My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes
Nov16

My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes

From the age of four years old, I was not only learning how to ride a bike and to read, I was also learning how to test my blood sugar and give myself insulin shots. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the islet cells on the pancreas – cells that produce one of the body’s most important and necessary hormones: insulin. Insulin combines with sugar in our blood to give us energy. My body cannot produce any...

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PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs
Nov09

PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs

While film and art majors have projects to work on, there is another program that keeps busy: public relations (PR). Public relations students have their hands full with internships, classes and other on-campus involvement. Senior public relations majors Brianna Bell and Lindsay McGowan are familiar with the busy life of a PR major. They both discussed how they balance the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA),...

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W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.
Oct26

W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.

Sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell spoke about racism in the University Center on Oct. 19, as a part of the Student Activity Board’s SHU Speaks event. In just under two hours, Bell addressed racism in various aspects of society, mainly focusing on identity, the media and politics. With the format of his discussion, the television personality and author stayed true to the event’s title, “Ending Racism in About an Hour.” Bell is...

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Professors Explore History Through Fantasy
Oct05

Professors Explore History Through Fantasy

Seton Hall will host a panel discussion about the hit HBO series, “Game of Thrones” (GoT) and the books it was adapted from, George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The panel will be held on Oct. 5 in the Nursing Amphitheater, Room 113, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. History Professor Dr. Williamjames Hoffer organized this discussion panel after the History Department had proposed holding more events for students to talk about history in...

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NJ band hopes music is ‘company’ for SHU
Sep28

NJ band hopes music is ‘company’ for SHU

The Cold Weather Company (CWC) performed in the Pirate’s Cove on Sept. 20, bringing with them a deeply-rooted appreciation for the NJ music scene. They performed several original songs, including their new single, “Clover.” In an interview with The Setonian, the band discussed their growth and plans for the future. CWC combines the singing and songwriting experience of two guitarists, Brian Curry, 27, and Jeff Petescia, 24, as well as...

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Professors: disabilities are forms of diversity
Sep14

Professors: disabilities are forms of diversity

With organizations constantly pushing forward for disability rights and accommodations in the world, two Seton Hall professors, Dr. Eunyoung Kim and Dr. Aquino, worked together to change the discussion involving people with disabilities. Their book, “Disability as Diversity in Higher Education: Policies and Practices to Enhance Student Success,” aims to describe disability as a form of diversity as opposed to simply people with...

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Students lend a helping hand in tutoring
Apr27

Students lend a helping hand in tutoring

With the semester nearing a close, many students are feeling the looming pressure of exams and final grades. Sometimes the best way to combat these pressures is with the help of other students. In some courses, Seton Hall offers Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction courses are student-run to help others in the class study and prepare for exams. Students who have taken specific courses such as Anatomy and Physiology or...

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Professor works to detect teen substance abuse
Apr20

Professor works to detect teen substance abuse

Dr. Matthew Corrigan, director of the Master of Social Work Program at Seton Hall, was recently hired by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to help implement the community level intervention entitled “Communities That Care.” The program works to promote the health of young people in the area. He has created a screening tool of questionnaires for adolescents’ risk of substance use with the Adolescent...

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Students dive into philanthropy at Polar Plunge
Mar01

Students dive into philanthropy at Polar Plunge

February in New Jersey usually consists of snow, Snuggies, and staying indoors with a hot cup of cocoa. However, one event breaks this stereotype every February and brings thousands of people outside – to the beach. On Saturday, Feb. 25, Seton Hall students, among thousands of other New Jersey residents and visitors, participated in the 24th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at 1 p.m., in Seaside Heights, NJ. The Polar Plunge raises money and...

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SHU acapella group hits the right notes
Feb09

SHU acapella group hits the right notes

Mixing songs, dropping  beats, hitting notes and making harmonies, all without instruments, is the foundation for acapella. Now, Seton Hall has a group of its own, Seton Notes. Seton Notes, had its debut in fall 2015, but became official in the fall 2016 semester. Amanda Derosa, a sophomore business management major and president of Seton Notes, explained that the group is about more than just singing covers and “dropping sick beats,”...

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Comedian Tom Papa delivers laughs at SOPAC
Jan26

Comedian Tom Papa delivers laughs at SOPAC

Danny DeVito, Abbott and Costello, Kevin Spacey; we all know these names pretty well. They are people that make us laugh. The next big laugh comes from a man named Tom Papa.     Born and raised in Passaic, N.J., you might have seen Papa during his standup special on Netflix called “Tom Papa Live In New York City,” his guest appearance on the Stephen Colbert show, or maybe you’ve listened to his weekly podcast on Sirius XM...

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Campus Ministry service and events offered to all
Nov16

Campus Ministry service and events offered to all

Though it may be mistaken with being a part of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, Campus Ministry is its own separate entity on campus. Located in the basement of Boland Hall, Campus Ministry has many events for Seton Hall students weekly, monthly and yearly. The Director of Campus Ministry Rev. Brian Needles explained Campus Ministry’s mission, “is to know, love and serve God. Our intention is not to force doctrine or...

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