Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes
Oct18

Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes

Students who were concerned about the sale of cigarettes at the Seton Hall University bookstore will soon get their wish: as of November 1, 2018, the bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes. There is more than one reason for this change in policy. Director of Business Affairs Peter Trunk said via email that “cigarettes are not a very popular item.” “It makes sense to me that the store would end the sales, not just because of...

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School of Theology announces partnership
Oct18

School of Theology announces partnership

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology (ICSST) at Seton Hall University and the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas have just announced a recent partnership. Dr. Diane Traflet, Dean Associate of the ICSST, lived and worked at the Lay Centre in 1990s. She has seen it grow and worked with it on many occasions. During the past year, Traflet attended a meeting with some members of the Lay Centre board for a possibility to...

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Student government creates Presidential Cabinet
Oct18

Student government creates Presidential Cabinet

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University recently accepted applications for their Presidential Cabinet comprised of students who would assist SGA President Rishi Shah in understanding student concerns and working with students to create more transparency between SGA and the student body. Emma Murphy, a junior education major and an SGA Education Senator and the Academic Affairs Committee Chair, shared her...

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SHU takes strides toward finding new president
Oct18

SHU takes strides toward finding new president

At the end of September, Seton Hall’s Board of Regents acquired the services of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, a national search firm, for the university’s presidential search committee. The firm focuses on executive searches for education and nonprofit organizations. The search firm, a woman and minority owned firm, dedicates itself to developing “a diverse and excellent candidate pool for every search we lead,” according to...

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SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation
Oct18

SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Fourteen Seton Hall Law School professors recently signed a letter that was run in The New York Times entitled, “The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh.” This letter, which was signed by more than 2,400 law professors from across the United States, urged the Senate to reconsider confirming President Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on the basis that he “displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be...

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Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd
Oct18

Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd

Panic broke out at the recent Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 29 when concertgoers, including many Seton Hall students who were in attendance, mistakenly believed there was an active shooter. At the concert, there was a loud noise that scared people into thinking there was an active shooter. However, it was a false alarm. More than half dozen Seton Hall students and their friends attended the concert. Many students...

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Language professor accepts new position
Oct03

Language professor accepts new position

Dr. Bryan Meadows, a language professor, teaching Intermediate ESL Writing and Teaching Methods for World Languages, recently accepted a position on the New Jersey Department of Education’s Bilingual Advisory Committee. It was announced earlier this fall that Meadows had accepted this position. It is a two-year position, beginning in 2018 and ending in 2020, with meetings at the New Jersey Department of Education main office in...

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Green initiative draws mixed reviews
Oct03

Green initiative draws mixed reviews

Seton Hall University started the 2018 Fall semester with a sustainable course of action to utilize paper straws instead of plastic straws. This decision was to further reduce Seton Hall’s carbon footprint. This initiative started last year as a part of the Blue Goes Green campaign, which focused on positive environmental changes on campus. Violet Reed, a senior with a major in English and minor in Environmental Science, was very...

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New ranking shows Stillman’s hunger for success
Oct03

New ranking shows Stillman’s hunger for success

The Stillman School of Business is on the rise, as it is ranked 108 in US News & World Report’s 2019 America’s Best College Guides among the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs.” The School rose one spot since last year, and over 20 places in the last three years. The rankings are based upon peer assessment surveys. These are conducted only by schools with accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of...

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SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”
Oct03

SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”

In the wake of the devastation Hurricane Florence has caused for thousands of people throughout the Carolinas, Seton Hall created a “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief” program to help hurricane victims. Michelle Peterson, the director of the Division of Volunteer Efforts, explained how Seton Hall decided to involve itself as a resource for people affected by the hurricane. “Immediately following Hurricane Florence, Seton Hall launched our...

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Comm Arts searches for student reps
Oct03

Comm Arts searches for student reps

The Communication and the Arts Student Board was formed to bring all the student groups together to collaborate and encourage communication. The College of Communication and the Arts is currently looking for new members for their student board. They are looking for student organization leaders and they want all organizations within the school to have a voice. Associate Dean Thomas Rondinella explained where the idea for the board...

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EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus
Oct03

EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus

A Seton Hall University student is alleging her health and safety were put at risk two weeks ago when Public Safety and the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) failed to administer an EpiPen to counter an allergic reaction. Marygrace Smith, a junior graphic design and advestising major, said that while on her way back to campus in a Lyft with her close friend Maddie Guerrero she began to experience the onset of what she knew to be...

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