Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early
Sep06

Career Center offers advice to students on graduating early

Many students think graduating in four years on a warm May day is how college ends, but for others, college ends on a cold December day after just three years. Taylor Cain, a diplomacy alumna, graduated in three years last May to take a job that wouldn’t have been available year later. Cain graduated and took a job as the deputy data director for the Montana Democratic Party for the 2018 Midterm Election in Billings, Montana. “I...

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Senior column: This was such a waste of my time
May02

Senior column: This was such a waste of my time

Sitting at a desk in Fahy Hall classroom 123, I gazed out the window at South Orange Avenue, watching cars whip down the street. I was trying to pass the time in my Logic class – or was it some music class? Or was it that class I took in which we talked about mazes for an entire semester? Hm, maybe it was the one that theorized why people talk to each other. I can’t remember which class I was in at that moment. You see, I, a...

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Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor
Apr25

Professor turns love of Ireland into a minor

The English Department has announced the introduction of a new Irish Minor. This program started with Dr. Martha Carpentier and her love for author James Joyce and Irish literature. Carpentier started out teaching British literature, but during her studies she couldn’t ignore the presence of Irish culture. After she completed her dissertation on James Joyce, she started developing the minor by asking her colleagues to create ideas for...

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Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades
Apr05

Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades

Learning a language is no easy task. So balancing a new language at college, along with the other core requirements that are already overwhelming is quite a task. For modern language students here at Seton Hall University, it is an everyday reality. For an Asian Studies major, a 24 credit requirement from the language department has to be met in order to graduate from the University. While she doesn’t think it is hard to pass the...

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Female athletes honored
Feb21

Female athletes honored

During an intermission of the Seton Hall men’s basketball game against DePaul on Feb. 18, female-student athletes got their due with the faithful in the Prudential Center honoring them in what was the culmination of a two-week long stretch of honoring women in sports. Feb. 7 marked the 32nd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the state of New Jersey conducted its celebration at SHU for the third straight year. The...

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The Voice: Take time to relax in the middle of the semester
Feb16

The Voice: Take time to relax in the middle of the semester

The Voice It’s the middle of February, the middle of the semester, which means tensions are running high for some. At this point in the school year we all have more than a few things to worry about. There’s grades, jobs and internships to focus on, which may push our social and personal lives to the back burner. Midterms are coming, so study up. If you have a job or internship now, that’s quite the commitment on top of being a...

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Freshman retention rate up to 85 percent, yet 33 percent don’t graduate
Feb16

Freshman retention rate up to 85 percent, yet 33 percent don’t graduate

Seton Hall’s freshman retention rate has been steadily increasing from 2010 to 2015, with 85 percent of freshmen retained in 2015, according to College Factual’s website. But after starting strong, Seton Hall students seem to run into obstacles that keep them from finishing. According to College Factual, 66.4 percent of students graduate and 56 percent of students graduate on time, the website, said. With graduation quickly...

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Students get creative to save with community college credits
Mar30

Students get creative to save with community college credits

The price of course credits at Seton Hall, when combined with room and board costs, meal plans, and other fees, has led some students and incoming freshmen to look toward a cheaper alternative to get their degree—starting their studies at community college or, in some cases, high school. Undergraduate students pay $1,130 per course credit at Seton Hall. Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ, offers courses at a significantly...

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Not all study abroad confined to elective credits
Feb24

Not all study abroad confined to elective credits

Seton Hall offers international experiences to students interested in seeing the world, but in some instances, the problems in the world outweigh eager-to-travel students’ ability to do so. One such instance is the Communication Program’s study abroad course, “Intercultural Communication in Nicaragua” (COST 2130), scheduled to take flight this May. While the study abroad trip offers communication students a diverse experience of work...

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