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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Trump delivers second State of the Union
Feb14

Trump delivers second State of the Union

President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union Address on Feb. 5 following a postponement issued by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi because of the government shutdown. Trump discussed issues such as illegal immigration, the government shutdown, his proposal for a border wall among others. He also discussed issues regarding trade in China, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — the replacement to the North American Free Trade...

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SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission
Feb06

SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission

Two SGA senators have introduced legislation that would amend the by-laws of the Seton Hall Student Government Administration and would establish a new student-run environmental commission. According to the bill, the Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) would be “dedicated to bringing the Seton Hall University undergraduate student community together to bring about worthwhile change in the environmental...

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Seton Hall finally has a president
Feb06

Seton Hall finally has a president

In an email to the student body on Monday, Chairman of the Board of Regents Patrick Murray announced that the board had appointed Dr. Joseph Nyre of Iona College to lead the University. The position has been filled in the interim by Dr. Mary Meehan, who assumed the role of Interim University President following the departure of Dr. Gabriel Esteban to DePaul University in July 2017. Nyre will officially assume the position on Aug. 1....

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Family vibe unites softball team ahead of challenging new season
Feb06

Family vibe unites softball team ahead of challenging new season

An air of excitement resonates throughout head coach Paige Smith’s office as the upcoming softball season approaches. Everyone in her office is working just as hard in the build up to the first game as the players and coaches are on the field. Even at 11:30 a.m. on a Friday, players were hard at work in the batting cages below Smith’s office with a trip to Las Vegas for the 2019 Marucci Desert Classic looming. “We’re excited about...

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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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Laundry renovations underway
Jan23

Laundry renovations underway

In his President’s Report of last semester, Student Government Association (SGA) president Rishi Shah said that “all” of the laundry rooms on campus will be remodeled, “most likely” in the 2019 school year. These new laundry rooms may even provide no-charge laundry, such as is found in the laundry room at Ora Manor. Shah, a junior Finance, Management and Philosophy major, said via email that the new laundry rooms, “would be important...

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Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig
Jan23

Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig

On all of her soccer escapades from her hometown of Dublin, Ireland, to the east coast of the United States, no task has proven itself more daunting for Ciara Crinion than the one staring at her in South Orange, N.J. Seton Hall announced Crinion’s hire on Dec. 11, a little bit over a month since women’s soccer ended its season. The 2018 campaign, led by former head coach Rick Stainton, ultimately proved to be disastrous for the...

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‘Pasta’bilities are endless
Dec06

‘Pasta’bilities are endless

This school year, the Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) at Seton Hall University have made many upgrades to the cafeteria, as well as the commuter cafeteria, and the brand new café in Jubilee. On Nov. 26, Student Life Chair Michelle Pan, a senior marketing and management major, announced at a Student Government Association (SGA) meeting that there will be another new upgrade: a pasta station coming to the dining hall in the 2019 spring...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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Students review first semester at IHS campus
Dec05

Students review first semester at IHS campus

Seton Hall nursing students are now wrapping up their first semester at the new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus since its opening in the spring. Students shared their thoughts on adjusting to the new campus. Marie Foley, dean of the College of Nursing, described the adjustment the nursing students faced as “interprofessional.” In the beginning, Foley described the college’s adaptation to the new campus as a change, but...

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Pirates share hopes for December cinema
Dec05

Pirates share hopes for December cinema

Seton Hall students shared their thoughts on some upcoming new films that will hit theaters in December, like “Aquaman,” “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.” Renee Nunez, a sophomore visual sound and media major, shared her excitement for these upcoming films. “I’m excited to see the movies of December,” Nunez said. Nunez said she is a casual moviegoer, especially when it comes to DC and Marvel releases. “In...

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