Instagram challenges help students cope through pandemic
Apr01

Instagram challenges help students cope through pandemic

With everyone stuck in their houses during quarantine, many students have said that they have struggled with ways to kill time. Although Seton Hall has transitioned to remote learning where students interact with their peers and professors virtually, some say they are struggling with the amount of anxiety caused by the pandemic overall.  Instagram feeds have been blowing up with a variety of challenges and social media games in...

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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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What to watch while many TV programs halt production
Mar27

What to watch while many TV programs halt production

Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, hundreds of television programs have suspended production in order to combat the spread of the disease. With thousands of students bunkered down in their homes, glued to television and computer screens, it may seem to some that there will be nothing to watch for the foreseeable future. According to The Los Angeles Times, shows like “America’s Got Talent” will end the production of their fifteenth season...

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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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African Student Association cancels fashion show amid planning issues
Mar12

African Student Association cancels fashion show amid planning issues

The African Student Association (ASA) canceled its annual Fashion Show, an event that celebrates African fashion and culture, on Feb. 28 after facing several complications regarding the event’s planning process.  ASA was previously seeking potential student models to take part in the event. “Partnering with fashion designers, [the students] get to wear a variety of styles and walk the red carpet,” according to an email sent out...

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Local boutique focuses on sustainable fashion, gives back to community
Mar12

Local boutique focuses on sustainable fashion, gives back to community

Sadie’s has been the go-to boutique for some students in South Orange for about three years. Located at 65 Valley St., Sadie’s sells women’s and men’s clothing and home goods from local suppliers who work toward a sustainable future. Catherine Fisher, the owner of the boutique, explained Sadie’s mission and what the store is all about. “We focus on philanthropic and ethical brands,” Fisher said. “These are brands that are made with...

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Pop Smoke: young Brooklyn rapper gone too soon
Feb28

Pop Smoke: young Brooklyn rapper gone too soon

The 20-year-old Brooklyn rapper Bashar “Pop Smoke” Jackson was killed on Feb. 19 in the Hollywood Hills in what appeared to be a home invasion-robbery. Jackson’s songs include “Welcome to the Party,” which was on Pitchfork’s list of Best Rap Songs of 2019, and “Gatti,” which appeared on Cactus Jack Records’ debut album “JackBoys.” Students shared their favorite tracks from the late rapper, who some found to be a fresh face in the...

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Music majors share the high, low notes of SHU program
Feb27

Music majors share the high, low notes of SHU program

Within the College of Communication and the Arts, Seton Hall has a music major program which offers a variety of educational paths to those who wish to study music. Paul Christiansen, associate professor of music, said that though there are many students involved with the music program either as having a music minor or as being a performer, there are roughly 10 students who are pursuing a full degree in music. Christiansen said that...

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Engage in rest and relaxation this spring break
Feb27

Engage in rest and relaxation this spring break

Spring break is next week from March 2 to 7. Whether students plan to return home or take advantage of the week off and travel, there are ample opportunities to ensure a productive week off. If students find themselves sitting around their house or hometown next week, there is still plenty for them to do if they want to make the most of their time off. The Setonian spoke to students around campus and asked them what tips or pieces of...

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Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show
Feb21

Female theatre majors break barriers in upcoming show

The Theatre Council is set to perform “Men on Boats,” a feminist play written by Jaclyn Backhaus, in the Theatre-in-theRound this weekend. The play is based on the journal of John Wesley Powell and tells a story about him and his men exploring the Colorado River in 1869. However, there’s just one twist—the male characters are portrayed by female actors. “Backhaus’ point is that women are as capable as men to be adventurers and...

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Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café
Feb21

Father-daughter duo cooks up True Salvage Café

True Salvage Café in Maplewood combines a love for art and a passion for cooking. Walking into the establishment, one is immediately greeted by many antiques and knickknacks that fill the space and walls. All of the unique decorations are from the owner David Heffernan’s lifelong personal collection. Before opening the café, Heffernan worked in the art business for over 50 years. Signe Heffernan, daughter of David Heffernan, is the...

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Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese
Feb14

Campus Ministry has ‘gouda’ time with grilled cheese

Every other Wednesday, Campus Ministry hosts a free grilled cheese lunch in the lower level of Boland Hall. Campus Ministry began Grilled Cheese Wednesdays last semester after opening its new student lounge in the lower level of Boland Hall. Kaitlyn Quinn, the Campus Ministry graduate assistant, and others in Campus Ministry organize it. “Grilled Cheese Wednesdays are a great chance for our students – many of whom are commuters – to...

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