New Jersey sues Trump administration over national emergency
Feb28

New Jersey sues Trump administration over national emergency

Two weeks ago, President Trump stepped out into the White House Rose Garden to declare a national emergency in order to secure funds for his barrier on the southern border. Unlike many of his recent executive actions, the national emergency declaration triggers a bypass of Congress that permits the executive branch to reallocate and divert pre-appropriated federal funds to construct his barrier, a pivotal campaign promise, that has...

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N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up
Feb28

N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up

If one drives through Seton Hall’s Main Gate, turns right and cruises on South Orange Avenue for a few blocks, one will enter the storied city of Newark. Continue driving and eventually you’ll come upon Newark’s Central Ward. One man living in this neighborhood recently announced his presidential run for the 2020 election. This man is Cory Booker. At the start of Black History Month, the former mayor of Newark, N.J., entered the...

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President Nyre comes to SHU
Feb28

President Nyre comes to SHU

Recently named Seton Hall President Dr. Joseph Nyre made his first official public visit to Seton Hall’s South Orange campus on Feb. 22 with his wife, Kelli, and three of their four children. Nyre also visited Seton Hall Law School and Interprofessional Health Sciences campuses located in Newark and Nutley, respectively. Each campus hosted a welcome reception to help introduce him to faculty and students and to celebrate of Nyre’s...

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SGA committee working to increase voter awareness before elections
Feb27

SGA committee working to increase voter awareness before elections

With Student Government Association (SGA) elections approaching, students are hoping to see changes in the upcoming group of newly or re-elected members of the senate, and SGA Election Committee chair, Vice President Darby Debonis said the committee’s number one priority is increasing voter awareness. Preparation for elections have begun, according to Debonis, who said via email that the committee is working to collect candidate’s...

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Business Leadership recognized by LEAD Winner’s Circle
Feb27

Business Leadership recognized by LEAD Winner’s Circle

For the fifth consecutive year, the Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development—Seton Hall University’s very own business leadership center—made it into the HR.com LEAD 2019 Winner’s Circle, which recognizes leadership development and training programs implemented by corporate, government and educational organizations. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Michael Reuter, the director of Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for...

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Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business
Feb27

Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business

NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, recently named Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan one of the Best 50 Women in Business. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Following a nomination process, candidates were chosen by a panel of judges that evaluated women based on their professional foundations, community involvement and advocacy for other women. NJBIZ identifies these esteemed women as “front runners shaping...

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Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law
Feb21

Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law

Legislation signed into law last May will finally have an impact next week when student workers across New Jersey will become eligible to utilize paid sick leave for the first time in the state. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Act will make New Jersey the 10th state to enact a statewide mandatory paid sick leave law, which will require employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to...

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Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse
Feb21

Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse

The Vatican announced last Saturday that Pope Francis has expelled Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood after the church found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over the course of several decades. McCarrick served as president of the board of trustees at Seton Hall and as Archbishop of Newark during the mid-’80s to early 2000s. According to NJ.com, McCarrick...

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Concerned 44 raises new concerns about diversity core
Feb21

Concerned 44 raises new concerns about diversity core

On Feb. 14, the on-campus student activist group the Concerned 44 released a statement on social media accusing Seton Hall administrators of failing to enact the University’s new diversity core properly. The core, which is now a requirement for all incoming Arts and Sciences students, was expected to begin implementation this semester after being approved by the Arts and Sciences faculty in February 2018. According to the video...

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SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat
Feb20

SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat

Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah has reportedly failed in his attempt to obtain a permanent student seat on the University Board of Regents. Shah recently had a meeting with interim provost Karen Boroff regarding the possibility for a student seat.  “The meeting went well; however, the Provost indicated that it was not feasible to have a student seat on the Board of Regents, given that the faculty does...

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Parking Services installs new monitoring system

Parking Services has installed “NuPark” this semester, a new monitoring system that will increase efficiency and security at the school’s gates and parking areas. The “NuPark” system is meant to make citation enforcement easier and more effective. Cameras will be installed at both the front and back gates, helping the system monitor vehicle’s permits and where they are parked. Ann Szipszky, the school’s parking service manager,...

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Diplomacy school dean and SGA launch initiative to monitor on-campus water consumption
Feb20

Diplomacy school dean and SGA launch initiative to monitor on-campus water consumption

Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor It has recently been revealed that a collaboration between the Dean of the School of Diplomacy, Andrea Bartoli, and SGA Senators Arthur Adriano and Julia Nicolls is currently underway. The partnership stems from the series of lectures on water-related topics and issues that have been occurring on campus. Though the main focus of the collaboration is on the water consumption on campus and the adverse...

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