SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections
Nov15

SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections

On Nov. 5, 2018, Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa signed a proclamation into effect. The purpose of this proclamation was simple: to encourage Seton Hall University students to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Futa, a sophomore Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages major, said via email that, “I signed this proclamation because I really believe that...

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University launches new institute
Nov08

University launches new institute

The Buccino Leadership Institute, a “first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary program designed to develop undergraduates from a wide array of academic majors to become the next generation of leaders,” officially launched this fall, according to an email from the Office of the Provost. The Institute has chosen “83 high-caliber students from around the globe … for the inaugural class,” said the Office of the Provost. These students come from...

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Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes
Oct18

Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes

Students who were concerned about the sale of cigarettes at the Seton Hall University bookstore will soon get their wish: as of November 1, 2018, the bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes. There is more than one reason for this change in policy. Director of Business Affairs Peter Trunk said via email that “cigarettes are not a very popular item.” “It makes sense to me that the store would end the sales, not just because of...

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Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone
Sep12

Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

The Seton Hall bookstore sells cigarettes, despite the health risk that they present, and as a result students on campus are asking why. The CDC published a study on June 22, 2018 which states, “Each year in the United States, cigarette smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths, including approximately 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults. Smoke-free policies protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke...

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Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award
Sep06

Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award

In May 2018, Seton Hall University’s Public Relations and Marketing Department, along with their production partner, Pittsburgh-based Awesome Films, received an unprecedented honor: the bronze 2018 Telly Award. The Telly Awards have been around since 1979 and, according to their website, seek to “honor[s] excellence in video and television across all screens.” This bronze medal is the first Telly Award that Seton Hall has received....

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