Black Friday tech items: what’s hot and what’s not
Nov23

Black Friday tech items: what’s hot and what’s not

With Black Friday and the holiday season approaching, there are a variety of tech gifts from which to choose.  Since the pandemic has led to more students taking classes remotely—and with more people working from home—more people have become much more reliant on technology.  With this heightened demand, the tech industry has stepped up its game to appeal to its consumers through the release of the new iPhone, PlayStation 5...

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South Orange Village seeks participation in vote for new logo
Nov23

South Orange Village seeks participation in vote for new logo

The Village of South Orange is looking for participation in a survey to help decide on a new logo for the community.  The chosen design will be featured on official South Orange documents as well as signage throughout the town. The two design options that South Orange will decide between. On the left is option 1, and on the right is option 2.  An online survey was created by the Village government to gauge the popularity of two...

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Myles Powell to sign with the New York Knicks after going undrafted
Nov19

Myles Powell to sign with the New York Knicks after going undrafted

Following the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night, Seton Hall and college basketball fans took to Twitter to voice their complaints over former Seton Hall men’s basketball star Myles Powell going undrafted. Many outlets had projected that Powell would be taken late in the second round, but when the New Orleans Pelicans selected Utah State’s Sam Merrill as the last pick of this year’s draft, both confusion and frustration swarmed social...

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Newark implements new restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge
Nov19

Newark implements new restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced new curfews, gathering limits and symptom-tracking protocols for businesses on Nov. 9 as cases continue to spike in the city. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka raises restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise (Photo via WCTC AM) The new procedures have been in effect since Tuesday. Baraka made the announcement in a video posted to Facebook and addressed why the procedures in Newark are stricter than the...

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University plans in-person commencements for Class of 2020
Nov19

University plans in-person commencements for Class of 2020

The Seton Hall University Class of 2020 will have three in-person commencement ceremonies this spring, the Provost’s office announced in an email to graduates on Thursday. Provost announced three commencement ceremonies in April for Class of 2020 (Photo by Jillian Cancela) Each of the three ceremonies plans to accommodate 115 graduates, who are allowed two guests each, Provost Katia Passerini said. Baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral...

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Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule released
Nov19

Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule released

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule was released Wednesday night, bringing their full schedule to nine games. WBB Team Photo via SHU Athletics The season kicks off with three non-conference home games against Rider on Nov. 25, Saint Peter’s on Nov. 28 and Fairfield on Nov. 30. Seton Hall will then fly to Indianapolis to face Butler in their first conference game on Dec. 4, and then return to South Orange...

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SHU students are thankful despite many struggles of 2020
Nov17

SHU students are thankful despite many struggles of 2020

Seton Hall students have had to cope with the stress of a global pandemic, instances of racial injustice and the presidential election this year. As Thanksgiving approaches, students reflected on what they are thankful for during these uncertain and difficult times. The gift of education Madelyn Woodson, a junior public relations and journalism major, said this year has been filled with a lot of bumps and bruises, and the hardest part...

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Diwali kicks off holiday season
Nov16

Diwali kicks off holiday season

With coffee shops now selling festive drinks and Christmas music already playing on the radio, many people think of Thanksgiving or Christmas when it comes to this time of year.  But, one of the first holidays this season is actually Diwali, which students at Seton Hall celebrated on Nov. 14. “Diwali is a festival of lights, signifying peace, prosperity and good fortune for the upcoming year,” Sanjana Patel, a freshman nursing...

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Seton Hall to serve as coronavirus testing site
Nov13

Seton Hall to serve as coronavirus testing site

Seton Hall’s South Orange campus will serve as a coronavirus testing site for Essex County residents and the University community on Thursday, Nov. 19, according to University officials. The County of Essex will administer COVID-19 saliva tests to Essex County residents and members of the Seton Hall community, University spokesperson Laurie Pine said. Seton Hall University will serve as a COVID-19 test site on Nov. 19. (File Photo)...

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Aquinas Hall quarantine ends after three days
Nov13

Aquinas Hall quarantine ends after three days

Residents on the second floor of Aquinas Hall will no longer have to quarantine, Housing and Residence Life (HRL) said in an email to residents Thursday. The floor was ordered to quarantined on Monday after two residents tested positive within a week. HRL staff informed residents on Monday that they would be allowed to leave their rooms only to be tested for COVID-19 by Health Services. The second floor of Aquinas Hall was ordered to...

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Seton Hall women learn to code with Girls Who Code
Nov12

Seton Hall women learn to code with Girls Who Code

Seton Hall women who are interested in learning how to program in a low-stress, supportive environment can join Girls Who Code. According to its website, Girls Who Code is a “national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology.” Through its various programs, the organization’s mission is to “educate, equip and inspire girls with the computing skills they’ll need to pursue 21st-century opportunities.” Girls...

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Students reflect on “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s legacy
Nov12

Students reflect on “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s legacy

After “Jeopardy!” producers confirmed longtime host Alex Trebek lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Nov. 8, the Seton Hall community reflected on his lasting impact. Trebek first revealed in March 2019 that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and said that like many others with the disease, he did not experience any symptoms until it had spread throughout his body. Regardless of his diagnosis, Trebek...

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