Burger joint offers SHU discount
Feb16

Burger joint offers SHU discount

Burgers Grilled Right, a new restaurant in South Orange, is owned by Paul Sannitti, a Seton Hall University alumnus from the class of 2013. Sannitti said that while he was still attending Seton Hall he had the idea to open a restaurant for the students and the South Orange community that “embraced the SHU community.” Sannitti has paid homage to some of the great Seton Hall athletes that later led professional careers in the “Pirates...

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Students go Loco for local cuisine
Feb09

Students go Loco for local cuisine

In the 80s, South Orange was without a Mexican restaurant leaving the door open for Ignacio Guzman to seize an opportunity. Toro Loco is a family owned Mexican restaurant located at 23 Valley Street in South Orange. Teresa Guzman, the owner of Toro Loco said,“30 years ago, the market was void of Mexican Food, and that void needed to be filled. My brother, Ignacio, recognized the need.  He was the one with the initial idea and drive to...

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Village Pizzeria goes extra mile to serve
Jan26

Village Pizzeria goes extra mile to serve

Situated on South Orange Avenue, Village Pizzeria is a small and cozy restaurant just yards from campus. From ziti with vodka sauce to traditional cheese pizza, customers have a variety to choose from. A notable aspect of Village Pizzeria’s charm comes from its affordability. The restaurant’s Tuesday giant pie special, where one pie costs $7, is one of the reasons for its popularity among Seton Hall students.     When asked what...

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Ariyoshi has unique twist on Japanese food
Dec08

Ariyoshi has unique twist on Japanese food

Ariyoshi is a unique restaurant in South Orange, providing a modern, inventive twist on Japanese cuisine, offering both traditional and new takes on sushi. April Lium, the co-owner and manager of the restaurant, said that the eatery is passionate about the food it serves. “That’s our main purpose, it’s what keeps us going,” Lium said. She added that Ariyoshi’s main goal is to keep things fresh, a goal that is shown with their...

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Waffle shop a staple for SHU students
Oct26

Waffle shop a staple for SHU students

A home for authentic Belgian waffles and individually brewed coffees, espressos and cappuccinos, the Grid Iron Waffle Shop has been a part of downtown South Orange for almost 10 years. Students and faculty love spending time at this café because of its relaxed, welcoming environment. “Me and my best friend have been going there every Saturday since Memorial Day weekend, it’s like our tradition of going into the village for waffles,”...

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Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea” showing at SOPAC
Oct24

Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea” showing at SOPAC

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is producing Hans Christian Andersen’s famous tale The Princess and the Pea, beginning Oct.15. This production is part of SOPAC’s Kids ‘N Family Performances series that works to promote learning, imagination, and creativity in young people. Their hope is that by exposing children to the magic of live performances early on, that they will foster a life-long passion for the arts. The...

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SHU Alumni: Barbara Mucha shatters glass ceiling as computer scientist
Oct19

SHU Alumni: Barbara Mucha shatters glass ceiling as computer scientist

Breaking the glass ceiling in a male dominated industry

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Students hop on over to Bunny’s
Oct05

Students hop on over to Bunny’s

Bunny’s, located on South Orange Ave. right past the train station, has been in the South Orange community for decades, but six years ago it transitioned into the sports bar it is today. Leslie Pogany, the owner of Bunny’s Sports Bar, is well known as the bar is very active in the South Orange Community and supportive of Seton Hall. Stephen Pogany, the son of the owner, said that Bunny’s started out as a candy store and has been in...

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Students love Pandang
Oct05

Students love Pandang

Pandang, located off of South Orange Ave. near Chase bank, is one of Seton Hall students’ favorite places to eat Thai food. The name Pandang derived from a pandan leaf, which is mostly used while cooking sauces to help enhance the flavors. The chef of the Pandang restaurant chose that name when Jenny Chen, the restaurant owner, opened the business in 2012. Sophomore business major, Kathrine Dwyer said, “I usually go to Pandang about...

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Discover SOPAC
Sep29

Discover SOPAC

The South Orange Performance Art Center (SOPAC) is a fun environment for students to go and relax whenever they have free time. SOPAC has been open since 2006 and not only shows movies but also has theater, dance, comedy and visual arts. SOPAC has a movie theater that plays movies from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. The current movies that are played in SOPAC are “Storks,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “Blair...

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Tito’s Burritos is a staple for SHU students
Sep22

Tito’s Burritos is a staple for SHU students

Tito’s Burritos and Wings is a big fan of Seton Hall, just as Pirates are big fans of Tito’s Burritos and Wings. With multiple locations in New Jersey, Mike Caldarella, owner of Tito’s Burritos and Wings, opened the first location in Summit in 2005 while opening the South Orange location in September 2013. Since then, Tito’s has been a big hit in the South Orange area, especially within the Seton Hall community. “10/10 would...

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POLITICO comes to South Orange
Sep07

POLITICO comes to South Orange

At a time when the country is in the midst of a presidential election, the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) unveils its latest visual exhibition: “Politico: Art & the Humanities.” The exhibition, organized by SOPAC’s curator Micha Hamilton and his creative team, will be viewable starting Sept. 8 at the Herb & Milly Iris Gallery. In a roundabout way, “Politico” and its perceptive intersection of arts and politics...

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