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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Music department concert aims to inspire hope
Oct25

Music department concert aims to inspire hope

The Concert for Hope performed by the Seton Hall Choral Program within the Arts Council will take place at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in New York City on Oct. 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. Dr. Jason Tramm will lead the University’s Chorus and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Chamber Orchestra as they perform songs such as the “Lorde Nelson Mass” by Haydn and “The Song of the Universal” by Ola Gjeilo, with an encore of “The Lamb” by John Taverner. The...

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Student government creates Presidential Cabinet
Oct18

Student government creates Presidential Cabinet

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University recently accepted applications for their Presidential Cabinet comprised of students who would assist SGA President Rishi Shah in understanding student concerns and working with students to create more transparency between SGA and the student body. Emma Murphy, a junior education major and an SGA Education Senator and the Academic Affairs Committee Chair, shared her...

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Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election
Sep26

Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election

On Sept. 16, The Washington Post published an article that tracked a positive correlation between Donald Trump’s presidency and the increase in journalism majors. The article titled, “A Trump effect at journalism schools? Colleges see a surge in admissions” relates the surge in journalism major applications to the president’s term and his rhetoric of “fake news” and calling journalists, the “enemy of the people.” Journalism thought to...

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Fall fashion takes over Seton Hall University
Sep19

Fall fashion takes over Seton Hall University

With sweater weather around the corner, fall is approaching and new fashion trends are developing. Seton Hall students shared some do’s and don’ts for fall fashion trends and a few “must-haves” for this season. Victoria Cardona, a junior finance and management major, listed some popular essential clothes and accessories for the fall and winter seasons. “Must-have clothes are blazers, big/chunky sweaters, black booties, silk skirts,...

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Students praise new equipment at IHS campus
Sep19

Students praise new equipment at IHS campus

The School of Health and Medical Sciences, after its completion this past summer, has received not only a new campus in Nutley, N.J. but also new equipment. Bonita Stanton, founding dean of Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University (on behalf of all three IHS deans, Brian Shulman and Marie Foley, described the new equipment at the Nutley campus. “There is extensive recording equipment in the simulation suite...

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Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences
Apr25

Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences

On April 5, the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University sponsored its first alumni panel of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates, who work professionally in the industry and have two to three years of experience. During the panel, each panelist gave the audience an introduction about themselves and discussed their post-college experiences in the workforce. The event provided current students with real-life experiences...

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Students do yoga for both credit and fun
Apr25

Students do yoga for both credit and fun

Seton Hall University offers a plethora of yoga-centric fitness classes, amongst others, at the Richie Regan Recreation Center for all students as well as in its academic curriculum. Shannon Reilly, a senior anthropology major and yoga instructor since 2015, commented on the lessons that yoga has taught her. “I’ve learned to be able to creatively express yourself truthfully, maintain playfulness for those potentially awkward moments,...

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Public relations and marketing department wins awards
Apr18

Public relations and marketing department wins awards

The Department of Public Relations and Marketing at Seton Hall University has received five awards from two different national program competitions: the 2017 Collegiate Advertising Awards and the 33rd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing Report. In previous years, the department has been recognized for different awards from the same two entities. Last year, the department was recognized for their...

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SHU honors Martin Luther King
Apr11

SHU honors Martin Luther King

April 4, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and Seton Hall University hosted several events that ran from April 3-13 to commemorate and celebrate his life. “Dr. King gave us many gifts, but perhaps the greatest was his vision of a nation in which all people are free and at peace,” said Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan on Seton Hall’s website. “That dream is still our dream today. It...

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