As you enter college, remember to treat yourself well
Jun18

As you enter college, remember to treat yourself well

Finding yourself in college involves a lot more than just trying any and everything. Finding yourself is about struggling, and failing and moving forward despite it all. The Voice claims that there is a way “to be both enthusiastic and wary at the same time.” That fine line between those two types of self is called self-care. No, this doesn’t mean face masks and meditation; this means self-care in an emotional sense. This means...

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PRIDE gains  probationary status on campus
May02

PRIDE gains probationary status on campus

Recently, Seton Hall’s gay-straight alliance, PRIDE, formerly known as Allies, gained probationary status from the Student Organization’s Advisory Committee (SOAC). This means that the organization can now present to the Student Government Association’s Finance Committee and request money; they have also been recommended for full recognition to the Department of Student Life. Probationary status applies to all new clubs during their...

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SGA affirms fight against student hunger
Mar28

SGA affirms fight against student hunger

Earlier this month, the Student Government Association (SGA) affirmed that it will take measures to fight student hunger on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Senator Adam Varoqua, states that SGA recognizes that students who deal with “hunger or lack of access to food are in this situation for a multitude of reasons, including but not limited to: affordability, time constraints, housing arrangements, rising college costs”...

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NJ legislature passes bill giving sex  abuse victims more time to sue
Mar27

NJ legislature passes bill giving sex abuse victims more time to sue

On March 25, the New Jersey General Assembly passed NJ S477 (18R), a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims of clerical abuse in the state, following its approval in the Senate on March 14. Now it awaits Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature. He has said he would support the measure. The bill allows victims up to 37 years after they turn 18 to file. After the age of 55, they would have seven years to file suit....

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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