Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug19

Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president, released a statement on August 16 that condemned the white nationalist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. during the weekend of August 11. “The worst impulses of humanity were on display,” Meehan wrote in her letter, “a toxic mix of racism, anti-Semitism, and willful ignorance.” “As a Catholic institution, we stand in unity with those who were targeted by the racists in...

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South Orange Village Hall Restaurant and Beer Garden Approved
Aug10

South Orange Village Hall Restaurant and Beer Garden Approved

The former Village Hall in downtown South Orange is going to finally be put to use. On August 8, the South Orange Planning Board approved Landmark Hospitality’s bid to turn the historic building into a restaurant and beer garden. Landmark Hospitality is a New Jersey restaurant company that specializes in fine dining, weddings, corporate events, and catering, according to its website.   The restaurant is expected to open to the...

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Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates
Jul24

Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates

The class of 2017 will have to wait slightly longer than expected for their degrees, which were originally set to arrive at the Office of the Registrar in mid-July. The diplomas are now expected to arrive on Monday, Aug. 7, according to Mary Ellen Farrell, who works in the Office of the Registrar. Joy Morgan, Academic Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, explained that when the Office of the Registrar receives the...

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Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness
Jun20

Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness

The biggest question for Seton Hall men’s basketball has already been answered in the nation’s top rebounder, Angel Delgado, returning for his senior season. The big man rounds out a core-four of returning starters, and with new weapons coming to the team next season, expectations are high. The Setonian’s Elizabeth Swinton, Tyler Calvaruso, James Justice and Andrew Lombardo take a look at what’s to come for the 2017-18 men’s...

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Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo
Jun19

Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo

Once they put on that blue Polo shirt, Seton Hall’s Peer Advisers (PAs) take on a number of responsibilities. From acting as representatives of the University during open house events to serving as navigators who help guide freshmen through the college experience, it is job that changed many of their lives. According to Ruben Antunez, a junior public relations major going into his second year as a PA, when he first came to campus, he...

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NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents
Jun19

NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents

Summertime, often a time for rest and relaxation, will be quite the opposite for New Jersey Transit commuters in South Orange and Maplewood this summer. The Morris and Essex train lines are awaiting construction which will take place from July 10 to Sept. 1, according to an update from NJ Transit. The railroad overhaul will reroute Midtown Direct trains headed to Penn Station to Hoboken, which will cause delays for NJ transit...

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Welcome Center not to receive eco-friendly certification
Jun19

Welcome Center not to receive eco-friendly certification

Climate change has come to the forefront of the minds of many colleges and universities throughout the United States due to President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement – Seton Hall has not joined the hundreds of schools that have vowed to meet the goals of the agreement. This has led some concerned Seton Hall environmentalists to wonder what the University is doing to combat climate change....

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Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season
May22

Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season

With two days to spare for his collegiate athletic eligibility, Angel Delgado announced Monday he will return to Seton Hall for his senior season. The news was announced via Delgado on Twitter, with a statement that boldly read, “I am coming back to school for my senior year.” pic.twitter.com/cqvG8G6nn7 — Angel Delgado (@angelluis45) May 22, 2017 Delgado declared for the NBA Draft on March 28, but due to NCAA parameters, kept...

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SHU celebrates Class of 2017 at commencement ceremony
May16

SHU celebrates Class of 2017 at commencement ceremony

“How good is it that we are here together?” Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost and executive vice president, asked the crowd of families, faculty, administration, supporters and the Class of 2017 on Monday, May 15 at the baccalaureate commencement ceremony, which took place at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. The ceremony featured a commencement speaker for the first time in three years, despite concerns that had arisen...

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Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’
May11

Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’

Seton Hall University was named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’ by Forbes magazine. The University earned the 245th spot on the list, placing behind schools like University of California Berkeley, Stanford University and Harvard University. Forbes’ Best Value ranking indexes which schools will “deliver a meaningful return on investment,” according to its website. Seton Hall’s spot on this 300-school list puts SHU within the top...

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1 dead, 5 injured in Newark shooting Ι South Orange Ave closed
Apr27

1 dead, 5 injured in Newark shooting Ι South Orange Ave closed

One person was fatally shot as three others were injured in a Newark shooting on Thursday night.

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Faculty challenge University on tenure denials
Apr26

Faculty challenge University on tenure denials

‘Virtually impossible’ for professors to find another job after rejection

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