Seton Hall students ordered to pick up belongings as state may use dorms to house health care workers
Mar27

Seton Hall students ordered to pick up belongings as state may use dorms to house health care workers

Just eight days after asking Seton Hall students to leave their dorms, the University has issued a new request that resident students return to campus to retrieve all belongings they left behind by April 5 as the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak continues to rage on. Cars line up outside of Boland Hall to pack students’ belongings on March 20. (Nicholas Kerr/News Editor) The notification, which was sent out to resident...

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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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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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