Phi Delta Theta will colonize 70 founding fathers
Apr27

Phi Delta Theta will colonize 70 founding fathers

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity will be colonizing its nearly 70 new members at Seton Hall on April 29. Phi Delta Theta fraternity was founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The fraternity was founded on three pillars: friendship, sound learning and rectitude, according to phideltatheta.org. Phi Delta Theta’s national philanthropy is the Amyotrophic Laterals Sclerosis (ALS) Association in honor of Lou Gehrig, Phi Delta...

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Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research
Apr26

Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research

In the all-night event for the annual Relay for Life held April 21, a spectrum of individuals lapped Walsh Gymnasium’s indoor track, participated in team activities,and raised money and awareness for cancer research. More than 1,200 people attended the event, according to Elizabeth Halpin, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) advisor and associate dean of External Affairs. CAC teamed up with the American Cancer Society and Greek Life to...

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University explains why students charged for dorm damage
Apr26

University explains why students charged for dorm damage

Students are often charged for dorm damages but are unaware of why they are charged a specific amount and what they are paying to fix. Zohar Suslovich, a junior computer science major, experienced dorm charges firsthand. When he was a freshman living in Xavier Hall he said he was charged $200 “for allegedly causing damage to the walls” in his dorm. The report against Suslovich said that a wall had a hole and the letters “B O O” were...

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SGA works to ease parking struggles, plans to bring parking app to SHU
Apr26

SGA works to ease parking struggles, plans to bring parking app to SHU

As part of an initiative to ease parking and find parking spaces on campus with minimum hassle, Student Government Association (SGA) President Christina Simon and her team have been working to bring a parking app to Seton Hall. “I have been contacting local colleges and universities, especially mid-sized Catholic universities like Seton Hall, to get more information on their use of parking apps and technology,” Simon said via email....

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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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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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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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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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New SGA Executive Board eyeing the future
Mar29

New SGA Executive Board eyeing the future

Simon plans on tackling issues with graduation, campus food and parking.

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