S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness
Nov10

S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness

Sadie’s boutique and Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) hosted a food drive on Nov. 4 to celebrate the purchase of South Orange’s Kitchen a la Mode, a kitchen supplies store. Catherine Fisher, the owner of Sadie’s and more recent owner of Kitchen a la Mode, hosts philanthropic donations every month and partnered with DOVE this month. “My mission when I opened my first store was to be ethical and philanthropic because we...

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SHU talks financial struggle and aid
Nov07

SHU talks financial struggle and aid

Students discussed their experiences with maintaining finances and applying for scholarships while attending Seton Hall. Some said that although the university offers a significant amount in scholarships, they still struggle financially. “I do not think Seton Hall provides enough opportunities for scholarships once students arrive on campus and begin their education,” said Kathleen McQuarrie, a senior public relations and journalism...

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Psychological studies open doors for students
Nov07

Psychological studies open doors for students

According to Dr. Marianne Lloyd, a professor of psychology, it is a longstanding tradition for the department to encourage students to participate in psychological studies for a variety of reasons. “I have helped transition it to online signups and even some online studies to make [it] more convenient for students,” Lloyd said. “The benefits of these studies are that it allows students to make early contact with faculty, graduate...

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Delta Phi Epsilon sisters encourage self-love
Nov07

Delta Phi Epsilon sisters encourage self-love

A sorority at Seton Hall is working with several philanthropic organizations by engaging the community to participate in fundraising events, raising awareness and encouraging self-love and acceptance. Allyson Link, a senior social and behavioral sciences major, interns at the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and is a campus representative for the Buddy Project, a mental health organization that pairs people on the internet...

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Students share different learning habits
Nov07

Students share different learning habits

Now that midterms have taken their toll, finals begin to rear their ugly heads again as the end of the fall semester quickly approaches. Students may be having trouble studying or just trying to grasp the new concepts that were taught the previous class, but some students have provided tips that may be able to help. With such diversity at Seton Hall in regards to what people study, everyone has a different routine or mindset when it...

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Students recap Halloween traditions
Oct31

Students recap Halloween traditions

Seton Hall students got into the “spooky season” spirit last month as many celebrated Halloween by dressing up in scary costumes and reliving childhood traditions. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said she decided to get dressed up this year. She said she and her friends dressed up as a cat, a cheetah, a goddess and a vampire. Pasupuleti said she wore a vampire-eared headband and accentuated her costume with the use of...

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Certificate teaches students cybersecurity
Oct31

Certificate teaches students cybersecurity

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is offering a program for undergraduate students to earn a certificate in cybersecurity. The program covers topics ranging from the influences in psychology to legal aspects in keeping the internet secure. According to the department website, the certificate “provides essential skills and knowledge in cybersecurity which are in demand in a variety of career tracks from areas such as...

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Know More seeks new generation of peer educators
Oct31

Know More seeks new generation of peer educators

Know More is a student and administrative partnership organization that spreads awareness about drug abuse, alcohol abuse and sexual violence at Seton Hall. Julia Hussey, a junior occupational therapy major and the club’s president, said the program runs educational workshops on these topics and makes them fun and interactive and does not use a lecture style form of educating students. She said the program partners with Greek Life...

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Seton Hall visited by renowned philosopher
Oct31

Seton Hall visited by renowned philosopher

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek visited SHU on Oct. 24 to give a presentation as part of the university’s Poetry-in-the-Round series. Žižek, who is internationally recognized and is one of the “Top 100 Global Speakers,” according to Foreign Policy, gave a talk called “Samuel Beckett as the Writer of Political Abstraction; or, What Can Beckett Tell Us about the Alt-Right and Political Correctness?” in the Jubilee Hall auditorium....

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SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment
Oct31

SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment

Environmental studies students are working with Facilities Engineering to identify and create an inventory of more than 900 trees on campus. In addition, the students are learning about new technology for tree identification. John Signorello, the associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said he funded the project, which began on Sept. 12. He explained that his department paid for the annual software...

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AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion
Oct31

AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion

Josh Rhim, a senior public relations and communications major, spends his Sundays in New York City cutting hair for those in need. Each week, he says the thing to homeless people: “Hi, my name is Josh. I am a barber from New Jersey. I like to give back to the community every Sunday, would you like me to cut your hair? This one’s on me today.” Rhim said he started cutting people’s hair in February 2015, beginning in his hometown of...

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Seniors share preparedness for graduation
Oct31

Seniors share preparedness for graduation

Graduation is just a few months away for Seton Hall seniors as they wrap up their time with the university and prepare to take on the workforce. Elizaveta Sidorova, a senior psychology major, said she plans to attend graduate school and enter into the workforce at the same time. “I have to attend graduate school because the career that I want to pursue requires a Ph.D.,” Sidorova said. She added that she wishes to become a clinical...

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