Seton Hall forgoes spring break for next semester
Sep25

Seton Hall forgoes spring break for next semester

Seton Hall announced that there will not be a spring break for the spring 2021 semester in an email to students on Sept. 24.  Photo by Nick Kerr: Editor-in-Chief The email, which also announced the University’s plan for increased COVID-19 testing, said the academic calendar for the Spring 2021 semester has been approved. Classes will begin on Jan 27 and run through May 11. There will not be a spring break, but the University will...

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Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sep25

Seton Hall students remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg

After the Supreme Court announced that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as “RBG,” passed away at 87 on Sept. 18 due to a 20-year long cancer battle, Seton Hall students took time to reflect on her legacy and the future. Photo via Store Norske Leksikon.jpg Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. During her time on the nation’s court and arguing before it as a lawyer, she was known...

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Catholic organization calls for WSOU to be taken off air
Sep24

Catholic organization calls for WSOU to be taken off air

The Lepanto Institute, a Catholic organization, is calling on the Archdiocese of Newark and Seton Hall’s Board of Trustees to take the University’s radio station, WSOU, off the air after accusing the station of broadcasting “satanic” music.   (File Photo) The student-run station, which has been on the air since 1948, is best known for delivering hard rock music to the New York metropolitan area. It has made a name nationally...

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South Orange Village receives ballot drop box in preparation for election
Sep24

South Orange Village receives ballot drop box in preparation for election

A new absentee ballot drop box has been placed in South Orange Village as part of New Jersey’s wide-ranging effort to assist and accommodate mail-in voters ahead of November’s election. Photo by Marie Leone The drop box is located in the gazebo on Sloan Street standing near South Orange Station. Starting Friday, the drop box will be available for use and ballots will be collected from the box every day.   Resident voters now...

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South Orange locals voice mixed opinions on Seton Hall students returning amid COVID-19
Sep23

South Orange locals voice mixed opinions on Seton Hall students returning amid COVID-19

Students began returning to Seton Hall’s campus in South Orange last month, leading to concerns over the health and safety of the local community. The Setonian reported earlier this month that Seton Hall and the Village of South Orange provided differing accounts of the restart planning process, with Village officials saying they were not consulted as the school’s protocols were developed. Scott Egelberg, the South Orange Office of...

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As West coast fires rage, Seton Hall students push on with remote classes
Sep21

As West coast fires rage, Seton Hall students push on with remote classes

Twenty-seven are dead, dozens are missing and evacuations are in place in Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and California as fires caused by thunderstorms and droughts have ravaged the Western United States, with high temperatures and dry winds aiding in spreading the flames across millions of acres.  The flames have resulted in thick smoke across the entire Pacific Coast, which has been documented as having traveled as far as Europe. The...

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Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers
Sep18

Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers

Travelers can now take COVID-19 tests at Newark Liberty International Airport as they arrive or depart for their destination the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Sept. 8. With Seton Hall University’s students calling destinations all over the globe home, some on-campus students will be forced to travel to other parts of the country when Seton Hall pivots back to remote classes before Thanksgiving Break. Despite...

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Prudential Center to serve as polling site for November election
Sep18

Prudential Center to serve as polling site for November election

Newark’s Prudential Center will function as “a super polling site” for the upcoming 2020 presidential election, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced on Monday. The venue, which usually hosts Seton Hall Men’s Basketball and New Jersey Devils games, will also serve as a census center and host a voter registration drive and census event on Sept. 22.   The arena, which can seat up to 19,500 people, will have six to eight voting...

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South Orange flushes water hydrants, brown water ‘unlikely’ on campus
Sep17

South Orange flushes water hydrants, brown water ‘unlikely’ on campus

South Orange is testing its water hydrants throughout this week as part of the Water Utility annual maintenance requirements, but it’s unlikely Seton Hall’s campus will experience issues, according to South Orange Water Utility services. The Village is running these tests between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Sept. 13 to Sept. 20. It is unclear exactly when Seton Hall will be affected during this time. The South Orange Water...

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Zoom University: What Great Zoom Calls Can Do
Jun11

Zoom University: What Great Zoom Calls Can Do

With a global pandemic halting in-person meetings and forcing public spaces to shut down, students have had to find new and creative ways to virtually hang out. Zoom, a video communication app, has become the platform of choice for professors and students alike. From birthdays to movie nights, Zoom has become a virtual movie theater, mall, club and lecture hall. Zoom has become the platform of choice for many professors and students....

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Senior column: Student-athletes should mourn but be grateful for the connections they made along the way
Mar19

Senior column: Student-athletes should mourn but be grateful for the connections they made along the way

I was extremely lucky that I got to finish my senior season as a swimmer a week and a half before the cancellations of professional and collegiate sports. With everything going on in the world right now, the cancellation of NCAA competitions may seem like the bottom of the list in terms of importance on the world scale. However, for many student-athletes across the United States, losing the end of your senior season can feel as...

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Pirates golf puts forth strong performance over weekend
Feb24

Pirates golf puts forth strong performance over weekend

The Seton Hall women’s golf team finished with another strong performance over the weekend, placing   fourth  in the Rio Verde Invitational out of a field of 18 teams. The Pirates continue to place within the top-five and have never placed farther than fourth throughout the whole 2019-2020 season. The Pirates ended with a team total of 42-over-par, 306-296-304, and a total stroke count of 906. Individually, the Pirates...

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