Capping off a three-year-long effort to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several bills into law on Monday officially regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and older, halting arrests for pot possession and establishing new penalties for those younger than 21 caught with the drug.
New Jersey COVID-19 vaccine shipments may be delayed due to the winter weather conditions, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.
COVID-19 cases jump by 18 in one day; University says numbers were ‘direct result' of expanded surveillance testingBy Nicholas Kerr | Feb. 19, 2021
Coronavirus cases continued to surge on Seton Hall’s campuses Thursday, doubling from Wednesday and hitting a semester-high of 18 newly reported cases in one day.
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Marijuana use will still be prohibited on New Jersey college campuses once legalization goes into effectBy Genevieve Krupcheck | Feb. 19, 2021
Though New Jersey voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana sale and use for all adults over 21, state lawmakers are still embroiled in a fight over the rules that will ultimately govern the drug.
Seton Hall announced its campuses will be closed on Thursday due to an incoming snowstorm, but said that classes will continue for students virtually and that the University’s business operations will continue.
The Student Government Association’s Environmental Protection and Conservation Commission (EPACC) is working to form a partnership with the South Orange Environmental Commission (SOEC) to create a more sustainable environment on campus and in South Orange.
University hosts forum to discuss strategic plan, with University Center renovation and tuition increase taking center stageBy Genevieve Krupcheck | Feb. 14, 2021
Administrators answered students’ questions about the University’s strategic plan, Harvest Our Treasures, at a virtual community forum on Feb 10, with the recently announced renovation of the University Center dominating much of the conversation.
The Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) warned students on Thursday that Seton Hall could implement several different mitigation steps to stop the growth of coronavirus cases on the South Orange campus.
Students living in Cabrini Hall will be forced to relocate to Xavier Hall next week so that the University can convert the building to serve as additional quarantine space, according to an email from the Health Intervention and Communication Team (HICT) sent out on Monday.
Some members of the Seton Hall community are beginning to receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccines as distribution to eligible groups continues in New Jersey and New York.
Seton Hall announced plans for a major renovation of the University Center in an email to students on Tuesday. The plans—which were announced amid a pandemic during which the University raised tuition and laid off staff in the spring—have some students questioning the timing of the project.
Seton Hall announced on Thursday that it would expand COVID-19 surveillance testing among its student body starting on Feb. 9.
Seton Hall says issue that prevented users from accessing Microsoft Teams meetings has been resolvedBy Nicholas Kerr | Feb. 4, 2021
An issue that kept some users from being able to join Microsoft Teams meetings on Thursday morning has been resolved by the company, according to Seton Hall's Department of Information Technology.
A vicious nor’easter that brought blizzard-like conditions and more than a foot of snow to New Jersey will force Seton Hall to close its campuses for a second consecutive day on Tuesday – though classes and University operations will continue remotely.
Seton Hall announced its campuses will be closed on Monday due to an incoming snowstorm, but said that classes will continue for students virtually and that the University’s business operations will continue.
South Orange Village has published its master plan, a long-term planning document which will determine the future development of the Township, as well as the Village’s relationship with Seton Hall.
Seton Hall is seeing its first coronavirus cases since the start of the new year according to an update to its coronavirus dashboard, which reported 10 new cases in the last week.
President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of November’s election came to a violent crescendo on Wednesday when a pro-Trump mob staged an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol following a rally outside the White House, where the President continued to spread misinformation about the 2020 election.