Author shares world observations with students
Apr11

Author shares world observations with students

Acclaimed author Heidi Julavits wsoke about her wide variety of work in the Poetry-in-the-Round on April 4. Cara Adams, an assistant professor of English and director of Poetry-in-the-Round, gave Julavits a warm welcome and shared a short synopsis of Julavits’ works and accomplishments before Julavits held the floor. Julavits has written four novels. According to the Seton Hall website, her work, “The Vanishers,” is a The New York...

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Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies
Apr11

Student journeys to Moscow for foreign policy studies

Many students dream of studying a semester abroad. Whether it be in Europe, Australia or Asia, Seton Hall students have crossed multiple oceans to experience different cultures. Alexandro Granata, a junior diplomacy major, has spent the past two semesters studying abroad in Moscow, Russia. Granata has been studying at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, primarily focusing on advancing his studies on foreign policy. The...

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Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order
Apr05

Student mail room workers keep campus deliveries in order

There is one group of students whose work often goes unseen but who regularly serve the SHU community: the students who work in the mail room. The mailroom, located in the basement of Mooney Hall, is more than just the opportunity to organize student mail. It offers many services to the student body, like organizing and sending out any mail or online orders that come into the University. Jhonatan Garcia, a freshman criminal justice...

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Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester
Apr05

Students share tips to get through the rest of the semester

With spring break and Easter break over, some students may be having difficulty finding inspiration to make the final push through the second half of the semester. To help those that are struggling, students are sharing their methods for surviving the second half of the semester. Surround yourself with support Many students feel they are in a better place and can handle more stress when they have people around them who they know will...

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Seton Hall hosts celebration of Japanese culture
Apr05

Seton Hall hosts celebration of Japanese culture

Ramen Tasting, Kendama Play and a Cosplay Contest can only mean one thing: it is Japan Week at Seton Hall. Japan Week features a series of events that will showcase Japanese culture, fashion, cinema, cuisine and language, from April 9 to April 13. This celebration is meant to coincide with the emergence of Japanese Cherry Blossoms. Events include a movie night, virtual tour of Kyoto, a former capital of Japan, and a karaoke night....

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Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades
Apr05

Modern language majors aim for fluency, not just good grades

Learning a language is no easy task. So balancing a new language at college, along with the other core requirements that are already overwhelming is quite a task. For modern language students here at Seton Hall University, it is an everyday reality. For an Asian Studies major, a 24 credit requirement from the language department has to be met in order to graduate from the University. While she doesn’t think it is hard to pass the...

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Scholars look to enhance learning with tech
Apr05

Scholars look to enhance learning with tech

The HASTAC Scholars fellowship program has chosen three students to be a part of their program. Luis Alicea, Ashley Wilson and Robert Del Mauro will present their research proposals on April 11 in Space 154 of the Walsh Library. The Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) is an organization seeking to find inventive ways to introduce teaching and learning methods to students. The program is highly...

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Career Advisers: Apply for internships now
Apr05

Career Advisers: Apply for internships now

It’s that time of the year again. Summer is fast approaching and students will be returning home and most have already made plans for vacations with their families and friends. Others, however, are planning on working an internship for experience in their fields of interest. As such, now marks a valuable window for students to meet with their career adviser at the Career Center to try and find an internship. “Do not wait a minute...

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Elfo farm teaches students lessons in service
Apr04

Elfo farm teaches students lessons in service

Stacie Elfo, a senior psychology major, has an interesting home life: She lives on a goat farm. The farm is located in Hillsborough, N.J., and the Elfo family has operated it since 1924. The property itself dates back to the 1720s. An immigrant Dutch Family first owned it and currently the Elfo’s raise livestock, but in the past, it harvested crops such as corn, hay, and tomatoes. John Elfo, Stacie’s father, explained the history of...

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K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste
Apr04

K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste

South Orange’s food options include Thai, Ethiopian, Japanese, Italian, Indian and Mexican cuisine. A new Jamaican eatery is now adding a little Caribbean flavor to the Village. K Kakes Cakery is a full-service cafe and bakery that specializes in Jamaican baked products and American products with a Jamaican flair. Located in the Third and Valley apartment complex, the bakery offers a variety of Jamaican goods from plantain tarts and...

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Kainoa Spenser returns to campus to deliver inspirational message
Mar28

Kainoa Spenser returns to campus to deliver inspirational message

Kainoa Spenser, a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity founding father whose life changed after being struck with a debilitating illness less than year ago, returned to Seton Hall on March 23 to share his inspirational story of survival. Students, faculty and Spenser’s family all gathered in the Jubilee Hall auditorium as Spenser discussed how he contracted the disease that almost killed him, his recovery process and where he is today. Spenser...

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Veterans use Army experience in the classroom
Mar22

Veterans use Army experience in the classroom

When imagining military veterans, people often tend to picture the stereotypical image of an older male. Yet, what they don’t realize is that many veterans have marched into classrooms around the country, trading their military fatigues and rifles for pens and essays. At Seton Hall, it’s no different. The Stillman School of Business accepted over ten percent of military veterans into its Masters in Business Administration class for...

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