Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus
Jun18

Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus

“Being a resident assistant is such an eclectic job that it is hard to describe all that goes into it,” said Felipe Bueno, a senior diplomacy and economics major. Students living in the residence halls are guided by resident assistants, known as “RAs.” They are SHU students tasked with leading a section of a floor in the building. Bueno, an RA in Aquinas Hall, said that an RA’s main responsibility is to be a resource for students,...

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SHU counselor receives Lifetime Achievement Award
May02

SHU counselor receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Catherine Kiernan, Esq., who has served the Seton Hall community for over 20 years, has been recognized by NJBIZ as the recipient for a Lifetime Achievement award at its upcoming General Counsel of the Year Awards on May 18. Kiernan, a graduate of Seton Hall’s Law school, joined the university in 1989 but did not begin serving as general counsel until 1997. Kiernan recounted her early beginnings at the institution and explained her...

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English students read up and work in major
May02

English students read up and work in major

Being an English major is much more challenging than most people think, Emily Parise, a senior English, philosophy and creative writing major, pointed out that it requires a lot of intense reading, writing, thinking and class participation. Parise, who is the president of the English Club, typically begins her day opening the Writing Center and tutoring students. After that, she heads to class where she puts her hours of reading and...

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We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’
Apr25

We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’

Millennials and post-millennials, also called Generation Z, get a bad rep, one they don’t deserve. As members of these generations, the members of The Setonian eboard know a little about the subject. Older generations have called us “special snowflakes” who complain too much and need to grow up. The truth is that we aren’t complaining. We are simply voicing our opinions and demanding change for a better society. Younger generations...

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History majors learn the past, look to the future
Apr25

History majors learn the past, look to the future

Throughout college, students often wonder why certain courses are required, especially if they have no relation to their choice of study. One of those courses is often history. According to Michael Ciccone, a sophomore secondary education, social studies and history major, history is way more important than we might realize. “[It] allows us to compare and contrast the events of today with events of the past that may have similar...

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Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’
Apr25

Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’

A Criminal Justice major might say the best lesson they learned in college is the importance of evidence or a certain investigative principle. Seton Hall Alum Kristen Hardy (07’) kept it simple: she said the best lesson she learned at SHU was “the importance of keeping the right people around.” Hardy graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, becoming a lawyer, and now working as a Compliance Counselor at Rockwell Automation in...

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WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars
Apr25

WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars

Thousands of people tune in each day to the critically acclaimed WSOU, Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio station. Talented students get to practice and showcase their skills, playing heavy metal rock or reporting the news: Alicia Campos, a junior digital sound and media major, is one of those many talented students. She started working for WSOU her freshman year after being inspired by meeting with the staff there previously. “When I came to...

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Million dollar smiles: Men’s soccer captain connects with the homeless in South Orange
Apr18

Million dollar smiles: Men’s soccer captain connects with the homeless in South Orange

Day has turned to night and Pedro Neto is making his way to the South Orange train station. It is a trip he often makes, but rarely ever to actually step foot on the train platform. His purpose for being there is far greater. He rounds Cottage Street and makes the turn onto South Orange Avenue. His schedule is overflowing with commitments from being a key member of the men’s soccer team to his demands with classes, but Neto finds time...

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Taal aces through collegiate transition, coaching carousel
Apr11

Taal aces through collegiate transition, coaching carousel

For Melody Taal, education and sports have always had equal importance. It is what drove the tennis player from Ede, Netherlands to travel thousands of miles from her home to play collegiately in the United States. The transition began with a key decision between choosing to pursue professional tennis or attending a university. In the Netherlands, these two were mutually-exclusive; however, in the United States, she had the ability to...

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Class of 2018 gets a commencement speaker
Apr11

Class of 2018 gets a commencement speaker

The Office of the Provost announced via email on April 6 that  the United States Treasurer, Jovita Carranza, will deliver the keynote address at Seton Hall’s baccalaureate commencement ceremony on May 21. Dr. Karen Boroff, the interim provost of Seton Hall, said that the administration wanted to make sure that this year’s graduation had a keynote speaker after last year’s graduating class voiced a strong interest in having one. Boroff...

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Professor Jason Scully publishes book on Syriac theology
Mar24

Professor Jason Scully publishes book on Syriac theology

Seton Hall Professor Jason Scully recently published a book entitled “Isaac of Nineveh’s Eschatology” in Oxford’s Early Christian Studies series. Scully’s book is about the theology of Isaac of Nineveh, who was born in Qatar in the seventh century and was the former bishop of Nineveh. Isaac wrote in the Syriac language–a dialect of Aramaic. His book interprets Isaac’s thought through the lens of his Syriac...

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SHU recognizes Dean Karen Van Norman as Woman of the Year
Mar22

SHU recognizes Dean Karen Van Norman as Woman of the Year

In an age that seems to advocate fervently for strong women leaders, Dean Karen Van Norman, the associate vice president and dean of students, stands as one of SHU’s strong leaders, having been voted the 2018 Emma G. Quartaro Woman of the Year. Both colleagues and students alike have gotten to know Van Norman through her immense involvement in various organizations throughout the University. Van Norman said she is honored by the...

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