Nicolls steps down as parliamentarian, replaced by Rivers
Apr24

Nicolls steps down as parliamentarian, replaced by Rivers

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator Julia Nicolls resigned from her position as parliamentarian after less than a week to become the committee chair of the SGA’s new environmental commission that she helped found, the Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC). The timing of her departure was not a coincidence and was actually meticulously planned out and coordinated within SGA. The student government is...

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Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety
Apr24

Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety

After recent incidents where Mother of God proselytizers approached students and young solicitors bothered students in the Walsh Library, Student Government Association (SGA) representatives met with Public Safety officials to improve security on campus. A solicitor (right) blasted loud explicit music while a student (left) worked in the Walsh Library. Photostill via YouTube In recent weeks, a group of young men called the Shmovie...

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SGA installs incoming senators, executive board
Apr10

SGA installs incoming senators, executive board

Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) installed their newly elected class of senators and executive board members for the 2019-2020 academic year on Monday evening. Interim Provost Karen Boroff and Vice President of Student Services Tracey Gottlieb led the swearing in of the executive board and at-large senators, while the deans of colleges swore in their respective delegations. In total, 15 of the new senators will be...

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SGA Speaker reminisces on last term
Apr10

SGA Speaker reminisces on last term

Student Government Association (SGA) Diplomacy Senator and diplomacy and international relations major Jacob Abel is wrapping up his last term in SGA this year. Abel, one of the most senior members of SGA in time and rank, leaves behind years of hard work and a team to recall their fondest memories with him in SGA. SGA President and junior finance major Rishi Shah shared many special times with Abel. “My time working with Jacob was...

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HRL revises housing  policies, eliminating bed retain
Apr10

HRL revises housing policies, eliminating bed retain

Housing and Residence Life (HRL) has updated housing policies for room selection causing a stir. In the policy update, HRL has eliminated the ability to select a bed retain for on-campus residents for this semester, instead implementing a “suite retain” policy that will require students to completely fill a suite in order for them to retain it for next year. Timothy Moran, director of Housing and Residence Life, explained the changes...

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Faculty Senate objects to provost
Apr10

Faculty Senate objects to provost

In a private executive session last Friday, Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate voted on an emergency motion disapproving of Interim Provost Karen Boroff’s reappointment to her position and calling on President-Elect Nyre and Interim President Mary Meehan to consult with faculty on other candidates to fill the position, a move that stopped just short of a vote of no-confidence. Boroff’s reappointment enraged senators after they were informed...

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Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office
Apr04

Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office

Last week, the University announced that it has retained Grand River Solutions, a higher education consulting firm, to conduct a review of the offices of EEO and Title IX compliance in response to the demands from the Concerned 44 last semester. In an email sent to the student body on March 27, it was shared that Grand River Solutions will also be conducting multiple student focus groups on campus. This follows many students voicing...

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Shah wins second term
Apr03

Shah wins second term

Shah-Mabalatan ticket sweeps SGA election The results for the Student Government Association elections are in for the 2019-2020 school year and the Shah-Mabalatan ticket won. Election polls opened on Monday at 6 a.m. and closed the followeing day at 3 p.m. Shah’s ticket (above) swept the SGA executive board this election, though all seats with the exception of the presidency were unopposed. Photo courtesy of Rishi Shah As previously...

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Hindu dignitary visits SHU, advocates for religious unity
Apr03

Hindu dignitary visits SHU, advocates for religious unity

For the first time in its 163- year history, Seton Hall University held a public lecture given by Hindu dignitary Swami Sarvapriyananda on Thursday afternoon in the Theatre-in-the-Round. Sponsored by the Institute for Communication and Religion and the Department of Religion, the event called, “Religious Harmony: Community, Communication, Collaboration,” emphasized the necessity of finding synchronicity between various religions such...

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SGA affirms fight against student hunger
Mar28

SGA affirms fight against student hunger

Earlier this month, the Student Government Association (SGA) affirmed that it will take measures to fight student hunger on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Senator Adam Varoqua, states that SGA recognizes that students who deal with “hunger or lack of access to food are in this situation for a multitude of reasons, including but not limited to: affordability, time constraints, housing arrangements, rising college costs”...

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Stillman students win business competition
Mar28

Stillman students win business competition

Students from the Stillman School of Business won the inaugural CBXmarket University Challenge, defeating 30 teams comprised of more than 100 students from various colleges across the country. The challenge was created by CBXmarket, a software company that provides market research, portfolio management and analytics on investment opportunities. The challenge focuses on bond investment rather than equity, providing students an...

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Drawdown EcoChallenge kicks off in April
Mar28

Drawdown EcoChallenge kicks off in April

The Drawdown EcoChallenge is “a fun and social way to take measurable action on the top solutions to global warming,” according to the site’s official description. The EcoChallenge, a 21-day program focused on reducing carbon dioxide output on the individual level, is based on the book Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken. Seton Hall students can help the university gain points in the EcoChallenge. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer The...

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