Provost updates campus on  diversity and inclusion
Sep19

Provost updates campus on diversity and inclusion

Interim Provost Karen Boroff sent out an email to the University community on Sept. 9 updating students and faculty on Seton Hall’s attempts to address diversity and inclusion initiatives in the months since the initial Concerned 44 protests. File photo A few of the changes include the hiring of Kelly Harris, Ph.D., who joined Seton Hall as the director of the Africana Studies program, as well as the hiring of a full-time faculty...

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SHU allocates $750k of donation for core curriculum program
Sep18

SHU allocates $750k of donation for core curriculum program

Seton Hall University announced that Henry F. Roman (‘54) and his wife, Maryann, donated $750,000 to the University, the gift will be allocated toward improving the core cirriculum. File photo Henry Roman served in the military and went on two tours of duty with the U.S. Army in California after he graduated from Seton Hall. Roman and his wife both passed and their niece Susan Lis was appointed as the administer of their estate, which...

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Volleyball’s freshman class is repeating a cycle
Sep18

Volleyball’s freshman class is repeating a cycle

Volleyball head coach Allison Yaeger knew that the task she would have this season with six incoming freshmen and the loss of five key seniors. In 2014, when Seton Hall had a big incoming class and many players, it was faced with the same challenge. Then, the Pirates had some of the best players in program history like Tessa Fournier, All-American libero, Amanda Hansen, who made All-Big East teams and Dani Schroeder to guide the way...

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BSU strengthens community with kickoff event
Sep12

BSU strengthens community with kickoff event

On Sept. 3, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a Black Caucus kickoff in collaboration with other student organizations to welcome those back to school and celebrate the start of a new school year at Seton Hall. Kiera Alexander/Photography Editor Taylor Newkirk said the purpose of the kickoff event is to expose the student body to the African-centered organizations on campus. Taylor Newkirk, a senior psychology major and president...

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Students beef over fish
Sep11

Students beef over fish

The Seton Hall Veggie Society circulated a petition Wednesday morning in the Galleon Hallway, advocating for the ban of the live sale of fish by on-campus organizations and charging that the practice is unethical. The event was set to take place at the same time and place as the Alpha Phi Sorority’s annual “Betta Phish” philanthropy fundraiser until the sorority promptly postponed the event via their Instagram late Tuesday afternoon....

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Seton Hall students respond to Newark water crisis
Sep11

Seton Hall students respond to Newark water crisis

The next Flint, Michigan is happening a lot closer to home for Seton Hall students. Kiera Alexander/Staff Photographer According to CNN, Newark city officials don’t know when the city’s drinking water started to become contaminated with lead, but city officials told the network that it was “due to the releasing of lead from plumbing and lead service lines on private property between the street and approximately 15,000 homes.” The...

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Elias ready to help mold changing Pirates
Sep11

Elias ready to help mold changing Pirates

Despite it being Seton Hall men’s soccer captain Stephen Elias’ first season on campus as a graduate student, his roots with the school are far entrenched within his soccer history. Elias came over in a slew of new additions by head coach Andreas Lindberg over the summer. Elias previously spent four years, albeit only three playing, at North Carolina State before heading back closer to home in South Orange. While at North Carolina...

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Free laundry comes to SHU, draws mixed reviews
Sep05

Free laundry comes to SHU, draws mixed reviews

Housing and Residence Life (HRL) has officially upgraded all laundry rooms on campus. The rooms are equipped with new, high-efficiency washer and dryer machines. Residents are no longer required to pay per load. In January,  The Setonian reported that Student Government Association  President Rishi Shah announced in a report last fall that free laundry “would be important to students as they would no longer have to accumulate massive...

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Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training
Sep05

Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training

A Seton Hall Public Safety official showed resident assistants a graphic video during a Housing and Residence Life (HRL) emergency response training session over the summer which depicted the graphic shooting of several people, a Setonian investigation has revealed. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Taken from the infamous Facebook live-stream broadcasted by the shooter at the Al Noor Mosque near Christchurch, New Zealand, the roughly...

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Seton Hall releases key findings of harassment probe
Sep04

Seton Hall releases key findings of harassment probe

After a nearly yearlong review, the Seton Hall University Board of Regents released an update to the SHU community on August 28 detailing the investigation into Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s alleged actions between 1986 and 2000 when he served as archbishop. Latham & Watkins, the law firm that was retained to perform the investigation found that McCarrick created a “culture of fear and intimidation that supported his...

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International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits
Sep04

International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits

After an onslaught of departures at the end of last season, Seton Hall men’s soccer head coach Andreas Lindberg and his staff left no stone unturned when scouting and recruiting for the 2019 season. Six prospects from across England, Sweden, Egypt, Israel and Malta comprised most of the nine-man freshmen class while seven transfer students also joined Seton Hall during the offseason. This whirlwind of incoming and outgoing players has...

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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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