Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show
Feb21

Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show

The Theatre Council is set to perform “Men on Boats,” a feminist play written by Jaclyn Backhaus, in the Theatre-in-theRound this weekend. The play is based on the journal of John Wesley Powell and tells a story about him and his men exploring the Colorado River in 1869. However, there’s just one twist—the male characters are portrayed by female actors. “Backhaus’ point is that women are as capable as men to be adventurers and...

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Rock band Svnset Children shares their story
Feb21

Rock band Svnset Children shares their story

Andrew Zoltowski, a senior accounting major, and Michael Gallucci, a junior public relations major, are students by day and half of a rock band by night. Svnset Children is an alternative rock band based in Paramus, New Jersey, composed of singer Juliette Musungu, guitarist Andrew Zoltowski, bassist Michael Gallucci and drummer Steve Gennekin. The band calls itself a “Reddit band,” as Zoltowski formed the band through making posts on...

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Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café
Feb21

Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café

True Salvage Café in Maplewood combines a love for art and a passion for cooking. Walking into the establishment, one is immediately greeted by many antiques and knickknacks that fill the space and walls. All of the unique decorations are from the owner David Heffernan’s lifelong personal collection. Before opening the café, Heffernan worked in the art business for over 50 years. Signe Heffernan, daughter of David Heffernan, is the...

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Community of St. John seeks to connect with students
Feb21

Community of St. John seeks to connect with students

The Community of St. John are campus ministers employed by the University that are made up of four members: Sister Gabriela, Sister Immaculata, Brother John and Father Philip-Joseph. The male community are the Brothers of St. John and the female community are the Apostolic Sisters of St. John. The sisters have been part of Seton Hall for seven years and originated in France in 1984. The Brothers community have been at Seton Hall for...

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Diplomacy school hosts event to talk peacefully
Feb21

Diplomacy school hosts event to talk peacefully

On Feb. 14, the School of Diplomacy hosted Eli McCarthy, professor of Justice and Peace Studies at Georgetown University. McCarthy led a conference on non-violent conflict (NVC) and how it can help people not only in diplomatic situations but also in everyday interactions. As opposed to a four-hour lecture or a panel of experts talking, McCarthy took an interactive approach, allowing the participants in the conference to take part in...

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SAB and MAC take a trip to Washington, D.C.
Feb20

SAB and MAC take a trip to Washington, D.C.

The Department of Student Life, the Student Activities Board (SAB) and the Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) took Seton Hall students on a trip to Washington, D.C. on Feb. 15. Students who went were dropped off at the National Mall, which includes the Smithsonian, the capitol building and much more. The idea first came from SAB and MAC last spring. Alison Sotolongo, director of student activities, said the students who first came...

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CHAMP program to celebrate 10th anniversary
Feb20

CHAMP program to celebrate 10th anniversary

The CommArts Honor Alumni Mentor Partners (CHAMP) is a mentoring program within the College of Communication and the Arts and the Career Center that works to prepare students for their chosen field by pairing them with Seton Hall alumni. This year, the program is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Reesa Greenwald, director of the Career Center, said “it is a highly prestigious mentor program that is offered at Seton Hall.” Students...

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Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese
Feb14

Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese

Every other Wednesday, Campus Ministry hosts a free grilled cheese lunch in the lower level of Boland Hall. Campus Ministry began Grilled Cheese Wednesdays last semester after opening its new student lounge in the lower level of Boland Hall. Kaitlyn Quinn, the Campus Ministry graduate assistant, and others in Campus Ministry organize it. “Grilled Cheese Wednesdays are a great chance for our students – many of whom are commuters – to...

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Sarah Gambito cooks up poetry at SHU
Feb14

Sarah Gambito cooks up poetry at SHU

On Feb. 4, Poetry-in-the-Round hosted Asian American poet Sarah Gambito in the Faculty Lounge. Gambito read excerpts from her most recent book, “Loves You,” which mixes recipes from her Filipino culture into poetry. She received an invitation to read at Poetry-in-the-Round from series director Cara Adams. Adams, an assistant professor for the department of English, has been the director of Poetry-in-the-Round since 2017. “Since taking...

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IT Department urges SHU to update laptops
Feb14

IT Department urges SHU to update laptops

The IT Department has been taking extra measures to maintain the security of Seton Hall’s data and devices. However, some students said despite the emails IT recently sent explaining why the community should update their laptops, they do not update their devices until it is absolutely necessary. Jiaqi Liu, a freshman communications and public relations major, said she does not frequently update her computer. “I only do it when I must...

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How to take care of yourself this Valentine’s Day
Feb14

How to take care of yourself this Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day nears, students may find time to show love not only to their significant others, but also themselves. According to GoodTherapy.com, self-care describes the actions one might take to improve mental and physical health. Here are five tips shared by Seton Hall students on self-care: Treat yourself Charity Diamonon, a senior physics major, said she recommends that students find time to give themselves something you...

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Men’s grooming tips that make the cut for Valentine’s
Feb14

Men’s grooming tips that make the cut for Valentine’s

This Valentine’s Day, many men will be expected to look sharp and to dress to impress. Whether a man is trying to wow his date and just be stylish, Seton Hall students shared their tips. Jason Abraham, a freshman biology major, said students should carry themselves with confidence. “Just be yourself,” Abraham said. “Wear whatever you want if you think it looks good. Just rock it, don’t be scared and just ask your friends.” Abraham...

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