Government shutdown stretches into 34th day
Jan23

Government shutdown stretches into 34th day

The United States partial government shutdown continues into its 34th day today, leaving more than 800,000 federal employees furloughed or working without pay and making it the longest shutdown in history. Public Domain File President Donald Trump made a new offer to Democrats on Saturday in an effort to ramp up pressure on Congress to end the shutdown and meet his demand for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall on the US-Mexico...

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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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Bozzella looks to bring out the best in former five-star transfer
Jan23

Bozzella looks to bring out the best in former five-star transfer

In life, confidence is needed in different aspects. Confidence allows for an individual to know that he or she can accomplish whatever is in front of them. The same goes for the game of basketball. Whether it is the confidence to step into a pivotal three-point basket or taking a charge against the opposing team’s most intimidating threat, confidence allows one to be the best version of themselves. After a year off due to an injury,...

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Magician hypnotizes The Hall
Jan23

Magician hypnotizes The Hall

On Jan. 17, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted the show “Cards Against Hypnosis” in Bethany Hall. It was performed by college hypnotist and magician David Hall. Liam Oakes / Campus Life Editor Hall said his passion for hypnosis began 12 years ago when he attended a magic show similar to the one he performed at Seton Hall. “I thought it was the funniest thing I’d ever seen,” Hall said. “The more I learned about it, the more my...

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Seton Hall makes it three in a row with win over Sacred Heart
Dec19

Seton Hall makes it three in a row with win over Sacred Heart

Fresh off two big wins and with Big 10 opponent Maryland looming on the schedule, it would’ve been easy for Seton Hall to overlook a Sacred Heart team that entered Wednesdaynight’s game without a KenPom Top 200 win to its name. MerindaLynne Gruszecki/ Digital Media Editor Instead, the Pirates locked in on both ends of the floor and rode the momentum of a hot-shooting first half and arguably the best performance of Sandro...

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Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall
Dec06

Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall

Once in a while, a player is overlooked in recruitment – by everyone. It is an old adage that intangibles: heart, composure and perseverance, cannot be measured, but it was crystal clear on Sunday in Walsh Gymnasium what so many Division I scouts missed in Seton Hall guard Nicole Jimenez. As the senior from Miami, Fla. rained a program-record nine three-pointers on Saint Peter’s, coaches from her past took to social media and shared...

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Campus group aims to establish tuition cap
Dec06

Campus group aims to establish tuition cap

The Seton Hall Young Democratic Socialists of America (SHYDSA) have started a Change.org petition aiming to cap Seton Hall’s tuition increases at a maximum of 2.5 percent per year, according to a Facebook post from the group’s president, Adam Varoqua. In addition to establishing a tuition cap, the petition aims to establish a more “transparent view” of expenses and how students’ tuition is being allocated. Last April, Seton Hall’s...

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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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SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus
Dec05

SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus

Seton Hall kicked off the holiday season with its ninth annual tree lighting ceremony on the evening of Dec. 3. group by seal Aperture: 22Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5Iso: 6400Orientation: 1 « ‹ 1 of 4 › » The event was filled with students singing Christmas carols and sipping hot cocoa. For many students, the Christmas Tree Lighting signifies the end of the semester and the beginning of a new year. This year’s tree was lit with more...

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SGA pushes for feminine hygiene products in bathrooms
Nov29

SGA pushes for feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

There is a push at Seton Hall University for an initiative that would put feminine hygiene products in the women’s bathrooms on campus. Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa, a sophomore studying diplomacy and international relations and modern languages, said, “There are a number of social movements that are targeted at providing free feminine hygiene products in public places. While Seton Hall University...

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Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey
Nov29

Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey

North Jersey found itself paralyzed on Nov. 15 following a winter storm that hit the Northeast region much harder than officials had initially predicted. The storm dropped between six to eight inches of snow across northern New Jersey, according to NJ.com. The winter weather resulted in severe traffic along major and local roads during rush-hour and ignited a backlash against state and local officials for their lack of preparation for...

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SHU choir readies for last concert
Nov28

SHU choir readies for last concert

The Seton University Chorus, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band will be performing at the annual Seton Hall Winter Concert on Dec. 4 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Jason Tramm, director of choral activities, will conduct both the choir and the orchestra. Charles Yassky will direct the concert band. “We’re both very excited to showcase this ensemble’s talent and their hard work, while also having a nice time...

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