SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections
Nov15

SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections

On Nov. 5, 2018, Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa signed a proclamation into effect. The purpose of this proclamation was simple: to encourage Seton Hall University students to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Futa, a sophomore Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages major, said via email that, “I signed this proclamation because I really believe that...

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Seton Hall students react to midterm election results
Nov15

Seton Hall students react to midterm election results

The midterm elections were on Tuesday, November 6 and for many, the election can redefine the political climate of the nation for the coming years. At the end of a stressful period of ballots being sent in and counted, Republicans won a majority in the Senate with a total of fifty-one to forty-seven while Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives with a total of 229 to 198. The election not only signaled a change in the...

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Social media can ruin careers – except the president’s
Mar29

Social media can ruin careers – except the president’s

Twitter has become a widely used social media platform, spreading news and memes to users alike. College professors and job experts are always quick to warn against acting immaturely or inappropriately on social media because it can impact your path to success in the future. However, it appears our president isn’t held to that same standard. On March 13, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that former Secretary of State Rex...

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Baseball Hall of Fame voters get some right, some wrong
Feb01

Baseball Hall of Fame voters get some right, some wrong

Each year, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America gets a few things right – and quite a bit wrong – when it votes to elect new members to the Hall of Fame. This year, three players were inducted: Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez. The BBWAA certainly was correct in choosing these three players to be immortalized. Bagwell was an offensive powerhouse for the majority of his career. A lifelong member of the Houston...

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Experienced voters offer first- timers words of wisdom
Nov02

Experienced voters offer first- timers words of wisdom

  Many Seton Hall students who have never voted before in a presidential election will have a chance to change that when voting booths open on Nov. 8. Professors and senior students who were eligible to vote in 2012 shared their previous voting experiences and offered tips to the first-time voters at SHU. First-time voters may be confused about where to vote. Dr. Matthew Hale, an associate professor in the Department of Political...

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New York primary elections see rise in voter turnout
Apr20

New York primary elections see rise in voter turnout

With New York Democrats and Republicans having voted for their preferred presidential candidates on Tuesday, Seton Hall students are looking forward to casting their votes during the New Jersey primary elections, set to take place on June 7. More than 850,000 Republicans and 1.8 million Democrats turned out in New York, surpassing the 2008 and 2012 turnout. Donald Trump won on the Republican side with 60.4 percent of the vote, and...

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