Student crafts idea to help SHU relax
Oct21

Student crafts idea to help SHU relax

One glance at Alexandra Wells, a junior history and English major, would suggest that she is in tune with her artistic side. She walked out of the Pirate’s Cove donning both a large set of headphones and a shirt that displayed what she described as an artist’s interpretation of an album cover, featuring a cartoonishly pink severed head in a pool of black liquid. Wells came with three samples of her embroidery in hand, depictions that...

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Students, family and faculty gather at memorial for Myles Mislavsky
Sep26

Students, family and faculty gather at memorial for Myles Mislavsky

On Sept. 26 a memorial service was held for Julian “Myles” Mislavsky. The service included an opening prayer from Fr. John Dennehy as well as readings and prayers from Myles’ fraternity brothers in Alpha Sigma Phi, Matthew Mazza and Nevin Wildermuth. Dr. Mary Meehan, interim University president, greeted mourning family, friends, faculty and SHU community members as they gathered in Bethany Hall for the service. She said Myles was a...

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Seton Hall alumna speaks on addiction
Sep26

Seton Hall alumna speaks on addiction

On Sept. 20, Keaton Douglas, a 2017 alumna who received her M.A. in theology stood in the center of the Nursing Amphitheater. Before a small a gathering of students entered, she and a group of guest speakers and team members gathered in a circle and prayed for the event to be successful. They prayed that the students would be enlightened and leave with God in their hearts. Douglas had come to speak about how spirituality can be a key...

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Incoming freshmen talk expectations
Jun18

Incoming freshmen talk expectations

Students like Harshana Ghoorhoo have come a long way to get to SHU. For Ghoorhoo, a diplomacy and international relations and modern languages major, this transition is quite literal. She is an international student from Mauritius, an island nation on the Indian Ocean. Though she will be far from home, she said that her primary concern is making the most of her college experience. “I wish to be able to share my beliefs and culture and...

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Pirates For Life speak out for their beliefs
May02

Pirates For Life speak out for their beliefs

For Gregory Lobo, a sophomore history major, the pro-life movement is personal. Lobo was born with spina bifida, a neurological condition. While his mom was pregnant with him, scans revealed that Lobo had a hole in his back, indicative of the disorder. When his parents went back for the next test, the radiologist said to them, “We already diagnosed this. Why haven’t you taken care of it?” Because other options for fetal treatment were...

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Alumna credits SHU programs for success
Mar03

Alumna credits SHU programs for success

Gladys Henriquez, a 2002 diplomacy and international relations alumna, has a schedule she describes as “crazy.” As a multi-platform freelance marketer, her days are filled with web design, editing, client meetings and project management, among other tasks. She handles the branding and marketing for clients from law firms to smaller startup companies. Henriquez credited SHU for giving her a strong base for her professional...

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Disabled students battle unemployment
Nov30

Disabled students battle unemployment

In 2015, the American Community Survey found that 64.8 percent of Americans with disabilities aged 21 to 64 were unemployed. The survey was based on responses from 198,395 participants and included disabilities ranging from hearing and vision difficulties, to independent living difficulties. Comparatively, the unemployment rate for adults in the same age range without a disability was 21.7 percent. According to Angela Millman,...

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Students encouraged to hunt through history
Oct26

Students encouraged to hunt through history

Starting Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, all members of the SHU community will be able to participate in the “Lost History Tour.” This event is a self-guided tour around campus in which participants have the opportunity to collect clues, explore various locations and learn about the history that colors Seton Hall’s past. The first 10 participants to reach the final location will receive prizes that they can pick up from Bayley Hall (Room...

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Theater council to transform stage into haunted forest
Oct26

Theater council to transform stage into haunted forest

Inspired by the forest set used in their production of “As You Like It,” members of the SHU Theater Council will be staging a haunted house and a night of Halloween- themed activities that President Tia Robbins said will bring fright and fun for attendees. The “Halloween Late-Nighter” co-sponsored by the Student Activities Board (SAB) will be held in the Theater-in-the-Round on Oct. 31 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The haunted house, open...

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AST rocks, rolls and raises money for Dress for Success
Sep22

AST rocks, rolls and raises money for Dress for Success

Jubilee Hall resonated with the sound of rock music on the night of Sept. 15 as Alpha Sigma Tau (AST) welcomed the return of its philanthropy event, Rock-A-Thon, after more than a three-year absence. The event celebrated student talent as acts ranged from original and cover songs to poetry. Among the performers were students Nicole Philips, Erica Bradshaw, John Ferry, Shawn Brelvi, Keith Egan, Mike Cappelluti and Nadia Lyall. Though...

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Fall recruitment begins at Seton Hall
Sep14

Fall recruitment begins at Seton Hall

When senior biology major Daniella Coffaro reflected on the reasons she joined Alpha Phi Omega (APO), she was reminded of the numerous service projects she participated in alongside her brothers. Among these, she recalled tying plastic bags together to be sent out and made into sleeping mats for the homeless. She explained the rewarding feeling that binds her and her service fraternity brothers together as they donate time and...

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Finding my home at the Hall
Sep07

Finding my home at the Hall

When I first started school at Seton Hall, I felt an odd mix of emotions. First came the excitement of starting a new chapter of my life and exploring all the new opportunities college could bring. However, I also had a sense of fear. I was born with a neurological condition called cerebral palsy. From what I learned, it can manifest itself in a number of different ways. In my case, a weakened sense of balance and limited range of...

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