Hall University has recently undergone many changes. From the menu to the service, students, faculty, and visitors alike can have a new experience on campus. Cove staff member Farreed Ross highlighted some of the new menu items. “We added a lot more sandwiches and more drinks as well. There is the new super coffee, soups and salads, pastas, and vegetarian meals as well,” Reed said. Reed also noted that they...

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Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation
Sep22

Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation

Determined, loyal, caring, hardworking and compassionate – these are just some of the words peers use to describe senior biology major Holli Bossons. This past summer, Bossons showed these characteristics and used her knowledge from the classoom while she was a physician assistant observer at St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus in Pennsylvania. “The beauty of the program was that we didn’t have set rotations...

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“Locals in the Loft” rock SOPAC
Sep14

“Locals in the Loft” rock SOPAC

On Sept. 8, from the ground floor of The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), one could hear the sound of music floating down from The Loft. This was the inaugural performance for “Locals in the Loft,” a series that celebrates performers from the area at the SOPAC.Two local bands, Laredo and Rude Boy George, brought about 50 people together over their shared love of live music. Rude Boy George’s set included influences from...

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