South Orange proposes budget cuts due to COVID-19
Jun11

South Orange proposes budget cuts due to COVID-19

Cuts to numerous departments have been proposed due to revenue loss caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the South Orange Village’s proposed municipal budget for 2020. According to the South Orange 2020 Municipal budget presentation the coronavirus pandemic led to an estimated revenue loss of $1.8 million for the South Orange Village. Village President Sheena Collum said this revenue loss was calculated by going to each...

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SGA hosts virtual forum seeking opinions on fall semester
May08

SGA hosts virtual forum seeking opinions on fall semester

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a virtual student forum on Tuesday for students to voice their concerns about the fall 2020 semester. The student forum was held via Microsoft Teams and students were able to anonymously ask questions. The forum was broken into four sections each covering a different area of concerns regarding the fall semester.  The sections were tuition and finances, hosted by SGA treasurer Ron...

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Walsh Library to archive student narratives on COVID-19 experience
May04

Walsh Library to archive student narratives on COVID-19 experience

COVID-19 Personal Narrative Project gives students opportunity to share stories The Walsh Library is seeking stories of students’ experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic for an archival project.  According to its website, the COVID-19 Personal Narrative Project gives the Seton Hall community an opportunity to share stories explaining how their lives have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Students and faculty can submit a...

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Two months. All online. Here’s how to keep the grind from stopping
Mar19

Two months. All online. Here’s how to keep the grind from stopping

As Seton Hall has suspended all in-person classes for the rest of the semester, students are adjusting to doing their course work and virtually attending classes online.  Motivation might be hard to find without the obligation to attend in-person classes. Seton Hall students weighed in on how they are staying motivated without in-person classes.  Julia Lomonte, a freshman creative writing major, talked about how an important...

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SGA hosts strategic planning town hall
Feb27

SGA hosts strategic planning town hall

​The Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall meeting on Feb 25 which predominantly centered around Seton Hall’s ongoing strategic plan. Students and faculty had a chance to raise questions about sustainability, accessibility, affordability and many other issues at Seton Hall. File photo SGA members weighed in on the purpose of the town hall meeting and what they hoped SGA achieved from this event. “I know sometimes...

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New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats
Feb21

New SGA bill would offer freshmen formal opportunity to occupy new senate, committee chair seats

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be voting on a new bill that would update the bylaws in order to allow freshmen to be senators and committee vice-chairs. File photo Despite the bylaws, there already are currently freshman SGA senators and vice-chairs. Kevin Suresh, an SGA senator and junior business undecided major addressed this and talked about how updating the bylaws is more of a technicality than anything else....

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SAB and MAC take a trip to Washington, D.C.
Feb20

SAB and MAC take a trip to Washington, D.C.

The Department of Student Life, the Student Activities Board (SAB) and the Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) took Seton Hall students on a trip to Washington, D.C. on Feb. 15. Students who went were dropped off at the National Mall, which includes the Smithsonian, the capitol building and much more. The idea first came from SAB and MAC last spring. Alison Sotolongo, director of student activities, said the students who first came...

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Love is in the air: is Valentine’s Day worth the hype?
Feb13

Love is in the air: is Valentine’s Day worth the hype?

With Valentine’s Day approaching, some people will be preparing to take their significant other out for a special night, while others will spend a fun night with friends. Others will be trying to just ignore that the holiday is even happening. No matter what your plans are, an important question remains: is Valentine’s Day worth all this hype? Seton Hall students weighed in on this issue and shared their opinions on the holiday. Julia...

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SGA changes election ticket policy
Feb06

SGA changes election ticket policy

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be changing the way they handle tickets during elections. In the past, senate tickets could affiliate themselves with an executive board ticket. However, due to the new policy change, executive board tickets and senate tickets must be separated. They will no longer be able to run as one big ticket. File photo Frank Mabalatan, a junior business management and political science major and SGA...

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Speech-language pathologists speak up about their major
Jan31

Speech-language pathologists speak up about their major

The speech-language pathology major at Seton Hall is a 4+2 dual degree program. Students can get their master’s degree in speech-language pathology while also receiving a bachelor’s degree in either elementary and special education or psychology. “U.S. News and World Report named speech-language pathology the number six in the top 30 health care professions,” Anthony Koutsoftas, an associate professor in the department of...

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Phi Gamma Delta comes to SHU
Jan30

Phi Gamma Delta comes to SHU

Phi Gamma Delta, usually referred to as Fiji, is starting a new chapter at Seton Hall.This new fraternity works to promote service and build strong leaders. The five main values of Fiji are friendship, knowledge, service, morality and excellence. Along with these values, Fiji’s mission and current initiative is about creating courageous leaders. Photo via Facebook Jake Lueck, director of expansion for Phi Gamma Delta, talked about the...

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New club supports and empowers women in STEM
Nov21

New club supports and empowers women in STEM

WiSTEM is a new club at Seton Hall working to create a supportive community for women pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The President of WiSTEM, Katherine Lefferts, a senior biology major, said she saw the need for a community of women in STEM after observing the demanding course load of STEM majors along with the intimidating nature of going into a male-dominated field. “It can be really...

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