Alternatives to ‘lift your spirits’ this Halloween during the pandemic
Oct28

Alternatives to ‘lift your spirits’ this Halloween during the pandemic

With Halloween approaching, Seton Hall students  shared how they are preparing to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year amid a global pandemic. Photo by Copper Tenant 1.       Watch Halloween movies One way to get into the spirit is to watch Halloween movies, whether they are scary or more lighthearted. “When I was younger, [Halloween] was more about the candy, but now I love it for the costumes and scary...

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Here are four things you should know before making a trip to NYC
Oct27

Here are four things you should know before making a trip to NYC

With New York City being just a thirty-minute train ride away, many Seton Hall students wanting to visit must now follow safety guidelines and procedures due to the pandemic.  Photo by Jillian Cancela On March 20, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo started the city’s lockdown procedure, closing down non-essential businesses. Months later, New York has entered phase four, which includes opening non-essential businesses while still...

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Let’s talk economics: Students, professor unfold Seton Hall economics program
Oct27

Let’s talk economics: Students, professor unfold Seton Hall economics program

Seton Hall economics majors and faculty gave insight into what made them choose this course of study, what pursuing the major entails and how it will help them post-graduation. Ishani Sachdeva, a senior economics major, said she chose to declare Economics as her major because it is a combination of business, psychology and philosophy. Anca Cotet-Grecu, associate professor of economics and legal studies, said the economics curriculum...

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Students are ‘falling’ for these food and drink favorites
Oct23

Students are ‘falling’ for these food and drink favorites

With the arrival of autumn, many food establishments have transitioned to seasonal menus, letting fall fanatics indulge in their favorite seasonal treats. From pumpkin spice lattes to the classic apple pie, here’s what Seton Hall students had to say about their fall food and drink picks. Salted Caramel Mocha – Starbucks Lorra de Guzman, a sophomore nursing major, said her go-to drink for the season is the Salted Caramel Mocha from...

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Seton Hall theatre program prepares for ‘Spoon River Revisited’
Oct23

Seton Hall theatre program prepares for ‘Spoon River Revisited’

Despite restrictions put on them by COVID-19, the Seton Hall theatre program has prepared a production of Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology—Spoon River Revisited.” According to members of the cast, preparation for the play was done over Zoom for most of the rehearsal process. The cast said they missed the kinship and interconnectedness of rehearsing together in person, but that they made it work despite the difficulties. “Our...

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SHUSaba keeps dancing through COVID-19
Oct22

SHUSaba keeps dancing through COVID-19

The “new normal” ushered in by COVID-19 has made Seton Hall’s clubs and organizations adjust and change the way they conduct their meetings and events. One of these on-campus organizations is SHUSaba, Seton Hall’s student South Asian Fusion dance team.  Photo by Diksha Hooda SHUSaba was formally recognized by Seton Hall’s Student Government Association as an official organization last year. Since then, the group has participated in...

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UpliftSHU strives to uphold mental health wellness on campus
Oct22

UpliftSHU strives to uphold mental health wellness on campus

UpliftSHU is a student-run mental health club that upholds their tenets of mindfulness, community and empowerment, according to their Instagram.    Photo via Instagram:@Upliftshu Elizabeth Rauchet, a sophomore English major and president of UpliftSHU, described the club as a “resource other than CAPS on campus that people can go to if they want to talk to somebody or find a way to lessen their anxiety from schoolwork.”  Priya...

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Student employees in food service industry talk about changes amid COVID-19
Oct20

Student employees in food service industry talk about changes amid COVID-19

Wearing masks, following social distancing guidelines and adhering to safety measures, Seton Hall students employed in the food service industry shared what it’s like to be in their shoes during COVID-19. Amanda Araujo, a junior business finance major, is a bartender at Trattoria Il Cafone Restaurant and Bar in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, who said her experience has changed dramatically.  “The work dynamic has truly changed during...

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To rush or not to rush: Seton Hall freshmen decide on Greek life
Oct15

To rush or not to rush: Seton Hall freshmen decide on Greek life

One of the long-standing traditions across many college campuses—including Seton Hall—is Greek life. As events take place online due to the pandemic, some freshmen said they have become torn on whether they should join Greek life this year. Veronica Carreras, a freshman art, design and interactive multimedia major, said she is contemplating joining Greek life because she is unsure if she will be able to manage her time with schoolwork...

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Megan Thee Stallion speaks on Black Lives Matter at SNL performance
Oct13

Megan Thee Stallion speaks on Black Lives Matter at SNL performance

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion made her debut performance on the Season 46 premiere of “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) on Oct. 3, where she raised awareness for the Black Lives Matter movement and the protection of Black men and women.  The return of SNL struck the interest of many people. Ellis Mitchell, a senior sports management major, said he is a huge fan of SNL and is “excited the show is back in Studio 8H,” after it was forced to...

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Greek life adjusts recruitment and initiation process amid pandemic
Oct12

Greek life adjusts recruitment and initiation process amid pandemic

Recruiting and initiating members into Seton Hall’s Greek life is normally a time filled with face-to-face contact and social interaction, but due to the pandemic this year’s events will have to take place through an increasingly familiar medium—online.  Ashley Bernhammer, a sophomore psychology major, is the vice president of membership recruitment elect for Seton Hall’s chapter of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Bernhammer, who...

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‘Turn left, not right’: Students weigh in on phrase when leaving campus

There is a common piece of advice most Seton Hall students have heard about South Orange Avenue: when exiting the front gates of campus, “turn left, not right.”  The phrase suggests that there is danger to be found when turning right, promoting stereotypes about the area and those who live there. Turning right leads into the City of Newark — the biggest city in New Jersey, from which many Seton Hall students hail. “When I...

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