Letter to the Editor:

On November 14th, the Criminal Justice Student Association (CJSA) held its first speaker event of the academic year. The Honorable Patricia K. Costello gave a lecture on “The Role of a Chief Judge: Managing Crises and Improving the System.” Judge Costello discussed a range of issues spanning her 25-year career within the Judiciary as a superior court judge, including the last decade as the Assignment Judge in Essex County. Over 100...

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Former student impacts gaming world
Dec05

Former student impacts gaming world

A Seton Hall student is turning her dream into a reality by becoming involved with the video game community as a professional video gamer. Meghan, who goes by Meg Kaylee online for privacy reasons, has built an empire in the gaming community through an online streaming service called Twitch. Kaylee said her online presence began on Instagram and YouTube, where she created gaming content and discovered a community that shared a focus...

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Students review first semester at IHS campus
Dec05

Students review first semester at IHS campus

Seton Hall nursing students are now wrapping up their first semester at the new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus since its opening in the spring. Students shared their thoughts on adjusting to the new campus. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, described the adjustment the nursing students faced as “interprofessional.” In the beginning, Foley described the college’s adaptation to the new campus as a change, but...

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Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker
Nov29

Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker

The College of Communication and the Arts has partnered with the philanthropic organization, Team Walker to establish donation drives for the holiday season. Jerry Walker, an alumnus of the College of Communication and the Arts and co-founder of Team Walker, communicated with founding dean of the College Communication of Communication and the Arts Deirdre Yates earlier in the year to facilitate a collaboration with Seton Hall on...

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SHU choir readies for last concert
Nov28

SHU choir readies for last concert

The Seton University Chorus, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band will be performing at the annual Seton Hall Winter Concert on Dec. 4 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Jason Tramm, director of choral activities, will conduct both the choir and the orchestra. Charles Yassky will direct the concert band. “We’re both very excited to showcase this ensemble’s talent and their hard work, while also having a nice time...

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Restaurant offers glimpse into Haitian culture
Nov28

Restaurant offers glimpse into Haitian culture

The Woulibam Restaurant is a family-owned eatery in Maplewood that serves Haitian and Caribbean Cuisine, which offers a unique perspective to the community, according to restaurant owners. The restaurant is owned by Marie Philemos and her family. “My mission for the restaurant is to really show all the different kinds of dishes that Haiti has to offer and our culture,” Philemos said. In line with the family’s mission, the restaurant...

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Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle
Nov28

Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle

The Seton Hall Veggie Society (SHVS) is dedicated to “bringing compassion and community to vegans and vegetarians at Seton Hall University,” according to its Instagram bio. The club’s president, Caitlyn Webber, a senior English major, got involved with the club last fall when her friend was just starting it up. “I worked closely with the founder/President in order to build the club from the ground up, and once he graduated in the...

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S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness
Nov10

S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness

Sadie’s boutique and Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) hosted a food drive on Nov. 4 to celebrate the purchase of South Orange’s Kitchen a la Mode, a kitchen supplies store. Catherine Fisher, the owner of Sadie’s and more recent owner of Kitchen a la Mode, hosts philanthropic donations every month and partnered with DOVE this month. “My mission when I opened my first store was to be ethical and philanthropic because we...

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Concerned 44 sit-in comes to a close
Nov08

Concerned 44 sit-in comes to a close

After nine days of occupying Presidents Hall, the Concerned 44 student activist group abruptly ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed to return to the negotiating table to work together on fulfilling their demands. Interim President Mary Meehan announced the end of the sit-in in a campus-wide email in which she reaffirmed the University’s commitment to continuing the “ongoing dialogue” and promised...

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Delta Phi Epsilon sisters encourage self-love
Nov07

Delta Phi Epsilon sisters encourage self-love

A sorority at Seton Hall is working with several philanthropic organizations by engaging the community to participate in fundraising events, raising awareness and encouraging self-love and acceptance. Allyson Link, a senior social and behavioral sciences major, interns at the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and is a campus representative for the Buddy Project, a mental health organization that pairs people on the internet...

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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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AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion
Oct31

AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion

Josh Rhim, a senior public relations and communications major, spends his Sundays in New York City cutting hair for those in need. Each week, he says the thing to homeless people: “Hi, my name is Josh. I am a barber from New Jersey. I like to give back to the community every Sunday, would you like me to cut your hair? This one’s on me today.” Rhim said he started cutting people’s hair in February 2015, beginning in his hometown of...

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