Fire ignites at Ivy Hill Park
May07

Fire ignites at Ivy Hill Park

A softball dugout caught fire at Ivy Hill Park, which is adjacent to Seton Hall’s campus, on May 6. No one was injured. Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president of the school, sent out an email on May 7 informing the SHU community of the fire. She said that the Newark Fire Department responded to a call about the fire at approximately 5 pm. Meehan also said that the Essex County authorities are investigating the cause of the fire...

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SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’
May02

SGA seeks to improve ‘diversity programming’

On April 16, the Student Government Association (SGA), mentioned at their Town Hall Meeting that the organization intends to improve “diversity programming” on campus. SGA President Rishi Shah explained the organization’s plans. “Diversity programming is not just having more events, rather, it is the idea of creating a more open-minded, informed and connected campus,” Shah wrote in an email. Shah shared what diversity programming...

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Changes to meal plans coming this fall
May02

Changes to meal plans coming this fall

Over the summer, Seton Hall’s Pirate Dining Room will undergo several renovations and implement new continuous operating hours for the fall 2018 semester. According to Alfred Frungillo, the chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining, students may enter the board dining room from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week and as many times as they wish. The dining hall’s beautification will include a renovation of the serving areas....

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Harvard professor discusses race relations on campus
Apr25

Harvard professor discusses race relations on campus

On April 19, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University spoke at Seton Hall. His lecture, which was entitled “Beyond Diversity: Anti-Racism and the Struggle for American Democracy,” explored “the function of systems within American democracy,” such as systemic racism and its relationship in today’s culture. Muhammad discussed everything...

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Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus
Apr25

Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus

Seton Hall’s Ecology Club hosted the annual Eco-Fest on the Green to celebrate Earth Day, on April 18. Festivities throughout the day included a yoga class, music, tabling to promote various environmental issues and a Ben & Jerry’s truck. Environmental studies students participated in tabling to raise awareness to the SHU community about issues pertaining to the environment, including Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and...

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Science society presents new research
Apr25

Science society presents new research

On April 20, Seton Hall University hosted the Theobald Smith Society (TSS) Meeting inside the Main Lounge of the University Center. The event showcased new research and included various speakers. TSS is the New Jersey Branch of American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the largest single life science society in the world. The society includes over 50,000 scientists and health professionals. Photo courtesy of Tin-Chun Chu Tinchun Tina...

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Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences
Apr25

Nursing alumni share post-grad experiences

On April 5, the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University sponsored its first alumni panel of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates, who work professionally in the industry and have two to three years of experience. During the panel, each panelist gave the audience an introduction about themselves and discussed their post-college experiences in the workforce. The event provided current students with real-life experiences...

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Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus
Apr25

Mind Body Spirit Fest brings miniature horses to campus

Health Services held its second annual “Mind Body Spirit Fest” in the Living Room on April 25. Students received tips on how to de-stress before final exams and interacted with two miniature horses that came to visit. Health Services director Diane Lynch said in an email that the departments held this event last spring as a way to offer students the opportunity to have fun while picking up valuable tips on stress management and...

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Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year
Apr18

Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year

The final round of the eighth annual Pirates Pitch competition was held on April 6 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, the contest began in January and concluded with a panel of judges selecting the victors. Professor Susan Scherreik, who is the founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, provided details about the competition and its...

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Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus
Apr18

Faculty and students discuss ‘fake news’ on campus

Faculty, administrators and students gathered in the Walsh Library on April 11 to reflect on Pope Francis’ message about fake news and peace in journalism for the upcoming World Communications Day in May. Msgr. Dennis Mahon and Dr. Ki Joo Choi were the featured speakers of the event that referenced Pope Francis’ message in their respective speeches. On Jan 24, Pope Francis released his message for the 2018 World Communications Day...

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SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats
Apr05

SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats

The newly elected Shah-Debonis administration may have won the Student Government Associate (SGA) election less than a week ago, but there is one hurdle left to overcome — managing the seven vacant senate seats. Since the announcement of their victory on March 28, the current SGA administration has still not filled seats left vacant by outgoing senators. The SGA stopped accepting applications for open seats as of March 31 for the two...

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Eco-fest goes green on the University Green
Apr05

Eco-fest goes green on the University Green

Seton Hall will host its annual Earth Day celebration, Eco-Fest, on the Green on April 18. The Ecology Club will be running this year’s event, with co-sponsorship from the Student Government Association (SGA)’s Blue Goes Green initiative and outside sponsors, including Coca-Cola and Ben & Jerry’s. Gabrielle Hunt, a senior diplomacy and environmental studies major and president of the Ecology Club, shared via email that the event...

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