Pirates fall to Bulldogs
Nov11

Pirates fall to Bulldogs

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell, 3-2, to the Butler Bulldogs on Friday night after having a 2-0 lead in the match. The Pirates have now lost eight straight games and fall  7-20 for the season. Julia Wilkins led the Pirates with 16 kills on the night and Maggie Cvelbar had a team-high 31 assists. Photo via SHU Athletics The Pirates started off the first set with momentum as they took an early 10-3. Later on, the...

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Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?
Nov07

Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?

You’re sitting in class and you feel your phone vibrate. When you turn on the screen, there’s no notification. A 2017 study by Observer said that 80% of college students have experienced this phenomenon dubbed the “phantom text message.” People spend on average two and a half hours per day on social media, and while scientists have proven that cell phone addiction is real, many are uncertain whether social media is addictive. Seton...

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SHU ranked first for post-graduate employment among N.J. private schools
Nov07

SHU ranked first for post-graduate employment among N.J. private schools

When it comes to post-graduate employment, Seton Hall has been ranked No. 1 among New Jersey private schools, according to career resource aggregate Zippia. Overall, Seton Hall ranks No. 5 in New Jersey. File photo Zippia, a platform that helps recent graduates and others search for jobs directly associated with their major or a specific company, gathered data from College Scoreboard Data and IPEDS to build their list. With a 92.55%...

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African Student Association hosts food event
Nov07

African Student Association hosts food event

The African Student Association’s annual Taste of Africa event was held on Oct. 29 in the Beck Rooms of the Walsh Library. File photo Nnamdi Ene, president of the African student association, stated that the main purpose of this event is to “bring African culture to the Seton Hall population through food and show them a side of Africa that they might not get to experience otherwise.” The event took approximately three weeks to plan....

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Star Wars Club ‘forces’ their way onto the scene
Oct31

Star Wars Club ‘forces’ their way onto the scene

Seton Hall’s Star Wars Club is a safe space for those interested in the intergalactic media franchise and for students searching for a way to get involved on campus. George Rodriguez, a senior English major and president of the Star Wars Club, said the organization’s mission is “to create a space on campus for people who felt like they didn’t have other spaces they could come.” Although the club focuses on dissecting and discussing...

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Students weigh in on Trump impeachment proceedings
Oct31

Students weigh in on Trump impeachment proceedings

On Sept. 24, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump for betrayal of the nation’s security and his oath of office by withholding military aid from Ukraine to encourage their leader to investigate political rivals for his own political gain. This marks the fourth impeachment inquiry in U.S. history, which received a variety of responses from Seton Hall faculty and students. Dr. W. King...

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University members gathered for SGA Town Hall
Oct31

University members gathered for SGA Town Hall

Students, faculty members, and administrators alike gathered to discuss the issues facing Seton Hall University at the Student Government Association (SGA)’s annual ‘Town Hall’ meeting on Monday, Oct. 28. The town hall is held so that students can express their concerns and wishes to the administration of the school in a public, formalized setting. Issues of affordability, accessibility, and diversity were frequently brought up by...

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Seton Hall gets into the autumnal spirit
Oct25

Seton Hall gets into the autumnal spirit

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Housing and Residence Life (HRL) hosted the “Fall at the Hall” festival outside of Boland Hall on Oct. 16. Jessica Proano, the associate director of Residential Education and Student Development said, “[Fall at the Hall] is always on the last day of the first 56 days…it is supposed to be the ‘end,’ a celebration that we made it this far.” Photo via Instagram @setonhall Students ate various fall...

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Review: Tara Westover shares her story in memoir “Educated”
Oct24

Review: Tara Westover shares her story in memoir “Educated”

Education is subjective. Its definition is always changing, and as a result, there is not a solid answer to the question of what it means to be educated, or who is an “educated” person. For many people, education is the physical act of attending a school and learning about topics like the basics of math or writing. But for Tara Westover, being educated means being aware. She opened her eyes to her surroundings and to the vast world...

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Student Life Committee investigates parking prices
Oct24

Student Life Committee investigates parking prices

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Student Life Committee is beginning to compile data on parking prices at other universities in order to determine if the cost of a parking permit could be lowered at Seton Hall. File photo An academic year parking pass for a commuter at Seton Hall costs $327.42, while a resident pass costs $350. The SGA initiative was formed amid complaints by many students that parking costs at Seton Hall...

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Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam
Oct09

Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam

Seton Hall ​students and faculty of are looking for an impactful outcome from a petition for a campus-wide ban on Styrofoam, and specifically at the campus Dunkin’ Donuts, which received over 250 signatures so far. Cooper Tenant/Staff photographer The petition, which was created six months ago, aims to ban all Styrofoam on campus. The petition states that by signing “students are requesting that all Styrofoam containers be eliminated...

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SGA will review new club applications
Oct09

SGA will review new club applications

Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is starting up its Fall 2019 Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) soon. The committee reviews new club applications to determine if they will become SGA recognized and become eligible for funding. Glory Akoh/Staff photographer For clubs looking to get approved by the committee, there is an entire process that they must go through. First, they must fill out the...

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