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.
Newly obtained University data sheds light on student and faculty feelings toward proposed laptop program eliminationBy Nicholas Kerr | Mar. 19, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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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.
As of Aug. 1, Monsignor Richard Liddy is retiring from his position as the Director of the Center for Catholic Studies. Liddy will still continue to teach here at Seton Hall University, according to Seton Hall Interim Provost Karen Borof.
Seton Hall University has disinvited controversial American radio personality Sid Rosenberg from a 77 WABC Town Hall planned for March 10 following a student-led social media campaign to cancel Rosenberg’s appearance due to racist public statements from over a decade ago.
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For the Student Government Association (SGA), the typical Town Hall meeting is a platform in which students, faculty members and administrators all gather to discuss the issues facing Seton Hall and often try to remedy them. On Feb. 24th, the theme of the annual Town Hall meeting will be updates on the Strategic Planning Process, according to SGA President Rishi Shah.
The Student Life Committee held a voter registration drive on Feb. 18, to encourage students to register to vote. Students were able to use vote.org to register and check their voter registration status in the Galleon Hallway. Students who will not be home to vote were also able to request their absentee ballots.
The Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) will begin selecting new student organizations for recognition from the Student Government Association (SGA) and the University this month.
The Student Government Association (SGA) will be changing the way they handle tickets during elections. In the past, senate tickets could affiliate themselves with an executive board ticket. However, due to the new policy change, executive board tickets and senate tickets must be separated. They will no longer be able to run as one big ticket.
Seton Hall’s Veggie Society has announced that they will host an environmentally friendly tricky tray fundraiser on March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the University Center main lounge to raise money to aid relief efforts for the Australian wildfire epidemic.