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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AST rocks, rolls and raises money for Dress for Success
Sep22

AST rocks, rolls and raises money for Dress for Success

Jubilee Hall resonated with the sound of rock music on the night of Sept. 15 as Alpha Sigma Tau (AST) welcomed the return of its philanthropy event, Rock-A-Thon, after more than a three-year absence. The event celebrated student talent as acts ranged from original and cover songs to poetry. Among the performers were students Nicole Philips, Erica Bradshaw, John Ferry, Shawn Brelvi, Keith Egan, Mike Cappelluti and Nadia Lyall. Though...

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SHU alum speaks out for autism awareness
Sep22

SHU alum speaks out for autism awareness

At just 2 and a half years old, Kerry Magro said his first word. At five, he completed his first sentence. At 25, he published his first book that became a bestseller in three days. Magro, an author, professional speaker, nonprofit founder and 2011 Seton Hall alumnus, is on a mission to tell his story. He was diagnosed with autism at four, and he also aims to tell others’ stories similar to his. “The dream was just to get to college...

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CHAMP mentors ensure students are champs
Sep22

CHAMP mentors ensure students are champs

The mentors of the Communications Honors Alumni Program (CHAMP) work with students to make sure they foster connections and make the most of their college experience. Paul Ward, who graduated from Seton Hall in 1986, created the program 10 years ago, when the College of Communication and the Arts was still part of the College of Arts and Sciences. With the combined efforts of Ward and the Career Center, they were able to bring alumni...

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“Locals in the Loft” rock SOPAC
Sep14

“Locals in the Loft” rock SOPAC

On Sept. 8, from the ground floor of The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), one could hear the sound of music floating down from The Loft. This was the inaugural performance for “Locals in the Loft,” a series that celebrates performers from the area at the SOPAC.Two local bands, Laredo and Rude Boy George, brought about 50 people together over their shared love of live music. Rude Boy George’s set included influences from...

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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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