Veggie Society, Philosophy Club host talk on empathy
Oct03

Veggie Society, Philosophy Club host talk on empathy

On Sept. 23, the Veggie Society and the Philosophy Club hosted a lecture by Adam Lerner called “Are We All Selective Psychopaths? What Empathy Gaps Teach Us About Ethics.” Lerner is an assistant professor of bioethics at New York University. Travis Timmerman, the faculty adviser for the Philosophy Club and an assistant professor of philosophy, said, “I have known Dr. Lerner for years and have read much of his philosophical work. He is...

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Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood
Sep26

Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood

Good Bottle Refill Shop, New Jersey’s first zero-waste and refill store, officially opened on Sept. 20 in Maplewood. The shop sells a variety of items, including soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, laundry detergent and shaving creams. They also have an assortment of products that support a low-waste lifestyle, like bamboo toothbrushes and reusable mugs and water bottles. Photo via Instagram/@goodbottlerefillshop Good Bottle...

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IHS students talk separation from main campus
Sep19

IHS students talk separation from main campus

Several nursing students take classes at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Nutley, N.J., and they shared mixed reviews about how they feel being separated from the rest of the SHU community in South Orange. Esther Shinne, a junior nursing major, said she feels somewhat disconnected from the rest of the main campus. “You don’t get to talk to your old friends from freshman year and trying to talk to them is really...

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New club talks real estate with students
Sep12

New club talks real estate with students

The Seton Hall Real Estate Club, which is in the process of launching this fall semester, seeks to teach students about pursuing real estate as a career and making investments in the real estate industry. Marcelo Espana, a senior finance and marketing major, said he came up with the idea for the student organization last semester. Espana said he had interned at a real estate investment firm, which was where he was exposed to real...

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‘Dorm sweet dorm’: Decorating tips and tricks
Sep05

‘Dorm sweet dorm’: Decorating tips and tricks

Every August, incoming freshmen are thrust into a new environment and some live by themselves for the first time. Current students shared tips and tricks on how to make their dorms their “home away from home.” Markela Quin/Staff Photographer Some students bring souvenirs from the various places they have traveled. • There’s no place like home Feven Kebede, a junior nursing major, stressed the importance of making a dorm feel like...

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Five things students wish they knew before attending SHU
Jun17

Five things students wish they knew before attending SHU

As the new academic year approaches, current University students shared five things they wish they knew before arriving at the Hall. Kiera Alexander/ Photography Editor The vast amount of resources available on campus Allyssa Villanueva, a rising junior nursing major, said she wished she knew how easy it is to receive tutoring. She noted the difficulty of adjusting to a new routine, as she transitioned from being a regular high school...

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Diplomacy grad students share a ‘peace’ of their lives
May01

Diplomacy grad students share a ‘peace’ of their lives

Seton Hall diplomacy graduate students shared what inspired them to pursue their master’s degrees, their experiences as a graduate student and future plans. Hamilton (right) wants to pursue his Ph.D after graduation and Oshai (left) finds her graduate student life exciting. Photo courtesy of Michael Hamilton and Cheryl Oshai Michael Hamilton, a second-year graduate student, is in the dual degree program that combines a Master’s in...

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Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going
Apr10

Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going

Seton Hall alumna Kerry McCann ’18 said she helps run the nonprofit organization, “Coats from Cullen,” to honor her late brother’s humanitarian efforts. McCann said that the main purpose of “Coats from Cullen” is to provide warm clothing to those in need. She said that it was something her brother, Cullen, often did on his own when living in both New York City and Aspen, Colorado. McCann described her brother as having deep empathy...

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Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year
Apr03

Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year

The Office of the Provost announced in an email on March 21 that Bernadette McVey, director of Academic Events, Initiatives and Planning, and Dr. Maureen Byrnes, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, are joint recipients of this year’s Emma G. Quartaro Award. According to Seton Hall’s website, the award “recognizes and honors an outstanding woman leader whose actions inspire and serve as a model for other women at...

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SHU students spend spring break building houses
Mar28

SHU students spend spring break building houses

The Habitat for Humanity student organization at Seton Hall spent their spring break building houses in Oklahoma City with the Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity. Gregg Quackenbush, a sophomore biology and physical therapy major, explained that the collegiate challenge chair, Dennis Schuck, picked Oklahoma because it allowed him to offer 24 people the opportunity to participate in the service trip. Quackenbush said other locations...

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Students share what Women’s History Month means to them
Mar20

Students share what Women’s History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared what Women’s History Month means to them and all the women who they find inspirational. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said, “It’s a month celebrating women and honoring achievements and strides they made through history.” Indra Nooyi (Left), Rhianna (Center), and a teacher (Right) were all mentioned by SHU students when they thought about inspiring women. Photo collage made by The Setonian...

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Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top
Mar06

Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is celebrating its 50-year anniversary by holding a student leadership conference on March 22. Some EOP scholars shared how the program contributed to their successes. According to the Seton Hall website, the EOP was established in 1968 “to provide educational and financial assistance to eligible New Jersey students of academic promise from disadvantaged backgrounds.” Glory Akoh/Staff...

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