Physics department hosts rocket-building competition
May01

Physics department hosts rocket-building competition

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that sent Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon, the Physics Department will host an Apollo Moon Landing Rocket Build competition on Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Lopez said the event will educate students on something as challenging as rocket science. Photo courtesy of Jose Lopez. Jose Lopez, an assistant professor in the physics department, helped...

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LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU
Apr03

LGBTQ students voice their frustration with SHU

Seton Hall students, faculty and staff gathered on March 28 to address concerns of the LGBTQ community on campus. The panel featured students Emani Miles, Laura Mendez, Essence Williams and Adam Varoqua and Professors Judith Stark and Richard Blissett. (From left to right) Judith Stark, Laura Mendez, Adam Varoqua, Essence Williams, Emani Miles and Richard Blissett addressed the issues that LGBTQ students face on campus. Mackenzie...

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RallyCap Sports hosts activities for people with special needs
Mar27

RallyCap Sports hosts activities for people with special needs

RallyCap Sports is an organization that provides recreational sports programs for people with special needs, according to its website. Luisa Rinaudo, a senior elementary and special education and liberal studies major, said that Paul Hooker, the founder of RallyCap Sports, reached out to her in hopes of starting a chapter of the organization at Seton Hall. Rinaudo said she was excited to bring the organization to campus as soon as she...

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Fans keep the stands cool at basketball away games
Mar06

Fans keep the stands cool at basketball away games

Some Seton Hall basketball fans explained why they feel motivated to travel to see the Pirates in enemy territory. Emily High, a sophomore public relations major, said traveling to see Seton Hall basketball games is a unique opportunity to mingle with the opposition. Photo via Facebook/Emily High “What I enjoy most is meeting the other team’s fans,” High said. “Although we are cheering for opposing teams, I always learn a lot about...

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New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU
Feb20

New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU

Courtesy of SMART The Student Marijuana Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) was recently established at Seton Hall. According to its Facebook page, the alliance focuses on bringing cannabis education to universities and bridging the gap for millennials interested in career opportunities. Olivia Giles-Johnson, co-founder of SMART, said she and her other co-founder, Rachel Gilbert, brought SMART to campus to educate the student...

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Theatre majors advance to final round of acting competition
Feb06

Theatre majors advance to final round of acting competition

Elizabeth McCole, a senior theater and communication major, and Andrew Cates, a junior theatre, music and art design major, recently made it to the final round of the Irene Ryan Acting Competition, where they performed against students from eight different states. Photo via Instagram @hallcommarts The competition commemorates the memory of Irene Ryan, a well-established actress in vaudeville, radio, film and on Broadway. Ryan is best...

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Football fans get a kick out of Super Bowl traditions
Jan30

Football fans get a kick out of Super Bowl traditions

When the New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead charged into the end zone on the game-clinching touchdown two weeks ago, it simultaneously sent the Chiefs to the golf course for the winter and the Patriots to Atlanta for a date in the Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA The Super Bowl, which will be held on Feb. 3 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, will be the 53rd clash between the best teams from the NFL’s...

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Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream
Jan23

Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream

Alyza Roman (’18) is making her mark as a paralegal at the New York District Attorney’s Office. Photo courtesy of Alyza Roman When Roman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology, she said that the career path following college wasn’t always clear to her. “I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do after I graduated career-wise, but I narrowed down my focus and spent about a month applying to...

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Russian and Eastern Studies certificate opens doors
Oct04

Russian and Eastern Studies certificate opens doors

The Slavic Club informed students about the Russian and Eastern Studies certificate at a meeting on Sept. 27. Dr. Maxim Matusevich, the program director of the Russian and East European Studies program, explained the program and its benefits. According to its website, the program gives students an interdisciplinary training that will prepare them to pursue a lifelong career involving the region and culture of the subject. McKinley...

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SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad
Sep19

SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad

Seton Hall faculty and students shared their thoughts and opinions on the recent Nike advertisement that featured former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Nike first unveiled the advertisement on social media before it aired during the NFL season opener on Sept. 6. It was part of Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign for the company’s 30th anniversary. The ad says, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing...

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S.O. restaurant blends heritage and cuisine
Sep06

S.O. restaurant blends heritage and cuisine

A South Orange restaurant is now adding some Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavor to the community. Located on the corner of South Orange Avenue and Prospect Street, Jackie and Son is an American-Mediterranean eatery and bakery with an espresso, coffee and juice bar. The restaurant, which opened on April 10, serves a variety of sandwiches and breakfast dishes. Several Seton Hall students said that the new eatery serves delicious...

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Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton
May06

Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton

A third inning rally helped the Pirates take the rubber game of the series against Creighton, as they defeated the Bluejays by a final score of 3-0. The positive momentum on the mound from Saturday’s victory over Creighton carried over into Sunday afternoon. Between starter Billy Lane Jr. and closer Matt Leon, the Pirates only gave up three hits to a usually potent Creighton offense. Lane was dominant for the Pirates, throwing 8.1...

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