Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report
Oct09

Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report

Seton Hall ranks second in reported rapes among private New Jersey institutions, first in drug use violations Seton Hall University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report last Tuesday, detailing an increase in reported on-campus rapes and hate crimes, as well as a sharp rise in drug abuse violations in 2018. The report, which contains statistics for several crimes, put reported rapes and hate crimes at seven while...

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Permit problems plague IHS students
Oct09

Permit problems plague IHS students

Students at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) Campus have expressed concern over unclear communication regarding changing parking permit procedures and other parking woes for the 2019 summer and fall semesters. File photo During those semesters, the University implemented a permit-less parking feature whereby students purchase a parking permit through the NuPark platform on PirateNet. After the purchase, students from the...

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Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam
Oct09

Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam

Seton Hall ​students and faculty of are looking for an impactful outcome from a petition for a campus-wide ban on Styrofoam, and specifically at the campus Dunkin’ Donuts, which received over 250 signatures so far. Cooper Tenant/Staff photographer The petition, which was created six months ago, aims to ban all Styrofoam on campus. The petition states that by signing “students are requesting that all Styrofoam containers be eliminated...

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SGA will review new club applications
Oct09

SGA will review new club applications

Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is starting up its Fall 2019 Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) soon. The committee reviews new club applications to determine if they will become SGA recognized and become eligible for funding. Glory Akoh/Staff photographer For clubs looking to get approved by the committee, there is an entire process that they must go through. First, they must fill out the...

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SHU environmental club collaborates to assess health of trees
Oct09

SHU environmental club collaborates to assess health of trees

While trees are usually not given much attention, the importance of having enough healthy trees cannot be understated. The Village of South Orange Environmental Commission and Seton Hall University’s Environmental Studies Program are collaborating to create an inventory of trees in South Orange. The Tree Identification and Inventory Project, or TIIP, hopes to determine the current state of the South Orange tree population as well as...

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Honors program creates student advisory board
Oct09

Honors program creates student advisory board

Aiming to bolster student involvement and create a more unified atmosphere, Seton Hall University’s honors program has created a Student Advisory Board (HPSAB) this semester. Photo via shu.edu The events sponsored by the HPSAB will be mainly a result of the ideas put forth by the committee, which is different from past years in which faculty would plan many of the events. Father John Raneri, director of the Honors Program, emphasized...

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Leadership conference teaches important skills
Oct09

Leadership conference teaches important skills

This year’s Student Leadership Conference at Seton Hall University was held on October 5th. The 2019 student leadership conference worked to teach students important leadership skills with hands-on, interactive activities. File photo Colleen Dallavalle, Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Development, was one of the key organizers for this event. She spoke about the importance of this event, along with what they were hoping to...

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SHU celebrates anti-hazing week
Oct07

SHU celebrates anti-hazing week

The Seton Hall University community, especially the Greek organizations on campus, celebrated National Hazing Prevention Week, a period of education and awareness. On a national average, 55% of college students involved in some sort of organization have reported being hazed. According to Hank Nuwer, a journalism professor at Franklin College, 40 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States in the past decade....

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After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class
Oct07

After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class

After suffering a medical emergency during class, Kwame Akonor, an associate professor of diplomacy and international relations, returned to class this week. The incident occurred last Thursday when students responded as well as Public Safety and emergency medical technicians. A faculty member since 2005, Akonor is the director of the Center for Africana Studies and the African Development Institute, a New York-based think tank,...

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Seminary launches two new online courses
Oct07

Seminary launches two new online courses

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology will launch two new online courses: Ministry of Justice and Charity as well as Christian Anthropology on Oct 21. The main reason why these online courses have been introduced is due to alumni feedback provided in several surveys conducted by the University. Father Christopher M. Ciccarone, associate dean of the School of Theology, said that these courses provides the University...

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Nobel laureate receives honorary degree from SHU
Oct04

Nobel laureate receives honorary degree from SHU

Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad was presented with an honorary degree from Seton Hall University last Friday at an event hosted by the College of Diplomacy and International Relations. Kegan Melancon/Staff photographer The event, a “Forum on Modern Slavery: 21st Century Solutions” was organized in association with the Slave Free Community Project, the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the International Justice Project. The...

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Two people struck on South  Orange Avenue within 36 hours
Oct04

Two people struck on South Orange Avenue within 36 hours

Two people, one a student and the other a South Orange crossing guard, were struck on South Orange Avenue within a 26-hour period last week. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photo Editor The unidentified female student was struck on Sept. 25 around 9:00 a.m. as she crossed South Orange Avenue to enter through the Farinella Gate. According to eyewitnesses, the student was transported to a local hospital, though her condition was unknown. The...

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