La Vera Italian restaurant a popular pizzeria for SHU students
Feb01

La Vera Italian restaurant a popular pizzeria for SHU students

There are many venues and restaurants in South Orange serving numerous types of food; from Thai to Ethiopia, fried chicken to sushi, there is an abundance of variety to choose from. One choice would be La Vera Pizza & Pasta. The restaurant advertises itself as a “casual Italian eatery” and offers many traditional Italian dishes, including classic meals like cavatelli and broccoli. However, the restaurant commits itself to more...

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Students share their worst classroom experiences
Feb01

Students share their worst classroom experiences

Seton Hall students discussed their classroom nightmares — situations that students would not want to encounter in class. However, for these students, their nightmares turned into realities. Andrea Orleanski, a freshman biology physical therapy major, has a total of about an hour commute to and from campus every day from Andover, N.J. She said that on the first day of her first semester at college, she had to miss her first class due...

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Biology and Catholic studies major learned to trust the process at SHU
Feb01

Biology and Catholic studies major learned to trust the process at SHU

Samantha Pettigrew graduated from Seton Hall University in 2014 with a B.S. in biology and B.A in Catholic studies, with a minor in philosophy and a certificate for completion of the University Honors Program. She is currently a fourth-year medical student at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is expected to graduate in May. She has recently finished attending interviews for Internal Medicine Residency Programs. She plans to...

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Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality
Jan25

Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality

When you enter the restaurant Boccone South in downtown South Orange, you are greeted in Italian by the staff and instantly feel an authentic Italian vibe. The mission of owner Silvio Caruso is to “deliver good Italian food” to their customers. But the restaurant offers much more. You are taken care of from the moment you walk through the door and the staff is well trained, delivering service that is nothing short of excellent. Tien...

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Anthropology majors explore the world
Jan25

Anthropology majors explore the world

If you ask about Michelle Prizzi, chances are her peers will say she is the aspiring anthropologist and go-to person on the subject. A senior anthropology major, Prizzi said she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the field since she was in high school. In high school, Prizzi interned at Rutherford Hall, a cultural center and museum in Allamuchy, N.J. There, she handled old World War II letters from Irish writer Norah Hoult, who...

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Muslim Student Association aims to educate and serve SHU community
Jan25

Muslim Student Association aims to educate and serve SHU community

The Muslim Student Association, more commonly referred to on campus as MSA, is a Muslim student organization centered on educating members of the Seton Hall community on Islam and eliminating misconceptions about the faith. The club is open to both Muslim and non-Muslim students and the club’s mission statement explains its primary goal, “To raise awareness of Islam around campus and our community. We do this by having informative...

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Professor presents WWII icon research findings in Portugal
Jan25

Professor presents WWII icon research findings in Portugal

Walking into Dr. James Kimble’s office is like stepping back in time onto the home front of World War II. His walls, covered with numerous Norman Rockwell propaganda posters, is like something out of a museum. Therefore, it is no wonder why the associate professor of communication chose Rosie the Riveter as his research topic for the Left Conference: Photography and Film Criticism in Lisbon, Portugal. The Left Conference is dedicated...

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WSOU tunes into charity with food drive
Jan25

WSOU tunes into charity with food drive

WSOU 89.5 FM, Seton Hall’s student-run radio station continued their ongoing pledge to serve the community by participating in the “Students Change Hunger” for the fourth year. They collected more than 350 pounds of food for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in December. WSOU’s involvement began when Seton Hall alumna, Laura Sodano, a recent retiree from the Community Foodbank of New Jersey and former member of WSOU, saw a need...

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SHU sheds light on human trafficking
Jan25

SHU sheds light on human trafficking

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations co-hosted a panel session on human trafficking awareness with the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the Slave-Free Community Project in the Main Lounge on Jan. 21. The presenters explained that human trafficking is a frightening reality that can affect anyone. “A Community Conversation: Modern Slavery – Global to Local” featured four guest panelists who each...

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Songwriting student balances classes, concerts and album releases
Dec07

Songwriting student balances classes, concerts and album releases

Singer-songwriter and junior marketing major Mike Cappelluti has released two albums, performed a summer tour and sang in Ireland on the same stage Ed Sheeran played, all while balancing a normal college lifestyle. At the age of five, Cappelluti placed hands on his first piano, mastering classical music by age 11. “I was in a family friend’s basement, smashing my fists against a piano,” Cappelluti said. “I was told I couldn’t touch it...

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Michelangelo at the Met
Dec07

Michelangelo at the Met

On Dec. 12, a group of 45 students and faculty will take a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The MET was founded in 1870 and according to metmuseum.org, the museum houses over 5,000 years of art within its walls. On this trip, students will be touring and experiencing the latest exhibition titled “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsmen and Designer.” The free trip is sponsored by the Alberto Italian Studies Institute...

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WSOU presents Wreck the Halls concert series
Dec07

WSOU presents Wreck the Halls concert series

Twenty years ago, the metalcore band Hatebreed released their first album and WSOU is commemorating the band’s anniversary by holding “Wreck the Halls,” a series of three concerts at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, N.J. Hatebreed, one of the most prominent bands played on WSOU, will be headlining the first show of the series on Dec. 9, and the final two shows will feature the band Clutch on Dec. 28 and the band Thursday on Dec....

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