Students to vote for SGA President amid coronavirus outbreak
Mar19

Students to vote for SGA President amid coronavirus outbreak

When students vote through their Seton Hall email accounts on March 30, the community will determine whether to vote for sophomore diplomacy and international relations major Stefan Ferreira or sophomore diplomacy and international relations and economics major Julia Nicolls to serve as president of the student body. One of them will be replacing Rishi Shah as president, who has served as president for the past two years. ...

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Seton Hall ranked No. 15 in final AP poll
Mar19

Seton Hall ranked No. 15 in final AP poll

Seton Hall is ending the 2019-20 college basketball season in almost the exact same place it started. The Associated Press released its final Top 25 poll of the season on Wednesday, ranking Seton Hall No. 15 in the country. The Pirates opened the season ranked No. 12 in the poll, which was at the time the program’s highest preseason ranking since 2000. Seton Hall was ranked 16 times in the AP’s 20 polls this season, which is the...

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Two months. All online. Here’s how to keep the grind from stopping
Mar19

Two months. All online. Here’s how to keep the grind from stopping

As Seton Hall has suspended all in-person classes for the rest of the semester, students are adjusting to doing their course work and virtually attending classes online.  Motivation might be hard to find without the obligation to attend in-person classes. Seton Hall students weighed in on how they are staying motivated without in-person classes.  Julia Lomonte, a freshman creative writing major, talked about how an important...

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For SHU seniors, coronavirus means a possible premature goodbye
Mar17

For SHU seniors, coronavirus means a possible premature goodbye

Seton Hall announced last week that the University will be conducting classes remotely until at least April 13 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. However, with schools across the nation closing for the rest of the semester, SHU students are preparing for the worst. The Pirate’s Cove sits virtually empty on March 17 as the coronavirus outbreak rages on. (Nicholas Kerr/News Editor) Seton Hall seniors spoke to The Setonian...

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NCAA cancels NCAA Tournament, remaining winter and spring championships
Mar12

NCAA cancels NCAA Tournament, remaining winter and spring championships

The NCAA has officially canceled both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, as well as remaining winter and spring championships. Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships,” the NCAA said in a statement. “This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public...

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African Student Association cancels fashion show amid planning issues
Mar12

African Student Association cancels fashion show amid planning issues

The African Student Association (ASA) canceled its annual Fashion Show, an event that celebrates African fashion and culture, on Feb. 28 after facing several complications regarding the event’s planning process.  ASA was previously seeking potential student models to take part in the event. “Partnering with fashion designers, [the students] get to wear a variety of styles and walk the red carpet,” according to an email sent out...

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SHU and South Orange Village work together for census representation
Mar11

SHU and South Orange Village work together for census representation

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Village Relations Committee is working with the village of South Orange on outreach to ensure accurate representation of students in the 2020 Census. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Village Relations representatives will be tabling in the University Center to discuss how students, particularly those who live off-campus, can ensure they are counted in the national census. The census, which is used...

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Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election
Mar11

Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election

In the most recent primary contests on March 10, former Vice President Joe Biden beat Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in nearly every state. Biden was declared victor of four primaries including Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri and the most prized primary, Michigan. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Nevertheless, Sanders won North Dakota and seems likely to edge out Biden in Washington State. According to The New York Times, Biden currently...

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Senior column: The only thing we have to fear…
Mar11

Senior column: The only thing we have to fear…

Can we all take a minute and breathe? Photo via Flickr There’s a lot going on in the world and much of it is out of our control. You don’t need me to tell you that. The global economy is tanking and an all-out oil price war has broken out between Saudi Arabia and Russia. On a personal note, seniors like me hit the real world in barely two months’ time. There’s also the COVID-19 outbreak, which is hurtling toward global pandemic status...

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Turn up the beet: SHU students go vegan
Feb28

Turn up the beet: SHU students go vegan

Some students are getting into the trend of plant-based diets as people are changing their lifestyles to become healthier. The Setonian sought out vegans and vegetarians on campus to gauge their opinions on the trend and the journey of changing their diet. Annabella Robb, a sophomore graphic design major, has been vegetarian for two years. Robb said that her diet changed during the summer when the plastic straw ban began gaining...

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SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee
Feb27

SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee

The Student Government Association (SGA) has shifted its approach to gaining student representation on the University’s Board of Regents. Kiera Alexander / Staff Photographer After failing to gain a permanent seat for students or faculty, SGA President Rishi Shah says that he will now push for a student seat on the Student Affairs Subcommittee of the Board, as it most directly affects students. “Through conversation with various...

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Can we stop with all these Democratic debates?
Feb27

Can we stop with all these Democratic debates?

On Tuesday, seven qualifying Democratic candidates took the stage for a debate in Charleston, South Carolina – Senator Elizabeth Warren, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer and Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Photo via goodfreephotos.com This is the third Democratic debate this month. There was a debate on Feb. 7 in Manchester, New Hampshire then one just last week on Feb....

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