On Valentine’s Day, learn to love yourself first
Feb16

On Valentine’s Day, learn to love yourself first

With Valentine’s Day being an unofficial American holiday, I understand that there’s this societal pressure to engage in romantic love and be part of a relationship that transcends the individual. For me, this day is an opportunity to reflect on myself and on the importance of learning to love myself first. As lovely and exciting as romantic love is, there is still something to be said about being your own best friend and learning to...

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Trump delivers second State of the Union
Feb14

Trump delivers second State of the Union

President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union Address on Feb. 5 following a postponement issued by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi because of the government shutdown. Trump discussed issues such as illegal immigration, the government shutdown, his proposal for a border wall among others. He also discussed issues regarding trade in China, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — the replacement to the North American Free Trade...

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Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips
Feb06

Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and to prepare for the day, Seton Hall University students shared their favorite makeup brands, tips and tricks. Marie Leone/Staff Photographer Kassidy Kelly, a sophomore public relations major, shared a makeup tip. “Next time you sit down to do your makeup, try mixing your liquid foundation with a small drop of your daily face moisturizer before applying,” Kelly said. “This will not only...

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SHU removes anti-gay organization from website
Jan30

SHU removes anti-gay organization from website

Adam Varoqua, a senior psychology and social and behavioral sciences major, had a meeting with Monsignor Anthony Ziccardi before Christmas break to discuss the removal of a link to Courage International, previously included on Seton Hall University’s Campus Ministry website. According to the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, “Courage International is a prayer and support ministry of the Catholic Church for men and women struggling with...

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Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street
Jan23

Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street

A North Carolina-based student housing management company has a proposal develop new luxury student apartments on Valley Street in South Orange. The project will be unaffiliated with Seton Hall University, but could serve as another location for students to live. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital and Social Media Editor “We’re going to negotiate our best and final offer,” Village President Sheena Collum said at the Board of Trustees meeting...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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Seton Hall students react to midterm election results
Nov15

Seton Hall students react to midterm election results

The midterm elections were on Tuesday, November 6 and for many, the election can redefine the political climate of the nation for the coming years. At the end of a stressful period of ballots being sent in and counted, Republicans won a majority in the Senate with a total of fifty-one to forty-seven while Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives with a total of 229 to 198. The election not only signaled a change in the...

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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Music department concert aims to inspire hope
Oct25

Music department concert aims to inspire hope

The Concert for Hope performed by the Seton Hall Choral Program within the Arts Council will take place at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in New York City on Oct. 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. Dr. Jason Tramm will lead the University’s Chorus and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Chamber Orchestra as they perform songs such as the “Lorde Nelson Mass” by Haydn and “The Song of the Universal” by Ola Gjeilo, with an encore of “The Lamb” by John Taverner. The...

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Student government creates Presidential Cabinet
Oct18

Student government creates Presidential Cabinet

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University recently accepted applications for their Presidential Cabinet comprised of students who would assist SGA President Rishi Shah in understanding student concerns and working with students to create more transparency between SGA and the student body. Emma Murphy, a junior education major and an SGA Education Senator and the Academic Affairs Committee Chair, shared her...

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Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election
Sep26

Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election

On Sept. 16, The Washington Post published an article that tracked a positive correlation between Donald Trump’s presidency and the increase in journalism majors. The article titled, “A Trump effect at journalism schools? Colleges see a surge in admissions” relates the surge in journalism major applications to the president’s term and his rhetoric of “fake news” and calling journalists, the “enemy of the people.” Journalism thought to...

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Fall fashion takes over Seton Hall University
Sep19

Fall fashion takes over Seton Hall University

With sweater weather around the corner, fall is approaching and new fashion trends are developing. Seton Hall students shared some do’s and don’ts for fall fashion trends and a few “must-haves” for this season. Victoria Cardona, a junior finance and management major, listed some popular essential clothes and accessories for the fall and winter seasons. “Must-have clothes are blazers, big/chunky sweaters, black booties, silk skirts,...

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