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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Students weigh in on Trump impeachment proceedings
Oct31

Students weigh in on Trump impeachment proceedings

On Sept. 24, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump for betrayal of the nation’s security and his oath of office by withholding military aid from Ukraine to encourage their leader to investigate political rivals for his own political gain. This marks the fourth impeachment inquiry in U.S. history, which received a variety of responses from Seton Hall faculty and students. Dr. W. King...

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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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Long-awaited, billion-dollar megamall opens
Oct31

Long-awaited, billion-dollar megamall opens

After its 17 years in the making, the billion-dollar American Dream complex finally opened its doors Oct. 25 in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just a half-hour ride from campus. The American Dream’s main attraction, a Nickelodeon theme park and ice skating rink, completely sold out of tickets for the opening weekend. The theme park is home to more than 35 rides and attractions, including three record-breaking roller coasters. The Triple...

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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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SHU professor selected to help bolster Ukrainian supreme court
Oct24

SHU professor selected to help bolster Ukrainian supreme court

Seton Hall criminal justice professor Giuseppe Fazari was hired by the United States Agency for International Development to help further reinforce the administration of justice in Ukraine’s Supreme Court. File photo Fazari commented further on what his job in Ukraine entailed. “The principal objectives of my visits to the country were to provide a comprehensive analysis including recommendations of the judiciary’s case management...

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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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South Orange Rite Aid  becomes a Walgreens
Oct23

South Orange Rite Aid becomes a Walgreens

On Oct. 11, the Rite Aid on South Orange Avenue, well-known to many SHU students, had officially become Walgreens. Grace McBride/Staff photographer Glenda Macon, a member of the transition team, said that several Rite Aids were bought out by four different companies, one of them being Walgreens, in 2017. She spoke of the long transition process, which included paperwork, rights and employee contracts, to finally become Walgreens....

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