SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak
Feb14

SHU halts China M.B.A. program amid virus outbreak

Seton Hall University’s Health Services sent out new guidance regarding novel coronavirus, the latest flu-like virus which is thought to have originated in the Hubei province of China in Wuhan City. The direction, which was sent out in an email blast to the University community advised students and faculty who have been in close contact with someone confirmed to have the coronavirus for 14 days and contact health services immediately....

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Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program
Feb13

Seton Hall proposes plan to eliminate laptop program

University officials announced a plan that could result in the elimination of the mobile computing program as early as next year  Three senior officials from Seton Hall University presented their case for the elimination of Seton Hall’s mobile computing program and took questions from Senators at Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting. The presentation came two weeks after SGA President Rishi Shah announced that...

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Students voice widespread discontent as parking problems plague campus
Feb06

Students voice widespread discontent as parking problems plague campus

It has been six months since senior marketing and management major Ryan Johnson’s drivers’ side mirror casing was demolished in what he claims was a hit-and-run incident in Seton Hall’s Xavier Hall parking lot. File photo “The parking spaces are just ridiculously small,” Johnson said, sitting at a rickety table in The Cove. Parking on Seton Hall’s campus has long been a subject of critique among the student body, with many clamoring...

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After the fire…
Jan23

After the fire…

Sunday marked 20 years since the deadly Boland Hall Fire that killed three and left dozens injured, but the tragedy remains fresh in the minds of those who survived. Nicholas Kerr/News Editor On Seton Hall University’s sleepy South Orange campus, the Jubilee Hall bells reverberate through the crisp January air, the three bells ringing as a poignant dedication to the three freshmen who lost their lives in Boland Hall – a noise that...

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Community gathers to mourn students lost in  Boland Fire
Jan23

Community gathers to mourn students lost in Boland Fire

Dozens of mourners packed into the quaint Chapel of the Immaculate Conception on Jan. 19 for a standing room only mass to pay tribute to the three students who tragically lost their lives in the Boland Hall fire 20 years ago. Nicholas Kerr/News Editor The crowd, which was made up of Seton Hall University community members, first responders, survivors, families of the victim, and members of the local media huddled into the chapel to...

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First winter storm of the  season rips through region
Dec05

First winter storm of the season rips through region

The first winter storm of the season wreaked havoc across the northeast region Dec. 1 and 2, causing thousands of flight delays, hundreds of cancellations and hundreds of miles of traffic across the region during two of the busiest travel days of the year. File photo The bomb cyclone – dubbed Winter Storm Ezekiel by weather watchers – began as a wintry mix of rain and snow on Sunday, ultimately saturating areas of New England in more...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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SGA passes bill to honor native lands at the start of meetings
Oct24

SGA passes bill to honor native lands at the start of meetings

After a series of debates, SGA votes to amend their agenda to recognize the native lands SHU was built on The Student Government Association (SGA) passed their first bill of this legislative session on Monday night – an addition to their agenda to include the reading of a statement at every meeting recognizing the native peoples who occupied the land Seton Hall stands on, known as the Land Recognition Bill, following the invocation...

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Seton Hall student nearly scammed in phishing email
Oct23

Seton Hall student nearly scammed in phishing email

A Seton Hall student revealed on Oct. 12 that he was nearly scammed out of $3,000 after a University-wide phishing scam flooded the in-boxes of Seton Hall students and faculty a few weeks ago. Jathzed Fabara Freshman Ernest Peiris detailed on Facebook the days-long back and forth between him and the supposed scammer, which culminated with Peiris attempting to cash a $3,000 counterfeit check. The email he responded to, one of three...

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Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report
Oct09

Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report

Seton Hall ranks second in reported rapes among private New Jersey institutions, first in drug use violations Seton Hall University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report last Tuesday, detailing an increase in reported on-campus rapes and hate crimes, as well as a sharp rise in drug abuse violations in 2018. The report, which contains statistics for several crimes, put reported rapes and hate crimes at seven while...

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Two people struck on South  Orange Avenue within 36 hours
Oct04

Two people struck on South Orange Avenue within 36 hours

Two people, one a student and the other a South Orange crossing guard, were struck on South Orange Avenue within a 36-hour period last week. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photo Editor The unidentified female student was struck on Sept. 25 around 9:00 a.m. as she crossed South Orange Avenue to enter through the Farinella Gate. According to eyewitnesses, the student was transported to a local hospital, though her condition was unknown. The...

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NJ Gov. Murphy announces task force to investigate vaping
Sep25

NJ Gov. Murphy announces task force to investigate vaping

On Sept. 12, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the creation of a task force to recommend policy proposals on how the state should proceed with regulating E-cigarette devices. Renee Nunez/Staff photographer The group, officially known as the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force, was directed by Murphy to create recommendations on how New Jersey should “protect New Jersey residents from the hazards of electronic cigarettes.” The...

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