Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates diversity
Sep19

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates diversity

The Seton Hall Latino community is uniting to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with events beginning Sept. 15 and ending on Oct. 15. According to Stephanie Macias-Arlington, the executive director of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, the Seton Hall Latino community came together to shape a truly inclusive and engaging set of events. She said student groups like Adelante, the official Latino organization on campus, and Greek Life...

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Student won’t let disability slow him down
Oct26

Student won’t let disability slow him down

Gregory Lobo was born with Spina Bifida, had surgery after he was born and has been wheelchair bound his entire life. While this may hinder some, it is not even a speed bump in Lobo’s life. “Because it’s all I’ve ever known, it doesn’t affect me the same way it might if I had gotten hurt,” said Lobo, a sophomore history major. Spina Bifida is a birth defect where the backbone and membranes surrounding the spinal cord are not...

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Professors Explore History Through Fantasy
Oct05

Professors Explore History Through Fantasy

Seton Hall will host a panel discussion about the hit HBO series, “Game of Thrones” (GoT) and the books it was adapted from, George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The panel will be held on Oct. 5 in the Nursing Amphitheater, Room 113, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. History Professor Dr. Williamjames Hoffer organized this discussion panel after the History Department had proposed holding more events for students to talk about history in...

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Finding my home at the Hall
Sep07

Finding my home at the Hall

When I first started school at Seton Hall, I felt an odd mix of emotions. First came the excitement of starting a new chapter of my life and exploring all the new opportunities college could bring. However, I also had a sense of fear. I was born with a neurological condition called cerebral palsy. From what I learned, it can manifest itself in a number of different ways. In my case, a weakened sense of balance and limited range of...

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CrossFit Crimi: How SHU alum learned to walk
Sep07

CrossFit Crimi: How SHU alum learned to walk

Not many people would be able to fight through what Seton Hall alumnus Peter Crimi has overcome in his life. Crimi, now 31 and recently married, was born nine and a half weeks premature and was born with a mild form of cerebral palsy. Crimi has had 10 surgeries and the doctors only gave Crimi’s parents a 30 percent chance of him surviving his first 72 hours. Even if he did make it, the doctors said that he was not going to be able to...

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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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Column: Correcting my choice: My journey to Seton Hall
Mar23

Column: Correcting my choice: My journey to Seton Hall

I didn’t know it then, but exactly four years ago I was in the midst of making the most important decision of my life as a high school senior: picking which college to attend. I had my pick of the litter, but in my mind I had already narrowed the pack down to two. I made the wrong choice. I think I knew even then that I was making the wrong choice when I came to my final decision, but at that point, there was no turning back. Seton...

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Eva Gonzalez: American born, Mexican capped, Pirate true
Feb15

Eva Gonzalez: American born, Mexican capped, Pirate true

Midfielder Eva Gonzalez will be a player to watch next fall at Owen T. Carroll Field. What a fan won’t see from her play on the field alone is the adversity and continued sacrifice that Gonzalez endures to play the sport she loves, while still committing to her academics. Gonzalez is not just a student athlete, but it could be said, a student athlete plus one. She balances her schooling with her collegiate athletics, but is also...

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