Alumni relations launch new social platform
Sep13

Alumni relations launch new social platform

Alumni Relations recently launched a new online program that allows students and the Seton Hall community to broaden their professional network. Pirate Connect is a new platform that connects current SHU students with alumni in various fields. Students can access mentors through the new social platform and connect with them to seek help with resume writing and interviewing. Students can join groups, message alumni and request to be...

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Creative Writing program enhances students’ skills
Sep13

Creative Writing program enhances students’ skills

The Creative Writing program at Seton Hall has grown in recent years as more students enroll in the program and are taking their creative writing skills to the next level. Assistant Professor Cara Adams explained the program’s growth. “We have grown in size, with more students deciding to major at the undergraduate level and to pursue creative writing at the graduate level through our M.A. in English, which offers a creative writing...

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SAB gives students spotlight at Open Mic Night
Sep13

SAB gives students spotlight at Open Mic Night

The Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its first Coffeehouse event of the year on Sept. 5 in the Pirate’s Cove. The “Open Mic Night” event gave students the opportunity to come up on stage and perform in front of their peers.    “We’ve been doing them for as long as I can remember,” said Coffeehouse Co-Chairman Allison Kroeger, a junior economics and finance major. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Scroll “We like to give students...

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New Walsh exhibit has visitors ‘Seeing Red’
Sep13

New Walsh exhibit has visitors ‘Seeing Red’

Meghan Brady and Alexandra Henderson, both candidates in the museum professions graduate program, opened their new exhibit in the Walsh Gallery on Sept. 4. The exhibit, titled “Seeing Red,” focuses on the emotional meaning behind the color through four themes: art, culture, politics and religion. Brady and Henderson aim to convince viewers that red is not just a color, but a characteristic of visual perception that conveys emotion and...

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How to impress dream employers: Students provide tips to perform well in interviews
Sep13

How to impress dream employers: Students provide tips to perform well in interviews

Students have many different ways of preparing for an interview. Dominick Arnaldo, a senior computer science major, said he “looked up the interviews on Glassdoor and they posted the questions they might ask.” Nimra Noor, a junior accounting and IT major, said that she worked with her career advisor to practice one-on-one before the interview. Here are five tips provided by students that can help anyone ace their interview. Practice...

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SHU club seeks to address social issues
Sep10

SHU club seeks to address social issues

The Seton Hall Youth Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) is an outlet for students to voice their own opinions on political issues. Although they are not officially recognized on campus yet, YDSA is working to establish their presence and fight for more radical changes. Essence Williams, a sophomore history major and the club’s treasurer said, “DSA is one of the fastest growing organizations in America now, and it’s popping up on...

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SAB’s Blue Day brings students together
Sep10

SAB’s Blue Day brings students together

The Student Activities Board (SAB) brought Seton Hall students together before the start of the semester as they held their annual Blue Day celebration on the Green on Aug. 26. Blue Day is an annual social event for students and features food, games and music activities like bungee jumping and mini-golf. The theme for Blue Day was inspired by a SAB member’s trips to Disney World over the summer. The food served was an inspiration from...

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New students express appreciation for Bethany Hall
Sep10

New students express appreciation for Bethany Hall

The Class of 2022 recently became the first to have their freshman orientation in Bethany Hall, Seton Hall’s newly constructed building that opened last spring. A few freshmen students shared their thoughts on the new building. According to Seton Hall’s website, Bethany Hall was named after the village where Jesus was received by Mary, Lazarus and Martha. Bethany Hall was built to be a welcome center for visitors and new students. In...

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SHU year-round guide to exploring the city
Sep06

SHU year-round guide to exploring the city

Filled with culture, sports, music, theatre and more, New York City has something for everyone. Known for its close proximity to the city, Seton Hall is just less than an hour away by train. The South Orange station is only a 15 to 20-minute walk from campus and students can ride the SHUFLY to the train station. According to the New Jersey Transit website, an adult one-way train ticket to Penn Station in New York City is $7.25....

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S.O. restaurant blends heritage and cuisine
Sep06

S.O. restaurant blends heritage and cuisine

A South Orange restaurant is now adding some Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavor to the community. Located on the corner of South Orange Avenue and Prospect Street, Jackie and Son is an American-Mediterranean eatery and bakery with an espresso, coffee and juice bar. The restaurant, which opened on April 10, serves a variety of sandwiches and breakfast dishes. Several Seton Hall students said that the new eatery serves delicious...

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SHU reflects on resolutions for the ‘new year’
Sep06

SHU reflects on resolutions for the ‘new year’

As a new academic year begins, so do many new challenges and personal goals. Seton Hall students discussed their resolutions for the new school year and how they plan achieve them. Cece Pateman, a sophomore speech language pathology and special elementary education major, discussed her plans to get through the new school year. With more challenging work ahead of her this semester, Pateman said emphasized the importance of time...

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Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early
Sep06

Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early

Many students think graduating in four years on a warm May day is how college ends, but for others, college ends on a cold December day after just three years. Taylor Cain, a diplomacy alumna, graduated in three years last May to take a job that wouldn’t have been available year later. Cain graduated and took a job as the deputy data director for the Montana Democratic Party for the 2018 Midterm Election in Billings, Montana. “I...

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