Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Student crafts idea to help SHU relax
Oct21

Student crafts idea to help SHU relax

One glance at Alexandra Wells, a junior history and English major, would suggest that she is in tune with her artistic side. She walked out of the Pirate’s Cove donning both a large set of headphones and a shirt that displayed what she described as an artist’s interpretation of an album cover, featuring a cartoonishly pink severed head in a pool of black liquid. Wells came with three samples of her embroidery in hand, depictions that...

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Students share ideas for an uniquely SHU experience
Oct18

Students share ideas for an uniquely SHU experience

Seton Hall has a variety of events for students to participate in and attend. Here are five tips provided by Seton Hall students on what one should do to have an “iconic” college experience at Seton Hall: Get involved on campus Meg Malkasian, a senior social and behavioral sciences major, said that one of the best ways to make a SHU student’s college experience worthwhile is to join an organization on campus. “Don’t be afraid to go to...

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SHU community plans their fall activities
Oct18

SHU community plans their fall activities

As the air begins to chill and the leaves change colors, students are diving into the autumn season by participating in a variety of activities. Some students said that they are digging into the Halloween spirit, as October is “spooky season.” Here are five activities that SHU students are doing this fall:   Attending football games “Everything’s better during football season,” Matt Smolen, a senior biology major, said. From high...

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Camp Bernie provides PAs with mentoring and experiences
Oct04

Camp Bernie provides PAs with mentoring and experiences

More than 48 Seton Hall students attended a retreat for inclusion training at Camp Bernie on Sept. 22 and 23, strengthening their leadership skills and bringing lessons to freshmen in University Life classes. Winston Roberts, the associate dean of students, said he believes that the weekend of exercises was beneficial for the whole Seton Hall student body in becoming a more accepting culture. “It’s a step,” Roberts said. “It’ll open...

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JESPY House jams for awareness
Sep19

JESPY House jams for awareness

Food, music and friendship brought the JESPY House community together during its first music festival for disabled performers on Sept. 16. Michael Preston, the event coordinator, said that the Disabled American Performer Festival is an event that celebrates the talents of the disabled and gives various performers a platform to show off their musical talents. “The ultimate goal is to the give the disabled community a voice, to fight...

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SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives
Sep06

SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives

Seton Hall is launching several new initiatives regarding inclusion “of every member of our [Seton Hall’s] community,” according to Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost of Seton Hall. Over the summer, an email was sent to the university community detailing these initiatives. These include work on the University Core and University Life classes, workshops for faculty and the entire university community, and the creation of an Inclusion...

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5 activities for a sunny day at the Hall
Apr18

5 activities for a sunny day at the Hall

As the weather begins to clear (hopefully) and we look to switch our wardrobes from heavy winter coats to T-shirts and tank tops, Seton Hall offers its students some of the best attractions and events to take advantage of the beautiful weather. To kick off the spring season, here are a few activities you can do to make the best of the rising temperature. Rock out at the SAB spring concert One event that Seton Hall students look...

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Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order
Apr05

Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order

There is one group of students whose work often goes unseen but who regularly serve the SHU community: the students who work in the mail room. The mailroom, located in the basement of Mooney Hall, is more than just the opportunity to organize student mail. It offers many services to the student body, like organizing and sending out any mail or online orders that come into the University. Jhonatan Garcia, a freshman criminal justice...

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Students worried after social media rumor spreads
Feb21

Students worried after social media rumor spreads

A viral social media post warning of human traffickers fronting as a religious organization inviting “people to bible study” alarmed some Seton Hall students after similar occurrences were reported on campus. The author of the post, which appeared on Twitter, stated that two women in their late 20s or early 30s tried to recruit people for their organization, discussed “God the Mother” and seemed fixated on women. “After Googling God...

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Muslim Student Association aims to educate and serve SHU community
Jan25

Muslim Student Association aims to educate and serve SHU community

The Muslim Student Association, more commonly referred to on campus as MSA, is a Muslim student organization centered on educating members of the Seton Hall community on Islam and eliminating misconceptions about the faith. The club is open to both Muslim and non-Muslim students and the club’s mission statement explains its primary goal, “To raise awareness of Islam around campus and our community. We do this by having informative...

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WSOU tunes into charity with food drive
Jan25

WSOU tunes into charity with food drive

WSOU 89.5 FM, Seton Hall’s student-run radio station continued their ongoing pledge to serve the community by participating in the “Students Change Hunger” for the fourth year. They collected more than 350 pounds of food for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in December. WSOU’s involvement began when Seton Hall alumna, Laura Sodano, a recent retiree from the Community Foodbank of New Jersey and former member of WSOU, saw a need...

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