Former Nickelodeon star Keke Palmer visits SHU
Dec06

Former Nickelodeon star Keke Palmer visits SHU

On Nov. 21, Seton Hall’s Student Activities Board (SAB) welcomed actress, singer and current talk show host Keke Palmer for the latest lecture in the SHU Speaks discussion series. The talk consisted of a moderated discussion and a Q&A with students in the audience. As her name was announced, Palmer walked out with a wide smile as the crowd cheered, anticipating an evening of laughs, advice and insight into Palmer’s life and...

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New business chops down the competition
Dec06

New business chops down the competition

What started as an idea during his junior year of high school has eventually turned into a successful athletic apparel company for founder Darren Dort, a sophomore business management major. Choppa Athletics was created during the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Business Camp at Rutgers University in Newark as Dort was tasked to create a business plan for a company he would like to create. Despite his business focusing on...

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The 2010s are over: Students share 2020 vision
Dec06

The 2010s are over: Students share 2020 vision

The premiere and finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones, two royal weddings, endless superhero movies and kneeling protests are all significant events that occurred during the 2010s. In the second decade of the third millennium, the rise of smartphones and social media took place, same-sex marriage became legal in the United States and several natural disasters affected countless countries around the world. With the decade coming to an end,...

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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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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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