South Orange Village President makes a difference
Apr03

South Orange Village President makes a difference

Members of the Seton Hall community described the ways alumna Sheena Collum ’08 gave back to her community as a student and continues to as South Orange Village President. “It feels great to be able to serve the community that is home to the university I graduated from,” Collum said. “I was overjoyed when I became the first woman in the town’s history to be elected as Village President.” According to current and former SHU students,...

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Korean Club spreads language and culture with others
Apr03

Korean Club spreads language and culture with others

Seton Hall students explained the origins and purpose of the Korean Language and Culture Club on campus. In light of Korean classes no longer being offered at Seton Hall, Miten Patel, a junior psychology major, explained that professor Michael Stone decided to offer free language lessons. He said it was a way to allow students to continue their pursuit for knowledge of the Korean language. The Korean Club holds movie nights, study...

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SHU students spend spring break building houses
Mar28

SHU students spend spring break building houses

The Habitat for Humanity student organization at Seton Hall spent their spring break building houses in Oklahoma City with the Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity. Gregg Quackenbush, a sophomore biology and physical therapy major, explained that the collegiate challenge chair, Dennis Schuck, picked Oklahoma because it allowed him to offer 24 people the opportunity to participate in the service trip. Quackenbush said other locations...

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Career Center launches ‘Workshop Thursdays’
Mar27

Career Center launches ‘Workshop Thursdays’

At the beginning of the semester, the Seton Hall Career Center launched a weekly program that hosts several workshops on Thursdays to help students from different programs. “Anything that relates to what you want to do when you leave Seton Hall and how to get there – that’s exactly what we make sure to cover,” Reesa Greenwald, the director of the Career Center, said. Greenwald said the topics range from resume writing and networking...

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RallyCap Sports hosts activities for people with special needs
Mar27

RallyCap Sports hosts activities for people with special needs

RallyCap Sports is an organization that provides recreational sports programs for people with special needs, according to its website. Luisa Rinaudo, a senior elementary and special education and liberal studies major, said that Paul Hooker, the founder of RallyCap Sports, reached out to her in hopes of starting a chapter of the organization at Seton Hall. Rinaudo said she was excited to bring the organization to campus as soon as she...

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Tips on how to dress for success this formals season
Mar27

Tips on how to dress for success this formals season

An annual tradition of some Greek organizations is formal season, which primarily consists of dances and ceremonies. Seton Hall students weighed in with advice and tips for students to look and feel their best for the occasion. Emily High said that a jumpsuit with a few statement accessories, like jewelry or scarves, combined create a definite “power look” for any formal event or party. Photo via Flickr/Mathilda Samuelsson Victoria...

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SHU alumnus publishes ‘Black Panther’ biography
Mar27

SHU alumnus publishes ‘Black Panther’ biography

Todd Burroughs ‘89 recently published a book called “Marvel’s Black Panther: A Comic Book Biography, From Stan Lee to Ta-Nehisi Coates.” Author Todd Burroughs published a book about Marvel’s “Black Panther.” Photo via Twitter/@ToddStevenBurr Burroughs said that he has been an avid Marvel fan for most of his life and was always up to date with the new happenings of the universe, whether it be comic books or movies. Once he saw the new...

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Students connect and engage professionally on LinkedIn
Mar27

Students connect and engage professionally on LinkedIn

Seton Hall students are using LinkedIn to help jumpstart their careers. Several students explained how they use the service. Brittney Segura, a sophomore diplomacy and international relations major, said she uses the platform to keep in touch with participants from her past summer program. “I have used it to try to interview professionals in the field I am trying to get involved in,” Segura said. Michael Riley, a sophomore...

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Former  ‘Voice’ contestant echoes music on campus
Mar27

Former ‘Voice’ contestant echoes music on campus

The Student Activites Board (SAB) hosted singer and former “The Voice” contestant Nelson “Nelly” Emokpae, also known as Nelly’s Echo, at the Pirate’s Cove on March 20. Through a mixture of covers and original songs, Nelly’s Echo opened up to the audience and cracked a few jokes throughout his performance. Emokpae explained how much he enjoys coming to Seton Hall as a performer and how practicing his music has shaped his life...

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Students share what Women’s History Month means to them
Mar20

Students share what Women’s History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared what Women’s History Month means to them and all the women who they find inspirational. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said, “It’s a month celebrating women and honoring achievements and strides they made through history.” Indra Nooyi (Left), Rhianna (Center), and a teacher (Right) were all mentioned by SHU students when they thought about inspiring women. Photo collage made by The Setonian...

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Meatless Fridays at GDS raises concerns for students
Mar20

Meatless Fridays at GDS raises concerns for students

Seton Hall students weighed in on the Gourmet Dining Services’ (GDS) annual tradition of not serving meat on Fridays in observance of Lent. “It’s a normal tradition for a Catholic school,” Annaberet McKibbin, a senior diplomacy major, said. She explained how even though she doesn’t adhere to the meatless Friday tradition, that it is not an inconvenience either way. Fish is served as an alternative to meat on Fridays in the cafeteria...

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New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus
Mar20

New medieval and renaissance club comes to campus

Two Seton Hall professors are in the process of forming a new medieval club on campus. Photo via Flickr/Jay Galvin The club is spearheaded by professors Angela Weisl, chair of the English department, and Laura Wangerin, assistant professor of history. Both professors teach a wide variety of medieval courses such as Medieval Literature, Medieval Women and High Middle Ages. The club aims to feature various games, movie nights, banquets,...

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