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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Forget me not: Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer
Nov30

Forget me not: Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer

Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer

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HALLmarks: College democrat loves politics
Nov03

HALLmarks: College democrat loves politics

Senior sociology major Demetrius Terry has faced a number of setbacks in his life. Even though he grew up in what he described as a broken home and even took a year off from SHU in the spring of 2012, only to return in the fall of 2013, he has not let this define him. In fact, these same setbacks have set him on a course to motivate and inspire others. As the Executive Vice President of the College Democrats of New Jersey (CDNJ),...

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Social work values resonate with SSWA
Oct20

Social work values resonate with SSWA

Whether it be through passing out hygiene kits to the homeless on Essex County Homeless Connect Day or educating students from other schools about the opportunities a career in social work can provide, the Student Social Work Association (SSWA) has a mission they hope to accomplish. According to club president Maryam Saleem, a senior social work major, SSWA is a group dedicated to showing students the impact of social work on the...

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Pokemon Go-ing out of style at SHU
Sep14

Pokemon Go-ing out of style at SHU

With its U.S. release in July, Pokémon Go inspired millions of trainers to explore the world around them in search of Pokémon. However, recent reports indicate that the app’s popularity is declining. According to Bloomberg, the app’s number of daily users worldwide dropped from just over 45 million in late July to about 30 million by mid-August. Analysts suggested this trend will steadily continue. Some of Seton Hall’s students voiced...

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