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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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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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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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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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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Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on  diversity
Nov07

Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on diversity

Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week. File photo The Inclusion Alliance members acted as guest speakers to teach the students more about inclusion and diversity at Seton Hall University. Robin Cunningham, the dean of freshman studies and special academic programs, commented on the discussions....

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Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader
Nov07

Seton Hall expert on terrorism weighs in on death of Islamic State leader

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, killed himself on Oct. 25 using a suicide vest after being cornered in a dead-end tunnel during an American military raid, according to The New York Times. Since his death, the Islamic State (IS) has named a new leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurayshi, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkish forces have captured the wife of the late leader. Markela...

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SHU asks community to host international students for holiday
Nov07

SHU asks community to host international students for holiday

The Office of the Provost sent out an email on Oct. 28 asking students and their families to host international students and scholars for Thanksgiving this year as a continuation of the annual tradition. Adrian Chavez/Staff photographer Seton Hall international students discussed their opinions on the matter, and talked about whether they ever considered attending a hosted Thanksgiving dinner. Ishani Sachdev, a junior economics major...

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