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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Freelance writers enjoy creative freedom
Feb16

Freelance writers enjoy creative freedom

Working when you want, how you want and where you want are some of the advantages of a career in freelance writing. Nine to five at a desk is not the ideal working structure for many and Seton Hall University alum Ryan Astaphan can attest to that notion. In an email interview, Astaphan said that a backpacking trip through Asia helped him realize that he wanted to lead a life of freedom. Initially he was involved in making websites but...

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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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Data Science Club working toward more efficient future
Feb15

Data Science Club working toward more efficient future

Whose favorite color is red, has four wheels, an affinity for raspberry pi, and is learning to drive? Her name is Joanna and she is an example of the Data Science Club’s effort toward innovation. The Data Science Club is three weeks old and has already laid out plans for two major coding projects, the first of which centers on a self-driving car named Joanna. The club’s vice president, Joshua Steier, a junior, built and programmed...

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EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash
Feb09

EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, a New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal, due to the engineer’s undiagnosed sleep disorder. The tragic accident, which resulted in more than 100 people injured and one dead, is what led Jeremy Garriga to the scene. “Before I got called on the scene for the Hoboken train crash, I had fallen asleep in my dorm studying for my first developmental psychology exam,” Garriga, a junior social and...

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Professor talks faith, religion and film in book
Feb09

Professor talks faith, religion and film in book

In her new book, Catholic Literature and Film: Incarnational Love and Suffering, English and Catholic Studies professor Dr. Nancy Enright depicts a distinctive interpretation of watching films through a religious lens. The idea of the book was cultivated from a course Enright created called Catholic Literature and Film. The discussions and spirit of the class prompted Enright to write the book based around the course.     “I...

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SHU acapella group hits the right notes
Feb09

SHU acapella group hits the right notes

Mixing songs, dropping  beats, hitting notes and making harmonies, all without instruments, is the foundation for acapella. Now, Seton Hall has a group of its own, Seton Notes. Seton Notes, had its debut in fall 2015, but became official in the fall 2016 semester. Amanda Derosa, a sophomore business management major and president of Seton Notes, explained that the group is about more than just singing covers and “dropping sick beats,”...

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