Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story
Apr13

Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story

Alumnus Ed Lucas ’62 said he was the first blind student at Seton Hall with a seeing eye dog. Lucas said he was born prematurely and always had poor sight, but wearing glasses corrected it well enough. However, after the New York Giants won the 1951 National League pennant, Lucas said he went out to play a game of baseball with his friends when that changed. He described how he pitched the game and took off his glasses. Lucas said he...

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SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch
Apr11

SHU students earn investments at Pirates Pitch

Seton Hall held its ninth annual Pirates Pitch Competition on April 3 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Pirates Pitch is a competition for students who want to pitch their own start-up business idea or have already started their own business. This year, there were four judges, all Seton Hall alumni, who each had $4,000 to invest into the teams. After each of the four teams presented their ideas, there was a period of questions from the...

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Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland
Apr11

Study abroad program gives students a taste of Ireland

The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) is a study abroad program that provides more than 125 programs in 19 countries and 33 cities. More than a decade ago, the Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad (IDEA) was established in order to offer “personalized support and a comprehensive list of diversity resources” to students, according to the IES Abroad website. Students in the study abroad program were able to...

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Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions
Apr10

Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions

The 15th Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit, which runs from April 2 to May 10, showcases the artistic achievements of Seton Hall students. Jeanne Brasile, director of the Walsh Gallery, said that in order to have work displayed in the gallery, artwork is selected by a professional unaffiliated with the University. Unlike previous years, Brasile said that there was no theme for this year’s exhibit. She described it instead as a...

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SGA installs incoming senators, executive board
Apr10

SGA installs incoming senators, executive board

Seton Hall’s Student Government Association (SGA) installed their newly elected class of senators and executive board members for the 2019-2020 academic year on Monday evening. Interim Provost Karen Boroff and Vice President of Student Services Tracey Gottlieb led the swearing in of the executive board and at-large senators, while the deans of colleges swore in their respective delegations. In total, 15 of the new senators will be...

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KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault  awareness in April
Apr10

KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault awareness in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the group KNOW MORE is utilizing it to promote events that raise attention about sexual assault on college campuses. KNOW MORE is an organization of Student Life whose purpose is to provide critical information on the prevention of sexual violence, alcohol, narcotics and bystander intervention to the Seton Hall campus community. While KNOW MORE provides programs all year long that seek to...

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SGA Speaker reminisces on last term
Apr10

SGA Speaker reminisces on last term

Student Government Association (SGA) Diplomacy Senator and diplomacy and international relations major Jacob Abel is wrapping up his last term in SGA this year. Abel, one of the most senior members of SGA in time and rank, leaves behind years of hard work and a team to recall their fondest memories with him in SGA. SGA President and junior finance major Rishi Shah shared many special times with Abel. “My time working with Jacob was...

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HRL revises housing  policies, eliminating bed retain
Apr10

HRL revises housing policies, eliminating bed retain

Housing and Residence Life (HRL) has updated housing policies for room selection causing a stir. In the policy update, HRL has eliminated the ability to select a bed retain for on-campus residents for this semester, instead implementing a “suite retain” policy that will require students to completely fill a suite in order for them to retain it for next year. Timothy Moran, director of Housing and Residence Life, explained the changes...

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Faculty Senate objects to provost
Apr10

Faculty Senate objects to provost

In a private executive session last Friday, Seton Hall’s Faculty Senate voted on an emergency motion disapproving of Interim Provost Karen Boroff’s reappointment to her position and calling on President-Elect Nyre and Interim President Mary Meehan to consult with faculty on other candidates to fill the position, a move that stopped just short of a vote of no-confidence. Boroff’s reappointment enraged senators after they were informed...

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Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office
Apr04

Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office

Last week, the University announced that it has retained Grand River Solutions, a higher education consulting firm, to conduct a review of the offices of EEO and Title IX compliance in response to the demands from the Concerned 44 last semester. In an email sent to the student body on March 27, it was shared that Grand River Solutions will also be conducting multiple student focus groups on campus. This follows many students voicing...

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Governor reveals new plan for higher  education
Apr03

Governor reveals new plan for higher education

Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith-Ellis went to Rutgers-Newark last Tuesday to announce a new state plan for higher education in New Jersey, the first in nearly 13 years. Governor Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Smith Ellis announced a plan for advancing higher education in New Jersey in Newark on March 26. Edwin J. Torres/Governor’s Office Billed by the Governor as a “student-centered...

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Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses
Apr03

Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses

On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to defend “free inquiry” on college campuses. President Trump called the move “historic action” to protect American values. Many see this executive order as a response to events such as the University of California, Berkeley’s cancellation of far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos two years ago. Photo via Wikimedia Commons When Yiannopoulos’ speaking engagement was cancelled...

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