Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sep25

Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg

After the Supreme Court announced that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as “RBG,” passed away at 87 on Sept. 18 due to a 20-year long cancer battle, Seton Hall students took time to reflect on her legacy and the future. Photo via Store Norske Leksikon.jpg Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. During her time on the nation’s court and arguing before it as a lawyer, she was known...

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BayLeaf brings Indian cuisine to South Orange
Sep25

BayLeaf brings Indian cuisine to South Orange

Students at Seton Hall have access to a variety of different restaurants in the South Orange Village, including BayLeaf Redefined Indian Cuisine, which offers buffet-style lunch hours and sit-down dinners. Photo by Marie Leone Austin Williams, the store manager, explained how BayLeaf got its start. “There was an Indian restaurant that occupied this space before us, and when they closed down, we took the opportunity to take this space...

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Gender reveal parties: hot or not?
Sep24

Gender reveal parties: hot or not?

Gender reveal parties have become a modern tradition for many. Seton Hall students have mixed feelings about this trend, however, especially after a recent gender reveal party is to blame for a California wildfire.  Photo by Pixabay.jpg “I think they’re absolutely ridiculous,” Dana Bell, a junior political science major, said. “Just send out an email. Plus, why is it a ‘reveal?’ That’s weird. They should be called genital reveal...

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Students have mixed reactions over ‘Mulan’ controversies
Sep22

Students have mixed reactions over ‘Mulan’ controversies

By Catherine San Disney released its live-action remake of “Mulan” on Sept. 4, but Seton Hall students have mixed reactions on whether to watch due to recent controversies surrounding the film. Tanmay Patel, a sophomore financial mathematics major, said he will not be watching the movie due to the latest news surrounding China’s internment of Uyghur Muslims in the country’s Xinjiang region.  “I’ve heard that Disney used the...

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‘It’s Lit’: Seton Hall students review Travis Scott x McDonald’s collaboration
Sep22

‘It’s Lit’: Seton Hall students review Travis Scott x McDonald’s collaboration

By Andrew Byrd Rapper Travis Scott released a collaboration with McDonald’s that will run from Sept. 8 to Oct. 4 and sell the “Travis Scott Meal” nationwide. According to the McDonald’s website, “The Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Travis-Style” features a one-fourth pound of 100% fresh beef topped with onions, pickles and two slices of cheese. The burger also includes shredded lettuce, crispy bacon, ketchup and mustard.  The...

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Billboard’s Songs of the Summer chart brings the heat
Sep21

Billboard’s Songs of the Summer chart brings the heat

As fall begins this week, Billboard released its 2020 Songs of the Summer chart, which is the top 20 most streamed, played and sold songs on the Billboard Hot 100 from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  According to the chart, the top five songs of the summer were “Rockstar” by DaBaby and Roddy Ricch, “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd, “Whats Poppin” by Jack Harlow featuring DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne, “Savage Remix” by Megan...

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Freshmen reflect on early college experience during COVID-19
Sep18

Freshmen reflect on early college experience during COVID-19

New places, new people and new opportunities—these are all part of the average freshman’s college experience. However, due to the pandemic, many of these experiences, from campus life to the classroom, have changed indefinitely.  Jackalyn Ballard, a freshman diplomacy major, said this first semester is nothing like she expected it to be. Coming from California, she said she had a lot of plans for her first year at Seton Hall,...

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Freshman CEO rises in music industry
Sep18

Freshman CEO rises in music industry

Many dream about becoming the CEO of their own company after college, but Christopher Yangello, a freshman business undecided major, already did so before he even graduated high school. In 2018, Yangello jump-started his career at the Made in America music festival when he snuck his camera in to take pictures of the artists. Yangello said he met a man there who saw him taking pictures and offered to connect him with his friend who...

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University cafeteria unveils new look to adhere to safety guidelines
Sep16

University cafeteria unveils new look to adhere to safety guidelines

The Seton Hall cafeteria has undergone a complete transformation this semester as part of the University’s efforts to make the dining hall safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The Office of Business Affairs detailed the protocols that Seton Hall and Gourmet Dining Services would carry out for the Fall semester in an email to students. The new guidelines followed the creation of a task force last spring whose goal was to create a safe...

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Seton Hall nursing students and faculty provide unique insights into pandemic
Sep16

Seton Hall nursing students and faculty provide unique insights into pandemic

Seton Hall students and faculty in the College of Nursing shared their stories and thoughts on being a future health care worker during the COVID-19 pandemic. Caroline Pascasio, a sophomore nursing major, said her drive to become a nurse has remained steadfast in the face of the pandemic. She said she always knew she wanted to enter a field where she could help other people and feel as though she was having a direct impact on their...

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COVID-19 drastically changes student fashion both on campus and online
Sep15

COVID-19 drastically changes student fashion both on campus and online

As COVID-19 dramatically affected nearly all aspects of life, people’s style and the way they present themselves are no exception. A key component of a student’s appearance that has drastically changed is makeup—or the lack of it. With much of their faces covered, many students who normally wear makeup have now opted to only apply it to the top half of their faces.  Students in masks work near the University Seal. (Grace...

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Professors adjust to new teaching formats this semester
Sep14

Professors adjust to new teaching formats this semester

By Victoria Rossi Now that some students have returned to campus for the fall semester, professors are adapting to the new teaching formats implemented by Seton Hall to limit the spread of COVID-19. Professors are teaching their classes either through the HyFlex model, a combination of in-person and online learning, or fully online. They are using tools such as Microsoft Teams and Blackboard to hold their lectures.  All...

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