eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover
Apr04

eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover

As relevant as college football and basketball are to the world of college sports, eSports, or electronic sports, is quickly becoming one of the most influential and relevant branches of college athletics. In many facets, the scale and strength of college eSports is already impressive, as Rolling Stone notes that the market as a whole, both professional and collegiate, generated nearly $700 million in revenue and an audience of almost...

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K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste
Apr04

K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste

South Orange’s food options include Thai, Ethiopian, Japanese, Italian, Indian and Mexican cuisine. A new Jamaican eatery is now adding a little Caribbean flavor to the Village. K Kakes Cakery is a full-service cafe and bakery that specializes in Jamaican baked products and American products with a Jamaican flair. Located in the Third and Valley apartment complex, the bakery offers a variety of Jamaican goods from plantain tarts and...

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SHU alum builds watch company from Pirate’s Pitch victory
Feb22

SHU alum builds watch company from Pirate’s Pitch victory

In 2016, Christian Zeron was a senior at Seton Hall, a Catholic studies major and the winner of the annual Pirates Pitch competition. Two years later, he is the founder and owner of a thriving, up-and-coming business, Theo & Harris. The company mainly sells vintage watches, but if you happen to come across the Theo & Harris website, the brand caters to a whole range of content, including reviews and new releases. Making $1.6...

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Professor says it’s okay to not know the future
Feb22

Professor says it’s okay to not know the future

It is common for students to switch majors during their undergraduate years, but it can be tough for some to make that transition. Professor Christopher Gbogi, a graduate assistant pursuing a master’s degree in business administration, knows that experience firsthand. Gbogi started out as a political science major, but switched to finance and marketing during his sophomore year. “Originally, in high school, I was a part of Model UN,...

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Pirates cross seas for their studies
Feb22

Pirates cross seas for their studies

Seton Hall has a wide array of students from across the globe ranging from Israel to Brazil. Many students come from exchange programs, while others simply move to the United States to follow in their families’ footsteps. SHU has extended its roots by accepting students from different countries, diversifying the student body. Gabriel Viola, a junior business major, is an international student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Viola spent a...

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New U.S. Soccer President Cordeiro has to transform youth development
Feb14

New U.S. Soccer President Cordeiro has to transform youth development

In October 2017, U.S. Soccer reached a low point that many Americans did not think they would ever see: the U.S. men’s national team failed to qualify for the World Cup. This failure came at a time where viewership and popularity of soccer was growing immensely in the U.S., and America was showcasing the teenage sensation Christian Pulisic as a world-class footballer. In the wake of the disappointment, USSF president Sunil Gulati...

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La Vera Italian restaurant a popular pizzeria for SHU students
Feb01

La Vera Italian restaurant a popular pizzeria for SHU students

There are many venues and restaurants in South Orange serving numerous types of food; from Thai to Ethiopia, fried chicken to sushi, there is an abundance of variety to choose from. One choice would be La Vera Pizza & Pasta. The restaurant advertises itself as a “casual Italian eatery” and offers many traditional Italian dishes, including classic meals like cavatelli and broccoli. However, the restaurant commits itself to more...

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‘Loyalty’ a contradictory term in NBA
Jan31

‘Loyalty’ a contradictory term in NBA

With the NBA trade deadline approaching on Feb. 8, there are players that will soon be on the move as front offices look to move pieces. Some of those players may have already experienced being traded, but others may be moving for the first time. By the time offseason comes, the narrative changes – players who are up for free agency can decide their own fate. These players, though, get treated differently. A team’s front office...

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Journalism professor article published in WaPo
Dec07

Journalism professor article published in WaPo

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an assistant professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, recently had his article about the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner published in The Washington Post. In his piece entitled “The Justice Department’s move to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger sweeps aside centuries of government policy,” Pressman explains that the United States Department of Justice sued...

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Students spend a diplomatic day in D.C.
Nov02

Students spend a diplomatic day in D.C.

On Oct. 20 the School of Diplomacy took a day trip to Washington, D.C. to show students who are interested in international or domestic affairs some available career paths. The trip also put an emphasis on the Semester in D.C program, which is open to all SHU students and gives a good idea of what working in D.C. is like. During the program students have an internship Monday through Thursday and take classes on Friday at the United...

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Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation
Sep07

Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation

Bruce Freeman, an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and marketing at Seton Hall, is a syndicated columnist for the Tribune News Service, an author and a motivational speaker, according to Freeman’s speaker profile. He founded Proline Communications, a marketing and public relations service, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, US News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. Freeman was diagnosed with...

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LaMelo Ball has one shoe out the NCAA door
Sep06

LaMelo Ball has one shoe out the NCAA door

In the last year, LaVar Ball has single-handedly turned his family into the Kardashians of American sports. The father of the Lakers’ first round draft pick, Lonzo Ball, LaVar made waves in the basketball sneaker world after Lonzo rejected sneaker deals from every major brand. By choosing to create Big Baller Brand, the Ball family turned against the establishment, epitomizing the concept of “player empowerment.” The latest stunt by...

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