Rock band Svnset Children shares their story
Feb21

Rock band Svnset Children shares their story

Andrew Zoltowski, a senior accounting major, and Michael Gallucci, a junior public relations major, are students by day and half of a rock band by night. Svnset Children is an alternative rock band based in Paramus, New Jersey, composed of singer Juliette Musungu, guitarist Andrew Zoltowski, bassist Michael Gallucci and drummer Steve Gennekin. The band calls itself a “Reddit band,” as Zoltowski formed the band through making posts on...

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Community of St. John seeks to connect with students
Feb21

Community of St. John seeks to connect with students

The Community of St. John are campus ministers employed by the University that are made up of four members: Sister Gabriela, Sister Immaculata, Brother John and Father Philip-Joseph. The male community are the Brothers of St. John and the female community are the Apostolic Sisters of St. John. The sisters have been part of Seton Hall for seven years and originated in France in 1984. The Brothers community have been at Seton Hall for...

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Sarah Gambito cooks up poetry at SHU
Feb14

Sarah Gambito cooks up poetry at SHU

On Feb. 4, Poetry-in-the-Round hosted Asian American poet Sarah Gambito in the Faculty Lounge. Gambito read excerpts from her most recent book, “Loves You,” which mixes recipes from her Filipino culture into poetry. She received an invitation to read at Poetry-in-the-Round from series director Cara Adams. Adams, an assistant professor for the department of English, has been the director of Poetry-in-the-Round since 2017. “Since taking...

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Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop
Feb07

Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop

Despite the transition to college and dorm life, Vikram Khosla, a freshman business major, managed to continue his haircutting business by transforming his dorm into a functioning barbershop. After a year of saving money, Khosla bought the basic equipment needed to cut hair. He said he needed to make money and found cutting hair to be a unique way to do it without getting a regular job. “I mostly learned off of YouTube and asked my...

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Alumnus Mike Cappelluti lets his light shine with band ‘Moonwater’
Sep12

Alumnus Mike Cappelluti lets his light shine with band ‘Moonwater’

Seton Hall alumnus Michael Cappelluti ‘19 is still making a name for himself, even after graduating last year. The recent marketing graduate had balanced working at Amazon while keeping his love for music alive. Cappelluti worked as a supply chain manager at Amazon after graduation. On his days off, he focused on his dedication for music. Cappelluti said that he always knew that music would be a big part of his life. After picking up...

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SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year
Jun17

SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year

After gaining probationary status, Seton Hall’s LGBTQ organization, Protecting and Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality (PRIDE) is planning to restructure the organization and increase their presence on campus. PRIDE obtained probationary status in the Spring 2019 semester by the Student Organization Advisory Committee. Mitchell Swinehart, a rising sophomore anthropology major and president of PRIDE, said the organization...

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Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall
May01

Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall

The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are a Seton Hall family from Istanbul, Turkey, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. The oldest Pirate in the family is Meliksah, who graduated from Seton Hall in 2017 with a double major in diplomacy and international relations and economics. The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are from Istanbul, Turkey and all have Pirate Pride. They said they will always have a...

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SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?
Feb27

SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?

It is a well-known fact that the Pirate is Seton Hall’s mascot, but not many people know who is under the suit. Brendan Kane, a senior sports management and marketing major, said he was one of the students who has worn the suit since June 2016. Kane explained that it was always a childhood dream of his to be the mascot, and he went to apply after learning from a peer advisor they were looking for more students. Kane said he didn’t...

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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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SHUNA offers debate and friendship
Jun18

SHUNA offers debate and friendship

The Seton Hall United Nations Association (SHUNA) debates topics that address global issues, both historical and current, in a very similar fashion to actual United Nations committees. According to club members, SHUNA involves thorough research, intense collaboration and critical thinking skills executed through public speaking, writing and debating. The team competes with students from different universities in order to mimic the...

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Incoming freshmen talk expectations
Jun18

Incoming freshmen talk expectations

Students like Harshana Ghoorhoo have come a long way to get to SHU. For Ghoorhoo, a diplomacy and international relations and modern languages major, this transition is quite literal. She is an international student from Mauritius, an island nation on the Indian Ocean. Though she will be far from home, she said that her primary concern is making the most of her college experience. “I wish to be able to share my beliefs and culture and...

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Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus
Jun18

Meet the RAs: An initial connection to campus

“Being a resident assistant is such an eclectic job that it is hard to describe all that goes into it,” said Felipe Bueno, a senior diplomacy and economics major. Students living in the residence halls are guided by resident assistants, known as “RAs.” They are SHU students tasked with leading a section of a floor in the building. Bueno, an RA in Aquinas Hall, said that an RA’s main responsibility is to be a resource for students,...

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