‘Miscast Cabaret’ breaks gender and race barriers
May02

‘Miscast Cabaret’ breaks gender and race barriers

The Seton Hall Theater Council has created its own version of a cabaret to highlight how different actors and actresses are able to perform unfamiliar songs. Tia Robbins, a junior theatre major and performer, said the “Miscast Cabaret” is a one-night event featuring Seton Hall students performing songs they would never be cast in because of age, gender, race, voice or body type. Robbins said the songs were all chosen by students and...

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History majors learn the past, look to the future
Apr25

History majors learn the past, look to the future

Throughout college, students often wonder why certain courses are required, especially if they have no relation to their choice of study. One of those courses is often history. According to Michael Ciccone, a sophomore secondary education, social studies and history major, history is way more important than we might realize. “[It] allows us to compare and contrast the events of today with events of the past that may have similar...

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Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’
Apr25

Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’

A Criminal Justice major might say the best lesson they learned in college is the importance of evidence or a certain investigative principle. Seton Hall Alum Kristen Hardy (07’) kept it simple: she said the best lesson she learned at SHU was “the importance of keeping the right people around.” Hardy graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, becoming a lawyer, and now working as a Compliance Counselor at Rockwell Automation in...

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Fly fishing summer course reels in students
Apr18

Fly fishing summer course reels in students

Some colleges across the nation offer exotic and interesting courses in addition to core classes. Rutgers University offers a “Politicizing Beyoncé” course in its Women & Gender Studies department, and Santa Clara University offers “The Physics of Star Trek.” While we cannot all study Beyoncé, Seton Hall will be offering a new course: a fly fishing course which will be offered for the first time this summer. Two Seton Hall...

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PRSSA raises money for childhood cancer
Mar17

PRSSA raises money for childhood cancer

Every year, an estimated 250,000+ new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 across the globe. That’s one of the shocking statistics that five senior public relations learned from their new campaign, “No One Fights Alone.” This team includes seniors Bailey Howell, Jessica Romano, Lisa Demytrk, Brittannia Gordon, and Brianna Bell. Romano said, “Only four new treatments for childhood cancer have been FDA approved in the...

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SO businesses to offer discounts for Charter Week
Mar03

SO businesses to offer discounts for Charter Week

To commemorate SHU’s Charter Week, a number of South Orange businesses will offer discounts to students and staff with a Seton Hall ID March 5 to 10. Pamela Adams, an Associate professor in the Stillman School of Business, worked with Steven Pomponio, a senior finance, management and information technology management major to contact the merchants that are offering these discounts. Ezequiel Myers. a sophomore information technology...

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TLTC offers every type of tech support to students and staff
Feb08

TLTC offers every type of tech support to students and staff

The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center (TLTC) is Seton Hall’s hub for assistance with audiovisual equipment, media and web support. The glue that holds this dynamic hub together comes from the student workers. Students hold positions as STA’s, or Student Technology Assistants, in Media Equipment and Support, Website Development, Blackboard Maintenance and Space 154. Christopher Petruzzi, manager for User Interface and...

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Visual and sound media majors see possibilities
Feb01

Visual and sound media majors see possibilities

Robert Ruszkowski, a sophomore visual and sound media major, spent time in high school working at his school’s minor television studio, which ultimately led him to studying and pursuing this degree at Seton Hall. Encouraged by his uncle, who works for NBC Sports, Ruszkowski found Seton Hall’s program and made the decision to enroll. Ruszkowski explained that his work with Pirate Television has had a significant impact on him as a...

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Michelangelo at the Met
Dec07

Michelangelo at the Met

On Dec. 12, a group of 45 students and faculty will take a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The MET was founded in 1870 and according to metmuseum.org, the museum houses over 5,000 years of art within its walls. On this trip, students will be touring and experiencing the latest exhibition titled “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsmen and Designer.” The free trip is sponsored by the Alberto Italian Studies Institute...

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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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