Renovations coming to McNulty summer 2018
May02

Renovations coming to McNulty summer 2018

After graduation, renovations are scheduled to be made to McNulty Hall and its amphitheater this summer. According to John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, renovations will begin May 22 and will end August 17. Also known as the Science and Technology Center, McNulty Hall’s amphitheater is set to “receive new seating with power at each seat,” according to Signorello in an email. This...

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New SGA E-board talks plans for future
Apr05

New SGA E-board talks plans for future

Rishi Shah, a sophomore finance and economics major and current treasurer of the Student Government Association (SGA), was elected as the organization’s president. His ticket won the election, with everyone on it being elected to the Executive Board. Shah shared his thoughts via email on his and his ticket’s win. “I think the level of student response to our platform contributed to our win,” he said. “We advocated for issues such as...

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SGA elections set for March 26 and 27
Mar24

SGA elections set for March 26 and 27

As spring begins, so do the Student Government Association (SGA) Elections, which will take place early next week. Two tickets are running for the Executive Board positions of president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. Rishi Shah is running for president, along with Darby DeBonis for vice president, Divine Tanamal for treasurer and Amanda Giang for secretary. Their adversaries are Josie Martinez for president, along with...

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SHU students participate in March for Our Lives
Mar17

SHU students participate in March for Our Lives

Seton Hall students will participate in the March for Our Lives on Saturday, March 24 in New York City. The Student Government Association (SGA) is helping mobilize students to attend. March for Our Lives is a nationwide protest against gun violence. According to the March for Our Lives website, participants “will take to the streets to demand that their lives and safety become a priority, and that we end gun violence in our schools...

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Muslim student ‘racially profiled’ at SOPAC
Mar01

Muslim student ‘racially profiled’ at SOPAC

Seton Hall students took a trip last weekend to the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) to enjoy the Seton Hall Theatre Department’s rendition of “Steel Magnolias.” However, one SHU student said she was the victim of racial profiling. Rawda Abdelmenam, a senior special education and speech pathology major, went to the Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. showing of the play, but she never made it into the theater. While Abdelmenam had...

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Pirate’s Cove ordering app to be released in the fall
Feb17

Pirate’s Cove ordering app to be released in the fall

An ordering app that will help combat the long wait time at the Pirate’s Cove is still in development and should be released this fall. The app will allow students to order food from the Cove. Michelle Pan, Student Government Association (SGA) Student Life Committee Chair, and a junior double majoring in marketing and management, wrote in an email that the app should be up and running during the upcoming fall semester. Pan said in a...

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SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems
Feb08

SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems

The Student Government Association (SGA) has come up with a new initiative, SMART goals, where SGA members come up with problems they want to change on campus and address them. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based, according to SGA Senate Speaker and Business Senator, Vinay Trambadia, a senior finance and IT major. Trambadia said that SMART goals were introduced at SGA training...

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Seton Hall’s Welcome Center close to completion
Jan25

Seton Hall’s Welcome Center close to completion

While the semester has just started, construction of Seton Hall’s newest building and Welcome Center, Bethany Hall, is nearly complete. John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, wrote in an email that Bethany Hall is open and already being used. Signorello added that Admissions moved into Bethany Hall and operates there now. Admissions was previously located in Bayley Hall and at 525...

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SGA stands with victims of sexual assault
Jan25

SGA stands with victims of sexual assault

The Student Government Association (SGA) approved a resolution at their meeting on Jan. 22 to stand in solidarity with those who fall victim to sexual harassment and assault. The resolution reads that SHU’s SGA “proclaims its intention to support all those victimized, objectified, or have been in any other way subject to sexual harassment and assault through intimidation, coercion, or violence.” It also states that SGA “condemns the...

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SHU urges Trump to work on climate change
Dec07

SHU urges Trump to work on climate change

Seton Hall has joined a global effort of more than 150 Catholic universities and organizations who have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump and members of Congress to act on climate change. Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan signed the letter on behalf of the University. She wrote in an email that she “received a request to sign the letter” by the Catholic Climate Covenant “and did so after carefully reflecting on our call to...

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Seniors surveyed about what to change about graduation
Oct05

Seniors surveyed about what to change about graduation

Seton Hall emailed seniors a two-question survey on Sept. 19 about the 2018 commencement, which gave the graduating class an opportunity to voice their opinions. The survey asked seniors what they thought should be eliminated for the sake of time. The choices were to get rid of a commencement speaker, the procession, or the reading of each individual name. There was also an option to keep everything. Co-chairs of the Commencement...

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Sexual assault policy may change across nation’s colleges
Sep14

Sexual assault policy may change across nation’s colleges

Colleges across the country could potentially see policy changes in how sexual assault cases are handled. This comes after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she intends to rescind Title IX sexual assault guidelines. The President’s Office sent out an email on Sept. 13 regarding nondiscrimination and Title IX. The email included SHU’s Title IX statement and outlined what is prohibited under it. In the email, Interim President Dr....

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