Bounce ‘N Trounce brings SHU community together
Feb20

Bounce ‘N Trounce brings SHU community together

Student Alumni Association shows off university pride for over 24 hours Exhausted, yet restless at the same time, a member of the Student Alumni Association (SAA) holds a cup of coffee in her hand, laughing out loud. Her bold smile widens, taking up half of her face. The other students can’t tell if she’s tired or not. Her mood, full of excitement and energy, has not changed for a long period of time. Adrian Chavez/ Staff Photographer...

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New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU
Feb20

New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU

Courtesy of SMART The Student Marijuana Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) was recently established at Seton Hall. According to its Facebook page, the alliance focuses on bringing cannabis education to universities and bridging the gap for millennials interested in career opportunities. Olivia Giles-Johnson, co-founder of SMART, said she and her other co-founder, Rachel Gilbert, brought SMART to campus to educate the student...

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University amends policy on student protests
Feb13

University amends policy on student protests

Seton Hall’s executive cabinet revised the student demonstration policy a few weeks ago, which included the prohibition of indoor protests. This revision follows a protest campaign from Concerned 44 that utilized sit-in tactics at Presidents Hall. Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Concerned 44 is a student activist group that “represents the marginalized student body at Seton Hall University,” according to the group’s Instagram page. The...

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SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired
Feb06

SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired

Within 72 hours, Maroon 5’s halftime show performance has accumulated over 700,000 dislikes on YouTube. The video has yet to reach 100,000 likes, thus positioning Super Bowl LIII’s halftime fumble into an infamous category of YouTube’s bin of trolled, despised content. Adam Levine, Travis Scott and Big Boi took Center Stage on Feb. 3 in Atlanta, Ga. with stunningly abysmal vocal performances and an energy so low that even the Patriots...

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SGA receives funding for diversity initiatives
Jan30

SGA receives funding for diversity initiatives

The Student Government Association (SGA) received an allocation of $16, 000 for diversity initiatives, according to the SGA Finance Committee. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Ron Babiak a finance major and the Finance Committee Chairman for the association, said that $6,000 came from the 2018 fall budget of the Finance Committee, while the remaining $10,000 was provided by the school. According to Babiak, the money will be used for...

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LaClair, Dickson shine as swim team overwhelms Saint Peter’s
Jan27

LaClair, Dickson shine as swim team overwhelms Saint Peter’s

On Jan. 25, the Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came away with dominating victories over Saint Peter’s University. The men’s team defeated the Peacocks by a combined score of 192-91, and the women’s team also won in blowout fashion, 180-71. In the victory, the Pirates swept the top three or four spots in many events and were rarely beaten by Peacock swimmers. Head coach Derek Sapp was impressed with his...

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Government shutdown stretches into 34th day
Jan23

Government shutdown stretches into 34th day

The United States partial government shutdown continues into its 34th day today, leaving more than 800,000 federal employees furloughed or working without pay and making it the longest shutdown in history. Public Domain File President Donald Trump made a new offer to Democrats on Saturday in an effort to ramp up pressure on Congress to end the shutdown and meet his demand for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall on the US-Mexico...

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Professor awarded national ranking
Jan23

Professor awarded national ranking

On Jan. 11, Dr. Robert Kelchen, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, ranked No. 32 out of the top 200 professors a group of national educators ranked, which looked at approximately 20,000 faculty in total. Education Week and American Enterprise Institute made this announcement. Director of Media Relations Laurie Pine, who has worked closely with Dr. Kelchen, commented on his...

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Former student impacts gaming world
Dec05

Former student impacts gaming world

A Seton Hall student is turning her dream into a reality by becoming involved with the video game community as a professional video gamer. Meghan, who goes by Meg Kaylee online for privacy reasons, has built an empire in the gaming community through an online streaming service called Twitch. Kaylee said her online presence began on Instagram and YouTube, where she created gaming content and discovered a community that shared a focus...

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SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment
Oct31

SHU students learn in‘tree’guing lesson about environment

Environmental studies students are working with Facilities Engineering to identify and create an inventory of more than 900 trees on campus. In addition, the students are learning about new technology for tree identification. John Signorello, the associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said he funded the project, which began on Sept. 12. He explained that his department paid for the annual software...

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Mixed reactions further complicate G-League’s alternative to college
Oct25

Mixed reactions further complicate G-League’s alternative to college

On Oct. 18, the G-League announced a new venture that would provide top high school basketball recruits with an alternative choice to playing in college. “Select contracts” worth $125,000 would be offered to elite prospects who are 18-years-old, but not yet draft eligible. On the surface, the G-League’s alternative sounds like an intriguing option for a high school basketball player, especially ones who come from rough areas and...

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Cadet defies language barriers in Senegal
Sep13

Cadet defies language barriers in Senegal

Casey Bischoff, a junior diplomacy major and ROTC cadet, traveled to Senegal in June to participate in an outreach program after being selected by the Cultural Understanding and Leadership Program (CULP.) According to Capt. Calvin Johnson, an assistant professor of military science in S3 operations, the application process for CULP was rigorous. Bischoff said that CULP is a highly competitive national program, in which 2,000 students...

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