Bounce ‘N Trounce brings SHU community together
Feb20

Bounce ‘N Trounce brings SHU community together

Student Alumni Association shows off university pride for over 24 hours Exhausted, yet restless at the same time, a member of the Student Alumni Association (SAA) holds a cup of coffee in her hand, laughing out loud. Her bold smile widens, taking up half of her face. The other students can’t tell if she’s tired or not. Her mood, full of excitement and energy, has not changed for a long period of time. Adrian Chavez/ Staff Photographer...

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New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU
Feb20

New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU

Courtesy of SMART The Student Marijuana Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) was recently established at Seton Hall. According to its Facebook page, the alliance focuses on bringing cannabis education to universities and bridging the gap for millennials interested in career opportunities. Olivia Giles-Johnson, co-founder of SMART, said she and her other co-founder, Rachel Gilbert, brought SMART to campus to educate the student...

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SHU’s Chamber Choir’s performance in New Hampshire a great opera-tunity
Feb20

SHU’s Chamber Choir’s performance in New Hampshire a great opera-tunity

Courtesy of Jason Tramm The Seton Hall Chamber Choir performed alongside the Opera New Hampshire on Feb. 10 at The Palace Theater in Manchester, N.H. Together, the two musical groups performed a piece entitled “Rossini’s Barber of Seville.” Annemarie Ryan, a freshman nursing major and opera singer, described the story behind the song that contributes to its exceptionality. “The story, in short, is about a Count who comes to serenade a...

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SAB hosts dinner party to help out-of-state students feel ‘at home’
Feb20

SAB hosts dinner party to help out-of-state students feel ‘at home’

On Feb. 15, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its first “No One Eats Alone Dinner” in the Pirate Dining Room. According to the SAB Twitter, @SHU_SAB, the goal of the event was for Seton Hall students to eat dinner with someone that they have not interacted with yet during their time at Seton Hall. Students were encouraged to share their experiences at Seton Hall and any other places they had been, also offering a networking...

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Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat
Feb20

Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat

On Feb. 8 and 9, a group of Seton Hall students traveled to a campground an hour away for the annual Fan Into Flame Retreat. Eliezer DeJesus, a sophomore accounting major and one of the leaders of the retreat, said the purpose of the retreat was to invite students to learn more about the Holy Spirit in a more personal way. DeJesus said he chose to lead the retreat because he felt God was calling him to pour out his heart in service....

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Students share what Black History Month means to them
Feb20

Students share what Black History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts on Black History Month, its significance and what it means to them. Feven Kebede, a sophomore nursing major, said: “It’s the month where we celebrate Africans, African-Americans and people of black descent. It’s a period where we commemorate the people who have made an impact in our society such as Martin Luther King Jr.” Emmanuella Iwelumo, a senior nursing major, said: “Black History Month...

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Village Diner: ‘a home away from home’
Feb20

Village Diner: ‘a home away from home’

Merinda Gruszecki/ Digital/Social Media Editor As the years have passed and Seton Hall students have come and gone, one thing has remained steady through it all – the diner down South Orange Ave. What was once known as the Blue Moon 18 years ago has since turned into into Village Diner. Owner Allie Lignos said she and her husband, Nick, knew the importance and weight that came with running a diner in a college town. The owners...

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Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’:  dating in the past versus now
Feb14

Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’: dating in the past versus now

In light of Valentine’s Day, Seton Hall students shared their opinions on the major differences they have seen in present dating culture versus the past. Olamilekan Olorode, a sophomore nursing major, said he believes the main difference between dating in his parents’ time versus now is the use of dating apps.“In my parents’ time, dating apps had not appeared yet and technology was not as advanced as it is now,” Olorode said. “You...

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Writer expresses love for family through poetry
Feb14

Writer expresses love for family through poetry

On Feb. 5, Angela Alaimo O’Donnell presented at the Poetry-in-the-Round speakers series in the Chancellor’s Suite. O’Donnell read excerpts from her published works to students and faculty at Seton Hall.According to her website, some of her publications include “Still Pilgrim,” “Moving House,” “Waking My Mother,” “Mortal Blessings” and “Flannery O’Connor: Fiction Fired by Faith,” which won first prize from the Association of Catholic...

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Diplomacy association unites to provide resources to students
Feb14

Diplomacy association unites to provide resources to students

The Undergraduate Diplomacy Student Association (UDSA) is a student organization open to those majoring or minoring in International Relations and Diplomacy. Parker LaCourse, a junior diplomacy major and the president of the organization, said that UDSA focuses on networking opportunities and fostering professional development for its membership. Photo courtesy of Parker LaCourse “In addition to our focus, Dean Bartoli created this...

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Diplomacy alumna launches decaf coffee startup
Feb14

Diplomacy alumna launches decaf coffee startup

The Seton Hall Consulting Group partnered with Kaitlyn Brown, a Seton Hall alumna who graduated in 2006, on a new startup for a decaf coffee business called Savorista. Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Brown Brown said she initially was most interested in social impact work, as she worked for a nonprofit organization after graduating with a degree in diplomacy. She later joined the Peace Corps, traveling to Burkina Faso to help farmers build...

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Apple’s AirPods: Does it smell like broke in here?
Feb14

Apple’s AirPods: Does it smell like broke in here?

Apple’s latest craze, AirPods, has taken the campus of Seton Hall, as well as the world, by storm. Although released in December 2016, AirPods have seen a growth in popularity, becoming a big part of pop culture, as well as a well-known meme flooded across several social media pages. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer These wireless headphones were a common Christmas gift among students this year. One who received them was Jimmy Krause,...

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