This photo was taken from up in the rafters at NJPAC, the NJ Performing Arts Center, a gem in the heart of downtown Newark, New Jersey. The photography by Arthur Paxton mirrors the ongoing transformation of Newark itself.
The article tells stories about people with strong connections to both Newark and Seton Hall who are making a difference in the world.
It showcases a student’s transition from his childhood in Newark to working on his MBA at Seton Hall.
We tell the story of a successful Seton Hall alum whose business is headquartered in the downtown area in a beautifully restored historic building. His company’s goal is to help revitalize the city of Newark.
The article also showcases civil rights attorney Shavar Jeffries, a Newark native who teaches at the Seton Hall School of Law in Newark.
Photos by Arthur Paxton