Students have high hopes for Christmas Cabaret
Nov30

Students have high hopes for Christmas Cabaret

Seton Hall Theatre is putting on the student written production “A Christmas Cabaret,” in the Theater-in-the-Round from Dec. 7 through 9 at 8 p.m. and on Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. Students highlighted how they have grown closer in preparation for the event. The show was written and directed by Melanie Weir, a senior creative writing and theater major. Jordan Green, a sophomore music education and theater major, is the musical director. Tia...

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PR students Pass It Along by giving back
Nov30

PR students Pass It Along by giving back

Although the concept of giving back might seem too broad, students in the Public Relations II or Client Relations class realized a need in the local community and used a class project to raise awareness on campus. Professor Devon Gifis, who teaches the course, said via email, “The students wanted to host a drive on campus to help raise awareness as well as show their classmates how easy and simple it is to give back, especially during...

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Speech and Debate team works together to succeed
Nov16

Speech and Debate team works together to succeed

The Brownson Speech and Debate Team returned from their first tournament in early October with more than 20 awards. They competed in the “Virginia is for Lovers” swing, co-hosted by James Madison University and George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. The team normally competes in five or six tournaments each semester, along with the national tournament in the spring. At each tournament, students can compete in 11 different events,...

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South Orange restaurant offers traditional Italian cuisine
Nov16

South Orange restaurant offers traditional Italian cuisine

Reservoir Italian Restaurant is located in the village of South Orange. Established in 1935 by the grandmother of the current owner, Bill Agnellino, the restaurant was located in Newark before it was moved to its current location in South Orange. Reservoir got its name by being located across from the Newark reservoir when it was first opened. “I would describe it as a casual family restaurant with very good homemade Italian comfort...

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Slavic Club passes on culture through dance
Nov16

Slavic Club passes on culture through dance

The Slavic Club continued its legacy of the event Dancing Bonanza on Nov. 9 after 27 years of keeping the tradition. The event consists of performances by members of the Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, giving students the opportunity to learn about Slavic culture through dance. “Our goal is to really just inform students who are interested in Slavic culture,” said Teresa Gonzalez, club president and a senior diplomacy and...

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My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes
Nov16

My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes

From the age of four years old, I was not only learning how to ride a bike and to read, I was also learning how to test my blood sugar and give myself insulin shots. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the islet cells on the pancreas – cells that produce one of the body’s most important and necessary hormones: insulin. Insulin combines with sugar in our blood to give us energy. My body cannot produce any...

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Jazz ‘n the Hall pays tribute to veterans
Nov16

Jazz ‘n the Hall pays tribute to veterans

In a dimly lit theater, the stage was illuminating purple and pinkish hues, casting its light on a piano, a drum set and three microphones standing in a row. Walking across the stage as the lights above the audience dimmed to black, Dr. Gloria Thurmond, director of the Jazz ‘n the Hall concert series, broke the silence with an opening speech. On the night of Nov. 7, at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), the diverse crowd...

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SGA to hold first Leadership Summit for local schools
Nov16

SGA to hold first Leadership Summit for local schools

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting the Student Government Leadership Summit at Seton Hall on Nov. 17, where a variety of local schools will network and exchange ideas and experiences. The event will feature a large variety of student governments coming together in order to network, discuss initiatives and brainstorm new ideas and solutions for common issues. It will include local schools that share the same...

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Indiana priest shares exorcism knowledge with Seton Hall
Nov16

Indiana priest shares exorcism knowledge with Seton Hall

On Nov. 9, the Main Lounge was filled with with priests, professors and students to hear Fr. Vincent Lampert, an exorcist, speak. He provided a glimpse into exorcisms with not an evil outlook, but the innate power of God. Lampert, a priest from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and a pastor of St. Malachy Parish in Brownsburg, Ind., trained in Rome in 2006. In 2012, he attended the Vatican course on exorcisms, and in 2014 became a...

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PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs
Nov09

PR majors keep busy with classes, internships and clubs

While film and art majors have projects to work on, there is another program that keeps busy: public relations (PR). Public relations students have their hands full with internships, classes and other on-campus involvement. Senior public relations majors Brianna Bell and Lindsay McGowan are familiar with the busy life of a PR major. They both discussed how they balance the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA),...

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Lecture connects Plato to modern society
Nov09

Lecture connects Plato to modern society

On Nov. 1 in the Chancellor’s Suite, the Philosophy Department featured a discussion by Dr. Jessica Moss, a philosophy professor at New York University. Moss was invited to Seton Hall to give the lecture as part of the Philosopher’s Speak series which is held by the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Philosophy Department. Moss’ primary area of research is ancient philosophy, specifically focusing on ethics and...

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Student won’t be deterred by stigma
Nov09

Student won’t be deterred by stigma

When students are handed a Scantron to fill out during an exam, the reason they do poorly is often due to not studying. For Kyle Dailey, a senior social and behavior sciences major, it is because of dyslexia. As a child, Dailey couldn’t understand why he was making so many mistakes, whether it was mixing up the letters on the Scantron or not being able to distinguish right from left. However, now in his final year at Seton Hall,...

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