Seton Hall students ring in the Christmas spirit
Dec06

Seton Hall students ring in the Christmas spirit

With the semester coming to an end, many Seton Hall students are not only looking forward to the end of exam week, but also the celebration of Christmas as they prepare to go home for winter break. Students shared some things they do to get in the holiday spirit. For many, Christmas is their favorite time of the year, and that is true for many students in the Seton Hall community. The festive spirit that the Christmas season brings...

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SHU celebrates World Philosophy Day on campus
Dec06

SHU celebrates World Philosophy Day on campus

On Nov. 21, the University’s philosophy department celebrated World Philosophy Day by holding events in the University Center and Bethany Hall to promote the teaching of philosophy. Denise Vigani, an assistant professor in the philosophy department, organized an event at the University Center called “Ask a Philosopher Table,” where students could ask philosophical questions and receive answers. Students can also participate in...

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Asian Cultural Association spreads culture with others
Dec06

Asian Cultural Association spreads culture with others

The Asian Cultural Association works to create a friendly atmosphere for people interested in learning about various Asian cultures through fun and innovative ways. Tien Phan, a junior diplomacy and international relations major, said, “Our purpose is just to have a space for other people to be more interested in the culture of not just East Asia alone, but Asia in general.” The e-board does whatever they can do to bring together...

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New Italian restaurant ‘Mozzarella’ opens
Dec06

New Italian restaurant ‘Mozzarella’ opens

This past May, a new restaurant called Mozzarella opened on Valley Street in South Orange. Raul Elshereif, the owner of the restaurant, said that he and his team believe in only using the finest ingredients and transforming them into delicious dishes. “We pride ourselves in working with local purveyors who source our produce and proteins,” Elshereif said. After owning La Vera, which is also located on Valley Street, for nine years,...

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FLASH rep competes in Mr. PI competition
Nov21

FLASH rep competes in Mr. PI competition

On Nov. 17, Ivan Yorobe, a junior nursing and Catholic studies major, represented the Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) at the Mr. Philippines pageant, which was held at Columbia University in New York. Mr. Philippines (PI) is an annual male pageant event competition that Columbia’s Liga Filipina and New York University’s International Filipino Association host. The event features one male member to represent his school from FIND...

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Seton Hall students get thrifty on social media
Nov21

Seton Hall students get thrifty on social media

In October, an online thrift store business emerged at Seton Hall after four students created an Instagram account to sell secondhand items for students on campus. The owners of the account, Jessica Haspel, a junior marketing major; Simran Patel, a senior marketing major; Benjamin Bakaletz, senior marketing and management major; and Ryan Simoneau, a senior marketing and management major, created this account for a semester-long...

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SHU student bakes up a sweet business
Nov21

SHU student bakes up a sweet business

High school seniors typically do not usually have “start a business” on the top of their to-do lists, but this was not the case for RoseMary Stanchak, who won last year’s High School Pirate’s Pitch. As a senior in high school, Stanchak entered the competition with her cake pop business “Fresh Baked by Rosie.” She was chosen out of more than 250 applicants to compete at Seton Hall for the live presentation round where she took home...

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‘Likeless’ Instagram? Students share thoughts on new test feature
Nov21

‘Likeless’ Instagram? Students share thoughts on new test feature

Last week, Instagram started expanding its testing of private like counts to some accounts in the United States. “Our hope is to better understand how this idea changes how people feel about using our platform, particularly young people,” Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri said on Twitter. According to Business Insider, this comes after months of the company testing this new system in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan and New...

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SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech
Nov21

SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech

On Nov. 14, Seton Hall’s Teaching, Learning and Technology Center (TLTC) hosted their “Walk Down Memory Lane” event, highlighting past and current projects that have influenced the use of technology in the classrooms at the University. Renee Cicchino, director of Instructional Design and Training at the TLTC, organized the event. Cicchino, a graduate of Seton Hall, said the laptop program was not implemented when she was a student,...

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SHU students share what they are most thankful for
Nov21

SHU students share what they are most thankful for

With Thanksgiving around the corner, Seton Hall students and faculty shared what they are thankful for, how they spend their time doing what they are passionate about and how they celebrate the occasion. “I’m most thankful for the ability to be an advocate and activist for the causes I believe in.” Marya Mahmood, a senior history, secondary education and special education major, said she believes that college students should be...

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Phi Beta Sigma seeks to ‘Feed the Streets’
Nov21

Phi Beta Sigma seeks to ‘Feed the Streets’

The Alpha Nu Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity has a new initiative, “Feed the Streets,” in which the brothers collect non-perishable, non-expired canned food and water to give to local food pantries feeding Newark residents in need. The fraternity placed cardboard boxes as donation bins near the entrances of residence halls. Phi Beta Sigma are no strangers to community service. Their mission is to establish and achieve the...

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New club supports and empowers women in STEM
Nov21

New club supports and empowers women in STEM

WiSTEM is a new club at Seton Hall working to create a supportive community for women pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The President of WiSTEM, Katherine Lefferts, a senior biology major, said she saw the need for a community of women in STEM after observing the demanding course load of STEM majors along with the intimidating nature of going into a male-dominated field. “It can be really...

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