Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle
Nov28

Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle

The Seton Hall Veggie Society (SHVS) is dedicated to “bringing compassion and community to vegans and vegetarians at Seton Hall University,” according to its Instagram bio. The club’s president, Caitlyn Webber, a senior English major, got involved with the club last fall when her friend was just starting it up. “I worked closely with the founder/President in order to build the club from the ground up, and once he graduated in the...

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Grad student aspires to bring people together
Nov28

Grad student aspires to bring people together

Currently, undergraduate students are sending in their applications to graduate programs at universities across the globe. Although students said they are excited and ready for a new project in life, many of them have also said they do not know what happens when they start their graduate program. Samantha Becker, a first-year graduate student in museum professions, applied to Seton Hall’s graduate program last year. Becker previously...

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FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus
Nov28

FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus

The Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) is an organization that seeks “to educate, increase awareness, and share Filipino culture and heritage with others,” according to its Facebook page. Janel Labra, a senior nursing major who serves as the club’s president, explained that FLASH is under an umbrella nonprofit government organization called the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), which is comprised of various...

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Alpha provides opportunities to be inquisitive
Nov28

Alpha provides opportunities to be inquisitive

Students are coming together with Campus Ministry to explore their Christian faith through a discussion group called “Alpha.” Jocelyn Rogalo, a senior television production major, said that having a discussion group opens students up to understanding how other people think about certain topics. These topics include exploring who God is and why people still read the Bible, she said. Rogalo added that students also have the opportunity...

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Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock
Nov28

Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock

Now that basketball season is in full swing SHU students have been filling the Prudential center to cheer on the Pirates. Sophomore public relations major Michael Gallucci, said he has been going to the basketball games since he was a freshman as a tuba player in the SHU pep band. “It feels like you are at an NBA game when you’re there, since the stadium is so big and the whole production is so tight,” Gallucci said. Gallucci said...

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SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech
Nov14

SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech

Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT brought an art, ideas and music festival to South Orange on Nov. 10 and 11, with activities at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) and Seton Hall. The two-day event was founded, produced and coordinated by Stephen Schnall and featured “creative collisions” that ignited novel ideas about technology and mindfulness, productivity and purpose, according to the SouthNEXT website. The event kicked...

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Seniors strategize for job search, looking ahead
Nov14

Seniors strategize for job search, looking ahead

A common problem facing seniors is finding a job after graduation and how they should go about job searching. Career Center Assistant Director Gina Hernandez has spoken with many seniors about their job searching strategies. One of the big questions is when to start applying to jobs. Hernandez said that depending on the student’s graduation date, “it’s good at the start of that semester to at least begin your search.” For example, she...

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SHU looks to SGA to build trust
Nov14

SHU looks to SGA to build trust

The Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Vice President Darby DeBonis have now served in office for more than 220 days. Shah, a junior finance, management and philosophy major, wrote in an email that being the president of SGA has been the most rewarding, humbling and exciting part of his college career. “I have had the privilege of meeting so many people and connecting with many different communities that I...

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Students share favorite eats on and off campus
Nov14

Students share favorite eats on and off campus

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts and opinions on the several new food options launched by Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) this fall. The new selections on campus include a Cafe Jubilee, an eatery in Jubilee Hall that offers pastries, desserts and Starbucks drinks; Jersey Mike’s, a sandwich establishment located in the commuter cafeteria; and Pirate Bowls, which is located in the Living Room and offers a wide selection of...

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Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity
Nov14

Seton Hall alumnus launches new charity

A Seton Hall alumnas launched a charity that provides children and their families with resources and support. James Regan, who graduated in 2002, said that the focus of his charity, Lodestar Children’s Services, is “empowering children and families.” Regan said the organization specializes in providing home and community waiver-based services for children ages 5 to 21 who are psychiatrically disabled or placed in foster care, all...

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SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career
Nov14

SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career

Before he became the New Jersey Devil’s radio play-by-play broadcaster, Matt Loughlin graduated from SHU in 1979 with a degree in marketing. Loughlin said that he was trying to decide between Seton Hall and Rutgers. “When I visited Seton Hall it just struck me as just a nice place, warm and inviting,” Loughlin said. “I was accepted at Rutgers but in the end I decided that Seton Hall was the place for me.” Loughlin said that after his...

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Seton Hall brings law and order to students
Nov14

Seton Hall brings law and order to students

On the night of Oct. 30, the Career Center held a Law School Confidential panel featuring Seton Hall alumni and students. Justin Krass, assistant director of the Career Center, organized the event and shared his suggestions for students who are interested in or planning on going to law school. “As detailed by the panel, law schools are looking for candidates with strong research, writing, and analytical skills,” Krass said. “Students...

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