Hudson Yards opens in New York
Mar21

Hudson Yards opens in New York

Late last week the largest commercial real estate development in U.S. history, known as Hudson Yards, opened on Manhattan’s west side. The development, which was built atop the heavily active West Side Yards, has been rising at a breakneck speed over the last four years. The development is being billed as New York’s newest neighborhood and boasts multiple skyscrapers that now dominate the Midtown skyline. The development is positioned...

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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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SGA Commissioner for EPACC confirmed
Mar20

SGA Commissioner for EPACC confirmed

Freshman Senator Julia Nicolls was unanimously confirmed by the Student Government Association (SGA) Senate last month to lead the Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) following a nomination from SGA Vice President Darby Debonis who in a letter to the Senate, called Nicolls “one of the greatest assets the student body has when striving to make Seton Hall a greener place.” Julia Nicolls presents at a SGA...

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Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez
Mar20

Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez

NJ senator Bob Menendez introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would codify the intentional assault of a journalist as a federal crime. The proposed legislation comes amid President Donald Trump’s criticism of the press. Photo courtesy to Flickr/US Capitol According to newsmax.com, there was a similar act introduced in 2018, but the effort failed in the Republican-controlled Congress. Govtrack.com states the act would amend...

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Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative
Mar06

Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative

Last semester the Inclusion Alliance: A Peer to Peer Leadership Program’s initial mission was to enhance the diversity lesson in the freshman University Life course, but now the initiative’s aim has expanded to include other programs. The program, which includes 48 students and eight administrators, will expand on the topics discussed in the campus-wide discussion series named Let’s Talk. The group will develop leadership training for...

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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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Professor receives Fulbright faculty award
Mar06

Professor receives Fulbright faculty award

Professor Catherine Tinker has been presented with a Fulbright faculty award for 2019-2020, which will allow her to teach in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a semester in 2020. A distinguished member of the University’s Center for UN and Global Governance studies, Tinker has been invited to study and conduct research at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin. Grace McBride/Staff Photographer Tinker, also an international law expert, will...

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Q&A with Mark Maben, General Manager of WSOU
Mar06

Q&A with Mark Maben, General Manager of WSOU

Matt Ambrose recently sat down with Mark Maben, WSOU General Manager. The student-run radio station has been inducted into the Radio Rock Hall of Fame in 2018 and was awarded the Marconi Award in 2016 for the best Non-Commercial Radio Station of the Year.  Maben oversees the program and discussed notable moments throughout his tenure and focused on WSOU’s sports reporting. File Photo Matt Ambrose: How long have you been working at...

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SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students
Feb28

SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students

The South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) has served the Seton Hall community as well as the greater South Orange-Maplewood areas for 67 years now. In that time, hundreds of Seton Hall students and alumni have walked through the doors of their headquarters, which has been next to the Fire Department since 2016. Troy Balog is the President of the Squad, Scott Egelberg is its Captain, and Mackenzie Troncone is the Secretary. “Our slogan is...

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