Students share what Women’s History Month means to them
Mar20

Students share what Women’s History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared what Women’s History Month means to them and all the women who they find inspirational. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said, “It’s a month celebrating women and honoring achievements and strides they made through history.” Indra Nooyi (Left), Rhianna (Center), and a teacher (Right) were all mentioned by SHU students when they thought about inspiring women. Photo collage made by The Setonian...

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Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top
Mar06

Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is celebrating its 50-year anniversary by holding a student leadership conference on March 22. Some EOP scholars shared how the program contributed to their successes. According to the Seton Hall website, the EOP was established in 1968 “to provide educational and financial assistance to eligible New Jersey students of academic promise from disadvantaged backgrounds.” Glory Akoh/Staff...

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Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise
Feb20

Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise

Sometimes life just smacks you across the face, and everything lately seems to be going awry. You could be faced with a mountainous workload, personal life issues, or a challenge you just can’t overcome. A bunch of things keep going wrong, and suddenly your life is like a game of Jenga, and one more wrong move might make you want to fall to pieces. Photo via Flickr – Werner Peer To add to that, we live in a technological age in...

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Students share what Black History Month means to them
Feb20

Students share what Black History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts on Black History Month, its significance and what it means to them. Feven Kebede, a sophomore nursing major, said: “It’s the month where we celebrate Africans, African-Americans and people of black descent. It’s a period where we commemorate the people who have made an impact in our society such as Martin Luther King Jr.” Emmanuella Iwelumo, a senior nursing major, said: “Black History Month...

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Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’:  dating in the past versus now
Feb14

Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’: dating in the past versus now

In light of Valentine’s Day, Seton Hall students shared their opinions on the major differences they have seen in present dating culture versus the past. Olamilekan Olorode, a sophomore nursing major, said he believes the main difference between dating in his parents’ time versus now is the use of dating apps.“In my parents’ time, dating apps had not appeared yet and technology was not as advanced as it is now,” Olorode said. “You...

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Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year
Feb06

Spring Festival brings good fortune for the new year

Chinese and Taiwanese students at Seton Hall shared how they celebrated the Spring Festival for the Chinese New Year on Feb. 5. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Ni Hsin Yang, a junior nursing major, said she originally hails from Taiwan and usually goes to her grandparents’ house along with other family members. “We all sit at a round table to have dinner because it means reunion,” Ni Hsin said. “When I was a child, my dad and my cousins...

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Twins share their college journey together
Jan30

Twins share their college journey together

Two sets of twins at Seton Hall weighed in on their unique experiences in college together, and apart. When asked about being a twin, Teresa Saverimuttu, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, said, “It’s a good time. I enjoy it, for the most part.” Teresa and her sister Antonella, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, share similar interests. Aside from having the same majors, they said they both behold a similar interest in...

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Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”
Jan23

Music majors see why Lil Uzi is “pushed to the edge”

“XO Tour Llif3” rapper Lil Uzi Vert publicly announced on Jan. 11 that he wanted to quit music. In addition, hip hop duo “Rae Sremmurd,” consisting of brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, have been the subject of rumors about the duo breaking up. In light of recent events, music majors have shared their opinions on conflict in the music industry. Via Wikimedia Commons “I think there are a lot of different artists in the industry,” Andrew...

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Students share the benefits of double majoring
Dec05

Students share the benefits of double majoring

Some students said that no major in college is a walk in the park and struggle with just one major. On the other hand, some students said that being a double major is not as bad it seems. Divina Tanamal, a junior marketing and economics major, said she never expected to double major. She said that once she began to take Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics, she realized that it was difficult but she liked it....

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Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle
Nov28

Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle

The Seton Hall Veggie Society (SHVS) is dedicated to “bringing compassion and community to vegans and vegetarians at Seton Hall University,” according to its Instagram bio. The club’s president, Caitlyn Webber, a senior English major, got involved with the club last fall when her friend was just starting it up. “I worked closely with the founder/President in order to build the club from the ground up, and once he graduated in the...

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SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech
Nov14

SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech

Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT brought an art, ideas and music festival to South Orange on Nov. 10 and 11, with activities at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) and Seton Hall. The two-day event was founded, produced and coordinated by Stephen Schnall and featured “creative collisions” that ignited novel ideas about technology and mindfulness, productivity and purpose, according to the SouthNEXT website. The event kicked...

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Students recap Halloween traditions
Oct31

Students recap Halloween traditions

Seton Hall students got into the “spooky season” spirit last month as many celebrated Halloween by dressing up in scary costumes and reliving childhood traditions. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said she decided to get dressed up this year. She said she and her friends dressed up as a cat, a cheetah, a goddess and a vampire. Pasupuleti said she wore a vampire-eared headband and accentuated her costume with the use of...

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