Seton Hall cancels study abroad trips as coronavirus rages on abroad, threatens U.S.
Feb26

Seton Hall cancels study abroad trips as coronavirus rages on abroad, threatens U.S.

Seton Hall University abruptly canceled all spring break study abroad trips Wednesday evening, citing the rapidly spreading outbreak of the coronavirus abroad. The cancellations come on the heels of dire warnings from U.S. healthcare officials who are now warning of a possible pandemic and imminent community transmission within the United States.  According to an email from the Provost’s Office, the cancellation does not apply to...

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As primaries heat up, community weighs in
Feb21

As primaries heat up, community weighs in

Following the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire primary, the intensity for the democratic candidacy has heightened and the field of contenders has narrowed. File Photo Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Colorado senator Michael Bennet and Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick dropped out of the race following their poor performances in the New Hampshire primary. According to Politico, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was declared...

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SGA to host Town Hall
Feb21

SGA to host Town Hall

For the Student Government Association (SGA), the typical Town Hall meeting is a platform in which students, faculty members and administrators all gather to discuss the issues facing Seton Hall and often try to remedy them. On Feb. 24th, the theme of the annual Town Hall meeting will be updates on the Strategic Planning Process, according to SGA President Rishi Shah. File photo SGA member and senior biology major Angelo Cadiente...

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Voter registration drive hosted in University Center
Feb21

Voter registration drive hosted in University Center

The Student Life Committee held a voter registration drive on Feb. 18, to encourage students to register to vote. Students were able to use vote.org to register and check their voter registration status in the Galleon Hallway. Students who will not be home to vote were also able to request their absentee ballots. Photo via PxHere The idea for the voter registration drive came from Chase Cohen, an ad-hoc on the Student Life Committee....

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Turrell Manor loses power
Feb21

Turrell Manor loses power

On Feb. 7 at approximately 1:00 p.m., residents of Turrell Manor lost power. Staff Photographer/Matthew Quarles It is not the first time a Seton Hall University residence hall has had a power outage. In this case, the cause was most likely the “high winds experienced that day,” John Signorello, Associate vice president of Facilities and Operations, said. Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) did not identify the exact cause of...

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New SGA senators sworn into office
Feb14

New SGA senators sworn into office

Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has seven new senators. Some were sworn in as recently as Feb. 3 and all are looking forward to their new position in the SGA. Mackenzie Wetherhill/Staff Photographer When asked about the number of openings for senators this semester, SGA Vice President Mark Francis Mabalatan said, “It’s not unusual for Senate seats to be vacated following winter break or any time during the...

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SOAC begins accepting new applications for SGA recognition
Feb14

SOAC begins accepting new applications for SGA recognition

The Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) will begin selecting new student organizations for recognition from the Student Government Association (SGA) and the University this month. File photo New organizations on campus will have to submit their applications for recognition by Feb. 21st at 12:00 p.m., marking the first phase of the process. Following the application submission, these new organizations are asked to give a ten...

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SHU discusses vaping risks
Feb14

SHU discusses vaping risks

Almost all college students nowadays can relate to the scenario of sitting in class and suddenly seeing a cloud of smoke followed by a fruity or minty smell. File photo Vaping on college campuses has become a trend and it is tremendously damaging the health of many students across the country. According to a survey by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 44.3% of young adults ages 18 through 24 who are current e-cigarette...

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Flu epidemic rages across campus, nation
Feb06

Flu epidemic rages across campus, nation

Coughs can be heard echoing across campus as flu season has returned in New Jersey and nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that Influenza-like illness is currently widespread in every state except for Hawaii. File photo Symptoms of the flu and viruses like it include fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches and fatigue. The virus is spread through droplets in the...

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Minimum wage increases for NJ workers
Feb06

Minimum wage increases for NJ workers

At the start of 2020, New Jersey’s minimum wage increased to $11 per hour. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill last year which will raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars per hour by 2024 for most workers. Last July, as part of the legislation, the state legislature raised the minimum wage from $8.85 per hour to $10. Cooper Tennant/Staff Photographer According to njbiz.com, employers who decide to accept the tip credit will...

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SGA changes election ticket policy
Feb06

SGA changes election ticket policy

The Student Government Association (SGA) will be changing the way they handle tickets during elections. In the past, senate tickets could affiliate themselves with an executive board ticket. However, due to the new policy change, executive board tickets and senate tickets must be separated. They will no longer be able to run as one big ticket. File photo Frank Mabalatan, a junior business management and political science major and SGA...

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Veggie Society plans fundraiser for Australian Wildfires
Feb06

Veggie Society plans fundraiser for Australian Wildfires

Seton Hall’s Veggie Society has announced that they will host an environmentally friendly tricky tray fundraiser on March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the University Center main lounge to raise money to aid relief efforts for the Australian wildfire epidemic. Photo via Pixabay A tricky tray is an event where participants buy tickets in exchange for the opportunity to win prize baskets of their choice for charitable causes. The Australian...

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