Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law
Feb21

Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law

Legislation signed into law last May will finally have an impact next week when student workers across New Jersey will become eligible to utilize paid sick leave for the first time in the state. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Act will make New Jersey the 10th state to enact a statewide mandatory paid sick leave law, which will require employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to...

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Concerned 44 raises new concerns about new University’s diversity core
Feb21

Concerned 44 raises new concerns about new University’s diversity core

On Feb. 14, the on-campus student activist group the Concerned 44 released a statement on social media accusing Seton Hall administrators of failing to enact the University’s new diversity core properly. The core, which is now a requirement for all incoming Arts and Sciences students, was expected to begin implementation this semester after being approved by the Arts and Sciences faculty in February 2018. According to the video...

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SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat
Feb20

SGA president runs into setback in bid for Board of Regents seat

Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah has reportedly failed in his attempt to obtain a permanent student seat on the University Board of Regents. Shah recently had a meeting with interim provost Karen Boroff regarding the possibility for a student seat.  “The meeting went well; however, the Provost indicated that it was not feasible to have a student seat on the Board of Regents, given that the faculty does...

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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, University...

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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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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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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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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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Seton Hall finally has a president
Feb06

Seton Hall finally has a president

In an email to the student body on Monday, Chairman of the Board of Regents Patrick Murray announced that the board had appointed Dr. Joseph Nyre of Iona College to lead the University. The position has been filled in the interim by Dr. Mary Meehan, who assumed the role of Interim University President following the departure of Dr. Gabriel Esteban to DePaul University in July 2017. Nyre will officially assume the position on Aug. 1....

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IHS campus suffers water main damage from weather
Jan30

IHS campus suffers water main damage from weather

A water main break at the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus on Jan. 21 caused water damage to the west side of the building, which resulted in canceled classes the following two days. “PSE&G had a power interruption to the campus, which caused the building owner’s boilers to shut down,” John Signorello, Associate Vice President of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said in an email. Due to the very low wind chills...

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SHU removes anti-gay organization from website
Jan30

SHU removes anti-gay organization from website

Adam Varoqua, a senior psychology and social and behavioral sciences major, had a meeting with Monsignor Anthony Ziccardi before Christmas break to discuss the removal of a link to Courage International, previously included on Seton Hall University’s Campus Ministry website. According to the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, “Courage International is a prayer and support ministry of the Catholic Church for men and women struggling with...

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‘Spotlight’ lawyer accuses Newark archdiocese of        defending abusive priest
Jan30

‘Spotlight’ lawyer accuses Newark archdiocese of defending abusive priest

Mitchell Garabedian, the celebrated lawyer known for representing the sexual abuse victims of Roman Catholic priests in the Boston area, recently accused the Archdiocese of Newark of blaming the alleged victims of Rev. Michael “Mitch” Walters in order to protect him. Walters is accused of abusing five boys and one girl decades ago. Walters graduated from Seton Hall in 1977 with a BA in religious studies. Garabedian’s work was depicted...

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