SHU’s Class of 2018 celebrates graduation
May23

SHU’s Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

Seton Hall hosted its annual graduation ceremony at the Prudential Center on May 21st to honor its graduating class of 1,320 students. “You all look beautiful,” said Karen Boroff, interim provost, to Seton Hall’s class of 2018 during the 161st Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor The ceremony began with the annual singing of the National Anthem, led by graduating student, Angelie Fernandez. “First and...

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Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus
Apr25

Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus

Health Services held its second annual “Mind Body Spirit Fest” in the Living Room on April 25. Students received tips on how to de-stress before final exams and interacted with two miniature horses that came to visit. Health Services director Diane Lynch said in an email that the departments held this event last spring as a way to offer students the opportunity to have fun while picking up valuable tips on stress management and...

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Students do yoga for both credit and fun
Apr25

Students do yoga for both credit and fun

Seton Hall University offers a plethora of yoga-centric fitness classes, amongst others, at the Richie Regan Recreation Center for all students as well as in its academic curriculum. Shannon Reilly, a senior anthropology major and yoga instructor since 2015, commented on the lessons that yoga has taught her. “I’ve learned to be able to creatively express yourself truthfully, maintain playfulness for those potentially awkward moments,...

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Hasta la vista, Seton Hall School of Medicine
Apr18

Hasta la vista, Seton Hall School of Medicine

With the way Seton Hall was publicizing the success of the new Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, you’d think things were going swell for the newly accredited school. So it’s safe to say that the announcement that SHU will no longer be funding the medical school came as a shock to many in the university community – especially to the students in the College of Nursing and School of Health and Medical Sciences, who will...

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MLB should not cheat minor leaguers out of respectable wages
Mar21

MLB should not cheat minor leaguers out of respectable wages

Minor League Baseball has received quite a bit of attention in recent weeks, mainly due to the implementation of new rules regarding pace of play and extra innings. But fans should be discussing something unrelated to the rules, something that has to do with the livelihood of the average minor league player: pay. Mike DeBonis of the Washington Post reported on March 18 that a potential government spending bill considered by Congress...

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Seton Hall celebrates 50 years of a co-ed campus
Mar17

Seton Hall celebrates 50 years of a co-ed campus

During Charter Week, Seton Hall celebrates its decision to open its gates to women 50 years ago. But it wasn’t a simple story. Seton Hall became co-educational in 1937, but until 1968 female students mainly studied at the satellite campuses in Newark, Patterson and Jersey City. In the early 1960s, female nursing students would come to South Orange at night and complete their required lab work. These women would come to campus after...

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Q&A: Preview with NC State’s ‘Technician’
Mar15

Q&A: Preview with NC State’s ‘Technician’

With Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament game against NC State coming up Thursday, The Setonian got in touch with NC State’s student newspaper, Technician, and talked to sports editor Andrew Schnittker to get his view on the game. Here is what he had to say prior to Thursday’s matchup on NC State’s strengths, advantages and key players: How would you describe NC State’s season? NC State was picked to finish 12th in the ACC in the preseason...

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SHU literary magazine looks to further expand
Feb22

SHU literary magazine looks to further expand

Seton Hall’s literary magazine, “The Corner Pocket,” has been trying to find its identity on campus. Since the beginning, “The Corner Pocket” has been serving to model the environment and ethics of professional magazines, such as the New Yorker, to give students practice in publishing and editing a literary magazine. Recently, it has been debated to make the magazine part of a special topics creative writing course. “The Corner...

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Brownson Speech & Debate wins big
Feb22

Brownson Speech & Debate wins big

On Feb. 12, five members of the Brownson Speech and Debate team returned triumphant from the Virginia is for Lovers two-tournament swing hosted by James Madison University. Professor Catherine Zizik said in a statement, “Competing against teams from the University of Alabama, St. Joseph’s, West Chester University, Mount San Antonio College, Liberty University and others, the tiny Seton Hall team earned second place on each day.”...

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Students in Greek life gain a second family

Joining a sorority or fraternity on Seton Hall University’s campus is far from uncommon. Many students have got involved in greek life in order to seek new friends and experiences. A common experience throughout many of these groups is that as you join, one receives a big. Meg Malkasian, a junior social and behavioral sciences major with a concentration of social work, is a sister of Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. “I...

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Ice is just as – if not more than – dangerous as snow
Feb08

Ice is just as – if not more than – dangerous as snow

Hello Seton Hall administrators! It’s been a while since we’ve last chatted. As we write to you on this Wednesday afternoon, we’d wish you a lovely day, but, as you probably already know, the weather permits us to say otherwise. By the time you read this editorial, the hellish mix of snow, rain and ice will have stopped falling from the sky. However, that doesn’t change the fact that it was a big mistake not canceling classes for the...

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Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality
Jan25

Boccone South offers authentic Italian food and hospitality

When you enter the restaurant Boccone South in downtown South Orange, you are greeted in Italian by the staff and instantly feel an authentic Italian vibe. The mission of owner Silvio Caruso is to “deliver good Italian food” to their customers. But the restaurant offers much more. You are taken care of from the moment you walk through the door and the staff is well trained, delivering service that is nothing short of excellent. Tien...

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