Sorority sisters walk to fight eating disorders
Oct11

Sorority sisters walk to fight eating disorders

On October 1, hundreds of people gathered for the National Association of Eating Disorders (NEDA) Walk that stretched across the Brooklyn Bridge to Foley Square in New York City. Among the participants was the team organized by Allyson Link, an elementary special education major and a sister of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. The walk was about two miles long and lasted about two hours. “The point of the walk isn’t only to raise money...

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Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation
Sep22

Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation

Determined, loyal, caring, hardworking and compassionate – these are just some of the words peers use to describe senior biology major Holli Bossons. This past summer, Bossons showed these characteristics and used her knowledge from the classoom while she was a physician assistant observer at St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus in Pennsylvania. “The beauty of the program was that we didn’t have set rotations...

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Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition
Apr27

Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition

When the SHU team was announced as the winners of the National CFA Institute Research Challenge, a competition in which teams are divided by regions and given a company stock to analyze. Members explained their feelings of excitement and pride. “It was such a surreal feeling. I think we were all in shock, but we were all excited that we were able to accomplish this not only for ourselves, but for Seton Hall,” Katie McCarthy, a senior...

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SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art
Apr27

SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art

Seton Hall 2003 alumni Neal Sehgal published a collection of poetry and photography called RISE, which explores the themes of love, loss, spirituality, living one’s truth, and finding a way to triumph over those who try to pull you down. Sehgal’s experiences in the last three to four years involving a devastating breakup was the inspiration that drove him to create this uplifting book. “I wasn’t sure I was writing a book, when I wrote...

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Transfer students find their home at the Hall
Apr20

Transfer students find their home at the Hall

For many of us, Seton Hall marks the beginning of students’ college lives. However, many transfer students have more recently made Seton Hall their home. Transferring gives students a fresh start, but the transition may not always be easy. Nicole Soto, a junior psychology major, transferred to Seton Hall a year ago after graduating from Union County College, a two year community college located in Cranford, N.J. Soto described the...

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Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD
Apr06

Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD

Joshua Steier, junior and vice president of the Data Science club, independently created a self-driving car model, is a teaching assistant for courses in calculus III and statistics, and obtained a grant to work under the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) investigativing crime sprees using data analysis. The mathematics major still finds time to minor in physics and computer science, and uses the extra curriculars to enhance his...

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EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash
Feb09

EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, a New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal, due to the engineer’s undiagnosed sleep disorder. The tragic accident, which resulted in more than 100 people injured and one dead, is what led Jeremy Garriga to the scene. “Before I got called on the scene for the Hoboken train crash, I had fallen asleep in my dorm studying for my first developmental psychology exam,” Garriga, a junior social and...

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Humans of SHU: student’s competitive spirit drives business
Feb02

Humans of SHU: student’s competitive spirit drives business

Since launching his application development business, Alpha Dev, in late December 2016, junior accounting and economics major Michael Solimini has created apps for companies such as Hazel Boutique and Outcast Sport Fishing. His inspiration came last summer after taking a $10 online course in iOS application development. Solimini explained that he enjoyed the problem-solving aspect of app development and his competitive drive allowed...

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Entrepreneur awarded for language game
Jan25

Entrepreneur awarded for language game

At Seton Hall, the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award is given to outstanding entrepreneurs who have been a part of the Hall community. This past year, Ryan Skolnick was given the award for his company, Aveho Learning, which is a fully immersive, photorealistic, language learning video game. Professor Susan Scherreik remarked, “The Emerging Entrepreneur Award, which began in 2014, is an annual award that is presented to either a...

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Poetic Pirate writes of cancer battle
Jan19

Poetic Pirate writes of cancer battle

Vee Gaspa, a sophomore undeclared major interested in creative theatre and art, is already trying to accomplish something many have only dreamed, to get her poetry collection published as a book. She is forgoing the process of appealing to amateur publishers that help new writers and going straight to the major publishers. Gaspa was inspired to write poetry from her life, using her experiences of surviving cancer at any early age. “I...

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Habitat lends a helping hand
Dec07

Habitat lends a helping hand

The Habitat for Humanity club at Seton Hall strives to represent hope and better community relations. “Working side by side with the future home owners shows you that your volunteering makes a difference in their lives,” said Tiffany Yacullo, the vice president of the club and senior communication and public relations major. “We truly are turning houses to homes by our efforts.” Habitat at SHU tries to raise awareness about the...

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Forget me not: Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer
Nov30

Forget me not: Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer

Alpha Phi sister tries to help mom conquer cancer

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