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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Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise
Feb20

Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise

Sometimes life just smacks you across the face, and everything lately seems to be going awry. You could be faced with a mountainous workload, personal life issues, or a challenge you just can’t overcome. A bunch of things keep going wrong, and suddenly your life is like a game of Jenga, and one more wrong move might make you want to fall to pieces. Photo via Flickr – Werner Peer To add to that, we live in a technological age in...

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Students share what Black History Month means to them
Feb20

Students share what Black History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts on Black History Month, its significance and what it means to them. Feven Kebede, a sophomore nursing major, said: “It’s the month where we celebrate Africans, African-Americans and people of black descent. It’s a period where we commemorate the people who have made an impact in our society such as Martin Luther King Jr.” Emmanuella Iwelumo, a senior nursing major, said: “Black History Month...

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Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’:  dating in the past versus now
Feb14

Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’: dating in the past versus now

In light of Valentine’s Day, Seton Hall students shared their opinions on the major differences they have seen in present dating culture versus the past. Olamilekan Olorode, a sophomore nursing major, said he believes the main difference between dating in his parents’ time versus now is the use of dating apps.“In my parents’ time, dating apps had not appeared yet and technology was not as advanced as it is now,” Olorode said. “You...

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Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year
Feb06

Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year

Chinese and Taiwanese students at Seton Hall shared how they celebrated the Spring Festival for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 5. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Ni Hsin Yang, a junior nursing major, said she originally hails from Taiwan and usually goes to her grandparents’ house along with other family members. “We all sit at a round table to have dinner because it means reunion,” Ni Hsin said. “When I was a child, my dad and my cousins...

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Twins share their college journey together
Jan30

Twins share their college journey together

Two sets of twins at Seton Hall weighed in on their unique experiences in college together, and apart. When asked about being a twin, Teresa Saverimuttu, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, said, “It’s a good time. I enjoy it, for the most part.” Teresa and her sister Antonella, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, share similar interests. Aside from having the same majors, they said they both behold a similar interest in...

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Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”
Jan23

Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”

“XO Tour Llif3” rapper Lil Uzi Vert publicly announced on Jan. 11 that he wanted to quit music. In addition, hip hop duo “Rae Sremmurd,” consisting of brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, have been the subject of rumors about the duo breaking up. In light of recent events, music majors have shared their opinions on conflict in the music industry. Via Wikimedia Commons “I think there are a lot of different artists in the industry,” Andrew...

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