‘Prayer for Peace’ concert unites SHU community through music
Nov02

‘Prayer for Peace’ concert unites SHU community through music

It was nearly show time. Row after row of maroon-cushioned seats surrounded NJPAC’s Prudential Hall. The seats filled up quickly, with people of all ages and backgrounds gathering on the night of Oct. 27 for a show dedicated to advocates of peace and unity. The show, “Prayer for Peace: The Power of One Voice,” is a classical music concert devoted to peace and unity, organized by Dr. Andrea Bartoli, Dean of the School of Diplomacy and...

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RAD course aims to empower women to say ‘no’
Nov02

RAD course aims to empower women to say ‘no’

As the all-female participants in the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course practiced their defensive stances, strikes and kicks, they were encouraged to raise their voice and yell, “No!” and, “Stay back!” as they harnessed their strength and their confidence. The RAD course encourages female empowerment by teaching basic movements that can aid participants in the event of an attack. Sergio Oliva, the associate director of public...

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SHU alum, law student doesn’t let his disability define him
Nov02

SHU alum, law student doesn’t let his disability define him

On paper, Joshua Cooper is like every other college student striving toward a bright future, while also trying to balance a social life. Yet, many people fail to see the similarities between themselves and Cooper as they focus their attention to one aspect of his life: his wheel chair. At 18 months old, Cooper was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type II, a disease that affects the motor neurons of the muscles and the synapse....

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Students spend a diplomatic day in D.C.
Nov02

Students spend a diplomatic day in D.C.

On Oct. 20 the School of Diplomacy took a day trip to Washington, D.C. to show students who are interested in international or domestic affairs some available career paths. The trip also put an emphasis on the Semester in D.C program, which is open to all SHU students and gives a good idea of what working in D.C. is like. During the program students have an internship Monday through Thursday and take classes on Friday at the United...

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Stomp the Hall to showcase talents in UGC
Nov02

Stomp the Hall to showcase talents in UGC

Stomp the Hall is a showcase that will highlight the talents of fraternities and sororities within the United Greek Council (UGC) on Nov. 2 in the Main Lounge of the University Center. Heather Harris, a senior Africana studies and history major and sister of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority, explained Stomp the Hall as, “A creative way to get your organization out there.” A total number of eight organizations will be performing in an effort...

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True Blue celebrates five years of giving back
Nov02

True Blue celebrates five years of giving back

More than 4,000 people have become True Blue since the program’s inception, and since this year is the fifth year anniversary of the program, the organization is celebrating all year long. According to Daniel Nugent, assistant vice president of advancement services, True Blue is a recognition program that honors all those who are active and engaged with Seton Hall each year, allowing them to donate to causes within the SHU community....

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Blue Crew braves rain, sun and crowds to help future Pirates
Nov02

Blue Crew braves rain, sun and crowds to help future Pirates

You’ve seen them in blue shirts around campus. Rain or shine, they are there – pointing and leading huddled groups of families from one end of campus to the other. You’ve probably even been a part of the tours or open houses at Seton Hall before you decided to make it your home. Being a part of Blue Crew is more than boasting about the University and giving walking tours, according to its members. Blue Crew members not only carry the...

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Music-ed program makes sure students are hitting the right notes
Nov02

Music-ed program makes sure students are hitting the right notes

Seton Hall’s music education program is small, allowing for a lot of individual attention for students striving to combine their devotion to music and teaching, while joining orchestrations and preparing for concerts such as the “Prayer for Peace” on Oct. 27. “I’ve always wanted to be a teacher since I was a little kid,” said Jordan Green, a sophomore music education major. “I’ve also been doing music my whole life and I play many...

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SAB delivers Halloween fun at Fright Fest
Oct26

SAB delivers Halloween fun at Fright Fest

Students who participated in the Student Activities Board (SAB) bus trip to Six Flags Great Adventure during Fright Fest on Oct. 15 found themselves amid a horde of chainsaw wielding zombies and other scary monsters. Fright Fest is an annual Halloween festival that takes place at the amusement park in the evenings from mid-September to the end of October. Kendra Campbell, a sophomore sociology major and the SAB Coffee House co-chair,...

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Student won’t let disability slow him down
Oct26

Student won’t let disability slow him down

Gregory Lobo was born with Spina Bifida, had surgery after he was born and has been wheelchair bound his entire life. While this may hinder some, it is not even a speed bump in Lobo’s life. “Because it’s all I’ve ever known, it doesn’t affect me the same way it might if I had gotten hurt,” said Lobo, a sophomore history major. Spina Bifida is a birth defect where the backbone and membranes surrounding the spinal cord are not...

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W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.
Oct26

W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.

Sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell spoke about racism in the University Center on Oct. 19, as a part of the Student Activity Board’s SHU Speaks event. In just under two hours, Bell addressed racism in various aspects of society, mainly focusing on identity, the media and politics. With the format of his discussion, the television personality and author stayed true to the event’s title, “Ending Racism in About an Hour.” Bell is...

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Students encouraged to hunt through history
Oct26

Students encouraged to hunt through history

Starting Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, all members of the SHU community will be able to participate in the “Lost History Tour.” This event is a self-guided tour around campus in which participants have the opportunity to collect clues, explore various locations and learn about the history that colors Seton Hall’s past. The first 10 participants to reach the final location will receive prizes that they can pick up from Bayley Hall (Room...

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