PUBLIC kicks off first week of classes at SHU
Sep05

PUBLIC kicks off first week of classes at SHU

On Sept. 28, pop band PUBLIC performed in the Main Lounge at the annual “Music Under the Stars” event. The event, hosted by the Student Activities Board (SAB), was part of the University’s annual “First 56 Days” program. The pop trio consisted of Ben Lapps on percussion, Matthew Alvarado on bass and John Vaughn as the lead guitarist and vocalist. Alvarado said that the group first met in their high school jazz band. He said after...

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Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU
Jun17

Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU

A Seton Hall alumnus discussed his memories of working for WSOU in the late 1950s with The Setonian. The alum, Joe Reilly, graduated from the University in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Reilly said he chose SHU because he wanted to be close to New York City, be part of the radio station and attend a Catholic university. Reilly said he immersed himself in everything he could while he was a student at SHU. He said he...

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SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival
May01

SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival

On April 27, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its annual Spring Fling Carnival. Inspired by the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock festival, all the decorations, promotional items, activities and T-shirts were themed to look like vintage Woodstock during the ‘70s. Despite two of the rides not functioning, students said they had a pleasant time at the carnival. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Shruti Sharma, a senior...

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Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions
Apr10

Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions

The 15th Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit, which runs from April 2 to May 10, showcases the artistic achievements of Seton Hall students. Jeanne Brasile, director of the Walsh Gallery, said that in order to have work displayed in the gallery, artwork is selected by a professional unaffiliated with the University. Unlike previous years, Brasile said that there was no theme for this year’s exhibit. She described it instead as a...

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Limited supply of Josh Peck event tickets upsets students
Feb27

Limited supply of Josh Peck event tickets upsets students

Seton Hall’s Student Activity Board (SAB) announced on Instagram that they will be hosting a comedy event featuring Josh Peck on March 1 in the Main Lounge. Several students were upset that the tickets quickly sold out. Mikaela Battaglia, a social and behavioral science major, expressed her anger about the limited supply of tickets. File Photo “I am upset because about two hours after the post came out, they were already sold out,”...

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Student crafts idea to help SHU relax
Oct21

Student crafts idea to help SHU relax

One glance at Alexandra Wells, a junior history and English major, would suggest that she is in tune with her artistic side. She walked out of the Pirate’s Cove donning both a large set of headphones and a shirt that displayed what she described as an artist’s interpretation of an album cover, featuring a cartoonishly pink severed head in a pool of black liquid. Wells came with three samples of her embroidery in hand, depictions that...

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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. Dr....

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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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