Student spreads the wealth with cryptocurrency
Apr25

Student spreads the wealth with cryptocurrency

It is no secret that college students have a reputation for being broke. However, Vanessa Colmenares, a biochemistry, molecular biology and philosophy major, recently got involved with a new way to make money by investing in cryptocurrency through Forex. According to CoinTelegraph, cryptocurrency is “a digital or virtual currency designed to work as a medium of exchange.” Transactions are verified through the use of cryptography. They...

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WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars
Apr25

WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars

Thousands of people tune in each day to the critically acclaimed WSOU, Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio station. Talented students get to practice and showcase their skills, playing heavy metal rock or reporting the news: Alicia Campos, a junior digital sound and media major, is one of those many talented students. She started working for WSOU her freshman year after being inspired by meeting with the staff there previously. “When I came to...

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Math majors open to a world of possibilities
Apr18

Math majors open to a world of possibilities

There are students who learn about the importance of international relations between nations, others who study the mind to learn more about the self and there are those who study one of the fundamental building blocks of any academic field, mathematics. Students majoring in math learn everything from algebra to statistics and how that knowledge can be applied to everyday life. While math is not everyone’s strongest suit, the students...

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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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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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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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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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Sorority sisters walk to fight eating disorders
Oct11

Sorority sisters walk to fight eating disorders

On October 1, hundreds of people gathered for the National Association of Eating Disorders (NEDA) Walk that stretched across the Brooklyn Bridge to Foley Square in New York City. Among the participants was the team organized by Allyson Link, an elementary special education major and a sister of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. The walk was about two miles long and lasted about two hours. “The point of the walk isn’t only to raise money...

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Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation
Sep22

Student enjoys eye-opening experience during clinical rotation

Determined, loyal, caring, hardworking and compassionate – these are just some of the words peers use to describe senior biology major Holli Bossons. This past summer, Bossons showed these characteristics and used her knowledge from the classoom while she was a physician assistant observer at St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem campus in Pennsylvania. “The beauty of the program was that we didn’t have set rotations...

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Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition
Apr27

Stillman team preps for Prague in global competition

When the SHU team was announced as the winners of the National CFA Institute Research Challenge, a competition in which teams are divided by regions and given a company stock to analyze. Members explained their feelings of excitement and pride. “It was such a surreal feeling. I think we were all in shock, but we were all excited that we were able to accomplish this not only for ourselves, but for Seton Hall,” Katie McCarthy, a senior...

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SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art
Apr27

SHU alum on the RISE with new book of art

Seton Hall 2003 alumni Neal Sehgal published a collection of poetry and photography called RISE, which explores the themes of love, loss, spirituality, living one’s truth, and finding a way to triumph over those who try to pull you down. Sehgal’s experiences in the last three to four years involving a devastating breakup was the inspiration that drove him to create this uplifting book. “I wasn’t sure I was writing a book, when I wrote...

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