Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse
Feb21

Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse

The Vatican announced last Saturday that Pope Francis has expelled Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood after the church found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over the course of several decades. McCarrick served as president of the board of trustees at Seton Hall and as Archbishop of Newark during the mid-’80s to early 2000s. According to NJ.com, McCarrick...

Read More
Class of 2019 gets a commencement speaker
Feb14

Class of 2019 gets a commencement speaker

ESPN’s Bob Ley will address this year’s senior class Seton Hall announced last week that Bob Ley ’76, famed sports anchor and reporter for ESPN, will deliver the 162nd commencement address at this year’s graduation at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Photo via Tommy Gilligan Ley was recently inducted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame and is the longest-tenured broadcaster at ESPN. Ley became an anchor of...

Read More
‘Spotlight’ lawyer accuses Newark archdiocese of        defending abusive priest
Jan30

‘Spotlight’ lawyer accuses Newark archdiocese of defending abusive priest

Mitchell Garabedian, the celebrated lawyer known for representing the sexual abuse victims of Roman Catholic priests in the Boston area, recently accused the Archdiocese of Newark of blaming the alleged victims of Rev. Michael “Mitch” Walters in order to protect him. Walters is accused of abusing five boys and one girl decades ago. Walters graduated from Seton Hall in 1977 with a BA in religious studies. Garabedian’s work was depicted...

Read More
Campus group aims to establish tuition cap
Dec06

Campus group aims to establish tuition cap

The Seton Hall Young Democratic Socialists of America (SHYDSA) have started a Change.org petition aiming to cap Seton Hall’s tuition increases at a maximum of 2.5 percent per year, according to a Facebook post from the group’s president, Adam Varoqua. In addition to establishing a tuition cap, the petition aims to establish a more “transparent view” of expenses and how students’ tuition is being allocated. Last April, Seton Hall’s...

Read More
Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”
Oct25

Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”

Dr. Karen Boroff is a lot of things. A scholar, a mother, an administrator, a Catholic, and a wise soul, among others. Despite all these roles, most Seton Hall students know her as the woman who delivers the bad news via email. She’s been working here since 1989, but it turns out a lot of students here don’t know much about her – until now. IS: What do you have your degree in? Where did you go to school? KB: I studied at Cornell...

Read More
Public Safety warns students about South Orange house
Oct25

Public Safety warns students about South Orange house

Last week, Public Safety issued a warning to Seton Hall students advising them to avoid 366 Wilden Place, a house in the town of South Orange. The warning comes in light of repeated reports and complaints about the location that “have included potential violations of law, University policy, and risks to personal safety,” according to Public Safety. This home is traditionally known to house members of the Sigma Pi fraternity, whose...

Read More
SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation
Oct18

SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Fourteen Seton Hall Law School professors recently signed a letter that was run in The New York Times entitled, “The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh.” This letter, which was signed by more than 2,400 law professors from across the United States, urged the Senate to reconsider confirming President Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on the basis that he “displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be...

Read More
Comm Arts searches for student reps
Oct03

Comm Arts searches for student reps

The Communication and the Arts Student Board was formed to bring all the student groups together to collaborate and encourage communication. The College of Communication and the Arts is currently looking for new members for their student board. They are looking for student organization leaders and they want all organizations within the school to have a voice. Associate Dean Thomas Rondinella explained where the idea for the board...

Read More
Students petition the Talent of Inclusion initiative
Sep19

Students petition the Talent of Inclusion initiative

Seton Hall’s Black Caucus, which is comprised of the 14 African Cultural Organizations on campus, has started a petition to express their discontent with the Talent of Inclusion Initiative launched earlier this semester. The petition also calls for more “hands-on” initiatives regarding inclusion at SHU. As previously reported by The Setonian, the Talent of Inclusion Initiative calls on Seton Hall’s students to reward each other with...

Read More
The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too
Sep12

The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of the press.” The Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and is considered by most Americans to be a good thing and a fundamental part of our democracy. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, however, “the press” that the First Amendment claims to protect, has been under attack. Trump refers to much of the press as...

Read More
N.J. to  investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up
Sep12

N.J. to investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up

On Sept. 6, New Jersey officials announced the creation of a special task force to investigate both the alleged sex abuse by members of the clergy within the dioceses of New Jersey and alleged cover-up by the Catholic Church. The Setonian reported last week that Seton Hall University has hired Newark law firm Gibbons P.C. to independently investigate sex abuse allegations that “may have involved seminarians” at its seminaries....

Read More
SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives
Sep06

SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives

Seton Hall is launching several new initiatives regarding inclusion “of every member of our [Seton Hall’s] community,” according to Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost of Seton Hall. Over the summer, an email was sent to the university community detailing these initiatives. These include work on the University Core and University Life classes, workshops for faculty and the entire university community, and the creation of an Inclusion...

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest