President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration
Sep14

President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump made the decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). Seton Hall administrators and students alike provided encouraging words to those potentially affected by the rescindment. DACA, a program instituted by the Obama administration, allows young people brought to this country illegally by their parents to receive a temporary reprieve from deportation. In addition, the...

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Fall recruitment begins at Seton Hall
Sep14

Fall recruitment begins at Seton Hall

When senior biology major Daniella Coffaro reflected on the reasons she joined Alpha Phi Omega (APO), she was reminded of the numerous service projects she participated in alongside her brothers. Among these, she recalled tying plastic bags together to be sent out and made into sleeping mats for the homeless. She explained the rewarding feeling that binds her and her service fraternity brothers together as they donate time and...

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A&S faculty file motion of no confidence in interim provost
Sep14

A&S faculty file motion of no confidence in interim provost

The College of Arts and Sciences faculty voted to file a motion of no confidence in Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff on Sept. 8. The motion is the result of what some A&S faculty are calling an “accumulation of violations” from Boroff regarding the University’s standards for promotion and tenure and its shared governance policy. The motion also stated that Boroff made plans to alter academic programs like the Catholic Studies...

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Women’s soccer adjusting into Big East play
Sep13

Women’s soccer adjusting into Big East play

Seton Hall women’s soccer team has struggled early this season, going 0-4-2 in out-of-conference play. The root of the team’s problem is as simple as the purpose of the game: score. With only three goals on 49 shots, the Pirates are shooting a six percent success rate, while their opponent are just over 18 percent. The opportunities have been there in many games. In the team’s latest 1-0 loss to Marist at Owen T. Carroll Field, the...

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SHU renews security contract with Securitas
Sep07

SHU renews security contract with Securitas

Since 2004, the independently contracted security company, Securitas, has been employed by Seton Hall to keep the campus safe. The University recently renewed a three-year contract with the company, which employs nearly 300,000 people worldwide, according to Securitas’s website. Pat Linfante assistant vice president for Public Safety and Security discussed the process that prospective employees undergo in order to be hired by...

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Old buildings pose problems for disabled students
Sep07

Old buildings pose problems for disabled students

  Though two N.J. colleges and two Big East colleges made the ranks of College Choice’s “50 Best Disability Friendly Colleges and Universities,” Seton Hall University did not. Seton Hall deals with a unique set of challenges due to the age of some buildings on campus. Some buildings pre-date the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which “prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including...

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Finding my home at the Hall
Sep07

Finding my home at the Hall

When I first started school at Seton Hall, I felt an odd mix of emotions. First came the excitement of starting a new chapter of my life and exploring all the new opportunities college could bring. However, I also had a sense of fear. I was born with a neurological condition called cerebral palsy. From what I learned, it can manifest itself in a number of different ways. In my case, a weakened sense of balance and limited range of...

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CrossFit Crimi: How SHU alum learned to walk
Sep07

CrossFit Crimi: How SHU alum learned to walk

Not many people would be able to fight through what Seton Hall alumnus Peter Crimi has overcome in his life. Crimi, now 31 and recently married, was born nine and a half weeks premature and was born with a mild form of cerebral palsy. Crimi has had 10 surgeries and the doctors only gave Crimi’s parents a 30 percent chance of him surviving his first 72 hours. Even if he did make it, the doctors said that he was not going to be able to...

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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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