Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists
Jun19

Inspired Minds exhibit inspires young artists

Within the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC’s) Inspired Minds Exhibit, up and coming artists have the opportunity showcase their pieces to a broad audience. For many of them, it is their first time in a gallery display. Linda Beard, SOPAC’s Director of Community of Engagement, explained that the art is dynamic in different ways. “A lot of the times we’re surprised at what the students are representing in their artwork,”...

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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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LGBTQ community talks about life on campus
Feb08

LGBTQ community talks about life on campus

When asked about how accepted they feel on campus, several students in same-sex relationships at SHU had mixed answers, ranging from good to bad. Each student who was interviewed, all in same-sex relationships, relayed stories of incidents where they felt deliberately unsafe or unaccepted on campus. Christina Pepe, a junior criminal justice major, remembered a time in her freshman year where she saw discriminatory posts about the...

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SAB ushers in neon New Year
Jan19

SAB ushers in neon New Year

Seton Hall’s Student Activities Board (SAB) is busy preparing one of its biggest events of the year, the Winter Formal.  This year, after much group collaboration, the Campus Life Board decided on a “Blacklight” theme for the annual soiree. “The theme is something we thought about and focused on for this ball, especially with things like the lighting system and the decorations all the way down to the centerpieces”, said Daniel...

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Ariyoshi has unique twist on Japanese food
Dec08

Ariyoshi has unique twist on Japanese food

Ariyoshi is a unique restaurant in South Orange, providing a modern, inventive twist on Japanese cuisine, offering both traditional and new takes on sushi. April Lium, the co-owner and manager of the restaurant, said that the eatery is passionate about the food it serves. “That’s our main purpose, it’s what keeps us going,” Lium said. She added that Ariyoshi’s main goal is to keep things fresh, a goal that is shown with their...

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Dual degree programs save students time, money

  Apart from over 100 traditional graduate programs, Seton Hall also has multiple dual-degree options, which can save students time and money when they further their education. Dr. Christopher Cuccia, associate provost for Academic Affairs, said that Seton Hall’s undergraduate students majoring in biology, psychology, social and behavioral sciences, English and history are offered the chance to explore five-year combined degree...

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Waffle shop a staple for SHU students
Oct26

Waffle shop a staple for SHU students

A home for authentic Belgian waffles and individually brewed coffees, espressos and cappuccinos, the Grid Iron Waffle Shop has been a part of downtown South Orange for almost 10 years. Students and faculty love spending time at this café because of its relaxed, welcoming environment. “Me and my best friend have been going there every Saturday since Memorial Day weekend, it’s like our tradition of going into the village for waffles,”...

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David Crosby kicks off tour in South Orange

Famed musician David Crosby kicked off his mainland U.S. tour at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) on August 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, entitled “An Evening with David Crosby,” had a soft, acoustic set list which featured songs from each of his famous bands, work from his solo career, covers and new original songs. Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both iconic folk-rock bands...

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Gaslight remodel benefits SHU students
Sep28

Gaslight remodel benefits SHU students

With a four out of five rating on its Facebook page, Gaslight, a brewery and restaurant in South Orange, is a top pick for locals looking for comfort food and original brews. The recent remodel and additions to the small yet lively restaurant have made it more casual, more efficient and more welcoming to the college student. Cynthia Soboti, the Gaslight executive chef, said, “We took away the formal dining room and made it more...

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New fashion club trends at SHU
Sep16

New fashion club trends at SHU

The Fashion Club is looking to make strides this year both on the catwalk and on campus. The executive board hopes to make this semester the most fashion-forward yet. Hope DeVito, the club’s event coordinator and secretary, said that a big part of the club’s plans is, “to establish a fashion show that becomes a tradition and lasts even after we’ve graduated.” “We also want to create a pop-up shop featuring young entrepreneurs and...

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