SHU jumps to AJR and MAX at spring concert
Apr24

SHU jumps to AJR and MAX at spring concert

Colorful lights, music and a loud crowd filled the gym of the Richie Reagan Recreation and Athletic Center as the Student Activities Board hosted its annual spring concert on April 11. The concert featured an opening performance by The 1865 followed by performances from AJR and special guest MAX. his year’s SAB Spring Concert featured performances by The 1865, MAX and AJR. Luke Tyler/Staff Photographer The 1865 opened up the spring...

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Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test
Apr24

Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test

On April 24, Seton Hall’s Public Relations and Marketing Department hosted “Great Minds on the Green” to promote their new slogan, “What Great Minds Can Do.” Dan Kalmanson, the associate vice president of the public relations and marketing department, said they started developing this campaign back in 2015 as a way to promote the University’s focus and identify its core distinctive strengths. Kalmanson added that the department...

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Rate My Professor: Are female educators being targeted?
Apr24

Rate My Professor: Are female educators being targeted?

A Seton Hall student found in her research project potential evidence of gender bias toward female professors on Rate My Professor. Elizaveta Sidorova, a senior psychology major with a certificate in data analysis and visualization, gave a presentation on the sexism of the website at a session on women in STEM during the Conference on Women and Gender on March 29. Sidorova presented her research at the Conference on Women and Gender...

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Stress management sessions offer relief to SHU
Apr24

Stress management sessions offer relief to SHU

The Human Resources Department at Seton Hall hosted the first installment of a three-part series on stress management on April 10. The department is hosting three sessions that deal with how to handle stress, according to the Seton Hall events page. The stress management sessions take place in the Beck Rooms A and B from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Russo said that stress management sessions provide physical techniques for employees to use....

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Students explore Christian faith through ‘Omega’
Apr24

Students explore Christian faith through ‘Omega’

Seton Hall students said they are exploring their Christian faith and identity by joining together for discussion groups called Omega. Brian Sumereau, a sophomore IT and finance major, is serving as one of the group student leaders. He described how the group serves to have students explore their faith through collaboration and develop a deeper understanding of it. Omega serves to have students explore their faith through...

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Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children
Apr24

Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children

On April 27, the organization Team Walker will host a 1.5 mile fundraiser walk around the Hudson River called Walk for Team Walker. Alumnus Gabriel Fiore ‘17, Director of Marketing and Communications for Team Walker, explained that the walk is geared toward unifying the community and to raise money for their children’s summer program. “Walk for Team Walker” allows families and friends to enjoy the sights of the Jersey City Waterfront....

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Sprout, a healthy fresh restaurant in Maplewood
Apr24

Sprout, a healthy fresh restaurant in Maplewood

Sprout is a family-owned restaurant in Maplewood that offers salads, wraps, bowls and soups with a wide variety of different options to customize a meal. Sprout focuses on providing high quality food to the community. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital/Social Media Editor Todd Marvel, the owner of Sprout, said the establishment’s focus is on “providing high quality food to the community.” He also said that this restaurant has been something...

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Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story
Apr13

Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story

Alumnus Ed Lucas ’62 said he was the first blind student at Seton Hall with a seeing eye dog. Lucas said he was born prematurely and always had poor sight, but wearing glasses corrected it well enough. However, after the New York Giants won the 1951 National League pennant, Lucas said he went out to play a game of baseball with his friends when that changed. He described how he pitched the game and took off his glasses. Lucas said he...

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SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch
Apr11

SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch

Seton Hall held its ninth annual Pirates Pitch Competition on April 3 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Pirates Pitch is a competition for students who want to pitch their own start-up business idea or have already started their own business. This year, there were four judges, all Seton Hall alumni, who each had $4,000 to invest into the teams. After each of the four teams presented their ideas, there was a period of questions from the...

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Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry
Apr11

Sports media symposium discusses issues in sports industry

Several promiment figures in sports media and business visited Seton Hall on April 2 to discuss the social matters occurring in the world of sports. The symposium was headlined by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and Entertainment and Sports Programming Network ESPN commentators Bob Ley and Stephen A. Smith. In between were discussion panels that covered subjects like gambling and amateurism in sports. Ley and Smith thrilled the audience...

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Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland
Apr11

Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland

The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) is a study abroad program that provides more than 125 programs in 19 countries and 33 cities. More than a decade ago, the Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad (IDEA) was established in order to offer “personalized support and a comprehensive list of diversity resources” to students, according to the IES Abroad website. Students in the study abroad program were able to...

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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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