SGA plans to promote awareness on student elections
Nov15

SGA plans to promote awareness on student elections

Vice President of the Student Government Association Frank Mabalatan is beginning a new initiative with the SGA Senate Elections Committee this semester to promote awareness and encourage competition by bolstering participation in SGA elections to ensure the best leaders are representing the Seton Hall community. Mabalatan is the chair of the SGA Elections Committee, who are defining this as a marketing initiative rather than a way to...

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SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session
Nov15

SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session

The Student Government Association (SGA) has established five ‘overarching themes’ that will frame their future legislation following last month’s Town Hall meeting with students, faculty, and administrators. The SGA has outlined the themes of affordability, parking, accessibility, advising, and facilities, as issues that they will work towards improving in the future, according to Student Government President Rishi Shah. SGA has...

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Bethany Hall hosts Dr. John Caputo for Great Minds Dialogues
Nov15

Bethany Hall hosts Dr. John Caputo for Great Minds Dialogues

Seton Hall began its Great Minds Dialogues, which will spotlight several scholars from differing fields. On Nov. 12 in Bethany Hall, philosopher and theologian Dr. John Caputo spoke at the series’ inaugural event where he engaged in topics related to academic freedom, and political correctness, among several related subjects. According to Student Government Association President, Rishi Shah, who introduced Caputo at the inaugural...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on  diversity
Nov07

Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on diversity

Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week. File photo The Inclusion Alliance members acted as guest speakers to teach the students more about inclusion and diversity at Seton Hall University. Robin Cunningham, the dean of freshman studies and special academic programs, commented on the discussions....

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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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Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader
Nov07

Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, killed himself on Oct. 25 using a suicide vest after being cornered in a dead-end tunnel during an American military raid, according to The New York Times. Since his death, the Islamic State (IS) has named a new leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurayshi, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkish forces have captured the wife of the late leader. Markela...

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SHU asks community to host international students for holiday
Nov07

SHU asks community to host international students for holiday

The Office of the Provost sent out an email on Oct. 28 asking students and their families to host international students and scholars for Thanksgiving this year as a continuation of the annual tradition. Adrian Chavez/Staff photographer Seton Hall international students discussed their opinions on the matter, and talked about whether they ever considered attending a hosted Thanksgiving dinner. Ishani Sachdev, a junior economics major...

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CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues
Nov07

CCRE hosts panel on immigration and refugee issues

The Center for Community Research and Engagement (CCRE) held a panel discussion on immigration and refugee issues on October 30 at Seton Hall University. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor The panel consisted of several experts on the topic who gave insight on the struggles that immigrants and refugees face and answered questions from the audience. The panel members included Father Timothy Graff, director of social justice...

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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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Willard suspended
Oct31

Willard suspended

The Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Head Coach has been hit with a two-game suspension amid transfer tampering probe When Seton Hall begins its most anticipated basketball season in decades next Tuesday, coach Kevin Willard will not be on the sideline. Willard was hit with a two-game, University-imposed suspension in response to an NCAA investigation into Seton Hall and allegations of transfer tampering. Willard served the first game of...

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SHU kicks off strategic planning process with town hall
Oct31

SHU kicks off strategic planning process with town hall

Keeling and Associates, a higher education consulting firm, is currently spearheading the University’s strategic planning process, which will aim to facilitate a thorough, iterative information-gathering process whereby leading to an “overarching institutional direction,” according to the firm’s mission statement. According to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, senior vice president of Enrollment Management and a co-chair of the Strategic Planning...

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