Dating apps: is it truly love at first swipe?
Feb14

Dating apps: is it truly love at first swipe?

Dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge provide a location-based service that allows its users to express their romantic interest for other users on the app. On Tinder, it is as simple as swiping right when you find someone attractive and swiping left to move on to the next person. Seton Hall students shared their general thoughts on online dating. “I don’t use it that much to be honest,” William Kubrak, a junior communications...

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Love is in the air: is Valentine’s Day worth the hype?
Feb13

Love is in the air: is Valentine’s Day worth the hype?

With Valentine’s Day approaching, some people will be preparing to take their significant other out for a special night, while others will spend a fun night with friends. Others will be trying to just ignore that the holiday is even happening. No matter what your plans are, an important question remains: is Valentine’s Day worth all this hype? Seton Hall students weighed in on this issue and shared their opinions on the holiday. Julia...

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Music hits to start off the noteworthy decade
Feb13

Music hits to start off the noteworthy decade

Students shared their thoughts on what they think are the biggest hits that started off the decade. Some find music to be a huge part of their daily lives and provided songs that they enjoy or top hits that get them in zone. “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd Daniel Dalbey, a freshman communications major, found this song to have an upbeat tone to it and deemed it as a song he was able to relax to with his friends. “It just makes me feel...

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Boland Cellar transforms into Tunnel of Oppression
Feb07

Boland Cellar transforms into Tunnel of Oppression

On Jan. 29, the Department of Housing and Residence Life held its first-ever Tunnel of Oppression, providing individuals with an understanding of different ways in which people can be oppressed or disadvantaged. The “Tunnel” was not a literal tubular tour, instead taking place in the Boland Cellar. A group of attendees were led to and from different stations that showcased various examples of how students can suffer different forms of...

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Shakira, J.Lo spice up Super Bowl halftime show
Feb07

Shakira, J.Lo spice up Super Bowl halftime show

On Feb. 2, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl LIV at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The halftime show featured Shakira and Jennifer Lopez, and students shared their reactions to the performance. Shakira opened the performance with “She Wolf.” She showed off her dance moves while performing “Whenever, Wherever,” a cover of Cardi B’s hit “I Like It” with Bad Bunny and concluded with...

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Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop
Feb07

Freshman transforms dorm into barbershop

Despite the transition to college and dorm life, Vikram Khosla, a freshman business major, managed to continue his haircutting business by transforming his dorm into a functioning barbershop. After a year of saving money, Khosla bought the basic equipment needed to cut hair. He said he needed to make money and found cutting hair to be a unique way to do it without getting a regular job. “I mostly learned off of YouTube and asked my...

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Bailamos: New club brings dancers together
Feb07

Bailamos: New club brings dancers together

This semester, Unidos Bailamos is the newest addition to many cultural and activity-based clubs at Seton Hall. The club was founded by Diamond Vasquez, a sophomore accounting major who has dancing experience in hip hop, ballet, tap and ballroom dancing. Vasquez explained what piqued her interest in creating this club and her plans for the organization. “I know that there are a lot of dance teams and clubs already on campus, but there...

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Sweet Valentine’s gift ideas for your loved ones
Feb07

Sweet Valentine’s gift ideas for your loved ones

Now that it is February, the added stress of having less than two weeks to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is affecting people everywhere. In elementary school, Valentine’s Day was a day where students were given the opportunity to hand out cards and candy to friends and classmates; each person received a Valentine from each person in return. Parents often gave their children cards and candy to express their love and make sure...

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Pop out with these cool, winter fashion trends
Feb07

Pop out with these cool, winter fashion trends

As the temperature gets colder, people are upgrading their wardrobes for warmer clothes. Students shared their favorite items for the winter and what is trending. Donna Goicoechea, a sophomore economics and finance major, said that Fila and Champion sweatshirts are her favorite to wear. “I went to the city the other day and I have been seeing a lot of Fila and Champion sweaters,” she said. “The sweater I have is my dad’s sweatshirt....

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La Villa dishes out Mexican and Salvadoran food
Feb07

La Villa dishes out Mexican and Salvadoran food

La Villa Mexican and Salvadoran Food, located on 261 Irvington Ave., is a new Mexican-Salvadoran restaurant offering “authentic and fresh” cuisine with a 10% discount for students. Owners Mario and Kate Murgas opened the restaurant less than a month ago fulfilling a lifelong dream of theirs. The business is owned and run by the couple, but they hope to hire Seton Hall students for parttime jobs in the future. Mario said that Kate does...

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62nd Grammys hits some high and low notes
Feb07

62nd Grammys hits some high and low notes

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles. The ceremony turned out to be a historic night for one artist in particular. Billie Eilish, an 18-year old pop artist, was nominated for six Grammys and won five. Eilish also became the first woman to ever sweep the “Big Four” Grammys, winning Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. When asked about the musically-inclined...

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SHU gears up for Black History Month
Jan31

SHU gears up for Black History Month

Several organizations on campus are gearing up to celebrate Black History Month with a variety of events, panels and activities to honor past and present figures in the black community and discuss pressing issues. On Feb. 10, the Black Student Union (BSU) will kick off a week filled with programs. Taylor Newkirk, a senior psychology major and president of BSU, plans to focus the week on diversity in the community. Newkirk said some of...

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