Seton Hall gets a taste of the West Indies
Nov15

Seton Hall gets a taste of the West Indies

The West Indian Student Organization (WISO) and Haitian Organization Promoting Education (HOPE) held their Taste of the West Indies event in the Chancellor’s Suite on Nov. 6. The event featured traditional West Indian food, trivia about sociocultural aspects about the West Indies and Caribbean music. Centerpieces of cutouts of the islands were also displayed, especially of the more underrepresented islands like Nevis, St. Maarten and...

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We don’t know how to listen to each other anymore
Nov07

We don’t know how to listen to each other anymore

In a world constantly buzzing with social interaction, proper communication is essential in daily life. We communicate everyday – whether it be through face-to-face interaction, social media messages, body language, you name it. We are a very social civilization. Mackenzie Weth/Staff photographer However, one aspect of this so-called communication has always plagued me: the act of listening is slowly dying. When someone is talking,...

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South Orange Rite Aid  becomes a Walgreens
Oct23

South Orange Rite Aid becomes a Walgreens

On Oct. 11, the Rite Aid on South Orange Avenue, well-known to many SHU students, had officially become Walgreens. Grace McBride/Staff photographer Glenda Macon, a member of the transition team, said that several Rite Aids were bought out by four different companies, one of them being Walgreens, in 2017. She spoke of the long transition process, which included paperwork, rights and employee contracts, to finally become Walgreens....

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Veggie Society, Philosophy Club host talk on empathy
Oct03

Veggie Society, Philosophy Club host talk on empathy

On Sept. 23, the Veggie Society and the Philosophy Club hosted a lecture by Adam Lerner called “Are We All Selective Psychopaths? What Empathy Gaps Teach Us About Ethics.” Lerner is an assistant professor of bioethics at New York University. Travis Timmerman, the faculty adviser for the Philosophy Club and an assistant professor of philosophy, said, “I have known Dr. Lerner for years and have read much of his philosophical work. He is...

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Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood
Sep26

Bottle refill shop opens in Maplewood

Good Bottle Refill Shop, New Jersey’s first zero-waste and refill store, officially opened on Sept. 20 in Maplewood. The shop sells a variety of items, including soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, laundry detergent and shaving creams. They also have an assortment of products that support a low-waste lifestyle, like bamboo toothbrushes and reusable mugs and water bottles. Photo via Instagram/@goodbottlerefillshop Good Bottle...

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IHS students talk separation from main campus
Sep19

IHS students talk separation from main campus

Several nursing students take classes at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus in Nutley, N.J., and they shared mixed reviews about how they feel being separated from the rest of the SHU community in South Orange. Esther Shinne, a junior nursing major, said she feels somewhat disconnected from the rest of the main campus. “You don’t get to talk to your old friends from freshman year and trying to talk to them is really...

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New club talks real estate with students
Sep12

New club talks real estate with students

The Seton Hall Real Estate Club, which is in the process of launching this fall semester, seeks to teach students about pursuing real estate as a career and making investments in the real estate industry. Marcelo Espana, a senior finance and marketing major, said he came up with the idea for the student organization last semester. Espana said he had interned at a real estate investment firm, which was where he was exposed to real...

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‘Dorm sweet dorm’: Decorating tips and tricks
Sep05

‘Dorm sweet dorm’: Decorating tips and tricks

Every August, incoming freshmen are thrust into a new environment and some live by themselves for the first time. Current students shared tips and tricks on how to make their dorms their “home away from home.” Markela Quin/Staff Photographer Some students bring souvenirs from the various places they have traveled. • There’s no place like home Feven Kebede, a junior nursing major, stressed the importance of making a dorm feel like...

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Five things students wish they knew before attending SHU
Jun17

Five things students wish they knew before attending SHU

As the new academic year approaches, current University students shared five things they wish they knew before arriving at the Hall. Kiera Alexander/ Photography Editor The vast amount of resources available on campus Allyssa Villanueva, a rising junior nursing major, said she wished she knew how easy it is to receive tutoring. She noted the difficulty of adjusting to a new routine, as she transitioned from being a regular high school...

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Diplomacy grad students share a ‘peace’ of their lives
May01

Diplomacy grad students share a ‘peace’ of their lives

Seton Hall diplomacy graduate students shared what inspired them to pursue their master’s degrees, their experiences as a graduate student and future plans. Hamilton (right) wants to pursue his Ph.D after graduation and Oshai (left) finds her graduate student life exciting. Photo courtesy of Michael Hamilton and Cheryl Oshai Michael Hamilton, a second-year graduate student, is in the dual degree program that combines a Master’s in...

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Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going
Apr10

Nonprofit ‘Coats from Cullen’ keeps brother’s legacy going

Seton Hall alumna Kerry McCann ’18 said she helps run the nonprofit organization, “Coats from Cullen,” to honor her late brother’s humanitarian efforts. McCann said that the main purpose of “Coats from Cullen” is to provide warm clothing to those in need. She said that it was something her brother, Cullen, often did on his own when living in both New York City and Aspen, Colorado. McCann described her brother as having deep empathy...

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Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year
Apr03

Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year

The Office of the Provost announced in an email on March 21 that Bernadette McVey, director of Academic Events, Initiatives and Planning, and Dr. Maureen Byrnes, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, are joint recipients of this year’s Emma G. Quartaro Award. According to Seton Hall’s website, the award “recognizes and honors an outstanding woman leader whose actions inspire and serve as a model for other women at...

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