Booker  officially launches bid for POTUS
Apr25

Booker officially launches bid for POTUS

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker officially launched his presidential campaign on April 13 in Newark’s Military Park. The event in Military Park is part of his “Justice for All” campaign. It signaled the beginning of his first national tour, two weeks that will include stops in Georgia, Nevada and Iowa. Senator Booker’s event in Newark certainly did not mark his first time visiting the city. Booker, the seven-year mayor of New Jersey’s...

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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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In college, remember to trust your gut
Mar30

In college, remember to trust your gut

When I was a junior in high school, I figured out exactly what I was going to do for the rest of my life. I would attend Seton Hall University for its Speech Pathology 4+2 Program, graduate with three degrees in speech pathology, elementary and special education and English, and I would become a speech language pathologist. I would always have a job, I would save the self-esteem and speech of thousands of children, and I would write...

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SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students
Feb28

SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students

The South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) has served the Seton Hall community as well as the greater South Orange-Maplewood areas for 67 years now. In that time, hundreds of Seton Hall students and alumni have walked through the doors of their headquarters, which has been next to the Fire Department since 2016. Troy Balog is the President of the Squad, Scott Egelberg is its Captain, and Mackenzie Troncone is the Secretary. “Our slogan is...

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SHU professor discusses alcohol and opioids
Feb06

SHU professor discusses alcohol and opioids

Dr. Sulie Chang, director of the Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology at Seton Hall University, recently published a study that revealed a possible connection between teenage binge drinking and later opioid abuse. “We at the INIP/SHU have collected the information about binge drinking on college campuses,” Dr. Chang explained via email. “Overall, binge drinking is a prevalent issue in the US, with younger people (<25) being the...

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Professor awarded national ranking
Jan23

Professor awarded national ranking

On Jan. 11, Dr. Robert Kelchen, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, ranked No. 32 out of the top 200 professors a group of national educators ranked, which looked at approximately 20,000 faculty in total. Education Week and American Enterprise Institute made this announcement. Director of Media Relations Laurie Pine, who has worked closely with Dr. Kelchen, commented on his...

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College of Arts and Sciences to host MLK Day symposium
Nov29

College of Arts and Sciences to host MLK Day symposium

On Jan. 21, the College of Arts and Sciences will host a special one-credit symposium on Martin Luther King, Jr. All Seton Hall University undergraduates and alumni as well as community members from the tri-state area and high school seniors will have the opportunity to attend this event. Dr. Peter Shoemaker, the Dean of Seton Hall’s College of Arts and Sciences, explained why the college is hosting the program. “The College of Arts...

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SHU professor of journalism releases first book
Nov15

SHU professor of journalism releases first book

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an Assistant Professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, released his first book, “On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News,” earlier this month. Harvard University Press published the book. “The Liberal Values That Shaped the News” considers the historical foundation of the news media. It explores how the journalism of the 1960s-1980s has shaped contemporary journalism for how...

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Forums held to aid presidential search
Nov08

Forums held to aid presidential search

Seton Hall University continues to search for its new President, and to assist with the search. It has hired the Storbeck/Pimentel consultants. On Nov 16, the Storbeck/Pimentel team will be visiting campus to gather information for the development of the leadership profile for the next President. Student Government Association President Rishi Shah, who also served on the Presidential Search Committee last year, shared his thoughts...

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Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern
Oct25

Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern

On Oct. 15, interim president Dr. Mary Meehan sent an email to the University explaining her “office has been informed of several instances of foul language and incivility being aimed at members of our Immaculate Conception Seminary.” She wrote in an email to The Setonian that since learning about the incident through the Division of Student Affairs, “we will continue to encourage people to become more engaged and building the kind of...

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SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”
Oct03

SHU students “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief”

In the wake of the devastation Hurricane Florence has caused for thousands of people throughout the Carolinas, Seton Hall created a “Go Blue for Hurricane Relief” program to help hurricane victims. Michelle Peterson, the director of the Division of Volunteer Efforts, explained how Seton Hall decided to involve itself as a resource for people affected by the hurricane. “Immediately following Hurricane Florence, Seton Hall launched our...

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U.S. national parks being affected by climate change, study finds
Oct03

U.S. national parks being affected by climate change, study finds

I want to bring awareness to a disturbing statistic about how temperature increase is leading to the impending destruction of America’s national parks. As symbols of our country and natural sanctuaries, we need to protect the ecosystems and landscapes reserved for our enjoyment. A September 2018 CNN article, titled, “America’s national parks are warming and drying up faster than the rest of the country, says a new study,” cited a...

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