Prepare for the storm, finals are coming
Nov14

Prepare for the storm, finals are coming

The days left in the semester are dwindling. Many students are ready for Winter break and getting some much needed rest and relaxation, but there is one thing standing in their way — finals. Finals are stressful and a big source of anxiety for students near the end of the semester. Between writing papers, completing projects and giving presentations, many are in a time crunch. At this point in the semester, many students are stressed....

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Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests
Oct31

Concerned 44 can seek guidance and learn from past protests

It has now been roughly one week of protests organized by the group “Concerned 44” on campus. They have successfully made their presence known by occupying the lobby in Presidents Hall, gathering on the Green with signs, marching through campus and taking to the streets of South Orange to announce their demands to the community both on and off campus. On Oct. 27, Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff sent out an email that canceled the...

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Matson’s diversity brings power to Seton Hall social media
Oct25

Matson’s diversity brings power to Seton Hall social media

Social media is a platform that has a limitless reach. It can spread messages and promote certain aspects of life quickly and accurately. Seton Hall tennis player Michal Matson understands that the power of social media is just as powerful as an ace is in a pivotal set. In her new role with Seton Hall Athletics, Matson uses social media to discuss various topics within the community, including issues such as gender, race and violence....

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SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing
Oct24

SHU students reveal how the landscape of news is changing

The news landscape is changing as many college students and young adults are consuming news through a variety of different channels and sources. Seton Hall students and professors shared how they consume the news daily along with a few tips and recommendations. While some students said that they get their news from social media, Jordan Lewis, a freshman civil engineering major, said that he uses the Apple News app on his iPhone. “I...

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The dark side of social media most don’t think about
Oct24

The dark side of social media most don’t think about

The number of people visiting a website by typing its name into a search engine is increasingly small. There are many back doors in the form of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, that bring fans and consumers closer to the content they desire. While these outlets allow for engagement, the timelines of social media can often be a toxic, unhealthy place, even for people whose follower account would suggest they...

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Journalist’s death shows importance of free press
Oct24

Journalist’s death shows importance of free press

A free press is crucial to democracy. The recent murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi highlights not only the dangers of being a journalist, but also the importance of a free press. Washington Post columnist, Khashoggi, dissappeared on Oct. 2 “after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage,” said an Oct. 23 Reuters article. The Post says it received Khashoggi’s latest column from his...

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Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd
Oct18

Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd

Panic broke out at the recent Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 29 when concertgoers, including many Seton Hall students who were in attendance, mistakenly believed there was an active shooter. At the concert, there was a loud noise that scared people into thinking there was an active shooter. However, it was a false alarm. More than half dozen Seton Hall students and their friends attended the concert. Many students...

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Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd
Oct18

Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd

Panic broke out at the recent Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 29 when concertgoers, including many Seton Hall students who were in attendance, mistakenly believed there was an active shooter. At the concert, there was a loud noise that scared people into thinking there was an active shooter. However, it was a false alarm. More than half dozen Seton Hall students and their friends attended the concert. Many students...

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SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad
Sep19

SHU weighs in on Nike Kaepernick ad

Seton Hall faculty and students shared their thoughts and opinions on the recent Nike advertisement that featured former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Nike first unveiled the advertisement on social media before it aired during the NFL season opener on Sept. 6. It was part of Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign for the company’s 30th anniversary. The ad says, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing...

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WSOU rocks fall season with concert fest
Sep19

WSOU rocks fall season with concert fest

WSOU is hosting a fall concert series on their station called “Rotten Apple Fest.” The series will include a total of 11 shows from September to December and feature hard rock and heavy metal bands. The Seton Hall radio station serves as the sponsor for the concerts. Their core artists mostly comprise of bands that are based in the New York City area. The shows take place in various venues throughout New York City in boroughs like...

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Experts weigh in on power of podcasts
Sep19

Experts weigh in on power of podcasts

On Sept. 13, the Maplewood Memorial Public Library hosted an event called “How Podcasting is Changing Radio,” which featured four panelists considered experts in the field, Julie Snyder, Lee Hernandez, Erik Diehn, and Tony Phillips. Each with their own respective experience in podcasting, the panelists consistently mentioned how podcasting has emerged as a large outlet for consumers in the media industry. A big topic discussed during...

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Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate tenure rules
May02

Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate tenure rules

Following the death of former first lady Barbara Bush, an English professor at Fresno State University tweeted that she was pleased that Mrs. Bush died. After receiving a lot of blowback from students and others on the social media site, Professor Randa Jarrar proceeded to antagonize the fight. She tweeted back at students and others who claimed that they were going to call the university and complain about her statements. “You can...

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