Students often disregard SHU’s strict alcohol policy
Apr20

Students often disregard SHU’s strict alcohol policy

Despite Seton Hall’s alcohol policy being strict, SHU’s Annual Security Report recorded 109 on-campus disciplinary referrals for alcohol-related policy breaches in 2015, which is the most recent data. SHU’s alcohol policy states, “only residents and their guests who are 21 years of age and over may legally possess and consume alcoholic beverages in alcohol designated living areas.” Kathleen Hynes-Lifland, assistant director of Health...

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SHU teaches responsible drinking through education
Apr19

SHU teaches responsible drinking through education

While April is Alcohol Awareness Month, students can educate themselves about the topic throughout the school year by signing up for alcohol education programs offered by Seton Hall. Programs offered include Anatomy of the Red Cup, How to Help a Friend and Drink Like a Lady, Act Like a Woman, according to SHU’s website. SHU has programs entitled Seton Hall University’s Guide to Hosting Safe Parties, Alcohol Use and Sexual Assault, and...

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Most students won’t participate in 4/20 festivities, survey says
Apr19

Most students won’t participate in 4/20 festivities, survey says

All the students who enter the Pirate’s Cove pass a sign posted there by the University stating that 82 percent of students at Seton Hall do not use recreational drugs. But many students find the statistic hard to believe. A junior business student, who wished to remain anonymous, thinks the statistic is far from accurate. “I smoke weed on the weekend, at parties, or just hanging out,” the student said. “It’s pretty relaxing and helps...

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University’s transparency in question after grad program suspended
Apr19

University’s transparency in question after grad program suspended

As one of the newest colleges at Seton Hall University, the College of Communication and the Arts has seen its share of difficult times. From the sudden suspension of the Masters of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership (MASCL) program in 2016 to the speedy hiring and premature departure of Dr. Renee Robinson as director of the new College’s Center for Graduate Studies, faculty members have become frustrated with a lack of...

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Freshmen to be chosen for Servant Leader Scholarship Program
Apr19

Freshmen to be chosen for Servant Leader Scholarship Program

The Sixth Annual Servant Leadership Day will be held on Thursday, April 20 at 4:15 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite. Francia Peterson, administrative assistant for the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership, shared information about the Servant Leaders Scholars program and Servant Leadership Day. “The purpose of the day is to encourage Servant Leadership among the Servant Leader Scholars and all the members of the University...

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Some students face difficulties with off-campus living
Apr19

Some students face difficulties with off-campus living

Beside the deteriorating townhouses on a squalid street in Lower Vailsburg, Newark, Hiyabu Habtemichael, a junior economics and sociology major, stands on the front steps of his small apartment building, enjoying a cigarette and appreciating the first breaths of spring air. His newly built apartment building stands out, freshly painted blue in stark contrast to the peeling paint of the other buildings on the street. “I’ve been through...

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Steel tops out as SHU progresses with newest campus building
Apr19

Steel tops out as SHU progresses with newest campus building

The Welcome Center is still on track to be finished in January 2018, according to John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs. Further, Signorello said in an email interview that no updates to the plans have been made since his last interview with The Setonian. Signorello said, “the steel frame has been completed so there is still a lot of work to be completed such as the exterior walls and...

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The story behind the Clery story
Apr05

The story behind the Clery story

The subject of Josoph Henry was introduced to me in October 2016 when I started working on an article for The Setonian on the history of the Clery Act, with a focus on the people behind the crime. At that time, The Setonian published an article about the six reported rapes that occurred on Seton Hall’s campus in 2015, according to Seton Hall’s Annual Security Report. This Annual Security Report is in compliance with the Campus...

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The Clery Act: An Inside Look At Josoph Henry
Apr05

The Clery Act: An Inside Look At Josoph Henry

Murderer stresses dangers of alcohol, importance of sexual violence awareness

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Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker
Apr05

Class of 2017 will have a commencement speaker

Much to the surprise of the Class of 2017, Matthew W. Wright, Seton Hall Class of 1989, will be the Baccalaureate Commencement speaker at the 160th Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 15 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. “It’s an honor and I was flattered to do it,” Wright said. “It’s a great way to give back to the institution.” According to an email from the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, April 4, Wright’s ties to Seton...

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SHU’s alcohol history hasn’t always been so dry
Apr05

SHU’s alcohol history hasn’t always been so dry

As Alcohol Awareness Month kicks off around the nation to inform the public about the stigmas of alcoholism and recovery, the University looks back to it’s history regarding its once strict – and not so strict – alcohol regulation policies on campus. According to Alan Delozier, the University archivist, Seton Hall was originally a dry campus. Alcohol policies in 1865 stated that students who were intoxicated, whether it be on or off...

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Cardinal Tobin attends Mass on campus
Mar29

Cardinal Tobin attends Mass on campus

The newly-appointed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, attended Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception on March 23. The Mass was followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and a Q&A session in Jubilee Hall’s fourth floor Atrium. Jason Dudziak, a St. Paul’s Outreach missionary, asked the first question. “As a Cardinal, and with your experience as a priest, would you share with us one of your favorite...

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