Opinion: ‘We need a free press’
Mar02

Opinion: ‘We need a free press’

Most times when people ask me what my major is I’m met with an array of reactions about how journalists and the media are liars and cannot be trusted. While there are journalists and reporters who plagiarize, I believe the goal of most is to inform and educate the public while spreading the truth. That is the type of reporter I want to be and have prided myself on being at The Setonian.   Being a journalism major can be...

Read More
Seniors rejoice at graduation venue change
Mar01

Seniors rejoice at graduation venue change

The decision to move commencement from campus to the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel has sparked mixed reactions among the graduating class. According to Bernadette McVey, director of Academic Events, Initiatives and Planning, Seton Hall has been talking to the PNC Bank Arts Center about hosting graduation there since last Wednesday, Feb. 22. When asked how SHU decided upon PNC, McVey said via email, “The main factors were...

Read More
Living in Ivy: Some students living in Ivy Hill worry about area crime
Mar01

Living in Ivy: Some students living in Ivy Hill worry about area crime

Walking back to their apartments in Newark-based Ivy Hill, some students find themselves looking over their shoulders for possible nearby danger. This poses the question of how often students experience crime in the surrounding area. According to Commanding Officer Captain Derek Glenn of the Newark Police Department, there was one murder, two rapes and seven robberies in and around the Ivy Hill Park Apartments in 2016. There were also...

Read More
HRL expects housing selection to be smooth sailing this year
Feb22

HRL expects housing selection to be smooth sailing this year

With the deadline for submitting housing deposits approaching on Feb. 28, students have been wondering if they will get housing or not next year. Tara Hart, the director of Housing and Residence Life, discussed the number of deposits submitted by students. She said that this number changes hourly as students make their housing deposits throughout the month. “As we did last year, students are made aware that after we receive 1,200...

Read More
Seton Hall triplets divided, will graduate in three different commencement ceremonies
Feb15

Seton Hall triplets divided, will graduate in three different commencement ceremonies

While separate graduation ceremonies this year pose a difficulty or annoyance to some seniors, graduation will pose a unique hardship for one set of triplets who will be graduating in three different ceremonies. With the University’s plans to hold commencement on campus, dividing graduates into three different groups that will receive their diplomas at three different times, Adrianna, Anthony and Leo Bertoldi will be walking in three...

Read More
SGA votes to petition SHU to protect DACA students
Feb08

SGA votes to petition SHU to protect DACA students

The Student Government Association (SGA) has approved a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. President Dr. A Gabriel Esteban and SHU have promised to protect DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students, but have not declared any sort of formal plans. The resolution seeks that a plan be put in place. The resolution was spearheaded by Adrian Orozco, a sophomore political science major and...

Read More
Busted: What happens during a residence hall drug raid?
Feb01

Busted: What happens during a residence hall drug raid?

While most students are aware that drugs are banned in residence halls, many do not know what happens when a drug bust goes down in one of the dorms on campus. Michael Bradley, the assistant director of Investigations from the Department of Public Safety, outlined the procedure in dealing with possible drug busts. Bradley said via email that in most cases, Public Safety is called by an on-duty Resident Assistant (RA) about the...

Read More
Construction builds optimism for potential new students
Jan18

Construction builds optimism for potential new students

  While the construction on the new Welcome Center is affecting current Seton Hall students, it also has an impact on prospective new students. According to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, vice president of Enrollment Management, “the construction projects on campus are very positive and show prospective students that the University is investing in our campus infrastructure to provide the best environment for our students.” McCloud said via...

Read More
Some students wishing for a longer break this holiday
Dec07

Some students wishing for a longer break this holiday

Seton Hall’s winter breaks have been getting shorter each year, to the concern of many students. SHU’s website says that finals end on Dec. 21 and the 2017 spring semester starts on Monday, Jan. 9. This means that winter break is 18 days long this year. However, next year finals end on Dec. 19 and spring 2018 classes start on Tuesday, Jan. 16. This amounts to a much longer 27-day break. Last year, the 2015 winter break was 19 days...

Read More
No keynote speaker announced, worrying seniors
Nov16

No keynote speaker announced, worrying seniors

Seniors are wondering if there will be a keynote speaker at graduation this year, as in the past two years there has not been, to the dismay of many students. Some students don’t think there will be a commencement speaker this year, but rather student speakers once again. According to Dr. Joan Guetti, senior associate provost, details on whether there will be a commencement speaker this year are still being reviewed. It is too early...

Read More
SHU student voters often overlook Congressional voting
Nov02

SHU student voters often overlook Congressional voting

While many will cast their vote for president on Nov. 8, some students are unaware that they are given the choice to vote for members of Congress as well. According to Dr. Patrick Fisher, a professor of political science, voting for Congress is significant because whichever party controls Congress is important. “Keep in mind the partisan consequences of your congressional votes,” Fisher said. The ballot for president has the highest...

Read More
Clothing drive held to support the homeless
Oct20

Clothing drive held to support the homeless

A “Winter is Coming” clothing drive has been organized by Psi Sigma Phi Multicultural Fraternity, Inc. that will run from Oct. 12 to Dec. 12. The fraternity is looking for winter clothing donations and shoes that will be distributed to the homeless community in Newark by the non-profit organization Bridges Outreach, Inc. According to the organization’s website, it has donated clothing to more than 21,000 people in New York, Newark and...

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest