Seton Hall SGA joins regional student government coalition
Apr19

Seton Hall SGA joins regional student government coalition

In wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) has partnered with the New Jersey Student Government Coalition which aims to provide resources for students affected by the pandemic.  Seton Hall’s SGA has joined with other regional SGAs to streamline information to students about COVID-19. (File Photo) The coalition was started by The College of New Jersey’s (TCNJ) student government, according...

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Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?
Apr03

Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?

The Board of Regents unanimously approved the prorated refunds for room, board and parking for the spring semester. Additionally, the University anticipates distributing the refunds sometime in April, according to University spokeswoman Laurie Pine. Students will receive refunds for room, board and parking since students, but the University has not yet mentioned anything about partial tuition refunds even as students clamor for one....

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Senior column: Please don’t make me vote for Joe Biden
Apr03

Senior column: Please don’t make me vote for Joe Biden

In 1993, Tara Reade, a former Senate staffer for Joe Biden, alleged that Biden inappropriately handled her. Now, Reade has alleged that Biden sexually assaulted her, according to Newsweek.  Photo via Flickr/Mark Nozell Reade has reemerged with her claim, but major news networks, particularly left-leaning publications have decided not to cover Reade’s alleged experience. Right-leaning publications along with progressive outlets...

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SHU students adjust to taking online classes from home
Mar27

SHU students adjust to taking online classes from home

With the University’s decision to shift to online learning for the remainder of the Spring semester, students throughout the United States are adapting to virtual classrooms while adjusting to being back home.  File photo In New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy instituted a stay-at-home executive order effective March 21. As of March 24, 16 other states have implemented a statewide executive action to stymie spread of COVID-19, or...

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Students to vote for SGA President amid coronavirus outbreak
Mar19

Students to vote for SGA President amid coronavirus outbreak

When students vote through their Seton Hall email accounts on March 30, the community will determine whether to vote for sophomore diplomacy and international relations major Stefan Ferreira or sophomore diplomacy and international relations and economics major Julia Nicolls to serve as president of the student body. One of them will be replacing Rishi Shah as president, who has served as president for the past two years. ...

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Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election
Mar11

Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election

In the most recent primary contests on March 10, former Vice President Joe Biden beat Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in nearly every state. Biden was declared victor of four primaries including Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri and the most prized primary, Michigan. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Nevertheless, Sanders won North Dakota and seems likely to edge out Biden in Washington State. According to The New York Times, Biden currently...

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Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall
Mar01

Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall

Seton Hall University has disinvited controversial American radio personality Sid Rosenberg from a 77 WABC Town Hall planned for March 10 following a student-led social media campaign to cancel Rosenberg’s appearance due to racist public statements from over a decade ago.   Initially, Rosenberg was scheduled to talk to the University community with co-host Juliet Huddy about the upcoming 2020 election. The event will still...

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As primaries heat up, community weighs in
Feb21

As primaries heat up, community weighs in

Following the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire primary, the intensity for the democratic candidacy has heightened and the field of contenders has narrowed. File Photo Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Colorado senator Michael Bennet and Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick dropped out of the race following their poor performances in the New Hampshire primary. According to Politico, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was declared...

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Minimum wage increases for NJ workers
Feb06

Minimum wage increases for NJ workers

At the start of 2020, New Jersey’s minimum wage increased to $11 per hour. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill last year which will raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars per hour by 2024 for most workers. Last July, as part of the legislation, the state legislature raised the minimum wage from $8.85 per hour to $10. Cooper Tennant/Staff Photographer According to njbiz.com, employers who decide to accept the tip credit will...

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University to create Division of University Relations
Jan30

University to create Division of University Relations

The University is currently developing the Division of University Relations, which will combine the existing departments of Government Relations and Public Relations and Marketing. Interim Vice President for University Advancement Matthew Borowick has been appointed as the head of the division. Photo via Flickr/Seton Hall University According to a University-wide email, President Joseph Nyre said the division will concentrate “its...

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Lawmakers, survivors advocate for campus fire safety legislation
Jan23

Lawmakers, survivors advocate for campus fire safety legislation

Twenty years after the Boland Hall Fire, which took the lives of three Seton Hall freshmen, Aaron Karol, John Giunta and Frank Caltabilota, New Jersey’s state representatives continue to advocate for fire safety on college campuses. Grace McBride/Staff Photographer On Jan. 17, Rep. Bill Pascrell and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. visited Bethany Hall where they commemorated the fateful event by introducing the Campus Fire Safety Education...

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N.J. looks to next November for weed legalization referendum
Dec05

N.J. looks to next November for weed legalization referendum

On next November’s ballot, the state of New Jersey will ask residents whether people over the age of 21 can use recreational marijuana legally. After a failed attempt to legalize marijuana last March, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and state Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) formally introduced a resolution to include the question on the November 2020 ballot, according to NJ.com. File photo With the exception of Texas and New York,...

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