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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Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo
Jun19

Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo

Once they put on that blue Polo shirt, Seton Hall’s Peer Advisers (PAs) take on a number of responsibilities. From acting as representatives of the University during open house events to serving as navigators who help guide freshmen through the college experience, it is job that changed many of their lives. According to Ruben Antunez, a junior public relations major going into his second year as a PA, when he first came to campus, he...

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Spectrum Works on spreading autism awareness
Apr20

Spectrum Works on spreading autism awareness

On April 11, students gathered with Spectrum Works on the Green to get their faces painted blue in a variety of designs, ranging from puzzle pieces to mask-like patterns. No matter the design, the message was the same: people with autism can make valuable contributions to the workforce.  Spectrum Works, an organization dedicated to job training and employment for young adults with autism, joined with Seton Hall’s Public Relations II...

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SNL star talks growth and politics in comedy
Feb23

SNL star talks growth and politics in comedy

Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member and co-host of the show’s Weekend Update, Colin Jost, took the stage in the Main Lounge on Feb. 16 as a part of SAB’s Spring Comedy Show. Along with fellow comedian Mike Recine, who opened the show, the pair delivered sets packed with references to politics, love and collegiate life. Jost began his set with a series of jokes about life at Seton Hall, tackling topics from nuns playing Frisbee to...

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Signing off in style: get crafty with grad caps
Feb15

Signing off in style: get crafty with grad caps

With graduation still months away, senior diplomacy major Marianna Eboli has already begun reaching out to students, offering to design their caps for graduation. In fact, on Feb. 13, within the first day of posting the offer on social media, three students had commissioned caps from Eboli.  She explained that her first experience designing caps came last year after she decided to design a cap as a present for her boyfriend, Mitch...

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Humans of SHU: student’s competitive spirit drives business
Feb02

Humans of SHU: student’s competitive spirit drives business

Since launching his application development business, Alpha Dev, in late December 2016, junior accounting and economics major Michael Solimini has created apps for companies such as Hazel Boutique and Outcast Sport Fishing. His inspiration came last summer after taking a $10 online course in iOS application development. Solimini explained that he enjoyed the problem-solving aspect of app development and his competitive drive allowed...

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Dating apps reflect social change
Jan18

Dating apps reflect social change

A 2015 Pew Research Center survey found that the percentage adults aged 18-24 using dating apps quadrupled since 2013. Among the more than 2,000 people surveyed, those who reported ever using dating apps rose from five percent in 2013 to 22 percent two years later. Sociology Professor Leslie Bunnage explained this increase in popularity as a reflection of the major role technology plays in everyday life. “For younger people, who have...

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