WSOU mentors lend a helping hand to students
Jun19

WSOU mentors lend a helping hand to students

The mentorship program run by WSOU, Seton Hall’s radio station, connects students with station alumni so that they may gain helpful advice for their future careers. Since the program began in September 2016, it has proven that guidance can come from a number of sources, from hands-on training to an unlikely mentor. Richard Fields, a DJ at WSOU and a senior liberal studies major, explained that while he has learned a great deal during...

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Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists
Jun19

Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists

Within the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC’s) Inspired Minds Exhibit, up and coming artists have the opportunity showcase their pieces to a broad audience. For many of them, it is their first time in a gallery display. Linda Beard, SOPAC’s Director of Community of Engagement, explained that the art is dynamic in different ways. “A lot of the times we’re surprised at what the students are representing in their artwork,”...

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Students discuss over-protective parents
Jun19

Students discuss over-protective parents

The transition from high school to college is an essential step toward becoming an independent adult for many people. This period is often considered a time where students test the waters of autonomy with safe vests from aiding parents. Yet, through all the good intentions, students sometimes find themselves being weighed down by over-parenting. Joshua Cozzo is an admissions counselor at Seton Hall University. He explained, in his 10...

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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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Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition
Apr27

Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition

When the SHU team was announced as the winners of the National CFA Institute Research Challenge, a competition in which teams are divided by regions and given a company stock to analyze. Members explained their feelings of excitement and pride. “It was such a surreal feeling. I think we were all in shock, but we were all excited that we were able to accomplish this not only for ourselves, but for Seton Hall,” Katie McCarthy, a senior...

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Mentors work to help ‘Skool’ students
Apr27

Mentors work to help ‘Skool’ students

Founded in 2010 and incorporated May 7, 2015, Skooled, Inc. originally started from a panel discussion organized by MLKSA Alumni Monica Hall. This mentoring program is the immediate result of a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Association panel discussion which aimed to answer the “What can we do to help?” question that plagues concerned minds when addressing the disparities in education based on socioeconomic standing in...

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Professor’s TV experience leads as example
Apr27

Professor’s TV experience leads as example

Every row in the auditorium style classroom in the basement of Fahy begins to fill with conversations and students enrolled in the Introduction to Communication Theory course. Professor Scott Baird Hebert opens up the class with a discussion on leadership, followed by three different TED Talks videos that focus on the topic. The videos introduced ideas as Hebert applied those concepts to the real world, providing his opinions on the...

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Students raise money for Egyptian hospitals
Apr27

Students raise money for Egyptian hospitals

In response to the divide forming between Egypt and America, Nourhaal Saber, a diplomacy and international relations major, created the Egyptian American Youth Group (EAYG) to encourage conversation and increase fundraising. “I chose to begin this organization to spread awareness for Egyptian people who do not have a voice,” Saber said. “I wanted to help voice their thoughts. I love being from Egypt and visiting my country and I...

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SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art
Apr27

SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art

Seton Hall 2003 alumni Neal Sehgal published a collection of poetry and photography called RISE, which explores the themes of love, loss, spirituality, living one’s truth, and finding a way to triumph over those who try to pull you down. Sehgal’s experiences in the last three to four years involving a devastating breakup was the inspiration that drove him to create this uplifting book. “I wasn’t sure I was writing a book, when I wrote...

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Students lend a helping hand in tutoring
Apr27

Students lend a helping hand in tutoring

With the semester nearing a close, many students are feeling the looming pressure of exams and final grades. Sometimes the best way to combat these pressures is with the help of other students. In some courses, Seton Hall offers Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction courses are student-run to help others in the class study and prepare for exams. Students who have taken specific courses such as Anatomy and Physiology or...

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SHU men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Apr26

SHU men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On April 20, men walked around the Green in heels. In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the organization Know More hosted the “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event in which male students walked a mile around the Green in donated heels. “Having men walking in women’s shoes helps them empathize with women’s issues like sexual assault. They will hopefully take this unique experience and have it influence their behavior or...

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Transfer students find their home at the Hall
Apr20

Transfer students find their home at the Hall

For many of us, Seton Hall marks the beginning of students’ college lives. However, many transfer students have more recently made Seton Hall their home. Transferring gives students a fresh start, but the transition may not always be easy. Nicole Soto, a junior psychology major, transferred to Seton Hall a year ago after graduating from Union County College, a two year community college located in Cranford, N.J. Soto described the...

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