Seton Hall celebrates 10th annual tree lighting
Dec05

Seton Hall celebrates 10th annual tree lighting

‘Twas the night of Dec. 3, when all through the Seton Hall campus there was darkness and cold, crisp air. But not for long. Kiera Alexander / Photography Editor Around 5 p.m., students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families began to fill the Green, strolling around and lining up for Gourmet Dining Services’ hot cocoa, a soft Seton Hall blue Santa hat and a holiday photo with the Pirate in a blue Santa suit. Classic holiday songs...

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First winter storm of the  season rips through region
Dec05

First winter storm of the season rips through region

The first winter storm of the season wreaked havoc across the northeast region Dec. 1 and 2, causing thousands of flight delays, hundreds of cancellations and hundreds of miles of traffic across the region during two of the busiest travel days of the year. File photo The bomb cyclone – dubbed Winter Storm Ezekiel by weather watchers – began as a wintry mix of rain and snow on Sunday, ultimately saturating areas of New England in more...

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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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SGA pushes rewards program in Village
Dec05

SGA pushes rewards program in Village

A Student Government Association ad-hoc senator is starting up an initiative with Village Relations to create a rewards program for Seton Hall University students to use in South Orange Village. The idea behind it is to have a rewards program like ones you would see at Starbucks or Dunkin’ that offer students free foods or services over time. Matthew Quarles / Staff Photographer Molly Clearly, the freshman ad-hoc senator who came up...

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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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SGA spearheads Village Relations Committee
Dec05

SGA spearheads Village Relations Committee

​The Student Government Association recently started pushing for a new initiative to form a student government coalition amongst other New Jersey colleges and universities and their student governments. ​This initiative is being spearheaded by Santiago Cabrera, a sophomore economy and finance major who is the head of the Village Relations Committee in SGA, along with the rest of the Village Relations Committee. Matthew Quarles / Staff...

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University celebrates  Investiture of President
Nov21

University celebrates Investiture of President

The Seton Hall community welcomed its 21st President Dr. Joseph E. Nyre on Nov. 15 in the Walsh Gymnasium. Administration, students, local leaders and clerical leaders were among those intendence to celebrate the installation of Nyre, where he said he will approach the position “with a sense of honor, excitement and profound humility.” Rodell Laranang/Staff Photographer The Investiture began with Interim Provost and Executive Vice...

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SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together
Nov21

SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together

With several large Student Government Association (SGA) initiatives now underway, President Rishi Shah and Vice President Frank Mabalatan are slowly beginning to wrap up their year in SGA before the end of their term in nearly four months. File Photo Shah, who is in his second term serving as president after winning against Anthony Chen last year, will graduate this May, ending his four years of service with SGA. Mabalatan, a junior,...

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SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues
Nov21

SGA looks into Wi-Fi issues

The Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs committee, organized a study into Wi-Fi problems at Seton Hall University. The study helped show where the worst Wi-Fi on campus is located. Along with these findings, the IT department, students, and administration are trying to find the best ways to solve these issues. File Photo Justin Avendaño and Raven Campbell, freshman ad-hoc senators of the academic affairs committee,...

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Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety
Nov21

Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety

The Student Government Association’s Village Relations Committee is spearheading a new initiative that deals with pedestrian safety on Seton Hall University’s campus. As previously reported by The Setonian, an unidentified female student and Frank Bolger, a crossing guard, were struck on Sept. 25 and 26, respectively, near Farinella Gate on South Orange Avenue in late September. File Photo In response to what occurred, the Village...

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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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DOVE will host its “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”
Nov21

DOVE will host its “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week”

The Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), will be hosting their annual “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” this year from Nov. 17 to 22. This is a week of service opportunities aimed at raising awareness and helping those who are homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving season. Photo via Facebook/Dove Seton Hall According to the Seton Hall University website, this year’s series of drives and initiatives are going to be a part of the...

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