Green initiative draws mixed reviews
Oct03

Green initiative draws mixed reviews

Seton Hall University started the 2018 Fall semester with a sustainable course of action to utilize paper straws instead of plastic straws. This decision was to further reduce Seton Hall’s carbon footprint. This initiative started last year as a part of the Blue Goes Green campaign, which focused on positive environmental changes on campus. Violet Reed, a senior with a major in English and minor in Environmental Science, was very...

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English students read up and work in major
May02

English students read up and work in major

Being an English major is much more challenging than most people think, Emily Parise, a senior English, philosophy and creative writing major, pointed out that it requires a lot of intense reading, writing, thinking and class participation. Parise, who is the president of the English Club, typically begins her day opening the Writing Center and tutoring students. After that, she heads to class where she puts her hours of reading and...

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Senior Column: Never be afraid to change the path to your passion
Apr05

Senior Column: Never be afraid to change the path to your passion

It is crazy to think how fast college flies by. I remember hearing my parents telling me, “enjoy it because college is the best four years of your life.” I feel like it was just yesterday I was sitting in the Boland cellar my freshman year, discussing with my mom what I should change my major to because psychology wasn’t my passion anymore. I never thought I’d be sitting here today preparing to graduate in a little over a month, with...

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Students now able to change their major freely
Apr05

Students now able to change their major freely

Seton Hall University students will now be able to add, change or delete their majors or minors independently through Banner, the university administrative system. Senior Associate Registrar Autumn Bucior explained the new procedure in an email. “[Banner] routes the student’s request electronically to all of the appropriate offices for signatures. And once fully approved and processed, the student receive[s] an e-mail notification...

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Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel
Mar29

Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel

Zack Weigel arrived at Seton Hall in the fall of 2012. By his own admission, offers from Division I schools to play college baseball were not flying through his doors like the pop flies he would eventually catch at Owen T. Carroll Field. Seton Hall was the school that gave Weigel, from Oak Park, Ill., a chance. Weigel delivered with two All-Big East Second Team selections, as he played an integral part in a four-year stretch in which...

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Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum
Feb17

Seton Hall adds new programs to curriculum

Seton Hall administrators are focusing their attention on raising awareness for new programs on campus. Recently, three new programs were added to the university curriculum: a minor in Irish literature, a minor in medieval and renaissance studies, and a certificate program in cybersecurity. The Office of the Provost annually updates the University Catalog and promotes the new programs through academic advisors that share information...

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Seton Hall cruises to victory over LIU-Post in final exhibition
Nov04

Seton Hall cruises to victory over LIU-Post in final exhibition

Led by dominant all-around play in the frontcourt, Seton Hall coasted to a 77-48 victory over LIU-Post in its final scrimmage before the regular season on Saturday evening in Walsh Gymnasium. Senior Desi Rodriguez led the way for Seton Hall with 18 points, while senior Khadeen Carrington added 13 points and freshman Myles Cale chipped in 10 points. The Pirates were without sophomore Myles Powell and senior Ismael Sanogo, who sat out...

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SHU students express concern about cheating software
Nov17

SHU students express concern about cheating software

Examity, an online proctoring software that was founded in 2013 to meet the needs of the growing number of online education and certification programs looking to ensure academic integrity, is present in over 150 schools. Seton Hall has become one of those schools this year, according to a Business Wire press release sent out on Oct. 26, 2016. Dr. Danielle Mirliss, the associate director of SHU’s TLTC (Teaching, Learning and...

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ROTC minor heralds success in its first semester
Dec09

ROTC minor heralds success in its first semester

Students of the ROTC program at Seton Hall now have the opportunity to minor in the leadership program. The provost signed off on this proposal this fall and the minor is currently in effect for classes graduating after 2015. Lieutenant Colonel Trinidad Gonzalez, Jr. said there was a need for such recognition here on campus. He brought the idea of making an ROTC minor to an academic board that decided it should be voted on in the...

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