Students protest for climate action on the Green
Sep26

Students protest for climate action on the Green

A peaceful gathering in light of the Global Climate Strike took place on Sept. 20 around the Green. At noon, students in the ecology club and Wanda Knapik, professor of environment studies, formed a “gratitude circle” around the Seal to “thank Mother Earth for beauty and abundance” and “pray for humanity to wake up to the current ecological crisis we are in,” Knapik said. While protesting, the group surrounded a piece of artwork...

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Speech-language pathology students tutor and teach tennis
Sep26

Speech-language pathology students tutor and teach tennis

Over the summer, several Seton Hall students from the College of Education and Human Services volunteered to teach elementary students in Newark academic and tennis lessons. The Greater Newark Tennis and Education program consists of children ranging in age from 5 to 12. With a mixture of lesson plans and tennis activities, these students had an opportunity to connect sports and real-life issues. Jilliane Laurizio, Maylin Rivera and...

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Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood
Sep26

Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood

Good Bottle Refill Shop, New Jersey’s first zero-waste and refill store, officially opened on Sept. 20 in Maplewood. The shop sells a variety of items, including soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, laundry detergent and shaving creams. They also have an assortment of products that support a low-waste lifestyle, like bamboo toothbrushes and reusable mugs and water bottles. Photo via Instagram/@goodbottlerefillshop Good Bottle...

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Caribbean restaurant cooks up family-inherited recipes
Sep26

Caribbean restaurant cooks up family-inherited recipes

J&J Caribbean Restaurant has been in business for more than 25 years. The owners, Judith and Vernon Henry, started it after their kids went to college. Judith, the restaurant’s namesake, originally worked in finance and felt it was time to travel down a new path. “I had worked at Chase Manhattan for a couple of years,” Judith said. “My kids were away at college, so I figured it was time to start something new.” The Henrys are from...

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Apple releases new iPhones to mixed reviews
Sep26

Apple releases new iPhones to mixed reviews

On Sept. 10, Apple announced its new set of iPhones, prompting mixed reactions. Released on Sept. 20, the phones’ most noticeable change from previous iterations are the multiple cameras, with the iPhone 11 sporting an extra sensor, and the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max having a total of three lenses. Some welcomed the new change as a necessary step to provide better photography capabilities. Others felt as though the three...

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Business frat builds leadership and brotherhood
Sep26

Business frat builds leadership and brotherhood

Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional business fraternity, cultivates its members to be leaders as they become professionals entering the workforce and offers a brotherhood that brings life-long friends. As a business fraternity, its aim is to develop its members into professional business leaders by teaching them skills useful in any profession. The organization’s vision statement is, “Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier...

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SAA’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ spreads school spirit
Sep26

SAA’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ spreads school spirit

Pirate imitators, activities, games, the Pirate and a bunch of “Arrgh” took over the University Green as the Student Alumni Association (SAA) celebrated International “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on Sept. 19. Students had the opportunity to participate in several activities throughout the day, including learning how to talk like a pirate and finding out their pirate names. “Who better than to celebrate International ‘Talk Like a Pirate...

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Walsh exhibit features piles and piles of piles
Sep19

Walsh exhibit features piles and piles of piles

On Sept. 12, the Walsh Gallery celebrated the opening of its newest exhibit called “Mounds, Piles & Massings.” The exhibit, which opened on Sept. 9, was curated by South Orange artist Greg Leshé in collaboration with the Pierro Gallery of the South Orange Village. Leshé explained that the inspiration for the exhibit came from photographer John Pfahl, who has multiple photographs featured in the exhibit. He said Pfahl’s work...

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Walsh Library celebrates 25th birthday
Sep19

Walsh Library celebrates 25th birthday

The Walsh Library, known as a common spot for students to study, research and socialize, is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. Sarah Ponichtera, Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the gallery, said she finds great interest in the diversity of the library as well as its evolution. It succeeded the former McLaughlin Library. “Basically, it was to replace McLaughlin Library, the previous library, which was one-third of the...

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Career Fair takes over gym, helps students find jobs
Sep19

Career Fair takes over gym, helps students find jobs

Hundreds of students, alumni and employers filled the Richie Reagan Recreation and Athletic Center as the Career Center hosted its annual Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 135 employers attended the fair as companies such as Deloitte, Strkyer, Univision, Novartis and Madison Square Garden had tables in the gymnasium to discuss job and internship opportunities with students. This year, the Career Center introduced a new mobile app...

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SHU goes digital with Microsoft Teams
Sep19

SHU goes digital with Microsoft Teams

The IT department implemented Microsoft Teams into every class this semester, making it the standard for each course. Microsoft Teams is a program that allows groups of students to collaborate on projects and other class assignments. It is comparable to other apps such as Slack. However, Teams takes crucial components of online collaboration such as email, file sharing and group discussion and fold it all into one streamlined program....

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PC Support Services help those with tech blues
Sep19

PC Support Services help those with tech blues

Known for their distinct blue lab coats, the lab consultants at Seton Hall University provide technological assistance to all who need it. The lab consultants are student workers who assist students, faculty and guests with personal laptops, library computers, printers and any other technical difficulties they can remedy. Jonathan Pinnock, a junior chemistry major, explained the group’s tasks and responsibilities. Pinnock stated that...

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