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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“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 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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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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Oklahoma! cast expresses hopes for SOPAC production
Mar29

Oklahoma! cast expresses hopes for SOPAC production

The Seton Hall Theatre program has chosen Oklahoma! to be this year’s spring production. The 1931 musical showcases the rocky love story of Curly, a cowboy, and Laurey, a local farm girl. The cast has been preparing for this production, rehearsing four days a week since December. Toni Gardner a senior social work major, plays the lead female role of Laurey. Gardner, who has been dancing since she was 5 and involved in theatre since...

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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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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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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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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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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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