NJ legislature passes bill giving sex  abuse victims more time to sue
Mar27

NJ legislature passes bill giving sex abuse victims more time to sue

On March 25, the New Jersey General Assembly passed NJ S477 (18R), a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims of clerical abuse in the state, following its approval in the Senate on March 14. Now it awaits Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature. He has said he would support the measure. The bill allows victims up to 37 years after they turn 18 to file. After the age of 55, they would have seven years to file suit....

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SGA votes to approve new  budget policy
Mar21

SGA votes to approve new budget policy

On Sunday March 3, 2019, a revised Student Government Association (SGA) budget policy was proposed to and approved by the student senate. The new changes made to the budget policy were implemented by Divine Tanamal, a junior with a double major in economics and marketing and SGA treasurer. Treasurer Tanamal (left) and Senator Babiak (right) worked together to write the new budget policy. Mackenzie Wetherill/Staff Photographer Three...

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Students hold vigil for victims of Christchurch  terrorist  attack
Mar21

Students hold vigil for victims of Christchurch terrorist attack

A somber group of roughly 20 students gathered around Seton Hall’s seal Monday evening to commemorate the lives lost in the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings last week. The attacks, which are suspected of having been perpetrated by a 28-year-old white nationalist from Australia, claimed the lives of 43 men, women, and children at the Al Noor Mosque during Friday Prayer, one of the most exalted prayers in Islamic tradition....

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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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Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money
Mar20

Preview: Wofford will give battle-tested Seton Hall a run for its money

It’s rare that a school with a student population of 1,692 turns into a basketball power, but that is exactly what Wofford managed to accomplish in 2019. Winners of 20 straight games and the No. 20 team in the AP Top 25, Wofford has emerged as one of college basketball’s best teams. Behind the play of Fletcher McGee and an assortment of sharpshooting guards and wings, the Terriers secured the No. 7 seed in the Midwest Region of the...

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A bridge too far: freshmen provide spark, Powell prayer goes unanswered
Mar16

A bridge too far: freshmen provide spark, Powell prayer goes unanswered

NEW YORK – After three games in which the Seton Hall men’s basketball team enjoyed the luxury of a head-start over its opposition, the Pirates spent the Big East Tournament championship chasing top-seed Villanova, who did just enough to hold on for a record-setting third straight title, 74-72. In a game where the largest lead was merely nine and the advantage changed hands nine times, freshman Anthony Nelson converted a put-back layup...

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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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Students demonstrate to commemorate 55th anniversary of Setonian’s suspension
Mar06

Students demonstrate to commemorate 55th anniversary of Setonian’s suspension

The Seton Hall chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (SHYDSA) held a demonstration on the University Green last Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of a 700 student protest on Seton Hall’s campus 55 years ago. The protest was sparked by outrage over the suspension of The Setonian by then University president Rev. John J. Dougherty. Dougherty accused the paper of abusing “freedom of expression” after printing...

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Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success
Mar06

Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success

Softball is back in full swing for the 2019 season and Seton Hall currently holds a winning record after challenging openers against the likes of Lehigh and Saint Peter’s. Sophomore Janae Barracato, is one of the rising stars of the team and is in solid form at the start of her second collegiate season. After 13 games, she has provided her team with 10 runs, nine RBIs and a walk-off home run in a win over Lehigh at the end of...

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Just joshin’ around: Josh Peck visits Seton Hall
Mar06

Just joshin’ around: Josh Peck visits Seton Hall

Former “Drake and Josh” star presents comedy panel with SAB Bethany Hall filled with laughter and cheering as Josh Peck presented a comedy lecture with the Student Activities Board (SAB) on March 2. Peck, who is known for his role in Nickelodeon’s “Drake and Josh,” bounced across the stage and referenced many of Seton Hall’s trademark people, traditions and oddities. “I was just hanging out with Father John earlier,” Peck joked after...

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N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up
Feb28

N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up

If one drives through Seton Hall’s Main Gate, turns right and cruises on South Orange Avenue for a few blocks, one will enter the storied city of Newark. Continue driving and eventually you’ll come upon Newark’s Central Ward. One man living in this neighborhood recently announced his presidential run for the 2020 election. This man is Cory Booker. At the start of Black History Month, the former mayor of Newark, N.J., entered the...

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President Nyre comes to SHU
Feb28

President Nyre comes to SHU

Recently named Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre made his first official public visit to Seton Hall’s South Orange campus on Feb. 22 with his wife, Kelli, and three of their four children. Nyre also visited Seton Hall Law School and Interprofessional Health Sciences campuses located in Newark and Nutley, respectively. Each campus hosted a welcome reception to help introduce him to faculty and students and to celebrate of Nyre’s...

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