SHUNA offers debate and friendship

The Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA) debates topics that address global issues, both historical and current, in a very similar fashion to actual United Nations committees. According to club members, SHUNA involves thorough research, intense collaboration and critical thinking skills executed through public speaking, writing and debating. The team competes with students from different universities in order to mimic the...

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Students advise on how to navigate SHUFLY
Jun18

Students advise on how to navigate SHUFLY

At Seton Hall, Public Safety provides the SHUFLY and SafeRide services daily to bring students to where they need to go around South Orange and beyond. The SHUFLY is a free service that transports students to various locations throughout South Orange. These include stops on campus, along South Orange Avenue and Valley Street, RiteAid, South Orange Train Station, Ora Manor and Stop & Shop. On Saturdays, the SHUFLY travels to the...

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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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Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships
Jun18

Chem and biochem majors explore summer internships

Seton Hall biochemistry majors have been gaining workplace experience by interning with household brand-named companies this summer. Alison Arissa, a senior biochemistry major, is working with Colgate for the summer and said she plans to stay with the company long after the summer ends. Arissa found her internship during an application spree, where she was introduced to services such as Indeed.com and Navigator through SHU’s Career...

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Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus
Jun18

Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus

“Being a resident assistant is such an eclectic job that it is hard to describe all that goes into it,” said Felipe Bueno, a senior diplomacy and economics major. Students living in the residence halls are guided by resident assistants, known as “RAs.” They are SHU students tasked with leading a section of a floor in the building. Bueno, an RA in Aquinas Hall, said that an RA’s main responsibility is to be a resource for students,...

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Pirate’s guide to dazzling grad caps: How students expressed passion through their art
Jun18

Pirate’s guide to dazzling grad caps: How students expressed passion through their art

Seton Hall held its commencement ceremony for the class of 2018 on May 21, where many students decorated their graduation caps with a few unique themes and designs. Here are some of the graduation caps captured along with a few tips and tricks provided by students on decorating them. Incorporate something meaningful and personal Mansi Patel, a biology major and graduate, described the inspiration behind her cap by relating it back to...

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Speaker connects literature with emotion
May02

Speaker connects literature with emotion

On April 25, the Philosophy Department and the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences featured a discussion by Dr. Noël Carroll, as part of the Philosopher’s Speak series. Dr. Carroll is a professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is recognized for his work in the philosophy of literature, film, visual arts, and social and cultural theory. The talk, entitled, “Literature, the Emotions,...

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English students read up and work in major
May02

English students read up and work in major

Being an English major is much more challenging than most people think, Emily Parise, a senior English, philosophy and creative writing major, pointed out that it requires a lot of intense reading, writing, thinking and class participation. Parise, who is the president of the English Club, typically begins her day opening the Writing Center and tutoring students. After that, she heads to class where she puts her hours of reading and...

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School of Theology looks to future with first female dean
May02

School of Theology looks to future with first female dean

Dr. Maria Pascuzzi is the first female associate dean for undergraduate students in the School of Theology. Since starting her job on July 1, 2017, Pascuzzi said she has enjoyed her role of advising students and guiding them on the right path. Emma Coulter, a senior theology major, said she sees Pascuzzi as a compassionate, reliable adviser. “She genuinely cares about my education and how I’m doing,” Coulter said. “She makes me feel...

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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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ARC offers finals help and stress relief
May02

ARC offers finals help and stress relief

Finals are never a fun time for anyone. As we near the final stretch, we all know how hard it can be cramming in every last bit of notes before our final exams. Luckily, Seton Hall offers an amazing outlet available to all students to help relieve your end of semester stress. The Academic Resource Center, (ARC) offers help to students. With student tutors, the ARC gives Seton Hall students an immediate resource to help students...

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SHU to welcome new restaurants
May02

SHU to welcome new restaurants

In fall 2018, Seton Hall students will have several new places to eat and hang out with their friends. The school is acquiring a Jersey Mike’s Subs, Pirate Bowls, and there will be a cafe in Jubilee Hall. Jersey Mike’s Subs will offer an array of cold sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches, cheese steaks and gluten free options. The brand new Pirate Bowls will feature acai bowls that are organic, GMO free and will also have a selection of...

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