Seniors share preparedness for graduation
Oct31

Seniors share preparedness for graduation

Graduation is just a few months away for Seton Hall seniors as they wrap up their time with the university and prepare to take on the workforce. Elizaveta Sidorova, a senior psychology major, said she plans to attend graduate school and enter into the workforce at the same time. “I have to attend graduate school because the career that I want to pursue requires a Ph.D.,” Sidorova said. She added that she wishes to become a clinical...

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Olympian returns to Jersey roots
Oct24

Olympian returns to Jersey roots

Olympic gold and silver medalist Laurie Hernandez spoke in the Main Lounge on Oct. 23 during the Student Activities Board’s (SAB) “SHU Speaks” event. The Old Bridge, N.J. native, who is famously nicknamed the “Human Emoji,” presented an in-depth look at her personal life and how gymnastics has shaped her into the person she is today. Hernandez began telling stories of her journey from being a young girl watching gymnasts on television...

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Students talk writing and publishing
Oct24

Students talk writing and publishing

Two Seton Hall students have recently fulfilled their passion for storytelling by writing and publishing novels. Aubrey Casterline, a sophomore creative writing and philosophy major, is now a published author before she’s made it halfway through her Seton Hall career. Her book, “Stay,” is currently available on Amazon. Casterline said she got the inspiration for her book partially from her own life experiences and her love for South...

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Coda Kitchen and Bar aims to introduce new flavors
Oct24

Coda Kitchen and Bar aims to introduce new flavors

Coda Kitchen and Bar is a restaurant and bar located in Maplewood that serves “inspired and creative dishes” using locally sourced and organic produce. According to its website, visitors “will find a warm gathering place for great craft cocktails, great food and great company.” Luke Finn, the owner of the restaurant, said that he aimed to create an atmosphere where “everyone that walks through our door feels at home.” He said he moved...

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Band seeks fresh start with same message
Oct24

Band seeks fresh start with same message

Michael Gallucci, a sophomore political science major and music production and sound engineering minor, is part of a band called “Chase the Chariot.” The band performs a variety of songs in the pop and blues genres. Originally from Charlotte, N.C., Gallucci said he found a Facebook page based on Charlotte bass musicians. Then, former band member, Alex Nicholson, reached out to Gallucci and invited him to play in late 2016. Gallucci...

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Council of Negro Women makes a comeback
Oct24

Council of Negro Women makes a comeback

The Imani Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) has made a comeback by participating in community recently service activities and empowering strong female figures after it nearly faded away in 2013. NCNW’s mission is to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities. The club’s president, Kimani Key, a junior marketing major, explained the organization’s purpose. “Specifically...

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SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing
Oct24

SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing

The news landscape is changing as many college students and young adults are consuming news through a variety of different channels and sources. Seton Hall students and professors shared how they consume the news daily along with a few tips and recommendations. While some students said that they get their news from social media, Jordan Lewis, a freshman civil engineering major, said that he uses the Apple News app on his iPhone. “I...

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Marketing majors put their practice to work
Oct24

Marketing majors put their practice to work

Marketing majors at Seton Hall have been putting their practice to work at an early-start in their classes. Kristina Volta, a senior marketing and finance major, said she became interested in marketing after watching a video that dove into the psychology behind people’s purchases in her high school economics class. “I wanted to understand the psychological and creative ways people are convinced into thinking they need to buy something...

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Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions
Oct24

Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions

Seton Hall students shared their expectations of the university from when they entered as freshmen and compared it to how they feel about the university today. Ronald Babiak, a sophomore finance and economics major, said he visited Seton Hall for the first time when he attended an open house with his father in the spring of 2017. “Seton Hall had that welcoming atmosphere from the very second that we drove in through the front gate so...

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Student crafts idea to help SHU relax
Oct21

Student crafts idea to help SHU relax

One glance at Alexandra Wells, a junior history and English major, would suggest that she is in tune with her artistic side. She walked out of the Pirate’s Cove donning both a large set of headphones and a shirt that displayed what she described as an artist’s interpretation of an album cover, featuring a cartoonishly pink severed head in a pool of black liquid. Wells came with three samples of her embroidery in hand, depictions that...

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SHU gets ready for Election Day
Oct18

SHU gets ready for Election Day

With Midterms on Nov. 6, Election Day is on the Horizon. Seton Hall will have a polling location downstairs in the Walsh Library. With the date looming, students are making an effort to energize others to vote and have their voices heard. According to the The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) Campus Report, Seton Hall’s 2016 voting rate for the presidential elections was 60.7 percent. Currently, the university...

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APO preps to host first charity ball
Oct18

APO preps to host first charity ball

Alpha Phi Omega (APO), Seton Hall’s co-ed service fraternity, will be hosting its first charity ball to benefit homeless families on Nov. 2 in Bethany Hall. According to Seton Hall’s student organization list, Alpha Phi Omega is one of several political and social justice organizations on campus that prides themselves on servicing the surrounding communities. Dennis Schuck, a junior political science major and president of APO,...

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