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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Your feminism isn’t feminism if it’s not intersectional
Oct09

Your feminism isn’t feminism if it’s not intersectional

As of Sept. 27 of this year, 18 transgender women have died according to The New York Times. The violent deaths of these women and the lack of attention their deaths have received are a reflection of a society that does not care about transgender women of color. A feminist is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Feminism is about wanting equality, not about being superior in any way....

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Seminary launches two new online courses
Oct07

Seminary launches two new online courses

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology will launch two new online courses: Ministry of Justice and Charity as well as Christian Anthropology on Oct 21. The main reason why these online courses have been introduced is due to alumni feedback provided in several surveys conducted by the University. Father Christopher M. Ciccarino, associate dean of the School of Theology, said that these courses provides the University...

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Nobel laureate receives honorary degree from SHU
Oct04

Nobel laureate receives honorary degree from SHU

Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad was presented with an honorary degree from Seton Hall University last Friday at an event hosted by the College of Diplomacy and International Relations. Kegan Melancon/Staff photographer The event, a “Forum on Modern Slavery: 21st Century Solutions” was organized in association with the Slave Free Community Project, the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the International Justice Project. The...

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Women’s tennis struggles at West Point
Sep30

Women’s tennis struggles at West Point

This past weekend, the Seton Hall women’s tennis team competed in the West Point Invitational, a tournament featuring schools from all over the map and offering a wide range of competitors. For the Pirates, the tournament did not go as planned, as many players were eliminated in the first or second round of their respective brackets. Beginning with the A Singles tournament, where two participants finished higher than any other Pirate...

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Pirates shine again at Princeton Invitational
Sep29

Pirates shine again at Princeton Invitational

The Seton Hall women’s golf team shined at the Princeton Invitational over the weekend, finishing first place among a field of 13, including two Big East opponents, St. John’s and Georgetown.   The Pirates got off to a quick start with three players all shooting under-par through the first nine holes. Maddie Sager shot even through the first nine and improved her...

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