Students share insight on weekend hot spots
Oct01

Students share insight on weekend hot spots

As the semester is now well underway, students offered their recommendations to maximize weekend fun around South Orange. Each location seems to offer a different adventure, from cuisine to a hiking trip. Whether students are familiar or new to the area, they may find a nice getaway from classes and work. South Mountain Reservation Kristen Santullo, a junior education major, said she recommends that students take the trek to South...

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Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students
Sep24

Mike Deej returns for SAB Coffeehouse, delights students

On Sept. 19, Mike Deej returned to Seton Hall’s Pirate’s Cove to perform for the Student Activities Board (SAB) Coffeehouse. He covered some songs such as Ben E King’s “Stand By Me,” the Lumineers’ “Ho Hey,” and Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time.” Allison Kroeger, a junior economics and finance one of the co-chairs of Coffeehouse, shared why SAB chose to have Deej...

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SHUNA offers debate and friendship

The Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA) debates topics that address global issues, both historical and current, in a very similar fashion to actual United Nations committees. According to club members, SHUNA involves thorough research, intense collaboration and critical thinking skills executed through public speaking, writing and debating. The team competes with students from different universities in order to mimic the...

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Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea” showing at SOPAC
Oct24

Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea” showing at SOPAC

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is producing Hans Christian Andersen’s famous tale The Princess and the Pea, beginning Oct.15. This production is part of SOPAC’s Kids ‘N Family Performances series that works to promote learning, imagination, and creativity in young people. Their hope is that by exposing children to the magic of live performances early on, that they will foster a life-long passion for the arts. The...

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HALLmarks: Devin McGuire conducts at Spring Lake Music and Arts Festival
Sep29

HALLmarks: Devin McGuire conducts at Spring Lake Music and Arts Festival

It is easy to assume that students who study music have probably been heavily involved with music their whole lives, however, that is not always the case. Devin McGuire, senior music education major, started experimenting with music in high school. He joined his school’s choir and officially fell in love with music. After playing bass in a punk rock band, McGuire slowly transitioned into classical music when he learned to play the...

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Discover SOPAC
Sep29

Discover SOPAC

The South Orange Performance Art Center (SOPAC) is a fun environment for students to go and relax whenever they have free time. SOPAC has been open since 2006 and not only shows movies but also has theater, dance, comedy and visual arts. SOPAC has a movie theater that plays movies from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. The current movies that are played in SOPAC are “Storks,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “Blair...

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HALLmarks: Cynthia Sularz represents SHU at G-20 Summit

Cynthia Sularz ‘16, achieved many of her impressive goals during her time at Seton Hall. Sularz had an extremely productive college experience. As a sophomore, she was selected as the only person from the entire United States to represent the nation at the G-20 Summit in Australia, a convention of 24 nations to address the issues of empowering females. In her senior year, Sularz received the esteemed honor of winning a Fulbright...

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Get your Social Media for Professionals Certificate at SHU

In today’s world of the ever changing social media landscapes, it is difficult to keep up with the newest trends. As it is, one day hashtag heavy tweets are trending and the next, Snapchat is the hottest app. For most millennials navigating the interweb comes easily, but for previous generations the journey is not as fluid. Sometimes the greatest challenge can be understanding how to brand oneself on social platforms. Beginning Oct....

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SOPAC features Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud (POL) is a national program that gives high school students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with poetry. Students commit to studying and reciting classic and modern poetry. For the last three years the South Orange Performing Arts Center has hosted the regional finals for students from Essex and Union County high schools. According to the Jersey Arts website, students compete for awards and scholarships that...

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Alumni relations spreads Pirate pride
Sep29

Alumni relations spreads Pirate pride

Bar Anticipation was bursting with Pirate Pride on Saturday, June 25 for the Young Alumni Summer Reunion in Lake Como, N.J. – the first alumni event the class of 2016 could partake in.   Bar Anticipation – more commonly know as Bar A – hosted the long-standing event, the first of which took place 33 years ago, said Daniela Gloor, the assistant director of Student and Young Alumni Programs. The reunion was created to engage as many...

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David Crosby kicks off tour in South Orange

Famed musician David Crosby kicked off his mainland U.S. tour at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) on August 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, entitled “An Evening with David Crosby,” had a soft, acoustic set list which featured songs from each of his famous bands, work from his solo career, covers and new original songs. Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both iconic folk-rock bands...

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Take a break from finals, celebrate Mother’s Day
May07

Take a break from finals, celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner which means that people will start to think of creative ideas to show their appreciation. Charlette Dennis, a junior broadcasting major, said that she is going with her family’s tradition of gifting her mom with roses and spending time together as a family. “We do something intimate at home because it is too crowded outside,” Dennis said. Blair Goldstein, a freshman criminal justice major, said that...

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