The Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), will be hosting their annual “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” this year from Nov. 17 to 22. This is a week of service opportunities aimed at raising awareness and helping those who are homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving season.
Sophomore finance major Noah Russo creates and sells his beats on SoundCloud. Russo’s published beats are categorized by mood and genre on the platform and can be purchased for $20-$50 dollars. Buyers can purchase the rights to his songs for $100. In a year, Russo has accumulated around 1,000 sales.
Vice President of the Student Government Association Frank Mabalatan is beginning a new initiative with the SGA Senate Elections Committee this semester to promote awareness and encourage competition by bolstering participation in SGA elections to ensure the best leaders are representing the Seton Hall community.
Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, killed himself on Oct. 25 using a suicide vest after being cornered in a dead-end tunnel during an American military raid, according to The New York Times. Since his death, the Islamic State (IS) has named a new leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurayshi, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkish forces have captured the wife of the late leader.
The Office of the Provost sent out an email on Oct. 28 asking students and their families to host international students and scholars for Thanksgiving this year as a continuation of the annual tradition.
The Student Government Association (SGA) passed their first bill of this legislative session on Monday night – an addition to their agenda to include the reading of a statement at every meeting recognizing the native peoples who occupied the land Seton Hall stands on, known as the Land Recognition Bill, following the invocation before each meeting.
The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Student Life Committee is beginning to compile data on parking prices at other universities in order to determine if the cost of a parking permit could be lowered at Seton Hall.
On Oct. 20, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute hosted an Afternoon with Dolores Huerta, an icon fighting for change by the Latino Institute.
The SouthNext festival held the closing events on Sunday at Seton Hall University in McNulty Hall and the Jubilee auditorium. This is the fifth year of SouthNext. The weekend-long festival brings together artists, musicians and well-renowned speakers in order to inspire and bring together the South Orange community.
A Seton Hall student revealed on Oct. 12 that he was nearly scammed out of $3,000 after a University-wide phishing scam flooded the in-boxes of Seton Hall students and faculty a few weeks ago.