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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Period Movement Organization starts chapter at Seton Hall
Oct31

Period Movement Organization starts chapter at Seton Hall

A chapter of the Period Movement—a global youth advocacy group fighting to end period poverty and period stigma through “service, education, and advocacy,” according to their website—has been established at Seton Hall University. The organization’s mission is to distribute tampons, pads and menstrual cups, run educational workshops, educate people about menstruation and work towards systemic change and equality. Shimoli Parikh, a...

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University members gathered for SGA Town Hall
Oct31

University members gathered for SGA Town Hall

Students, faculty members, and administrators alike gathered to discuss the issues facing Seton Hall University at the Student Government Association (SGA)’s annual ‘Town Hall’ meeting on Monday, Oct. 28. The town hall is held so that students can express their concerns and wishes to the administration of the school in a public, formalized setting. Issues of affordability, accessibility, and diversity were frequently brought up by...

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SHU celebrates transfers
Oct31

SHU celebrates transfers

Seton Hall commemorated National Transfer Student week from Oct. 21 – 25 by hosting various events for and about transfer students, past and present. This week of celebration was started by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Seton Hall is part of this national movement. The Dean of the Transfer Center, Hezal Patel, described how the center either highlighted the “transfer story” of a Seton Hall employee...

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SGA passes bill to honor native lands at the start of meetings
Oct24

SGA passes bill to honor native lands at the start of meetings

After a series of debates, SGA votes to amend their agenda to recognize the native lands SHU was built on The Student Government Association (SGA) passed their first bill of this legislative session on Monday night – an addition to their agenda to include the reading of a statement at every meeting recognizing the native peoples who occupied the land Seton Hall stands on, known as the Land Recognition Bill, following the invocation...

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Student Life Committee investigates parking prices
Oct24

Student Life Committee investigates parking prices

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Student Life Committee is beginning to compile data on parking prices at other universities in order to determine if the cost of a parking permit could be lowered at Seton Hall. File photo An academic year parking pass for a commuter at Seton Hall costs $327.42, while a resident pass costs $350. The SGA initiative was formed amid complaints by many students that parking costs at Seton Hall...

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Legendary labor activist Dolores Huerta speaks at Seton Hall
Oct24

Legendary labor activist Dolores Huerta speaks at Seton Hall

On Oct. 20, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute hosted an Afternoon with Dolores Huerta, an icon fighting for change by the Latino Institute. Kegan Melancon/Staff photographer The event began with a performance from the Seton Hall University Choir directed by Dr. Jason Tramm. Huerta gave a short lecture followed by a Q and A moderated by PBS and CNN host Alicia Menendez. Menendez featured this question and answer segment with Huerta...

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SouthNext festival celebrates local artistry in McNulty
Oct23

SouthNext festival celebrates local artistry in McNulty

The SouthNext festival held the closing events on Sunday at Seton Hall University in McNulty Hall and the Jubilee auditorium. This is the fifth year of SouthNext. The weekend-long festival brings together artists, musicians and well-renowned speakers in order to inspire and bring together the South Orange community. Rodell Laranang/Staff photographer SouthNext started on Saturday at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)....

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Seton Hall student nearly scammed in phishing email
Oct23

Seton Hall student nearly scammed in phishing email

A Seton Hall student revealed on Oct. 12 that he was nearly scammed out of $3,000 after a University-wide phishing scam flooded the in-boxes of Seton Hall students and faculty a few weeks ago. Jathzed Fabara Freshman Ernest Peiris detailed on Facebook the days-long back and forth between him and the supposed scammer, which culminated with Peiris attempting to cash a $3,000 counterfeit check. The email he responded to, one of three...

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Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report
Oct09

Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report

Seton Hall ranks second in reported rapes among private New Jersey institutions, first in drug use violations Seton Hall University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report last Tuesday, detailing an increase in reported on-campus rapes and hate crimes, as well as a sharp rise in drug abuse violations in 2018. The report, which contains statistics for several crimes, put reported rapes and hate crimes at seven while...

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