Social work student visits conversation on Haitian mental health
Mar19

Social work student visits conversation on Haitian mental health

A social work major who met with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy last month is using her academic research to tackle issues in the United States and Haiti. Fabienne Edouard, a senior social work major, is using her platform for advocacy. Her research revolves around mental health in the Haitian community and affordable housing. Edouard started her work in mental health as a student in a research methods course last semester. Before...

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New club lobbies for natural hair appreciation
Feb28

New club lobbies for natural hair appreciation

A new club on campus is on a mission to encourage students to embrace and appreciate their natural hair. The Having Appreciation in Realness (H.A.I.R.) Club is an organization at Seton Hall that has recently been recognized by the Student Government Association (SGA). According to its mission statement, “We are working to create a safe space in the natural hair community where you can learn more about how to care for and appreciate...

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Meet the Operations Student Workers
Feb28

Meet the Operations Student Workers

They’re seen at the front desks of the University Center and Bethany Hall and they’re asked a bunch of questions, but many students don’t know who they are and what they do. Samuel Affonso, a junior biochemistry major, is one of these many students who work for the University Center and Bethany Hall. Affonso works as an Operations Student Worker. He oversees events that take place in areas of the University Center and Bethany Hall,...

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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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