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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Chemistry minors win first place at competition
Nov15

Chemistry minors win first place at competition

Seton Hall’s American Chemical Society Chemistry Club took first place at the 2019 North Jersey American Chemical Society ChemExpo competition and defeated top schools from the state such as Princeton, NJIT and Stevens. This was Seton Hall’s first time competing in the ChemExpo competition. The theme of this year’s competition was “Marvelous Metals.” Anne Pino, a junior English major, chemistry minor and vice president of the club,...

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Students share beard care tips for No Shave November
Nov15

Students share beard care tips for No Shave November

At the beginning of November, one may notice many clean-shaven faces gracing SHU’s campus. Notably, at the end of this month, one may also notice many cavemen walking the Green. This phenomenon of people growing out their beards in November is due to “No Shave November.” During the month, people with beards will forgo all grooming of their facial hair to raise awareness for cancer, and any money traditionally used for grooming would...

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‘New World Water’ exhibit makes a splash
Nov15

‘New World Water’ exhibit makes a splash

A new exhibit called “New World Water,” curated by Samantha Decker, a graduate student in the museum professions program, opened on Nov. 4 in the Walsh Gallery. Decker said she wanted to highlight the difference between the two halves of water as we see it today. In different parts of the world, there is a lack of accessibility to clean water, which is focused on in the exhibit. When Jeanne Brasile, the Walsh Gallery director, wanted...

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SHU preps for 10th tree-lighting ceremony
Nov07

SHU preps for 10th tree-lighting ceremony

There will soon be mistletoeing and hearts will be glowing as Seton Hall begins planning for the 10th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The tree lighting ceremony was started by former president A. Gabriel Esteban. Throughout the years, the ceremony has featured multiple student groups perform, including Pep and Concert Band, The Seton Notes, Seton Hall Gospel, the seminary, the University Choir and the dance team. Winston...

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Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?
Nov07

Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?

You’re sitting in class and you feel your phone vibrate. When you turn on the screen, there’s no notification. A 2017 study by Observer said that 80% of college students have experienced this phenomenon dubbed the “phantom text message.” People spend on average two and a half hours per day on social media, and while scientists have proven that cell phone addiction is real, many are uncertain whether social media is addictive. Seton...

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Knights of Columbus rebrands image, strengthens faith
Nov07

Knights of Columbus rebrands image, strengthens faith

After nearly 30 years, Seton Hall’s Knights of Columbus is going for a makeover. Founded in 1991, the chapter is a Roman Catholic fraternal organization that encourages the male students to join a brotherhood. Grand Knight David Farrelly, a senior computer science major, explained his goals to increase the organization’s presence on campus. “We are rebranding our image, rebuilding our ranks and restructuring our identity on campus so...

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Astrology: Does our fate truly lie in the stars?
Nov07

Astrology: Does our fate truly lie in the stars?

People have often let their horoscopes guide them through daily life. As horoscopes are a popular medium in social media and online articles, compatibility between people is now being determined by star signs. The debate over astrology’s accuracy of personality readings and predictions has sparked students to consider just how much the stars impact their lives. Ethan Hom, a freshman nursing major, expressed his doubts about...

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Order up: New restaurant ‘The Order’ opens
Nov07

Order up: New restaurant ‘The Order’ opens

On Sept. 15, a new family-based restaurant, The Order, opened its doors. The establishment, which replaced Falafel-ly Yours on South Orange Avenue, is run by siblings and recent college graduates Samantha and Sheldon Pinto. Sheldon and Samantha, who are fans of Harry Potter, named the restaurant after the Harry Potter movie, “The Order of the Phoenix.” To get acquainted with the Village and South Orange residents, the Pintos have...

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Art, interactive, multimedia design majors make their mark
Nov07

Art, interactive, multimedia design majors make their mark

Art, design and interactive multimedia majors shared their unique experiences in the classroom and about an ordinary day while pursuing an innovative career. Many students find that this major gives one the ability to hone their skills as an artist through technology pushing them to be innovators in social and commercial design practices. Some believe that this major offers chances for students to workshop their work and allotting...

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Guanaticos offers a taste of Costa Rican cuisine
Nov07

Guanaticos offers a taste of Costa Rican cuisine

Guanaticos, located on Irvington Avenue, is a family-owned restaurant that puts a Latin American twist on traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. Seton Hall students can dine in, take out or even have their food delivered to their dorm. The Villanueva family never expected to own a restaurant. However, the family decided to pursue this once they moved to the U.S. from Costa Rica three years ago. “It was never a dream to open...

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First-ever South Asian dance competition to be held at Seton Hall this spring
Nov01

First-ever South Asian dance competition to be held at Seton Hall this spring

Correction: SHUSaba is not hosting the Muqabla competition. It is an independently operated event. Tripathi is the co-director of Muqabla and the co-captain of SHUSaba. Seton Hall’s Indian Fusion dance team, SHUSaba, will host its first-ever Indian Fusion Dance competition on March 28. “Muqabla” will be a South Asian Dance competition with teams from different universities. “We chose the name ‘Muqabla’ because ‘Muqabla’ in Hindi and...

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