Double homicide rocks Maplewood, shakes Seton Hall students
Aug12

Double homicide rocks Maplewood, shakes Seton Hall students

The quiet town of Maplewood was rattled following the double homicide of Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez and David Kimowitz that occurred on August 3. According to NorthJersey.com, Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez was part of a program that placed au-pairs with families who might need the extra help with their children or around the house. She came from Colombia and helped David Kimowitz and his wife with their two children. Bermudez-Rodriguez, who...

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Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signs laws protecting student borrowers
Aug02

Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signs laws protecting student borrowers

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver was welcomed to Seton Hall’s South Orange campus by President Joseph Nyre on July 31 to sign two pieces of legislation into law, targeted at improving college affordability and cost transparency. Oliver and Nyre were joined by other state officials including Director of Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Executive David Socolow, Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride...

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Seton Hall announces 3.9% tuition hike, raising full-year tuition to $41 thousand
Jul17

Seton Hall announces 3.9% tuition hike, raising full-year tuition to $41 thousand

Seton Hall announced their annual tuition hike for the 2019-2020 academic year, as well as increases to the semesterly student fee and room and board. The increased tuition price means that for the first time it will cost undergraduate students more than $40 thousand for a full academic year at Seton Hall. A campus-wide email from the Provost’s office confirmed that rates for the coming year would rise to $20,730 per semester, an...

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Former Seton Hall professor deemed ‘unfit for trial’ according to prosecutors
Jul12

Former Seton Hall professor deemed ‘unfit for trial’ according to prosecutors

Prosecutors called the former Seton Hall ethics professor who schemed to burn down New York’s iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral mentally unfit for trial on Thursday morning following the results of a court ordered psychological evaluation.   The Manhattan Supreme Court judge presiding over the case, Judge Neil Ross, says he plans to commit Marc Lamparello to a mental health facility, indefinitely postponing his...

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Seton Hall reveals results of campus climate survey
Jun17

Seton Hall reveals results of campus climate survey

Seton Hall revealed the results of its campus climate survey on May 28 as well as policies and plans that have been implemented to attempt to foster an atmosphere of inclusivity on campus. Kiera Alexander/ Asst. Photography Editor According to an email from Interim President Mary Meehan, the survey was sent to all members of the Seton Hall community at the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year and received a 17% response rate with...

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Boland Hall residents charged individually for damage to exit signs
Jun17

Boland Hall residents charged individually for damage to exit signs

At the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, Boland Hall residents found an additional one-dollar charge on their Bursar accounts which Boland Hall resident director Mark Dadetto said was for the damage caused to the exit signs in that were vandalized in the dorm.   A letter was sent out to students highlighting what had occurred and the reason behind the additional charge. Dadetto shared with The Setonian that, “over the course of...

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SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year
Jun17

SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year

After gaining probationary status, Seton Hall’s LGBTQ organization, Protecting and Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality (PRIDE) is planning to restructure the organization and increase their presence on campus. PRIDE obtained probationary status in the Spring 2019 semester by the Student Organization Advisory Committee. Mitchell Swinehart, a rising sophomore anthropology major and president of PRIDE, said the organization...

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Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule is shaping up to be arguably the toughest in program history
Jun17

Seton Hall’s non-conference schedule is shaping up to be arguably the toughest in program history

With expectations surrounding Seton Hall at an all-time high heading into the 2019-20 season, coach Kevin Willard has put together a monster non-conference schedule that will test his team and put them in a position to control its own destiny once the NCAA Tournament rolls around. Even before the blockbuster addition of likely preseason No. 1 Michigan State in the Gavitt Games at the Prudential Center on Nov. 14, Seton Hall’s...

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SHU issues Pirate Alert related to SOPD investigation
Jun17

SHU issues Pirate Alert related to SOPD investigation

On June 15, a Pirate Alert went out to the Seton Hall University community notifying people of police activity in the downtown area of the Village of South Orange. Recipients of the message were urged to avoid the area. The next morning, the South Orange Police Department released a press release regarding the incident. As of this time, no victims have been identified and no arrests have been made. According to the press release, “At...

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Myles Powell will return to Seton Hall for senior year
May29

Myles Powell will return to Seton Hall for senior year

After spending the last month testing the NBA draft waters, Seton Hall star Myles Powell has elected to return to South Orange for his senior year. Following a workout at the Roc Nation pro day in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Powell announced that he was staying in school to play one last season with the Pirates. https://twitter.com/Myles_MBP_23/status/1133863154121728000 Throughout the draft process, Powell participated in the G-League...

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Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center
May20

Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center

Family and friends gathered on May 20 in the crowded Prudential Center to celebrate Seton Hall’s 2019 Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony. At around 9:30 a.m., the ceremony began with graduate Anna Carpenter singing the national anthem, which was followed by Archbishop of Newark Joseph Tobin presiding the assembly in prayer. Jill Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor Interim Provost Karen Boroff, as the first administrator to speak,...

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Pirates sweep doubleheader against Georgetown
May12

Pirates sweep doubleheader against Georgetown

The Seton Hall baseball team swept its doubleheader today to come closer to a postseason berth, defeating Georgetown 7-1 in game one and 6-2 in game two. Today’s wins followed a narrow 6-5 triumph against Georgetown yesterday and completed a three game sweep of the Hoyas. Sarah Yenesel/ Former Photography Editor Both games were highlighted by stellar outings from Pirate starting pitchers. Noah Thompson started game one and allowed...

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