Math majors open to a world of possibilities
Apr18

Math majors open to a world of possibilities

There are students who learn about the importance of international relations between nations, others who study the mind to learn more about the self and there are those who study one of the fundamental building blocks of any academic field, mathematics. Students majoring in math learn everything from algebra to statistics and how that knowledge can be applied to everyday life. While math is not everyone’s strongest suit, the students...

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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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Psychologist discusses management of emotions
Apr11

Psychologist discusses management of emotions

Dr. Deborah Joffe Ellis, the wife of psychologist Albert Ellis, visited Seton Hall on April 6 to discuss her late husband’s foundational work, called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT is a cognitive therapeutic approach that explains how a person’s emotions can be handled based on his or her thinking. Ellis said that she came to Seton Hall to talk about REBT because it has been her mission to continue her husband’s work...

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Fr. talks religion’s role in immigration
Apr11

Fr. talks religion’s role in immigration

Fr. Timothy Graff recalled a desperate plea from an immigrant Ecuadorian couple, Simon and Ligia, who had not seen their two teenage children in five years. Simon, a glassworker, immigrated to the U.S. with his wife due to a lack of employment in his home country. The children had to be left behind. They asked Graff to visit their children on a trip he was taking to Ecuador. The five years that kept the family apart culminated into...

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Biochem major recieves sole program internship
Apr11

Biochem major recieves sole program internship

Upon graduation in May, senior biochemistry major Sara Lamcaj will be the only intern selected for the Department of Energy and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Lamcaj recently completed research on the use of amino acids in therapeutic drugs and at Los Alamos she will be researching algae as a possible alternative to petroleum-based fuels. On March 5, Lamcaj...

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Social media becomes a learning tool on campus
Apr11

Social media becomes a learning tool on campus

This semester, Seton Hall University’s staff has actively been trying to integrate social media into the learning process. Since the creation of MySpace in the mid 2000s, social media has become a part of our daily lives. Social media has helped spread everyday news, emergencies throughout the world, popular culture and politics.  The world has never been better connected. Daniel Mullen, a junior public relations major, said, “Social...

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Author shares world observations with students
Apr11

Author shares world observations with students

Acclaimed author Heidi Julavits wsoke about her wide variety of work in the Poetry-in-the-Round on April 4. Cara Adams, an assistant professor of English and director of Poetry-in-the-Round, gave Julavits a warm welcome and shared a short synopsis of Julavits’ works and accomplishments before Julavits held the floor. Julavits has written four novels. According to the Seton Hall website, her work, “The Vanishers,” is a The New York...

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Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies
Apr11

Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies

Many students dream of studying a semester abroad. Whether it be in Europe, Australia or Asia, Seton Hall students have crossed multiple oceans to experience different cultures. Alexandro Granata, a junior diplomacy major, has spent the past two semesters studying abroad in Moscow, Russia. Granata has been studying at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, primarily focusing on advancing his studies on foreign policy. The...

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Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order
Apr05

Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order

There is one group of students whose work often goes unseen but who regularly serve the SHU community: the students who work in the mail room. The mailroom, located in the basement of Mooney Hall, is more than just the opportunity to organize student mail. It offers many services to the student body, like organizing and sending out any mail or online orders that come into the University. Jhonatan Garcia, a freshman criminal justice...

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Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester
Apr05

Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester

With spring break and Easter break over, some students may be having difficulty finding inspiration to make the final push through the second half of the semester. To help those that are struggling, students are sharing their methods for surviving the second half of the semester. Surround yourself with support Many students feel they are in a better place and can handle more stress when they have people around them who they know will...

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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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Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades
Apr05

Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades

Learning a language is no easy task. So balancing a new language at college, along with the other core requirements that are already overwhelming is quite a task. For modern language students here at Seton Hall University, it is an everyday reality. For an Asian Studies major, a 24 credit requirement from the language department has to be met in order to graduate from the University. While she doesn’t think it is hard to pass the...

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