SGA spearheads Village Relations Committee
Dec05

SGA spearheads Village Relations Committee

​The Student Government Association recently started pushing for a new initiative to form a student government coalition amongst other New Jersey colleges and universities and their student governments. ​This initiative is being spearheaded by Santiago Cabrera, a sophomore economy and finance major who is the head of the Village Relations Committee in SGA, along with the rest of the Village Relations Committee. Matthew Quarles / Staff...

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University celebrates  Investiture of President
Nov21

University celebrates Investiture of President

The Seton Hall community welcomed its 21st President Dr. Joseph E. Nyre on Nov. 15 in the Walsh Gymnasium. Administration, students, local leaders and clerical leaders were among those intendence to celebrate the installation of Nyre, where he said he will approach the position “with a sense of honor, excitement and profound humility.” Rodell Laranang/Staff Photographer The Investiture began with Interim Provost and Executive Vice...

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SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together
Nov21

SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together

With several large Student Government Association (SGA) initiatives now underway, President Rishi Shah and Vice President Frank Mabalatan are slowly beginning to wrap up their year in SGA before the end of their term in nearly four months. File Photo Shah, who is in his second term serving as president after winning against Anthony Chen last year, will graduate this May, ending his four years of service with SGA. Mabalatan, a junior,...

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SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues
Nov21

SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues

The Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs committee, organized a study into Wi-Fi problems at Seton Hall University. The study helped show where the worst Wi-Fi on campus is located. Along with these findings, the IT department, students, and administration are trying to find the best ways to solve these issues. File Photo Justin Avendaño and Raven Campbell, freshman ad-hoc senators of the academic affairs committee,...

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Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety
Nov21

Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety

The Student Government Association’s Village Relations Committee is spearheading a new initiative that deals with pedestrian safety on Seton Hall University’s campus. As previously reported by The Setonian, an unidentified female student and Frank Bolger, a crossing guard, were struck on Sept. 25 and 26, respectively, near Farinella Gate on South Orange Avenue in late September. File Photo In response to what occurred, the Village...

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SHU hosts a private screening of ‘Harriet’
Nov21

SHU hosts a private screening of ‘Harriet’

Seton Hall hosted a private screening of the new movie “Harriet” on Nov. 16, as a “collaborative, interactive, experimental academic event,” according to Dr. Kelly Harris, one of the hosts of the event. Photo courtesy of Professor Pritchett The movie chronicles the life of Harriet Tubman, one of the most famous members of the Underground Railroad. The movie follows Tubman as she works to free herself from slavery before going on to...

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DOVE will host its “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”
Nov21

DOVE will host its “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”

The Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), will be hosting their annual “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” this year from Nov. 17 to 22. This is a week of service opportunities aimed at raising awareness and helping those who are homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving season. Photo via Facebook/Dove Seton Hall According to the Seton Hall University website, this year’s series of drives and initiatives are going to be a part of the...

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Student makes beats and sells them on SoundCloud
Nov21

Student makes beats and sells them on SoundCloud

Sophomore finance major Noah Russo creates and sells his beats on SoundCloud. Russo’s published beats are categorized by mood and genre on the platform and can be purchased for $20-$50 dollars. Buyers can purchase the rights to his songs for $100. In a year, Russo has accumulated around 1,000 sales. File Photo Q: As the owner of BeatsbyNo4h, why did you start making beats? What inspired you to turn it into a business?A: I started...

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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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