Column: How transferring to SHU brought me closer to my grandmother
Mar29

Column: How transferring to SHU brought me closer to my grandmother

“Everything happens for a reason,” is the generic response someone says to comfort another during a difficult time. Its purpose is to give hope. Hope is not always an easy thing to have, especially when someone you love becomes ill. Perspectives change. The things that were once so important no longer hold the same kind of value. When I decided that I wanted to transfer from the large university I attended directly after high school...

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PETA’s definition of abuse goes too far
Jan26

PETA’s definition of abuse goes too far

After a long tiresome day, I don’t always get home in the best of moods. That changes the moment I walk in my front door, though, as I see my cat, Audrey, and my dog, Finn. Suddenly the stress of my day leaves my mind. I am an animal lover, but more specifically, I am a dog and cat lover. I’m a pet lover. Upon hearing that the Ringling Bros. circus is planning to shut down after 146 years of business, my initial thought was the circus...

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Trump warring on political correctness
Nov03

Trump warring on political correctness

Many of Donald Trump’s supporters and defenders use his attacks on political correctness (PC) as a reason to view him as a champion in the struggle against PC-ism. According to the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, political correctness is agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people. Trump’s war on PC culture did not impact the decision...

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Restaurant and bar offers a step Above the rest
Sep28

Restaurant and bar offers a step Above the rest

South Orange has a variety of restaurants with delicious food to choose from when looking to unwind and take a much needed study break. Sarah Cramer, a senior public relations major, said Above Restaurant and Bar is “a fun place to sit outside with friends and family when the weather is nice.” General Manager Mario LeVecchia spoke on the ways Above supports the SHU community. They give donations to SHU clubs and sports teams as well...

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