Get a piece of Italy at Giorgio’s Ristorante
Sep19

Get a piece of Italy at Giorgio’s Ristorante

Giorgio’s Ristorante is a family-owned and operated Italian eatery that has been in business in South Orange since 1989. The restaurant offers lunch and dinner menus as well as house specials. Brian Doyle, a sophomore creative writing major, said, “Out of what there is in South Orange, it’s probably some of the best Italian cuisine.” Giorgio’s offers a variety with more than 50 options on its dinner menu including soups, pasta and...

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How to stay healthy at the dining hall
Feb22

How to stay healthy at the dining hall

The dining hall in the University Center is the main source of food for students living on campus. While there are a variety of options, some find it hard to figure out ways to eat healthy and incorporate nutritious value into their meals. Some students on campus get creative with their food ideas, while some stick to the premade hot bar sections of the cafeteria. From the pizza to the meat carving station, the wok station and salad...

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For the price we pay, our food should be better
Feb08

For the price we pay, our food should be better

Living on campus, many college students are limited to what they can eat, choosing from only the food in the dining hall or the few other options on campus, like Dunkin’ Donuts or the Pirate’s Cove. The food choices students have are not always the healthiest, either. In college cafeterias, many options are available, however, many choose the pizza, fries and cookies over the salad bar. Universities need to do a better job of...

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My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes
Nov16

My journey at Seton Hall with Type 1 Diabetes

From the age of four years old, I was not only learning how to ride a bike and to read, I was also learning how to test my blood sugar and give myself insulin shots. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the islet cells on the pancreas – cells that produce one of the body’s most important and necessary hormones: insulin. Insulin combines with sugar in our blood to give us energy. My body cannot produce any...

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Pirate’s Cove adds new items and improves old recipes
Oct19

Pirate’s Cove adds new items and improves old recipes

The Pirate’s Cove at Seton Hall University has recently undergone many changes. From the menu to the service, students, faculty, and visitors alike can have a new experience on campus. Cove staff member Farreed Ross highlighted some of the new menu items. “We added a lot more sandwiches and more drinks as well. There is the new super coffee, soups and salads, pastas, and vegetarian meals as well,” Reed said. Reed also noted that they...

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Column: How transferring to SHU brought me closer to my grandmother
Mar29

Column: How transferring to SHU brought me closer to my grandmother

“Everything happens for a reason,” is the generic response someone says to comfort another during a difficult time. Its purpose is to give hope. Hope is not always an easy thing to have, especially when someone you love becomes ill. Perspectives change. The things that were once so important no longer hold the same kind of value. When I decided that I wanted to transfer from the large university I attended directly after high school...

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Lab tests show cafeteria lettuce free of coliform bacteria
Mar22

Lab tests show cafeteria lettuce free of coliform bacteria

The Student Life Committee of the Student Government Association (SGA) received a report from a student a few weeks ago that the lettuce on campus contains bacteria. Michelle Pan, SGA Student Life Committee chairwoman and a sophomore double majoring in psychology and economics on track to marketing, provided information about the situation. “The bubbles (found on the lettuce) are actually gas bubbles that are associated with little...

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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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GDS changes chicken preparation
Oct05

GDS changes chicken preparation

During the Sept. 19 Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Student Life Chair Elianni De La Cruz stated that students should expect some changes from Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) – one of those changes being chicken cooked on-site before being served to students. “When the school year started, we were using chicken that wasn’t cooked on-site, because it was bag chicken, so it was already coming prepared,” said De La...

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