Valentine’s Day gifts on a budget: sweet deals for your sweetheart
Feb14

Valentine’s Day gifts on a budget: sweet deals for your sweetheart

Finding the perfect gift for one’s significant other on Valentine’s Day can be difficult, especially on a college student’s budget. Seton Hall students shared advice on creative gift ideas that deviate from the ordinary chocolates and roses. Various students offer sentimental couple gifts that say “I love you” while maintaining a college budget. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Couple’s Massage Olivia Martino, a senior communications...

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CAPS  grapples with  increase
Feb06

CAPS grapples with increase

Over the past decade, the rate of students using college counselling resources has increased across the United States, according to Seton Hall’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). According to Dr. Priti Shah, assistant director of CAPS, CAPS experienced a 68 percent increase in crises services in the past year. This statistic refers to students who needed assistance based upon varying psychological emergencies. After the...

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Twins share their college journey together
Jan30

Twins share their college journey together

Two sets of twins at Seton Hall weighed in on their unique experiences in college together, and apart. When asked about being a twin, Teresa Saverimuttu, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, said, “It’s a good time. I enjoy it, for the most part.” Teresa and her sister Antonella, a sophomore biology and philosophy major, share similar interests. Aside from having the same majors, they said they both behold a similar interest in...

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Student athletes need to care about their mental health
Jan23

Student athletes need to care about their mental health

Students and college athletes are being offered more resources for mental health than they ever have before. The stigma around mental health is being broken down, slowly, every day. A question that still arises, however, is why it’s so hard for student-athletes to get the help they need. Photo via Flickr/aaron.lee96 A 2016 study published to the BMJ Medical Journal showed that depression symptoms are present in a about a quarter of...

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Magician hypnotizes The Hall
Jan23

Magician hypnotizes The Hall

On Jan. 17, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted the show “Cards Against Hypnosis” in Bethany Hall. It was performed by college hypnotist and magician David Hall. Liam Oakes / Campus Life Editor Hall said his passion for hypnosis began 12 years ago when he attended a magic show similar to the one he performed at Seton Hall. “I thought it was the funniest thing I’d ever seen,” Hall said. “The more I learned about it, the more my...

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MLS SuperDraft faces integral flaws with player development
Jan23

MLS SuperDraft faces integral flaws with player development

The 2019 MLS SuperDraft is over, but the criticisms over its impact on the league continue to be voiced by coaches and fans. Drafting is an American tradition across all the major sports leagues, and, in the case of MLS, it is meant to serve as a link between the American audience and a global sport. However, many believe that it is time to give up on tradition for the sake of improving the league’s overall quality of play. One of the...

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Students review first semester at IHS campus
Dec05

Students review first semester at IHS campus

Seton Hall nursing students are now wrapping up their first semester at the new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus since its opening in the spring. Students shared their thoughts on adjusting to the new campus. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, described the adjustment the nursing students faced as “interprofessional.” In the beginning, Foley described the college’s adaptation to the new campus as a change, but...

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Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker
Nov29

Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker

The College of Communication and the Arts has partnered with the philanthropic organization, Team Walker to establish donation drives for the holiday season. Jerry Walker, an alumnus of the College of Communication and the Arts and co-founder of Team Walker, communicated with founding dean of the College Communication of Communication and the Arts Deirdre Yates earlier in the year to facilitate a collaboration with Seton Hall on...

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Latino frat builds connection to roots
Nov28

Latino frat builds connection to roots

The Upsilon Chapter of Lambda Theta Phi at Seton Hall currently has just three undergraduate members. However, despite its small size, the organization continues to thrive and spread its mission of advocating for and uniting Latino students. Adrian Orozco, a senior political science major and president of the organization, said, “Organizations like ours, whether it be a black or Latino Greek letter organization, they all have a...

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Psychological studies open doors for students
Nov07

Psychological studies open doors for students

According to Dr. Marianne Lloyd, a professor of psychology, it is a longstanding tradition for the department to encourage students to participate in psychological studies for a variety of reasons. “I have helped transition it to online signups and even some online studies to make [it] more convenient for students,” Lloyd said. “The benefits of these studies are that it allows students to make early contact with faculty, graduate...

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Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court
Nov07

Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court

When Myles Powell walks into the Seton Hall practice gym, the faces that he once turned to for guidance are no longer there. For the first two years of his college career, Powell could always go to Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo with any questions or concerns. It was a formula that worked for the Trenton native, as advice from the core four helped him to develop into the Big East’s Most Improved...

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Seton Hall may not really have the ‘Least Happy Students’
Nov07

Seton Hall may not really have the ‘Least Happy Students’

Earlier this year, the Princeton Review ranked Seton Hall No. 7 in the United States for having the “Least Happy Students.” The August ranking consisted of 20 schools. According to the Princeton Review website, the ranking is based on the results of a survey distributed to students. The results were determined by how strongly students agreed or disagreed with the statement, “I am happy at my school.” If I really hadn’t thought about...

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