WSOU mentors lend a helping hand to students
Jun19

WSOU mentors lend a helping hand to students

The mentorship program run by WSOU, Seton Hall’s radio station, connects students with station alumni so that they may gain helpful advice for their future careers. Since the program began in September 2016, it has proven that guidance can come from a number of sources, from hands-on training to an unlikely mentor. Richard Fields, a DJ at WSOU and a senior liberal studies major, explained that while he has learned a great deal during...

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Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists
Jun19

Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists

Within the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC’s) Inspired Minds Exhibit, up and coming artists have the opportunity showcase their pieces to a broad audience. For many of them, it is their first time in a gallery display. Linda Beard, SOPAC’s Director of Community of Engagement, explained that the art is dynamic in different ways. “A lot of the times we’re surprised at what the students are representing in their artwork,”...

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Mentors work to help ‘Skool’ students
Apr27

Mentors work to help ‘Skool’ students

Founded in 2010 and incorporated May 7, 2015, Skooled, Inc. originally started from a panel discussion organized by MLKSA Alumni Monica Hall. This mentoring program is the immediate result of a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Association panel discussion which aimed to answer the “What can we do to help?” question that plagues concerned minds when addressing the disparities in education based on socioeconomic standing in...

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Professor’s TV experience leads as example
Apr27

Professor’s TV experience leads as example

Every row in the auditorium style classroom in the basement of Fahy begins to fill with conversations and students enrolled in the Introduction to Communication Theory course. Professor Scott Baird Hebert opens up the class with a discussion on leadership, followed by three different TED Talks videos that focus on the topic. The videos introduced ideas as Hebert applied those concepts to the real world, providing his opinions on the...

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Students raise money for Egyptian hospitals
Apr27

Students raise money for Egyptian hospitals

In response to the divide forming between Egypt and America, Nourhaal Saber, a diplomacy and international relations major, created the Egyptian American Youth Group (EAYG) to encourage conversation and increase fundraising. “I chose to begin this organization to spread awareness for Egyptian people who do not have a voice,” Saber said. “I wanted to help voice their thoughts. I love being from Egypt and visiting my country and I...

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Students lend a helping hand in tutoring
Apr27

Students lend a helping hand in tutoring

With the semester nearing a close, many students are feeling the looming pressure of exams and final grades. Sometimes the best way to combat these pressures is with the help of other students. In some courses, Seton Hall offers Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction courses are student-run to help others in the class study and prepare for exams. Students who have taken specific courses such as Anatomy and Physiology or...

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SHU men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Apr26

SHU men Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On April 20, men walked around the Green in heels. In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the organization Know More hosted the “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event in which male students walked a mile around the Green in donated heels. “Having men walking in women’s shoes helps them empathize with women’s issues like sexual assault. They will hopefully take this unique experience and have it influence their behavior or...

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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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“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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