College students share their fears
Mar30

College students share their fears

Do you have a fear that lurks at the back of your mind? Are there nightmares which you never want to relive? What are you afraid of? When only given four or less words, but asked what she feared, Tiffany Yung, a senior social and behavioral sciences major said it was life after death. Yung said that it is just something she had been thinking about and even asked herself, would it be just like sleeping? There are fears which revolve...

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Bored of Board Games?
Mar30

Bored of Board Games?

  Walking through department stores, you are likely to come across the giant wall of board games. Memories begin to flood back of good times had while playing some staple games like Monopoly, Clue or Trouble. Instantly, buying a new board game becomes a good idea to play with friends. However, are people actively playing board games anymore? “I haven’t played any board games in a long time,” Mario Cuevas, a junior social...

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‘Average Joe’ takes extraordinary step to drop first album
Mar30

‘Average Joe’ takes extraordinary step to drop first album

Senior Biology major Joe Melillo has always been called to serving others in unique ways. Whether he was running across the country raising over $4,900 for cancer patients, or when he is on duty as a Resident Assistant in the upperclassmen dorms, Melillo helps others through his talents. A new talent is coming to light for Melillo, this time helping college students through music. Melillo will be dropping his first album entitled...

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SHU community comes together, “United in Faith”
Mar16

SHU community comes together, “United in Faith”

Attention was focused on the Syrian Civil War, a global issue since 2011, at the Arabic Speaking Club’s “United in Faith” event on March 11. The Chancellor’s Suite event aimed to create an interfaith environment where attendees had the opportunity to learn more about the Syrian Civil War. Faye Milus, Arabic Speaking Club public relations officer, said about 65 people attended the event. Recently, the topic of Syrian refugees has been...

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Seton Hall to hold Piratethon to help local families
Feb11

Seton Hall to hold Piratethon to help local families

The annual Seton Hall University 12-hour PirateThon will be held on Saturday, March 12 at 8 p.m. to Sunday, March 13 at 8 a.m. The event will take place on campus in the Main Lounge in the University Center and will be open to the entire SHU community.   The proceeds raised will be donated to the Valerie Fund, a non-profit organization in Maplewood, N.J. The organization helps families of children who are suffering from pediatric...

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10 Things we miss about home when returning to school
Jan20

10 Things we miss about home when returning to school

Returning to campus after three luxurious weeks at home can be a daunting task for some students, but an exciting new horizon for others. Between spending time with family and reuniting with friends, winter break serves as a refresher before the rigors of the spring semester pick up. Here is a list of the top ten things every student misses after going back to school: The food at home: Despite your most valiant efforts at making an...

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Making the best out of group projects
Jan13

Making the best out of group projects

Out of the many academic experiences which students will encounter in their college careers, group projects, group discussions or group work are common. It spans all majors and is usually unavoidable. Even with the benefits of learning from different contributions, gaining better social development or making a new friend, many students tend to disconnect themselves at the thought of group work because of negative past experiences or...

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Go-to app for college student is Instagram
Jan13

Go-to app for college student is Instagram

Instagram is the fifth most popular free app in Apple’s App Store and is popular amongst college students. People around the world use instagram to follow people’s pages, post pictures with captions and add their locations to show where they have been. Users can tag their friends and family, catch up on what others have been doing and stay tuned on their favorite celebrities. In addition to subscribing to the Instagrams of friends and...

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What’s ahead in 2016 for television
Jan13

What’s ahead in 2016 for television

A new year of entertainment of T.V. and movies is upon us. This new year will bring a diverse mix of bittersweet endings, exciting beginnings and nostalgic renewals for fans everywhere. Where will we find the time to watch it all? I don’t know, but I do know that it isn’t a bad problem to have. Here are some of the most highly anticipated premieres of 2016: Last season of American Idol American Idol’s 15th and final season premieres...

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“Bounce ‘N Trounce” event rallies for Seton Hall-Rutgers
Dec09

“Bounce ‘N Trounce” event rallies for Seton Hall-Rutgers

The sixth annual 24-hour “Bounce ‘N Trounce” event gathered more than 28 organizations and departments to rally school spirit for the annual men’s basketball Garden State Hardwood Classic against Rutgers University, in which SHU defeated Rutgers 84-55. Hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA) and the Student Government Association (SGA), clubs and organizations signed up for time slots throughout the day of the event and held...

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Digital Humanities gets funding for program
Dec09

Digital Humanities gets funding for program

The Office of the Provost has approved funding for the Digital Humanities Program, which will offer faculty the opportunity to research and enhance undergraduate humanities studies for students.   “The DH scholarship explores traditional areas of humanities through the application of new technologies, as well as applying traditional humanities-oriented questions to emerging technologies in society,” said Marta Deyrup, co-head of...

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Athletic Center continues to offer fitness classes for students
Dec09

Athletic Center continues to offer fitness classes for students

“I really like the fitness classes held at the gym,” said Shannon Batt, a junior biology major on the physician assistant track. “I think they’re a good opportunity to maintain good health while doing something fun and taking a break from classes and studying.” Associate Athletics Director of Recreational Services Kathleen Matta said fitness classes have always been offered to students, but when the new University Fitness Center...

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