Hudson Yards opens in New York
Mar21

Hudson Yards opens in New York

Late last week the largest commercial real estate development in U.S. history, known as Hudson Yards, opened on Manhattan’s west side. The development, which was built atop the heavily active West Side Yards, has been rising at a breakneck speed over the last four years. The development is being billed as New York’s newest neighborhood and boasts multiple skyscrapers that now dominate the Midtown skyline. The development is positioned...

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NCAA Tournament  filled with New Jersey natives
Mar20

NCAA Tournament filled with New Jersey natives

Residents of New Jersey would be hard pressed to believe the validity of the state’s nickname – The Garden State. However, a drive south on the turnpike or west on Route 78 will reveal acres of farmland which produce New Jersey’s main exports – crops, particularly tomatoes and blueberries. While New Jersey still exports crops throughout the country, in recent years the state’s main export has become basketball talent. Kyrie Irving,...

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Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez
Mar20

Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez

NJ senator Bob Menendez introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would codify the intentional assault of a journalist as a federal crime. The proposed legislation comes amid President Donald Trump’s criticism of the press. Photo courtesy to Flickr/US Capitol According to newsmax.com, there was a similar act introduced in 2018, but the effort failed in the Republican-controlled Congress. Govtrack.com states the act would amend...

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Meatless Fridays at GDS raises concerns for students
Mar20

Meatless Fridays at GDS raises concerns for students

Seton Hall students weighed in on the Gourmet Dining Services’ (GDS) annual tradition of not serving meat on Fridays in observance of Lent. “It’s a normal tradition for a Catholic school,” Annaberet McKibbin, a senior diplomacy major, said. She explained how even though she doesn’t adhere to the meatless Friday tradition, that it is not an inconvenience either way. Fish is served as an alternative to meat on Fridays in the cafeteria...

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Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative
Mar06

Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative

Last semester the Inclusion Alliance: A Peer to Peer Leadership Program’s initial mission was to enhance the diversity lesson in the freshman University Life course, but now the initiative’s aim has expanded to include other programs. The program, which includes 48 students and eight administrators, will expand on the topics discussed in the campus-wide discussion series named Let’s Talk. The group will develop leadership training for...

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Lindberg opens up about globetrotting
Mar06

Lindberg opens up about globetrotting

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Andreas Lindberg has a spring in his step as he walks through the wing of coaches’ offices in the heart of Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center. He makes the turn and moves toward his own work space, an area he has spent so little time in since the bitter end to his first season as Seton Hall men’s soccer head coach. “I’m very disappointed with the year, you know, I think we could have done more…we were so...

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Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top
Mar06

Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is celebrating its 50-year anniversary by holding a student leadership conference on March 22. Some EOP scholars shared how the program contributed to their successes. According to the Seton Hall website, the EOP was established in 1968 “to provide educational and financial assistance to eligible New Jersey students of academic promise from disadvantaged backgrounds.” Glory Akoh/Staff...

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A day in the life of a social and behavioral sciences major
Mar06

A day in the life of a social and behavioral sciences major

Social and behavioral sciences (SOBS) majors at Seton Hall explained why they chose their major and the different paths post-graduation they plan to take. Mark Horowitz, director of the social and behavioral sciences program and an associate professor in the sociology department, said he has worked with many SOBS students and explained how he engages with such students. Picture via pxhere “Our SOBS academic advisor and I engage...

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SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students
Feb28

SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students

The South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) has served the Seton Hall community as well as the greater South Orange-Maplewood areas for 67 years now. In that time, hundreds of Seton Hall students and alumni have walked through the doors of their headquarters, which has been next to the Fire Department since 2016. Troy Balog is the President of the Squad, Scott Egelberg is its Captain, and Mackenzie Troncone is the Secretary. “Our slogan is...

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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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Backlash toward CTE inspired law is abhorrent
Feb27

Backlash toward CTE inspired law is abhorrent

Earlier this week Massachusetts lawmakers announced that they were considering a bill to prevent children from playing tackle football before seventh grade. The reaction online was disorienting and alarming. The objections to the proposed law – which would cost violators a $2,000 fine – were centered around kumbaya notions of tackle football instilling toughness and the completely broken, incoherent logic that a sport which destroys...

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SGA supports LGBTQ and Latino panel discussion
Feb27

SGA supports LGBTQ and Latino panel discussion

On Feb. 19, Adelante, Allies and the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a panel discussion about the intersectionality of Latinos and the LGBTQ community called “Adelante with Pride.” Four Latino students who identified themselves as part of the LGBTQ community participated as panelists. They shared their feelings about the presence of the LGBTQ in today’s campus society and shared personal stories of that lifestyle within...

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