Stillman ranked as a top undergraduate program
Feb14

Stillman ranked as a top undergraduate program

The Stillman School of Business has been “riding a hot streak,” according to Poets & Quants (P&Q), which recently ranked Seton Hall’s business school as one of the top 10 Undergraduate Business Schools to Watch. Over the past year, the business school has jumped 22 spots from P&Q’s 2018 rating and is now regarded alongside other schools such as Boston College, Emory, University of California – Berkley, Babson,...

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SGA elects new student  life committee chair
Feb14

SGA elects new student life committee chair

Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) has selected a new Student Life committee chair, the recently appointed at-large senator Saveria Antonacci. Antonacci looks to build on the current momentum of Student Life’s initiatives while bringing a fresh perspective to the table.Antonacci, a sophomore diplomacy and international relations major, was elected vice-chair in October and gained further experience as the...

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Class of 2019 gets a commencement speaker
Feb14

Class of 2019 gets a commencement speaker

ESPN’s Bob Ley will address this year’s senior class Seton Hall announced last week that Bob Ley ’76, famed sports anchor and reporter for ESPN, will deliver the 162nd commencement address at this year’s graduation at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Photo via Tommy Gilligan Ley was recently inducted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame and is the longest-tenured broadcaster at ESPN. Ley became an anchor of...

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Trump delivers second State of the Union
Feb14

Trump delivers second State of the Union

President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union Address on Feb. 5 following a postponement issued by Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi because of the government shutdown. Trump discussed issues such as illegal immigration, the government shutdown, his proposal for a border wall among others. He also discussed issues regarding trade in China, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — the replacement to the North American Free Trade...

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NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes
Feb13

NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis submitted a formal opposition to the U.S. Department of Education over new proposed Title IX guidelines for colleges and universities putting New Jersey in the ranks of 19 other states with attorneys general opposing the rules. Photo via NJ.gov The proposal, which was put forth by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos last November, would...

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University amends policy on student protests
Feb13

University amends policy on student protests

Seton Hall’s executive cabinet revised the student demonstration policy a few weeks ago, which included the prohibition of indoor protests. This revision follows a protest campaign from Concerned 44 that utilized sit-in tactics at Presidents Hall. Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Concerned 44 is a student activist group that “represents the marginalized student body at Seton Hall University,” according to the group’s Instagram page. The...

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University sends out computer survey
Feb06

University sends out computer survey

The Mobile Computing Task Force sent out a survey last week, in order to determine how the University should proceed in modifying the mobile computing program. Adrian Chavez/ Staff Photographer The survey was sent via email and asked students from all majors to share their opinion on the matter, stating that they had intent to change the laptop program in the University. “Before making any decisions we want to learn more about your...

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SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission
Feb06

SGA bill aims to launch environmental commission

Two SGA senators have introduced legislation that would amend the by-laws of the Seton Hall Student Government Administration and would establish a new student-run environmental commission. According to the bill, the Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) would be “dedicated to bringing the Seton Hall University undergraduate student community together to bring about worthwhile change in the environmental...

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Students approached by religious solicitors
Feb06

Students approached by religious solicitors

During the evening of Jan. 26 several Seton Hall students were approached by four males who were identified as part of the group, God the Mother, and asked to discuss their religious beliefs with the students. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor This incident prompted a school-wide email from Public Safety, which highlighted the steps they took to respond to the incident. The email noted that, “none of the students who reported...

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CAPS  grapples with  increase
Feb06

CAPS grapples with increase

Over the past decade, the rate of students using college counselling resources has increased across the United States, according to Seton Hall’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). According to Dr. Priti Shah, assistant director of CAPS, CAPS experienced a 68 percent increase in crises services in the past year. This statistic refers to students who needed assistance based upon varying psychological emergencies. After the...

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SHU professor discusses alcohol and opioids
Feb06

SHU professor discusses alcohol and opioids

Dr. Sulie Chang, director of the Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology at Seton Hall University, recently published a study that revealed a possible connection between teenage binge drinking and later opioid abuse. “We at the INIP/SHU have collected the information about binge drinking on college campuses,” Dr. Chang explained via email. “Overall, binge drinking is a prevalent issue in the US, with younger people...

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SGA  president adovocates for Board of Regents seat
Feb06

SGA president adovocates for Board of Regents seat

Rishi Shah, current Student Government Association (SGA) president is pushing a campaign to create a student body seat on the Board of Regents at Seton Hall University. Shah was elected student body president in 2018. Shah’s campaign to have a permanent seat on the Board of Regents at Seton Hall University is his most recent endeavor as president. According to the Seton Hall official website, the Board of Regents current president is...

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