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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How to make off-campus housing a home run
Mar06

How to make off-campus housing a home run

Seton Hall students gave advice on how to navigate through the decision process of finding the best fit for an off-campus apartment. Some students said that while this all may seem overwhelming, they have some tips when trying to find a place that fits. Jill Cancela/Staff Photographer Jordan Gasson, a sophomore occupational therapy major, said that when looking for an apartment he found that the best way to find one was talking with...

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SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat
Feb20

SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat

Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah has reportedly failed in his attempt to obtain a permanent student seat on the University Board of Regents. Shah recently had a meeting with interim provost Karen Boroff regarding the possibility for a student seat.  “The meeting went well; however, the Provost indicated that it was not feasible to have a student seat on the Board of Regents, given that the faculty does...

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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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SHU removes anti-gay organization from website
Jan30

SHU removes anti-gay organization from website

Adam Varoqua, a senior psychology and social and behavioral sciences major, had a meeting with Monsignor Anthony Ziccardi before Christmas break to discuss the removal of a link to Courage International, previously included on Seton Hall University’s Campus Ministry website. According to the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, “Courage International is a prayer and support ministry of the Catholic Church for men and women struggling with...

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All-Star games are useless and should be voided
Jan30

All-Star games are useless and should be voided

As the end of January approaches each year, most major leagues sports leagues find themselves in a bind. Baseball is in its slow period before pitchers and catchers report, the NHL is in the brunt of its schedule before the trade deadline, the NBA’s Christmas Day hype has long gone , and the NFL is simply gearing up for the Super Bowl. In this absence of quality content, the leagues turn to a classic, seemingly timeless pastime for...

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SGA creates environmental commission
Jan30

SGA creates environmental commission

Photo via Wikimedia Commons Fellow Pirates: We are excited to formally introduce a Student Government Association Senate bill, which creates the executive agency, Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC). This executive agency will henceforth act as the overarching agency regarding environmental concerns on campus. This agency will neither hinder nor end the efforts of the campus-wide initiative Blue Goes Green....

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Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street
Jan23

Developers propose luxury dorms on Valley Street

A North Carolina-based student housing management company has a proposal develop new luxury student apartments on Valley Street in South Orange. The project will be unaffiliated with Seton Hall University, but could serve as another location for students to live. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital and Social Media Editor “We’re going to negotiate our best and final offer,” Village President Sheena Collum said at the Board of Trustees meeting...

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Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail
Dec05

Seton Hall strikes gold twice in one week on recruiting trail

It took Seton Hall and its new-look coaching staff a while to get on track when it came to its 2019 recruiting class, but once it all came together it resulted in two standout talents committing to the program. After striking out on many high-priority targets early in the cycle, Seton Hall landed Our Saviour Lutheran (N.Y.) combo guard Dashawn Davis and Top 100 Canadian wing Tyrese Samuel from Orangeville Prep, one of the premier prep...

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Butler a worthy trade for 76ers
Nov14

Butler a worthy trade for 76ers

The Minnesota chapter of Jimmy Butler’s career has finally come to an end and while a reunion with Tom Thibodeau sounded the part, his longtime head coach decided that it was time for both parties to move on. After weeks of evaluating offers from a multitude of teams, the Timberwolves elected to pull the trigger on a deal that included young players with upside and draft capital. The Philadelphia 76ers acquired Butler and Justin...

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Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms
Nov07

Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms

Votes were cast in the midterm election on Nov. 6 and the results are in. The Republicans have been projected to keep control of the Senate while the Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives, CBS News projected on Nov. 7. There were a lot of close races across the U.S. In N.J., we had the highly-contested race for Senate between the two Bobs — Sen. Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin. Ultimately, Menendez won and was...

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Newly formed computer committee addresses concerns
Nov01

Newly formed computer committee addresses concerns

Seton Hall University Interim Provost Karen Boroff, along with the help of the Student Government Association (SGA), has recently established “The Mobile Computing Task Force” in order to address the issues involving the computer program at Seton Hall. The committee is commissioned by Karen Boroff. SGA President Rishi Shah, a junior with a major in finance, economics, and philosophy, has stated that there have been a number of...

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