LGBTQ community talks about life on campus
Feb08

LGBTQ community talks about life on campus

When asked about how accepted they feel on campus, several students in same-sex relationships at SHU had mixed answers, ranging from good to bad. Each student who was interviewed, all in same-sex relationships, relayed stories of incidents where they felt deliberately unsafe or unaccepted on campus. Christina Pepe, a junior criminal justice major, remembered a time in her freshman year where she saw discriminatory posts about the...

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Community protests immigration ban
Feb01

Community protests immigration ban

When President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order on immigration Jan. 27, repercussions were felt around  the world – from protesters at airports in Los Angeles, to families anxiously awaiting a new start in Syria, and even to the campus of  Seton Hall. The executive order is called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” and included banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90...

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Students gather on Green to denounce ban
Feb01

Students gather on Green to denounce ban

Students, staff, faculty, administration, priests, elected officials, and the Muslim-American mayor of Prospect Park gathered on the Green Jan. 31 to call for peace in the wake of President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to temporarily bar citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Although the temperature was in the low 30s and fresh snow was on the ground, the crowd of approximately 50...

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Period problems: feminine hygiene products not offered in bathrooms
Feb01

Period problems: feminine hygiene products not offered in bathrooms

Along with cramps, bloating and mood swings, women on Seton Hall’s campus may have to face another hurdle when it comes to enduring their periods – finding a pad. There are no working feminine hygiene product dispensers in any bathroom on Seton Hall’s campus. Back in 2012, SHU made a decision to no longer provide the service of pad and tampon dispensaries in women’s bathrooms on campus. According to John Signorello, associate vice...

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Busted: What happens during a residence hall drug raid?
Feb01

Busted: What happens during a residence hall drug raid?

While most students are aware that drugs are banned in residence halls, many do not know what happens when a drug bust goes down in one of the dorms on campus. Michael Bradley, the assistant director of Investigations from the Department of Public Safety, outlined the procedure in dealing with possible drug busts. Bradley said via email that in most cases, Public Safety is called by an on-duty Resident Assistant (RA) about the...

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Students attend inauguration, march in D.C. & NYC
Jan25

Students attend inauguration, march in D.C. & NYC

This past Friday marked a transition of power between former President Barack Obama and Donald J. Trump. The Seton Hall community hasn’t been shy about its reaction to the inauguration. John Soper, a sophomore political science major who attended the Inauguration, said, “This is a uniquely American experience.” He added, “only in this country can we have a peaceful transition of power and at the same time have people who dissent from...

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From Bangladesh to Hackensack: Stanton innovates in medicine
Jan25

From Bangladesh to Hackensack: Stanton innovates in medicine

  Dr. Bonita Stanton’s desk was stocked with pencils and a pencil sharpener when she showed up for the first day of her new job. The founding dean of the Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Stanton’s workspace was set. She had downloaded the 119 pages of questions it takes to open the medical school. It was up to her to determine the answers.     “Truly it was starting from scratch, and you have no idea...

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Students worried about government limiting Pell Grant funding
Jan25

Students worried about government limiting Pell Grant funding

The new Trump Administration, inaugurated just last week, has Seton Hall officials concerned for the future of the Federal Pell Grant Program. The program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate students to promote access to postsecondary education, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s website. The grant is based on a multitude of factors, but is usually awarded to families with average incomes of $40,000 a...

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Seton Hall builds on history
Jan25

Seton Hall builds on history

SHU has changed in appearance over the years through various construction projects dating back to the initial plot of land in the 1860’s. “The initial 60-acre parcel of land obtained by Seton Hall was transformed into a burgeoning collegiate setting,” said Alan Delozier, the University archivist, “(it) featured the Main College Building  which (included space for administrative offices, classrooms and dormitory rooms), recreational...

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Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado wows with 20-20 gem: ‘He looked like Moses Malone’
Jan22

Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado wows with 20-20 gem: ‘He looked like Moses Malone’

Angel Delgado had a monster day for the Pirates on Sunday.

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Activist, gangster, educator: Dr. Pritchett a Seton Hall ‘jewel’
Jan18

Activist, gangster, educator: Dr. Pritchett a Seton Hall ‘jewel’

The story of Pritchett’s journey from the streets of Atlantic City to educator at Seton Hall.

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Cabrini residents call construction a ‘nightmare’
Jan18

Cabrini residents call construction a ‘nightmare’

The construction of the new Welcome Center has become an annoyance among some of the students living in Cabrini Hall. According to an email interview with Albert Cardona, associate director of Housing and Residence Life, there were a total of five complaints during the fall 2016 semester reported to the Hall Director of Complex, which were then forwarded to the Facilities Engineering Department for further investigation. Cardona also...

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