Student veterans build network to make each other at home
Mar23

Student veterans build network to make each other at home

Senior Conor Murtagh went through a slight culture shock going from life in the armed forces to Seton Hall. In order to better adjust to life on campus, he reached out to others on campus who might understand his difficulties. “I went from being one of the ‘young guys’ to the oldest student in almost all of my classes,” Murtagh said. Murtagh was an Aircraft Maintainer from 2007-2011, completed a tour in Afghanistan in 2010, and majors...

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Alumni launch online art gallery overseas
Mar23

Alumni launch online art gallery overseas

John Cobb and Cory Madonna, Seton Hall alumni, have their own business, called Artist Affiliated, under which they started a Latin American digital art gallery, called Patria Gallery. They sell artwork from Latin America on their website patriagallery.com. They both majored in international relations at the School of Diplomacy at Seton Hall and found it to be rather helpful in their business career today. “As a diplomacy major, I had...

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Faculty puts the art in Arts and Sciences at talent show
Mar02

Faculty puts the art in Arts and Sciences at talent show

The sixth annual faculty talent show took place in the Pirate’s Cove on Feb. 23 from 6-9:30 p.m., hosting a medley of singers, accordion players, actresses, bands and a Prince impersonator. Dr. Mark Horowitz was the master of ceremonies and led the crowd of faculty, their families, and students through a star-studded program. The night featured many professors from the College of Arts and Sciences and was spotted with university...

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SHU community represented at film festival
Mar02

SHU community represented at film festival

The second annual South Orange Maplewood (SOMA) Film Festival will be taking place March 9-12. This festival will be on several screens across the two towns and Seton Hall has a special role in it. For an exclusive two-hour session, films created by SHU students and alumni will be shown. This is through a partnership with the College of Communication and the Arts and SOMA. Christopher Aurilio, a Seton Hall University alumnus who...

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SPO seeks to spread message of Campus Ministry
Mar01

SPO seeks to spread message of Campus Ministry

Grounded in faith, and a desire to make sure it has a prominent place on college campuses, St. Paul’s Outreach gives students the opportunity to lead a fulfilling college life through faith and understanding. For many college students, faith and religion are not necessarily made to be a priority in their lives; the St. Paul’s Outreach website claims that only “10 percent” of Catholic millennials go to Sunday Mass.     With a...

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Students dive into philanthropy at Polar Plunge
Mar01

Students dive into philanthropy at Polar Plunge

February in New Jersey usually consists of snow, Snuggies, and staying indoors with a hot cup of cocoa. However, one event breaks this stereotype every February and brings thousands of people outside – to the beach. On Saturday, Feb. 25, Seton Hall students, among thousands of other New Jersey residents and visitors, participated in the 24th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at 1 p.m., in Seaside Heights, NJ. The Polar Plunge raises money and...

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Employers find no magic number in internships
Feb23

Employers find no magic number in internships

With the next career fair on Feb. 28, and applications for summer internships being sent out, many students are starting to wonder how to choose the right internship and what prior experience is necessary. Some students have gone so far as to complete six internships within their time at Seton Hall University. However, Career Center director, Reesa Greenwald, said that such students are “unusual.” “We want all students to have at...

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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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UMatter talks privilege and power
Feb22

UMatter talks privilege and power

One hand rose in the air. Thumb out perpendicular to the pointer finger and pinkie, with the two remaining fingers bent down into the palm, the American Sign Language symbol for “I love you” was communicated in silence as more than 120 hands joined in the act of support and solidarity. The Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) hosted an event Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Main Lounge called UMatter which focused on topics such as...

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Seton Strings offers new musical avenue
Feb16

Seton Strings offers new musical avenue

In addition to the five music ensembles here at Seton Hall, another group is now benefitting from the university’s pool of musical talent. The newly developed chamber orchestra, Seton Strings, initially started in early January by freshman Jordan Green and junior Julia Kauffman is a smaller ensemble in comparison to the University Orchestra, but it still gives a place for musicians to perform in an intimate setting. “When I got to...

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‘Finsta’ trend keeps social life private
Feb16

‘Finsta’ trend keeps social life private

A fake Instagram account, or Finsta, is a new trend in social media that offers an alternative to expressing oneself through a single Instagram account. “A Finsta is just an Instagram where people are able to express a more in-depth persona,” said Kyle Izquierdo,a sophomore IT Management major. Originally created to escape parents’ and other professionals’ invasions of social media platforms like Facebook and subsequently Instagram,...

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Burger joint offers SHU discount
Feb16

Burger joint offers SHU discount

Burgers Grilled Right, a new restaurant in South Orange, is owned by Paul Sannitti, a Seton Hall University alumnus from the class of 2013. Sannitti said that while he was still attending Seton Hall he had the idea to open a restaurant for the students and the South Orange community that “embraced the SHU community.” Sannitti has paid homage to some of the great Seton Hall athletes that later led professional careers in the “Pirates...

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