Freshman Studies will include environmental awareness class
Dec05

Freshman Studies will include environmental awareness class

Freshman Studies has decided to include a pilot lesson about sustainability in all University Life courses held next semester. University Life is a required course for all Seton Hall freshmen that currently covers topics including time management, campus resources, mental health, and diversity. File photo The new lesson is the brainchild of the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Environmental Protection and Conservation Committee,...

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SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech
Nov21

SHU ‘Walks Down Memory Lane’ with tech

On Nov. 14, Seton Hall’s Teaching, Learning and Technology Center (TLTC) hosted their “Walk Down Memory Lane” event, highlighting past and current projects that have influenced the use of technology in the classrooms at the University. Renee Cicchino, director of Instructional Design and Training at the TLTC, organized the event. Cicchino, a graduate of Seton Hall, said the laptop program was not implemented when she was a student,...

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SHU hosts a private screening of ‘Harriet’
Nov21

SHU hosts a private screening of ‘Harriet’

Seton Hall hosted a private screening of the new movie “Harriet” on Nov. 16, as a “collaborative, interactive, experimental academic event,” according to Dr. Kelly Harris, one of the hosts of the event. Photo courtesy of Professor Pritchett The movie chronicles the life of Harriet Tubman, one of the most famous members of the Underground Railroad. The movie follows Tubman as she works to free herself from slavery before going on to...

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Student makes beats and sells them on SoundCloud
Nov21

Student makes beats and sells them on SoundCloud

Sophomore finance major Noah Russo creates and sells his beats on SoundCloud. Russo’s published beats are categorized by mood and genre on the platform and can be purchased for $20-$50 dollars. Buyers can purchase the rights to his songs for $100. In a year, Russo has accumulated around 1,000 sales. File Photo Q: As the owner of BeatsbyNo4h, why did you start making beats? What inspired you to turn it into a business?A: I started...

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Give Us More: The case for eight-team college football playoff
Nov21

Give Us More: The case for eight-team college football playoff

As another entertaining college football regular season nears its end, all eyes are on the top of the rankings, as much has yet to be determined. LSU, Ohio State and Clemson have clearly distinguished themselves week in and week out as the three most complete teams. As the case in past years under the College Football Playoff format, much of the debate heading into bowl season will be about who is most deserving of the final spot into...

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SGA plans to promote awareness on student elections
Nov15

SGA plans to promote awareness on student elections

Vice President of the Student Government Association Frank Mabalatan is beginning a new initiative with the SGA Senate Elections Committee this semester to promote awareness and encourage competition by bolstering participation in SGA elections to ensure the best leaders are representing the Seton Hall community. Mabalatan is the chair of the SGA Elections Committee, who are defining this as a marketing initiative rather than a way to...

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SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session
Nov15

SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session

The Student Government Association (SGA) has established five ‘overarching themes’ that will frame their future legislation following last month’s Town Hall meeting with students, faculty, and administrators. The SGA has outlined the themes of affordability, parking, accessibility, advising, and facilities, as issues that they will work towards improving in the future, according to Student Government President Rishi Shah. SGA has...

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Pirates fall to Bulldogs
Nov11

Pirates fall to Bulldogs

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell, 3-2, to the Butler Bulldogs on Friday night after having a 2-0 lead in the match. The Pirates have now lost eight straight games and fall  7-20 for the season. Julia Wilkins led the Pirates with 16 kills on the night and Maggie Cvelbar had a team-high 31 assists. Photo via SHU Athletics The Pirates started off the first set with momentum as they took an early 10-3. Later on, the...

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Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?
Nov07

Social media addiction: Is SHU a victim?

You’re sitting in class and you feel your phone vibrate. When you turn on the screen, there’s no notification. A 2017 study by Observer said that 80% of college students have experienced this phenomenon dubbed the “phantom text message.” People spend on average two and a half hours per day on social media, and while scientists have proven that cell phone addiction is real, many are uncertain whether social media is addictive. Seton...

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SHU ranked first for post-graduate employment among N.J. private schools
Nov07

SHU ranked first for post-graduate employment among N.J. private schools

When it comes to post-graduate employment, Seton Hall has been ranked No. 1 among New Jersey private schools, according to career resource aggregate Zippia. Overall, Seton Hall ranks No. 5 in New Jersey. File photo Zippia, a platform that helps recent graduates and others search for jobs directly associated with their major or a specific company, gathered data from College Scoreboard Data and IPEDS to build their list. With a 92.55%...

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African Student Association hosts food event
Nov07

African Student Association hosts food event

The African Student Association’s annual Taste of Africa event was held on Oct. 29 in the Beck Rooms of the Walsh Library. File photo Nnamdi Ene, president of the African student association, stated that the main purpose of this event is to “bring African culture to the Seton Hall population through food and show them a side of Africa that they might not get to experience otherwise.” The event took approximately three weeks to plan....

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Star Wars Club ‘forces’ their way onto the scene
Oct31

Star Wars Club ‘forces’ their way onto the scene

Seton Hall’s Star Wars Club is a safe space for those interested in the intergalactic media franchise and for students searching for a way to get involved on campus. George Rodriguez, a senior English major and president of the Star Wars Club, said the organization’s mission is “to create a space on campus for people who felt like they didn’t have other spaces they could come.” Although the club focuses on dissecting and discussing...

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