Shah wins second term
Apr03

Shah wins second term

Shah-Mabalatan ticket sweeps SGA election The results for the Student Government Association elections are in for the 2019-2020 school year and the Shah-Mabalatan ticket won. Election polls opened on Monday at 6 a.m. and closed the followeing day at 3 p.m. Shah’s ticket (above) swept the SGA executive board this election, though all seats with the exception of the presidency were unopposed. Photo courtesy of Rishi Shah As previously...

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Muslim Student Association holds Islamic Awareness Week
Mar27

Muslim Student Association holds Islamic Awareness Week

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Seton Hall University hosted Islamic Awareness Week (IAW) this week. Events included “Ask a Muslim: Dawah Table,” a “Love in Islam” discussion, a speaker on “Mental Health in Islam,” a “Hijabathon” and a “United Jummah” to close in the week off. The events are meant to foster discussion and unite the University community to come together. Guest speaker Amina Saad talks about mental health in...

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As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up
Mar21

As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University kicked off their election season on March 18 with juniors Rishi Shah and Anthony Chen running for the top job of SGA President. Shah, a junior with a major in management and philosophy and the current SGA president, said that it was his time serving in SGA that inspired him to run for re-election this year. “I believe that the changes we’ve made to the budget policy,...

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Student holds drive to aid Venezuelan civilians
Mar06

Student holds drive to aid Venezuelan civilians

As the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela grows more and more dire, students at Seton Hall have decided to try and take action on their own. The situation all came to a head following the inauguration of President Nicolás Maduro, following an election who many believed to have been rigged. Juan Guaidó, a member of the opposition declared Maduro as illegitimate and encouraged further protests meant to topple the regime. Guaidó was then...

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On Valentine’s Day, learn to love yourself first
Feb16

On Valentine’s Day, learn to love yourself first

With Valentine’s Day being an unofficial American holiday, I understand that there’s this societal pressure to engage in romantic love and be part of a relationship that transcends the individual. For me, this day is an opportunity to reflect on myself and on the importance of learning to love myself first. As lovely and exciting as romantic love is, there is still something to be said about being your own best friend and learning to...

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Trump delivers second State of the Union
Feb14

Trump delivers second State of the Union

President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union Address on Feb. 5 following a postponement issued by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi because of the government shutdown. Trump discussed issues such as illegal immigration, the government shutdown, his proposal for a border wall among others. He also discussed issues regarding trade in China, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — the replacement to the North American Free Trade...

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Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips
Feb06

Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and to prepare for the day, Seton Hall University students shared their favorite makeup brands, tips and tricks. Marie Leone/Staff Photographer Kassidy Kelly, a sophomore public relations major, shared a makeup tip. “Next time you sit down to do your makeup, try mixing your liquid foundation with a small drop of your daily face moisturizer before applying,” Kelly said. “This will not only...

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SHU removes anti-gay organization from website
Jan30

SHU removes anti-gay organization from website

Adam Varoqua, a senior psychology and social and behavioral sciences major, had a meeting with Monsignor Anthony Ziccardi before Christmas break to discuss the removal of a link to Courage International, previously included on Seton Hall University’s Campus Ministry website. According to the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, “Courage International is a prayer and support ministry of the Catholic Church for men and women struggling with...

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Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street
Jan23

Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street

A North Carolina-based student housing management company has a proposal develop new luxury student apartments on Valley Street in South Orange. The project will be unaffiliated with Seton Hall University, but could serve as another location for students to live. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital and Social Media Editor “We’re going to negotiate our best and final offer,” Village President Sheena Collum said at the Board of Trustees meeting...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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Seton Hall students react to midterm election results
Nov15

Seton Hall students react to midterm election results

The midterm elections were on Tuesday, November 6 and for many, the election can redefine the political climate of the nation for the coming years. At the end of a stressful period of ballots being sent in and counted, Republicans won a majority in the Senate with a total of fifty-one to forty-seven while Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives with a total of 229 to 198. The election not only signaled a change in the...

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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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