Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office
Apr04

Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office

Last week, the University announced that it has retained Grand River Solutions, a higher education consulting firm, to conduct a review of the offices of EEO and Title IX compliance in response to the demands from the Concerned 44 last semester. In an email sent to the student body on March 27, it was shared that Grand River Solutions will also be conducting multiple student focus groups on campus. This follows many students voicing...

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Softball’s Tate finding success in sophomore season
Apr03

Softball’s Tate finding success in sophomore season

“It’s all on you now.” Those five words were the only things going through Jaden Tate’s head as she stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning down 6-4 to Big East rival Villanova. With two runners on and two outs, Tate, a sophomore, showed poise beyond her years to crank a three-run blast and help the Pirates walk off with their first win in Big East play, 7-6, on March 24. Jaden Tate has risen to a new level in her...

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Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses
Apr03

Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses

On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to defend “free inquiry” on college campuses. President Trump called the move “historic action” to protect American values. Many see this executive order as a response to events such as the University of California, Berkeley’s cancellation of far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos two years ago. Photo via Wikimedia Commons When Yiannopoulos’ speaking engagement was cancelled...

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Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year
Apr03

Office of the Provost honors SHU Women of the Year

The Office of the Provost announced in an email on March 21 that Bernadette McVey, director of Academic Events, Initiatives and Planning, and Dr. Maureen Byrnes, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, are joint recipients of this year’s Emma G. Quartaro Award. According to Seton Hall’s website, the award “recognizes and honors an outstanding woman leader whose actions inspire and serve as a model for other women at...

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Career Center launches ‘Workshop Thursdays’
Mar27

Career Center launches ‘Workshop Thursdays’

At the beginning of the semester, the Seton Hall Career Center launched a weekly program that hosts several workshops on Thursdays to help students from different programs. “Anything that relates to what you want to do when you leave Seton Hall and how to get there – that’s exactly what we make sure to cover,” Reesa Greenwald, the director of the Career Center, said. Greenwald said the topics range from resume writing and networking...

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Rob Gronkowski’s retirement could serve as precedent
Mar27

Rob Gronkowski’s retirement could serve as precedent

On March 24, New England Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski, who turns 30 in May, announced his retirement from the National Football League. Gronkowski’s career, although short, was filled with accomplishments. In his nine years in the league, he was a three-time Super Bowl champion and appeared in five Pro Bowls. He also set playoff records for tight ends in receptions, yards and touchdowns. Gronkowski was an absolute beast on the...

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Students launch Hillel club on Seton Hall’s campus
Mar27

Students launch Hillel club on Seton Hall’s campus

For the Jewish community at Seton Hall, the lack of a dedicated on-campus organization to their community has long been frustrating. Esther Belfer, a junior biology major, decided to change that. Belfer chartered Seton Hall’s chapter of Hillel, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world. Hillel, founded in 1923 at the University of Illinois, has actively been promoting the celebration of Jewish living and learning across...

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SHU library opens after-hours study room
Mar27

SHU library opens after-hours study room

As of March 18, the after-hours study room in the library is officially open. The room is located on the second floor of the library next to Dunkin’ Donuts. The opening was announced on the Seton Hall Libraries twitter, @SHU_Libraries and on their blog. The study room is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week for current Seton Hall University students. The room features several group tables with seating, individual desks, couches,...

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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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