Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations
May02

Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations

A disease that was considered to be eradicated in 2000 is now spreading in neighborhoods in New York City and across the country. Measles, a disease that most people are vaccinated against, has recently made a resurgence that has alarmed health care professionals across the United States. The current measles outbreak has been traced to the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area with cases first being reported in early January 2019. Cases...

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PRIDE gains  probationary status on campus
May02

PRIDE gains probationary status on campus

Recently, Seton Hall’s gay-straight alliance, PRIDE, formerly known as Allies, gained probationary status from the Student Organization’s Advisory Committee (SOAC). This means that the organization can now present to the Student Government Association’s Finance Committee and request money; they have also been recommended for full recognition to the Department of Student Life. Probationary status applies to all new clubs during their...

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SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks
May01

SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks

Seton Hall’s campus was embroiled in scandal last week following the posting of flyers around campus from the student activist organization The Concerned 44. The posters, which were appeared on the front doors of Fahy Hall and out on the University Green last Thursday morning, featured the face of Seton Hall History Professor Williamjames Hoffer with the words “white supremacist” over his eyes. The flyers, which were removed from Fahy...

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SGA Village Relations to change name, expand
May01

SGA Village Relations to change name, expand

Senior Santiago Cabrera, Committee chair of the Student Government Association (SGA) Village Relations Committee began an initiative to expand the scope of his committee outside of South Orange. To achieve this expansion, Cabrera, a freshman economics and finance major, is hoping to pass an amendment to change the name of the Village relations committee. Cabrera said the student body has needs that go beyond the village of South...

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Former New Jersey governor visits Seton Hall
May01

Former New Jersey governor visits Seton Hall

Former New Jersey Governor Richard Codey visited the Seton Hall University campus on April 23 to discuss the importance of mental health and wellness within our community. The former governor and his wife established The Codey Fund for Mental Health. According to their website, the fund’s mission is “to ensure that compassionate, quality mental healthcare is accessible to everyone and that the stigma associated with mental illness is...

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Booker  officially launches bid for POTUS
Apr25

Booker officially launches bid for POTUS

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker officially launched his presidential campaign on April 13 in Newark’s Military Park. The event in Military Park is part of his “Justice for All” campaign. It signaled the beginning of his first national tour, two weeks that will include stops in Georgia, Nevada and Iowa. Senator Booker’s event in Newark certainly did not mark his first time visiting the city. Booker, the seven-year mayor of New Jersey’s...

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Senate President convenes policy forum on pension reform
Apr25

Senate President convenes policy forum on pension reform

New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) came to Seton Hall last Thursday to promote his new “Path to Progress” in a policy forum hosted by Dr. Matthew Hale of the The Edwin R. Lewinson Center for the Study of Labor, Inequality, and Social Justice. The set of fiscal policy recommendations will help was Sweeney sees as a looming budget crisis in the state over the course of the next few years, stemming from the...

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Notre Dame catches fire in Paris
Apr25

Notre Dame catches fire in Paris

Last Monday, the eyes of the world were fixated on the eastern end of Paris as a fire engulfed the famed Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was first reported around 6:20 p.m. local time and spread quickly across the structure, resulting in a massive smoke plume that shrouded the skies above the French capital. After only a few hours, the fire had destroyed the roof and the iconic spire of the cathedral, which collapsed after burning for...

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Seton Hall ethics professor fired
Apr25

Seton Hall ethics professor fired

Former Seton Hall adjunct philosophy professor Marc Lamparello was arraigned in the New York Criminal Court Wednesday evening. Lamaparello charged with one felony count of attempted arson and one misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment. If found guilty, the charges carry a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in prison. Prosecutors also recommended Lamparello be held on a bond of $500,000 and surrendering of his passport....

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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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Slavic Club takes field trip to New York
Apr24

Slavic Club takes field trip to New York

Anna Kuchta, a Senior Faculty Associate in the Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures, has taken the Seton Hall Slavic Club to New York for nearly 30 years every April. Brooklyn’s premier beach offered a true Eastern European cultural representation for many of the club members. Brighton Beach, home to the one of largest Russian communities in the Western Hemisphere, has been a great way for Seton Hall students to venture...

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