Journalism professor article published in WaPo
Dec07

Journalism professor article published in WaPo

Dr. Matthew Pressman, an assistant professor of Journalism in the College of Communication and the Arts, recently had his article about the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner published in The Washington Post. In his piece entitled “The Justice Department’s move to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger sweeps aside centuries of government policy,” Pressman explains that the United States Department of Justice sued...

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Seton Hall gives back with the help of DOVE

Giving Tuesday is a global movement each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This campaign aims to kick off the charity season and allows for people all over the world to make donations. Workers at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City first created the campaign. It is now a global movement run by different individuals, communities and partners from around the world. According to an email from...

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Health Services educates students about their services
Dec07

Health Services educates students about their services

On Dec. 5, a Jeopardy style information session on Health Services was held on the first floor of Aquinas Hall. in an effort to better inform students on what Health Services has to offer. Olivia Montine, a freshman English major and freshman senator in the Student Government Association (SGA) came up with the idea for the information session after finding herself in need of medical attention at the beginning of the semester. “I got...

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Muslim students get a prayer room in Serra Hall
Dec07

Muslim students get a prayer room in Serra Hall

Muslim students finally have a proper prayer space on campus after months of lobbying for one. The Setonian previously reported on the lack of a suitable prayer room for Muslim students at SHU. The prayer room provided in the Walsh Library was too small for proper use. “I do not use the prayer room in the library because it is quite small,” senior biology major, Aamna Aamir, wrote in an email. “The space in the library, unfortunately,...

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SHU urges Trump to work on climate change
Dec07

SHU urges Trump to work on climate change

Seton Hall has joined a global effort of more than 150 Catholic universities and organizations who have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump and members of Congress to act on climate change. Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan signed the letter on behalf of the University. She wrote in an email that she “received a request to sign the letter” by the Catholic Climate Covenant “and did so after carefully reflecting on our call to...

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SHU chooses cheaper laptop option
Nov30

SHU chooses cheaper laptop option

Seton Hall faculty and students were issued 2017 Lenovo ThinkPad and Yoga laptops this semester. Opinions of the laptops’ performance vary, as some people find them to be more efficient than others. Student Government Association (SGA) Senator Marlene Da Cruz, a sophomore political science major, attended an SGA meeting on Oct. 23 where she addressed student concerns about why the University chose Lenovo laptops as opposed to Apple...

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Dr. Bonita Stanton honored as Humanitarian of the Year
Nov30

Dr. Bonita Stanton honored as Humanitarian of the Year

At the Eighth Annual John V. Kelly Memorial Foundation dinner, Dr. Bonita Stanton, Dean of Seton Hall’s new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, received the honor as Humanitarian of the Year. According to the foundation’s website, their mission statement is “to continue John’s legacy of aiding the less fortunate, promoting scholarship and assisting organizations with their charitable endeavors.” Stanton shared that one of her...

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Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse
Nov30

Seton Hall aims to keep student population diverse

A decline in international applicants is a common fear held by admissions officers across the United States. According to a New York Times report, a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey revealed 63 percent of nearly 400 admissions officers from different colleges and universities “are concerned about a decline in international applicants becoming a nationwide trend.” Although admissions officers are unsettled by the decline according to the...

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SHU explains short library hours on Saturdays
Nov30

SHU explains short library hours on Saturdays

The library is an important feature on any college campus. The building provides a place for study and leisure, but the irregular weekend hours, at times, make needed study time difficult. The usual library hours during week are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. However, it is during the weekend that the hours change: Saturday’s hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays...

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Deadline passed for president application submissions

The deadline “for fullest consideration” for the position of next president of Seton Hall University was Nov. 22, the first day of Thanksgiving Break, according to the school’s presidential search webpage. However, the search committee has not yet released an update on the status of the search process. Dan Kalmanson, associate vice president for public relations and marketing, relayed a message from a representative of the...

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March for Life flyers torn down across campus
Nov30

March for Life flyers torn down across campus

The Seton Hall Pirates for Life club reported to Student Services that several of their flyers advertising their trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the March for Life were torn down around campus, according to an email sent to the student body on Nov. 29. Tracy Gottlieb, vice president of Student Services, said in the email that students are “prohibited from tearing down the flyers of other groups.” The situation is currently...

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Majority of SHU Full-Time Faculty White
Nov30

Majority of SHU Full-Time Faculty White

In today’s political climate, diversity is one of the most talked about topics of conversation in government, institutions of higher learning, film and television, among others. According to Seton Hall’s 2015-2016 Fact Book, of the 467 full-time faculty members in the fall of 2015, 366 were white, or 78 percent. In 2001, of the 381 full-time faculty members, 307 were white, or 80 percent. This means that in roughly 15 years, the...

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