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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Trigger warnings spark conversation at SHU
Oct05

Trigger warnings spark conversation at SHU

Colleges nationwide are working to educate students and faculty on microaggressions and trigger warnings. According to Dictionary.com, microaggressions are subtle but offensive comments or actions that are directed at minority groups and either unintentionally or consciously reinforce a stereotype. A microaggression would be when a white person crosses the street a black person approaches because that suggests blacks are seen as...

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Medical school to offer three-year option
Sep14

Medical school to offer three-year option

School of Medicine breaks away from traditional four-year program

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Pressures of academic success can be stressful
Sep14

Pressures of academic success can be stressful

Between managing a course load of six classes, finding an internship, working at The Setonian and joining clubs, there is not enough time in the day to complete my daily to-do list. This usually leads to anxiety and worrying, for the work that is left undone hangs over my head, no matter how much I plan ahead. It’s no secret that stress affects college students in many ways. Beginning my sophomore year at SHU, I have found that I am...

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