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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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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Professor works to detect teen substance abuse
Apr20

Professor works to detect teen substance abuse

Dr. Matthew Corrigan, director of the Master of Social Work Program at Seton Hall, was recently hired by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to help implement the community level intervention entitled “Communities That Care.” The program works to promote the health of young people in the area. He has created a screening tool of questionnaires for adolescents’ risk of substance use with the Adolescent...

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YouTube community represented at SHU
Apr20

YouTube community represented at SHU

Various Seton Hall students who want to share their passions and views have taken to the video sharing platform YouTube. Burak Eraslan, a sophomore finance and marketing major, runs “EraslaBu,” a channel on YouTube. Eraslan started the channel about a year ago and posts videos about cars, happiness, and inspiration. “[This] channel [is] a place where I can freely create whatever I want whenever I want to. Soon it will be a large...

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Village president works toward ‘communiversity’
Apr19

Village president works toward ‘communiversity’

Sheena Collum came to Seton Hall University as a student in 2002 with a scholarship for the Brownson Speech and Debate team and immediately saw the potential in the South Orange community. She had traveled from her home in Starkville, Mississippi to her birthplace in New Jersey with goals that were tangible in her mind. Collum began pursuing her passion for politics early in life, attending South Orange board of trustees meeings by...

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“Parks and Recreation” star talks about taking risks
Apr19

“Parks and Recreation” star talks about taking risks

Ben Schwartz:‘You have so much time to figure it out’

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SHU alum gives advice to students in medical field
Apr06

SHU alum gives advice to students in medical field

Some seniors recieving a diploma in May might think that  learning ends after graduation. But what graduates may lack in   professors and their office hours come fall 2017, they may gain through alumni. Professionals with pirates in their past have real world experience that could benefit students while studying at Seton Hall and  after. Moses Salami graduated from Seton Hall University in May 2014 with a Masters in Health...

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Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD
Apr06

Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD

Joshua Steier, junior and vice president of the Data Science club, independently created a self-driving car model, is a teaching assistant for courses in calculus III and statistics, and obtained a grant to work under the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) investigativing crime sprees using data analysis. The mathematics major still finds time to minor in physics and computer science, and uses the extra curriculars to enhance his...

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Honors Program allows students to look to the future
Apr06

Honors Program allows students to look to the future

Students in the Honors Program go through an academic journey marked with many challenges. Despite the rigors of the program, students there form a bond through their shared experience. The Honors Program at Seton Hall is competitive, as there is a limited amount of spots available. Students who are accepted need to have graduated high school with a grade point average of 3.5 and scored at least a 660 on Evidence Based Reading/Writing...

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SHU organizations celebrate African culture
Apr06

SHU organizations celebrate African culture

On March 31, the African Student Association (ASA) hosted the eighth annual African Pride Fashion Show in the Jubilee Auditorium. To showcase different aspects of African culture, the show went beyond fashion. ASA welcomed musical and dance performers in addition to showing outfits from local boutiques. Yaa Opoku-Mensah, a junior psychology major, serves as the ASA vice president and will be next year’s president. Opoku-Mensah said...

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Sacristans grow in faith and friendship
Apr05

Sacristans grow in faith and friendship

One night after class, Nicole Floyd, then a commuting freshman, stopped at the Cove to get something to eat before her drive back home. She met another student there and struck up a conversation that would change her experience at Seton Hall University. Floyd is now a senior sociology and Catholic Studies major finishing her second year as a sacristan for the campus ministry.   As one of six sacristans on campus, Floyd is in charge of...

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Poet Catherine Pierce shares her work with aspiring writers
Mar30

Poet Catherine Pierce shares her work with aspiring writers

On March 23, the English department held a night of Poetry-in-the-Round where poet Catherine Pierce came to share some of her poems. Pierce, a professor at Mississippi State, has written three collections of poems to date. In these collections, Pierce constructs a narrative that focuses on major themes. “Each of my books has had some sort of thematic thread, some more explicitly than others,” Pierce said. The main book that she read...

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