Autistic Students Thrive In College
Sep10

Autistic Students Thrive In College

Seton Hall alum, Kerry Magro was completely nonverbal until he was two and a half years old. He had severe sensory integration difficulties for most of his adolescence and is on the autism spectrum. According to an Autism Speaks article, Magro was accepted to 15 colleges despite his disabilities and had over $300,000 scholarship aid offered to him. While experts discuss everything that students with disabilities can’t do, they should...

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Finding the balance between internships and class
Sep10

Finding the balance between internships and class

As an 18-year-old high school senior, I knew that I wanted to go to college near New York. The city represented independence and opportunity for my future as a magazine editor. Thus, I decided to attend Seton Hall, which offers more than 15,000 internship opportunities and is a short train ride away from the Big Apple. Our university prides itself on this proximity to the city and internship possibilities. But in order to complete an...

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The Current: thoughts on gay rights
Jul04

The Current: thoughts on gay rights

The verdict is in and the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. I cannot express how excited I am by this decision, because my older brother can now choose to get married and receive the same legal protections as a straight person. It is a joyous moment for members of the LGBT community. However, it is important to realize that there are still strides to be made. I have heard people say, “We’ve...

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SHU alum uses music to make impact in community
Jun15

SHU alum uses music to make impact in community

After you graduate college, you will find yourself thinking:  Where do I go from here? Jim Gaven, a 2006 Seton Hall graduate, decided to make a difference through music. As a music coordinator/director at Allies, Inc., a nonprofit organization, he is able to build the Hamilton Community of Individuals with Developmental and Physical Disabilities. In a previous article, Gaven said the music program at Allies is vital for the...

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LGBT conversation ramps up on Seton Hall’s campus
May16

LGBT conversation ramps up on Seton Hall’s campus

Laverne Cox. Chaz Bono. And recently, Bruce Jenner identify as members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community. The dialogue about LGBT support and awareness has increased in recent years with movements such as the pride parades and the legalization of gay marriage in certain states.However, how is the conversation represented at Seton Hall University? And what position does SHU take on such issues? On May 15,...

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Alumnus seeks truth with 1960s political novel
Apr29

Alumnus seeks truth with 1960s political novel

Coming to Seton Hall, Robert Starosciak had no idea that he would one day write a novel, let alone write a novel that would garner positive reviews. Starosciak, a 1975 graduate, has written a political fiction titled “The Bobby Fulton Story,” which explores the political landscape of the 1960’s in comparison to the present day. “My book is about a young man from a small town who dares to run for elected office against the political...

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Relay for Life makes strides
Apr22

Relay for Life makes strides

As the lights turned off and the glowing white bags lit the Field House during the luminaria ceremony, Eboni Retemiah knew Relay for Life was a success. “Relay was so amazing this year,” said Retemiah, a senior nursing major and the chair of Relay for Life. “We had a wonderful time planning it and we’re happy to see so many people came out and enjoyed it.” The event raked in over $41,000, according to Carolyn Galbo, a sophomore...

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SHU educates on sexual assault awareness
Apr15

SHU educates on sexual assault awareness

SAVE: Sexual Assault & Violence Education. As April is sexual assault awareness month, this month is particularly important for the Seton Hall SAVE Team. On campus, sexual assault awareness means educating students and preventing assault. The SAVE team is a group of students and staff members who are dedicated to educating others about sexual violence and its effect on individuals and the community, said Dr. Sandra...

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Relay for Life takes a lap
Apr15

Relay for Life takes a lap

Relay for Life is one of the most anticipated annual events across the nation and across campus. Students throughout the University are collaborating to support the American Cancer Society (ACS) and have put together over 58 teams for the SHU Relay for Life that will take place on campus April 17-18.   The annual event at Seton Hall is hosted by the Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) club. “I love the motto of Relay for Life, ‘Celebrate....

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Send Silence Packing  Active Minds Club brings student suicide awareness
Apr08

Send Silence Packing

Active Minds Club brings student suicide awareness

  Nearly 1,100 students commit suicide each year, making it the second leading cause of death among college students. In an effort to change these statistics, the Active Minds club put on a public display titled “Send Silence Packing” on Tuesday, April 7. The event included placing 1,100 backpacks on the fourth floor of Jubilee to represent those students who took their lives in the last year. Each backpack told the story of one...

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SHU senior to perform with classical trio at SOPAC
Mar25

SHU senior to perform with classical trio at SOPAC

SHU senior to perform with classical trio at SOPAC.

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MLKSA announces annual ball
Mar18

MLKSA announces annual ball

MLKSA announces annual ball

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