Tutors-in-Residence help students thrive in dormitories
Jun17

Tutors-in-Residence help students thrive in dormitories

Seton Hall offers resources to students to help them flourish academically whenever faced with a difficult task. The Tutors-In-Residence (TIR) are student tutors who live on campus and are members of the Housing and Residence Life (HRL) paraprofessional staff who help to increase community throughout the residence halls, according to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) website. TIRs can be found in Aquinas, Boland and Xavier dormitory...

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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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SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year
Jun17

SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year

After gaining probationary status, Seton Hall’s LGBTQ organization, Protecting and Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality (PRIDE) is planning to restructure the organization and increase their presence on campus. PRIDE obtained probationary status in the Spring 2019 semester by the Student Organization Advisory Committee. Mitchell Swinehart, a rising sophomore anthropology major and president of PRIDE, said the organization...

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Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU
Jun17

Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU

A Seton Hall alumnus discussed his memories of working for WSOU in the late 1950s with The Setonian. The alum, Joe Reilly, graduated from the University in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Reilly said he chose SHU because he wanted to be close to New York City, be part of the radio station and attend a Catholic university. Reilly said he immersed himself in everything he could while he was a student at SHU. He said he...

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Physics department hosts rocket-building competition
May01

Physics department hosts rocket-building competition

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that sent Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon, the Physics Department will host an Apollo Moon Landing Rocket Build competition on Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Lopez said the event will educate students on something as challenging as rocket science. Photo courtesy of Jose Lopez. Jose Lopez, an assistant professor in the physics department, helped...

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Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week
May01

Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week

After a week of competitions and fundraisers, the Greek Municipal Assembly (GMA) announced the team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta the winners of Seton Hall’s annual Greek Week competition. The team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta won this year’s annual Greek Week. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor Joshua Corpuz, a senior diplomacy major and secretary of GMA, said Greek Week is an annual event that consists...

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SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival
May01

SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival

On April 27, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its annual Spring Fling Carnival. Inspired by the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock festival, all the decorations, promotional items, activities and T-shirts were themed to look like vintage Woodstock during the ‘70s. Despite two of the rides not functioning, students said they had a pleasant time at the carnival. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Shruti Sharma, a senior...

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Communication Program, MLKSA event speaks volumes
May01

Communication Program, MLKSA event speaks volumes

The Communication Program and the Martin Luther King Scholarship Association (MLKSA) recently hosted an event called “Speak With Conviction” at the Oratorical Festival. Angela Kotsonis, the founder of this event, said she joined with MLKSA to bring awareness to a number of important topics that the public feels should be brought to light. Daniel Baluch presents works from Martin Luther King and an original poem. Marie Leone/Staff...

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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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Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall
May01

Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall

The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are a Seton Hall family from Istanbul, Turkey, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. The oldest Pirate in the family is Meliksah, who graduated from Seton Hall in 2017 with a double major in diplomacy and international relations and economics. The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are from Istanbul, Turkey and all have Pirate Pride. They said they will always have a...

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SHU springs forward into fashion with new trends
May01

SHU springs forward into fashion with new trends

For some Seton Hall students, the emergence of a new season means new fashion trends. Several students shared their top picks for spring fashion trends people can rock anywhere, from early morning classes to a fancy day out. Students recommended wearing striped patterns, dress shirts, and silk scarves this spring. Photo Courtesy of Stefan Ferreira, Julia Nichols, and Wesley Tseng for Versed Media Silk Scarves Julia Nicolls, a freshman...

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SHU grad runs for borough council, looking for interns
May01

SHU grad runs for borough council, looking for interns

A Seton Hall alum is on a path to becoming a public servant leader. Nicholas Zeitlinger, a diplomacy major who graduated in December 2018, is running for borough council in his hometown of North Haledon, New Jersey. He is looking for Seton Hall students to intern with his campaign. Zeitlinger said he knew public service was the route for him. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Zeitlinger “I always knew public service was the route for me,”...

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