SO businesses cool off during the summer
Jun21

SO businesses cool off during the summer

All that was left of University Sub Shop (USubs), a sandwich shop on Irvington Avenue that was a popular place for students to buy food during the fall and spring semesters, was boarded up windows and an eviction notice that hung on the front of the building. For students taking summer classes and those returning for the fall semester who are craving their favorite USubs fat sandwich, they will have to look somewhere else. Although...

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South Orange hosts high energy Summer Nights series through August
Jun21

South Orange hosts high energy Summer Nights series through August

Every August, the South Orange population expands by thousands as students move in for the school year and every May, thousands of people move out as students go home for the summer. However, during the summer, South Orange hosts the South Orange Summer Nights series which features programs such as “Art in the Park,” “Taste the Music: Concerts in the Park” and “Movies in the Park,” according to the South Orange Performing Arts Center...

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Get to know South Orange
Jun21

Get to know South Orange

The deposit has been made, the tuition check sent in, and freshman orientation has arrived. Now it’s time to get to know Seton Hall University’s campus, as well as the surrounding South Orange community. The community is a vital part in experiencing the fullness of college life and achieving success during one’s academic journey. Learning the best late night pizza place will make South Orange feel like the home away from home that it...

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SHU aids Ecuador earthquake relief effort
Apr27

SHU aids Ecuador earthquake relief effort

Seton Hall University has partnered with the Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) to raise money in support of relief efforts in Ecuador, where a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on April 16, killing more than 650 people and injuring thousands of others. All money donated by the university community goes to Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. The...

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Finalists for A&S Professor of the Year announced
Apr27

Finalists for A&S Professor of the Year announced

The nominations are in, the students have been heard. The finalists for the 2015-16 College of Arts and Sciences Professor of the Year Award were announced on April 25. According to an email sent out by the college, the finalists are Dr. Allan Blake, biological sciences associate professor; Dr. Wyatt Murphy, chemistry and biochemistry professor; and Dr. John Pai takes, senior faculty associate in the criminal justice department. The...

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Some SHU students not open to closed primaries
Apr27

Some SHU students not open to closed primaries

Seton Hall students from New Jersey have until May 17 to register for the upcoming primary election, according to NJ.com. New Jersey voters will take to the ballots on June 7. The registration process for New Jersey is simple for students who are not registered but wish to vote in the primary. The requirements to register are as follows: the potential voter must be a U.S. citizen, live for at least 30 days in the county in which they...

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Student vandalizes off-campus property
Apr27

Student vandalizes off-campus property

A Boland Hall resident was arrested for vandalism on Ward Place last week, according to The Department of Public Safety’s crime log. The crime log stated, “SOPD (South Orange Police Department) arrested a Boland Hall resident after a group of students ran onto campus after vandalizing signs and equipment on Ward Pl. near South Orange Ave.” Public Safety Assistant Director Gary Christie said the student was taken to police headquarters...

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SGA aims to turn SO into a college town
Apr27

SGA aims to turn SO into a college town

South Orange is undergoing the process of becoming a college town, according to the Student Government Association. SGA Village Relations Chairman Ravi Shah, a sophomore political science and philosophy major, said his personal goal is to make South Orange a more enjoyable town for college students. Shah’s plan includes improving student life outside of campus, specifically Irvington Avenue. Shah said he hopes to accomplish this goal...

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Petersheim highlights colors of the University catalog: SHU presents research from all departments at annual academic exposition
Apr27

Petersheim highlights colors of the University catalog: SHU presents research from all departments at annual academic exposition

Research may sound like a term reserved for science students only, but the annual Petersheim Academic Exposition encourages students to break with that mindset and present their findings in whatever discipline they may perform research in. This year’s “Share, Honor, Unite” Academic Exposition began on Monday, April 18, with an opening ceremony in the Main Lounge, and concluded on Saturday, April 23. According to the SHU website, the...

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Evening of Roses to honor fund namesake
Apr27

Evening of Roses to honor fund namesake

The 23rd annual “Evening of Roses” fundraising event of The Sister Rose Thering Fund will be held on May 1 in the Jubilee Auditorium. While teaching Jewish-Christian studies full time at Seton Hall University starting in 1968, Sister Rose Thering realized that professors participating in summer programs should be granted academic credit, which would further advance their own personal studies, according to the SHU website. The Sister...

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Ecology Club gets Earth festivities started at Seton Hall
Apr21

Ecology Club gets Earth festivities started at Seton Hall

Warm temperatures led students to fill the green as the Ecology Club kicked off Earth Week with an opening ceremony on April 18. The Ecology Club celebrates its second annual Eco-Fest event in honor of Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Dr. Judith Stark, director of the Environmental Studies Program, emphasized the importance of raising awareness and addressing climate change. At the April 18 event on the University Green at 11:30 a.m.,...

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New York primary elections see rise in voter turnout
Apr20

New York primary elections see rise in voter turnout

With New York Democrats and Republicans having voted for their preferred presidential candidates on Tuesday, Seton Hall students are looking forward to casting their votes during the New Jersey primary elections, set to take place on June 7. More than 850,000 Republicans and 1.8 million Democrats turned out in New York, surpassing the 2008 and 2012 turnout. Donald Trump won on the Republican side with 60.4 percent of the vote, and...

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