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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Student holds drive to aid Venezuelan civilians
Mar06

Student holds drive to aid Venezuelan civilians

As the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela grows more and more dire, students at Seton Hall have decided to try and take action on their own. The situation all came to a head following the inauguration of President Nicolás Maduro, following an election who many believed to have been rigged. Juan Guaidó, a member of the opposition declared Maduro as illegitimate and encouraged further protests meant to topple the regime. Guaidó was then...

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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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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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Pirates end-of-the-year schedule favors tournament bid
Feb20

Pirates end-of-the-year schedule favors tournament bid

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team is now 16-10 after falling to Xavier on Wednesday night. Despite its recent string of success, three wins in its last four games, the team sits at 7-7 in conference play and is squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble. There are just four games left in the regular season, and all of those games will be Big East action. As it stands, experts are not sure that Seton Hall is a lock for March Madness....

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All cancel culture is not created equal
Feb16

All cancel culture is not created equal

If you’ve been on the internet in the past few years, you’ve no doubt read about, witnessed or even participated in cancel culture. Vice defines cancel culture as “a makeshift digital contract wherein people loosely agree not to support a person (especially economically) in order to somehow deprive them of their livelihood.” Lisa Nakamura, a professor at the University of Michigan, described it as “a cultural boycott,” to The New York...

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Diplomacy alumna launches decaf coffee startup
Feb14

Diplomacy alumna launches decaf coffee startup

The Seton Hall Consulting Group partnered with Kaitlyn Brown, a Seton Hall alumna who graduated in 2006, on a new startup for a decaf coffee business called Savorista. Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Brown Brown said she initially was most interested in social impact work, as she worked for a nonprofit organization after graduating with a degree in diplomacy. She later joined the Peace Corps, traveling to Burkina Faso to help farmers build...

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Pirates sweep LIU Brooklyn in convincing fashion
Feb12

Pirates sweep LIU Brooklyn in convincing fashion

On Feb. 10, the Seton Hall women’s tennis team came out victorious with a 7-0 sweep at LIU Brooklyn. They win completes a weekend sweep after beating Drexel the day before, and improves the team’s record to 4-1 on the season. Seton Hall swept the doubles bracket, as all three teams won their respective matches. Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts played a close and tight match and were still able to squeeze out a 7-6 (3) victory against...

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Philosopher sees need for human organ markets
Feb06

Philosopher sees need for human organ markets

On Jan. 30, renowned philosopher James Taylor visited SHU to discuss the need for markets for human organs. The discussion, which was held in Bethany Hall, was part of the “Philosophers Speak” lecture series. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer Taylor said he presents in these types of discussion panels roughly six to 12 times a year, mainly at universities and medical schools. He discussed how much safer it is to make the selling of...

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Now is the time to act on climate change, or else
Jan30

Now is the time to act on climate change, or else

When I was born in 1999 in a small town just across the river from Philadelphia, it must’ve seemed to my family that I had a bright future ahead of me. I was being brought into a new millennium propelled by unprecedented economic growth, ever-advancing technology, and a new era of peace ushered in by the end of the Cold War. Americans, by and large, were closing out an era of rapid positive change, eager to see what the year 2000 and...

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Asst. director tackles new position
Jan30

Asst. director tackles new position

Daria Peace-Allen began her first days of work at Seton Hall last week after taking over the open position of Assistant Director of Leadership and Development. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Allen will take over the position left behind by Chineze Madueke, who left last Fall.Colleen Dallavale, the Assistant Director of Leadership Development’s supervisor who led the search for the vacant position, had nothing but positive things to...

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Bozzella looks to bring out the best in former five-star transfer
Jan23

Bozzella looks to bring out the best in former five-star transfer

In life, confidence is needed in different aspects. Confidence allows for an individual to know that he or she can accomplish whatever is in front of them. The same goes for the game of basketball. Whether it is the confidence to step into a pivotal three-point basket or taking a charge against the opposing team’s most intimidating threat, confidence allows one to be the best version of themselves. After a year off due to an injury,...

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