From the front line, Seton Hall nursing student assists in war against COVID-19
Apr07

From the front line, Seton Hall nursing student assists in war against COVID-19

When New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy put out a call for volunteer medical workers on March 27, the state was already well entrenched in the worldwide war against COVID-19. By that point, in New Jersey alone, over 8,000 individuals had tested positive for the virus and 108 New Jerseyans had died. But that was then. In the weeks since, case and fatality numbers have risen dramatically, topping nearly 45,000 positive cases and 1,200...

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Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?
Apr03

Board of Regents approves refunds for room, board, parking; partial tuition refund still up in air?

The Board of Regents unanimously approved the prorated refunds for room, board and parking for the spring semester. Additionally, the University anticipates distributing the refunds sometime in April, according to University spokeswoman Laurie Pine. Students will receive refunds for room, board and parking since students, but the University has not yet mentioned anything about partial tuition refunds even as students clamor for one....

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Julia Nicolls elected as SGA president
Apr02

Julia Nicolls elected as SGA president

The preliminary results of the Student Government Association (SGA) election for the 2020-2021 academic year are in and Julia Nicolls is the SGA president-elect.  Voting was available online to all students from March 30 at 6:00 a.m. until March 31 at 3:00 p.m.  Photo via Instagram/nicollsmcgarry2020 Nicolls, a diplomacy and international relations major and SGA diplomacy senator, ran on a ticket that included ad-hoc Senator...

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Senior Spotlight: softball leaves behind impressive resume
Apr02

Senior Spotlight: softball leaves behind impressive resume

Despite an NCAA Committee ruling on Monday afternoon that spring sport athletes will receive an extra year of eligibility due to a lost season under COVID-19 scares, there is still a rightfully sentimental feeling surrounding senior players who had their swan songs ripped out from under their feet. Graduating college is a monumental step in life. For most athletes, this means the end of a career and an official shift into the working...

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Instagram challenges help students cope through pandemic
Apr01

Instagram challenges help students cope through pandemic

With everyone stuck in their houses during quarantine, many students have said that they have struggled with ways to kill time. Although Seton Hall has transitioned to remote learning where students interact with their peers and professors virtually, some say they are struggling with the amount of anxiety caused by the pandemic overall.  Instagram feeds have been blowing up with a variety of challenges and social media games in...

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DEBATE RECAP: SGA Presidential Candidates spar as election heads into final days
Mar29

DEBATE RECAP: SGA Presidential Candidates spar as election heads into final days

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s presidential candidates signed onto Microsoft Teams Thursday for a virtual debate hosted by The Setonian and the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center (TLTC). Senators Stefan Ferreira and Julia Nicolls discussed issues including mobile computing, parking and sustainability at the live meeting, moderated by The Setonian’s News Editor, Nicholas Kerr. The debate began with a...

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Here are five ways you can relax during the quarantine
Mar27

Here are five ways you can relax during the quarantine

As students are facing the possibility of having to spend more time social distancing and less time outside their homes, some may find themselves going stir-crazy or with a case of cabin fever. Here are five tips to maintain your mental health during the quarantine. Meditate Siddhi Sundaram, a freshman biology major, shared that meditation and yoga are good ways to unwind. “I just started doing this,” Sundaram said. “But there are a...

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SGA elections pushed back due to coronavirus
Mar27

SGA elections pushed back due to coronavirus

In the wake of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is pushing back elections. Campaign posters hang on Duffy Hall. (Nicholas Kerr/News Editor) Students will receive an emailed SurveyMonkey ballot on March 30 that will close at 3 p.m. on March 31. The candidates for the election range from at-large senators to two presidential candidates. With campus closures, the...

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There’s no need to be overly productive during a global pandemic
Mar27

There’s no need to be overly productive during a global pandemic

Hey, Pirates. I hope you’re holding up as best as can be expected during this unprecedented time. File photo Last week’s Voice addressed our seniors. The Setonian wanted to remind you that it’s alright to be sad. Missing out on major life events like graduating college on time is heartbreaking, and we wanted to make sure SHU seniors knew that.  This week, we want to talk to anybody who is reading our paper right now.  Since...

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Seton Hall orders students to leave dorms, gives them three days to return home
Mar20

Seton Hall orders students to leave dorms, gives them three days to return home

A Seton Hall student packs his car while moving out of Boland Hall. (Nicholas Kerr/News Editor) After revising its housing advisements two separate times, Seton Hall announced late Wednesday night that all resident students remaining on campus would be made to leave effective March 21 at 5:00 p.m. unless they received express permission in an email from the Department of Student Services to remain. This action taken by the University...

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Seton Hall students mourn moments lost to coronavirus
Mar20

Seton Hall students mourn moments lost to coronavirus

Seton Hall announced on March 18 that students will continue remote learning for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester in response to the growing threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This decision comes just over a week after the University’s initial announcement that classes would be conducted online through March 22. The parking lot outside Xavier Hall, usually overloaded with cars, sits empty.Nicholas Kerr/News Editor In...

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Newly obtained University data sheds light on student and faculty feelings toward proposed laptop program elimination
Mar19

Newly obtained University data sheds light on student and faculty feelings toward proposed laptop program elimination

The contents of a mobile computing program survey presented by Seton Hall University administrators to the faculty senate on Feb. 14 was obtained by The Setonian this week, offering new insight into the mindset of faculty members and students regarding a proposed shift of the program.  Cooper Tennant – Staff Photographer The presentation, which was linked within the minutes of the Feb. 14 meeting of the faculty senate,...

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