Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students
Sep24

Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students

On Sept. 19, Mike Deej returned to Seton Hall’s Pirate’s Cove to perform for the Student Activities Board (SAB) Coffeehouse. He covered some songs such as Ben E King’s “Stand By Me,” the Lumineers’ “Ho Hey,” and Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time.” Allison Kroeger, a junior economics and finance one of the co-chairs of Coffeehouse, shared why SAB chose to have Deej...

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Speaker connects literature with emotion
May02

Speaker connects literature with emotion

On April 25, the Philosophy Department and the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences featured a discussion by Dr. Noël Carroll, as part of the Philosopher’s Speak series. Dr. Carroll is a professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He is recognized for his work in the philosophy of literature, film, visual arts, and social and cultural theory. The talk, entitled, “Literature, the Emotions,...

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SHU celebrates Irish culture in performance
Apr25

SHU celebrates Irish culture in performance

On April 17, Irish culture was put on display when The Celtic Theater Company paid a visit to Seton Hall University for a night of Irish music and storytelling. The event was sponsored by Seton Hall’s Department of Catholic Studies in collaboration with Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) and was held in the theater-in-the-round. The performance showcased a number of native Irish songs, narrative poems and stories....

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Students pair with Broadway mentors for cabaret
Apr18

Students pair with Broadway mentors for cabaret

On April 23, Seton Hall will present a cabaret of student and Broadway collaboration. Students ages 12 to 25 will be paired up with Broadway actors who have volunteered their time. Seton Hall is sponsoring the show, but anyone within the age range able to make auditions and put in the time is welcome. The program is all about forming valuable relationships with people in the Broadway business. Freshman theater and music double major...

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SHU theatre visits Victorian Era
Apr18

SHU theatre visits Victorian Era

The College of Communication and the Arts’ theatre program is getting ready to perform their rendition of Anne Croswell’s play, “Ernest in Love,” at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). “Ernest in Love” is the Seton Hall Theatre Department’s annual spring musical. It is set to premiere run April 19 and will perform through Sunday, April 21. This production is a musical comedy about love, rules, high society, mistaken...

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Seton Hall hosts celebration of Japanese culture
Apr05

Seton Hall hosts celebration of Japanese culture

Ramen Tasting, Kendama Play and a Cosplay Contest can only mean one thing: it is Japan Week at Seton Hall. Japan Week features a series of events that will showcase Japanese culture, fashion, cinema, cuisine and language, from April 9 to April 13. This celebration is meant to coincide with the emergence of Japanese Cherry Blossoms. Events include a movie night, virtual tour of Kyoto, a former capital of Japan, and a karaoke night....

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Jesse McCartney and KYLE get SHU community ‘jumping’
Mar22

Jesse McCartney and KYLE get SHU community ‘jumping’

On March 16, Seton Hall University’s Main Lounge was filled with music both old and new, with musicians Jesse McCartney and KYLE featured in this year’s Spring Concert. Many students remembered McCartney from their younger days, singing along to his song ‘Beautiful Soul,’ which was a hit in 2004. McCartney, who opened the show, said that coming to SHU was important to him because many of his fans are in college. McCartney said he took...

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Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students
Mar22

Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students

A group of eight high school students brought musical energy on stage as they performed a series of classic jazz performances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Their March 20 show was part of the Seton Hall University Art Council’s Jazz ‘n the Hall series. The students are known as the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars, a high school jazz ensemble from Denver. Since 2009, the group has performed across the country at...

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Theatre Council preps for first One Act Fest
Mar17

Theatre Council preps for first One Act Fest

Seton Hall’s Theatre Council is hosting its first One Act Festival, a performance of student-directed short plays which will be held Friday, April 6 at 8 p.m. in the Theatre-in-the-Round. Students have the opportunity to participate as a director, a playwright or an actor. Samantha Dyar, a sophomore theatre major and the vice president of Theatre Council said, “Theatre Council really wants the theatre program here to be a safe space...

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Student film spotlights eating disorders
Mar17

Student film spotlights eating disorders

The South Orange Maplewood Film Festival (SOMA) hosts a variety of local filmmakers to showcase their films and documentaries. It is relatively new in the area and this year is the third year. In previous years, students from the College of the Communications and the Arts have had their works shown at the festival, as well as faculty members. As such, the festival provides an opportunity for many newcomers to show their works and...

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Cast of ‘As You Like It’ brings Shakespeare to the modern era
Sep28

Cast of ‘As You Like It’ brings Shakespeare to the modern era

The College of Communication and The Art’s Theatre program is bringing William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” to the Theater-in-the-Round this fall.This is the first of four theater productions for the 2017-18 season. The cast shared how they have been able to come together in the rehearsal process and have high hopes for the show. Jessica Creane, the play’s director and guest artist, leads the cast and crew of newcomers and seasoned...

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SOPAC’s Reflect: NYC exhibit brings urban life to South Orange

A new art exhibit, “Reflect: NYC” opened at SOPAC on Sept. 11. The exhibit by Michael Steinbrick highlights quiet reflection among the constantly changing atmosphere of the busy Manhattan streets. “They are all photorealistic, but for me, there’s a lot more going on on a higher level of consciousness,” Steinbrick said. In addition, his paintings include elements of both linear and abstract styles. Steinbrick obtained his BFA from...

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