SHU administration talks further action after race forum
Feb17

SHU administration talks further action after race forum

On Jan. 30, a “Real Talk on Race” was held at Seton Hall. According to an email from Tracy Gottlieb, the vice president of Student Services, more than 600 people attended the event. She shared that the results of the survey that Student Services sent out on Feb. 2 asking the student body for their opinion on the event was 65 percent positive. Gottlieb also shared a few things that the university is doing to further the discussion. “We...

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SHU students hit hard with the flu
Feb17

SHU students hit hard with the flu

The flu has hit Seton Hall University hard with several students contracting the illness. Although flu season has been in effect for several months, a number of students who went through sorority recruitment the weekend of Feb. 2 came down with the flu. Erin Hoffman, a junior business major who received a flu shot, shared that many of her sisters in the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority have contracted the flu. “After last weekend, which was...

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Race forum receives mixed reviews
Feb01

Race forum receives mixed reviews

On Jan. 30 in the Main Lounge, a forum entitled “Real Talk on Race at Seton Hall” was held. The Setonian previously reported that this forum was organized by Seton Hall’s administration in response to racist incidents that occurred on campus last fall. Hundreds of students attended the forum, which started with a series of poll questions that attendants could answer. The questions started off simply, with the moderators asking...

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Students protest racial concerns at SHU
Jan25

Students protest racial concerns at SHU

A group of about 30 students gathered on the Green on Jan. 18 at noon to protest what they feel is the unjust treatment of students of color and a disregard for the Africana Studies program at Seton Hall. The protest was sparked when the contract of Dr. Karanja Keita Carroll, a former adjunct professor of Africana Studies, wasn’t renewed, according to Aleessa Akegnan, a junior biology major who helped to organize the protest. Akegnan...

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March for Life flyers torn down across campus
Nov30

March for Life flyers torn down across campus

The Seton Hall Pirates for Life club reported to Student Services that several of their flyers advertising their trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the March for Life were torn down around campus, according to an email sent to the student body on Nov. 29. Tracy Gottlieb, vice president of Student Services, said in the email that students are “prohibited from tearing down the flyers of other groups.” The situation is currently...

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Majority of SHU Full-Time Faculty White
Nov30

Majority of SHU Full-Time Faculty White

In today’s political climate, diversity is one of the most talked about topics of conversation in government, institutions of higher learning, film and television, among others. According to Seton Hall’s 2015-2016 Fact Book, of the 467 full-time faculty members in the fall of 2015, 366 were white, or 78 percent. In 2001, of the 381 full-time faculty members, 307 were white, or 80 percent. This means that in roughly 15 years, the...

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Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together
Nov02

Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together

Seton Hall’s Prayer for Peace concert on Oct. 27 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) was not only held to bring current Seton Hall students together but it was also intended to facilitate a welcoming environment for refugee students at the University. The concert, which featured Peteris Vasks’ “Dona Nobis Pacem,” Moshe Knoll’s “Psalm 133,” and “A Survivor from Warsaw” by Arnold Schönberg paired with Beethoven’s Ninth...

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Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims
Oct26

Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims

Seton Hall alumnus Dr. Christopher Fisher helped to treat 210 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Fisher is the Medical Director of Trauma Services at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, where many of the victims were brought on the evening of the shooting, according to Seton Hall’s website. Fisher graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall in 1993 with a B.S. in biology,...

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Med school campus required to have ‘adequate parking’
Oct16

Med school campus required to have ‘adequate parking’

Students are no stranger to parking woes on campus in South Orange, and now eyes are turning to the parking situation at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus. A public meeting of the Nutley Planning Board was held on Sept. 6 to discuss a resolution for parking at the IHS campus, according to Nutley’s tapinto.net page. Kevin Coakley, Seton Hall’s attorney, wrote a letter to Nutley township attorney Barry Kozrya, on Sept....

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DeVos’ decision is a slap in the face for sexual assault survivors
Sep28

DeVos’ decision is a slap in the face for sexual assault survivors

The United States Department of Education announced on Sept. 22 that it will be rescinding Obama-era guidance on how schools should handle sexual assault cases under Title IX. Title IX is among the education amendments passed by the Supreme Court in 1972 and states “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any...

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Live Like Kainoa: Pi Kappa Phi  holds fundraiser for brother
Sep22

Live Like Kainoa: Pi Kappa Phi holds fundraiser for brother

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity will be sponsoring the “Live Like Kainoa” fundraiser on Sept. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. on the Green to help brother Kainoa Spenser’s family with their incurred medical expenses. Over the summer, Spenser was diagnosed with pneumonia, which led to further complications and a flesh-eating disease that attacked his limbs and the entirety of his body, according to Ravi Shah, president of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity....

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Students conflicted about potential  relocation to new medical school campus
Sep22

Students conflicted about potential relocation to new medical school campus

With the opening of Seton Hall’s Interprofessional Health Sciences campus (IHS), many nursing and health sciences students are conflicted about changing campuses in the middle of their college careers. The IHS campus, located in Nutley, which is miles from South Orange, will house the College of Nursing, the School of Medicine and the School of Health and Medical Sciences “with a focus on interprofessional education and...

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