Here are five ways you can relax during the quarantine
Mar27

Here are five ways you can relax during the quarantine

As students are facing the possibility of having to spend more time social distancing and less time outside their homes, some may find themselves going stir-crazy or with a case of cabin fever. Here are five tips to maintain your mental health during the quarantine. Meditate Siddhi Sundaram, a freshman biology major, shared that meditation and yoga are good ways to unwind. “I just started doing this,” Sundaram said. “But there are a...

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Social distancing for now? More free time? Here’s some things you can finally do
Mar19

Social distancing for now? More free time? Here’s some things you can finally do

With the sudden closure of campus facilities and shift to online classes due to COVID-19, students may find themselves stuck social distancing from their friends at home. Here are five basic activities students can finally do with more free time on their hands: FaceTime Your Friends Rupali Reddy, a freshman biology major, said, “You can always use the internet to FaceTime your friends.” She saidthat being away from friends can be...

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Turn up the beet: SHU students go vegan
Feb28

Turn up the beet: SHU students go vegan

Some students are getting into the trend of plant-based diets as people are changing their lifestyles to become healthier. The Setonian sought out vegans and vegetarians on campus to gauge their opinions on the trend and the journey of changing their diet. Annabella Robb, a sophomore graphic design major, has been vegetarian for two years. Robb said that her diet changed during the summer when the plastic straw ban began gaining...

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How to take care of yourself this Valentine’s Day
Feb14

How to take care of yourself this Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day nears, students may find time to show love not only to their significant others, but also themselves. According to GoodTherapy.com, self-care describes the actions one might take to improve mental and physical health. Here are five tips shared by Seton Hall students on self-care: Treat yourself Charity Diamonon, a senior physics major, said she recommends that students find time to give themselves something you...

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Students share SHUper weird stories of campus
Jan31

Students share SHUper weird stories of campus

Correction: This piece has been edited to remove a reporting error. College life is a mixed bag, full of diverse students, fun memories, new friends and, of course, wacky stories. Some students shared the craziest things they have seen on campus, including but not limited to the Green, the classroom and the cafeteria. Isabella Somera, a junior biochemistry major, has found that the most out of ordinary sighting she’s found at Seton...

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Intramural sports give a sense of community
Jan31

Intramural sports give a sense of community

While not all students play varsity sports for Seton Hall, they can remain active and represent Seton Hall in competition at the intramural level. Kathy Matta, the senior associate athletics director for recreational services, oversees all intramural programs. “We run our intramural programs throughout the year,” Matta said. “First semester [has] flag football, Madden football, 5K run, co-recreational volleyball and dodgeball. Second...

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If SHU just believes: Students and professor share thoughts on Santa
Dec06

If SHU just believes: Students and professor share thoughts on Santa

Christmas is around the corner and students have given more attention to one famous figure that the holiday has come to love: Santa Claus. Thomas Rzeznik, an associate professor for the Department of History, shared the origins of Santa in the United States. “The figure of Santa Claus is really this remarkable combination of stories and legends,” Rzeznik said. “So, the Santa that we have today is sort of a mashup of religious figures...

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Astrology: Does our fate truly lie in the stars?
Nov07

Astrology: Does our fate truly lie in the stars?

People have often let their horoscopes guide them through daily life. As horoscopes are a popular medium in social media and online articles, compatibility between people is now being determined by star signs. The debate over astrology’s accuracy of personality readings and predictions has sparked students to consider just how much the stars impact their lives. Ethan Hom, a freshman nursing major, expressed his doubts about...

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MSA wears pink hijabs for breast cancer awareness
Nov01

MSA wears pink hijabs for breast cancer awareness

Students joined the Muslim Student Association (MSA) on the Green in raising awareness for breast cancer during its annual Pink Hijab Day. On Oct. 24, MSA greeted students with pink wristbands and a bake sale. As October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the club participated by raising money and collecting donations for Sisters By Choice, an organization that provides medical services for uninsured and underserved women. Roba...

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Two students get creative with caf hacks
Oct03

Two students get creative with caf hacks

Two Seton Hall students are cookin’ it up at the caf. Pooja Bhate, a sophomore biology major, and Sonia Shah, a sophomore pre-occupational therapy major, have taken to Instagram to show students that their cafeteria experience does not have to be limited to ready-made meals. Their Instagram account, @thecafhasbeenhacked, showcases creations made from the ingredients provided in the dining hall. The account began as a personal page for...

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Walsh Library celebrates 25th birthday
Sep19

Walsh Library celebrates 25th birthday

The Walsh Library, known as a common spot for students to study, research and socialize, is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. Sarah Ponichtera, Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the gallery, said she finds great interest in the diversity of the library as well as its evolution. It succeeded the former McLaughlin Library. “Basically, it was to replace McLaughlin Library, the previous library, which was one-third of the...

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