SHU gets ready for Election Day
Oct18

SHU gets ready for Election Day

With Midterms on Nov. 6, Election Day is on the Horizon. Seton Hall will have a polling location downstairs in the Walsh Library. With the date looming, students are making an effort to energize others to vote and have their voices heard. According to the The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) Campus Report, Seton Hall’s 2016 voting rate for the presidential elections was 60.7 percent. Currently, the university...

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Bob Ley’s cosmic journey to ESPN
Oct18

Bob Ley’s cosmic journey to ESPN

On the third floor of Walsh Library, there is a large glass display case tucked into a bare strip of wall that has not been occupied by shelves of books between the cubicles and bathroom. Inside it there are nine distinct soccer trophies, a golden boot, a two-page magazine story and the cover of the May 22, 1980 edition of Sports Illustrated. The cover of the magazine reads, “Soccer’s Super Scorer,” and below that, “Giorgio Chinaglia...

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SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation
Oct18

SHU law professors respond to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Fourteen Seton Hall Law School professors recently signed a letter that was run in The New York Times entitled, “The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh.” This letter, which was signed by more than 2,400 law professors from across the United States, urged the Senate to reconsider confirming President Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on the basis that he “displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be...

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Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd
Oct18

Students among panic-stricken NYC concert crowd

Panic broke out at the recent Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 29 when concertgoers, including many Seton Hall students who were in attendance, mistakenly believed there was an active shooter. At the concert, there was a loud noise that scared people into thinking there was an active shooter. However, it was a false alarm. More than half dozen Seton Hall students and their friends attended the concert. Many students...

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Students weigh in on laptop policy
Oct04

Students weigh in on laptop policy

Seton Hall provides Lenovo laptops with updated software and classroom tools to all students and faculty. Incorporated into each student’s bill under “Mobile Computing” is a fee for the laptops. The University considers the mobile computing program as their own version of ubiquitous computing. According to the SHU website, “Ubiquitous Computing refers to programs aimed at making a computer available to every member of a learning...

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Gonzalez Tate rides into the tri-colored sunset
Oct04

Gonzalez Tate rides into the tri-colored sunset

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – There is a midfielder in white and blue that bleeds green and red, with a dragon tattoo flying up her arm and a ball running off her feet. Her name is Eva Gonzalez Tate, one of three captains for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, and one of two that will wave goodbye at the end of the month. Gonzalez Tate will graduate in May, but because of her involvement in the U-20 World Cup with Mexico during the fall of...

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EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus
Oct03

EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus

A Seton Hall University student is alleging her health and safety were put at risk two weeks ago when Public Safety and the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) failed to administer an EpiPen to counter an allergic reaction. Marygrace Smith, a junior graphic design and advestising major, said that while on her way back to campus in a Lyft with her close friend Maddie Guerrero she began to experience the onset of what she knew to be...

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SHU publishes 2017 Security and Fire Safety Report
Oct03

SHU publishes 2017 Security and Fire Safety Report

Seton Hall published its 2017 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the South Orange campus, which showed decreases in many on-campus crimes and offenses while other areas revealed what SHU can improve upon. Student Services emailed the report to the SHU community on Sept. 17, beating the Oct. 1 deadline. The report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics...

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Students, family and faculty gather at memorial for Myles Mislavsky
Sep26

Students, family and faculty gather at memorial for Myles Mislavsky

On Sept. 26 a memorial service was held for Julian “Myles” Mislavsky. The service included an opening prayer from Fr. John Dennehy as well as readings and prayers from Myles’ fraternity brothers in Alpha Sigma Phi, Matthew Mazza and Nevin Wildermuth. Dr. Mary Meehan, interim University president, greeted mourning family, friends, faculty and SHU community members as they gathered in Bethany Hall for the service. She said Myles was a...

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Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election
Sep26

Surge of journalism majors since Trump’s election

On Sept. 16, The Washington Post published an article that tracked a positive correlation between Donald Trump’s presidency and the increase in journalism majors. The article titled, “A Trump effect at journalism schools? Colleges see a surge in admissions” relates the surge in journalism major applications to the president’s term and his rhetoric of “fake news” and calling journalists, the “enemy of the people.” Journalism thought to...

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Pirates voice parking concerns on campus
Sep26

Pirates voice parking concerns on campus

A Seton Hall student reportedly found a golf cart sitting in a parking spot in the Xavier Hall parking lot, upsetting many commuter students about the price they pay for parking permits. Edward Sullivan, a senior political science major, noticed one day that a SHU golf cart was sitting in a parking spot under Xavier Hall. He was driving his car in the parking corridor under Xavier Hall looking for a spot. Sullivan said he then saw the...

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Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program
Sep26

Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program

Upbeat. Happy. Motivating. These are the words that Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton used to describe the atmosphere at the annual Mary Jennings Memorial Game. The annual game to honor the former Pirate who died of liver cancer will be held on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. at Owen T. Carroll Field against Georgetown. As the head of the program, Stainton has had plenty of exposure to the event and knows what it means from the...

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