Seton Hall flags display new slogan
Sep12

Seton Hall flags display new slogan

During your first couple of weeks back on the campus grounds, you might have noticed the various “What Great Minds Can Do” signs placed all around, and you may have wondered about the significance or purpose of the signs. In hopes of attracting more undergraduate and graduate students who are driven and excel academically, while competing with other universities nationwide, the Office of Public Relations and Marketing has developed...

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Class of 2022 breaks records
Sep12

Class of 2022 breaks records

Seton Hall’s class of 2022 broke three different records going into the new school year. The milestones achieved, which are receiving the most applicants, largest class, and highest average SAT scores, indicate that Seton Hall’s overall progress is at an all-time high. Seton Hall received over 19,200 applicants for the class of 2022, which would end up surpassing last year’s number by about 2,500 students. Out of all these applicants,...

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SGA receives new budget for 2018-19 year
Sep12

SGA receives new budget for 2018-19 year

The Student Government Association has received a $20,000 budget increase for this academic year, bringing the total budget to $170,000. This is following the change in leadership and budget formula this year. The budget given out for organizations last year was constructed around the formula based on spending and fundraising. This method of budgeting for organizations and clubs on campus was not well received. The discontent with the...

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Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone
Sep12

Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

The Seton Hall bookstore sells cigarettes, despite the health risk that they present, and as a result students on campus are asking why. The CDC published a study on June 22, 2018 which states, “Each year in the United States, cigarette smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths, including approximately 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults. Smoke-free policies protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke...

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McNulty renovations receive positive reviews
Sep06

McNulty renovations receive positive reviews

This summer, the Helen Lerner Amphitheater in McNulty Hall underwent renovations. The amphitheater now features designs compatible for meeting the learning styles and needs of all students who take classes in it. Michael Marconi, project manager for Facilities Engineering, explained in an email what the renovations entailed. “The finishes for the entire amphitheater were updated with new carpet, new fabric wrapped panels along the...

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Petitions to lower IHS/Nutley parking permit price, negotiations underway
Aug19

Petitions to lower IHS/Nutley parking permit price, negotiations underway

The parking permit for students who will be attending the Seton Hall University Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (IHS) in Nutley this year is set for $485 plus tax, however, negotiations are underway by the administration. The price of this permit led one student to begin a petition to lower the permit price and it has surpassed its goal of 1,000 signatures. The petition, “Reduce Seton Hall IHS Parking Fees,” can be found on...

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McNulty summer renovations make progress
Jun10

McNulty summer renovations make progress

McNulty Hall, also known as the Science and Technology Center, is undergoing renovations this summer. The renovations began May 22 and are scheduled to end August 17, according to Associate Vice President of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, John Signorello, in a previous interview with The Setonian. In that interview, Signorello discussed the renovations to be made to McNulty’s amphitheater and pre-function space in the...

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SHU moves forward with caf renovations
Jun10

SHU moves forward with caf renovations

Seton Hall’s Pirate Dining Room is presently undergoing renovations to revamp its current layout and services. The Setonian previously reported that the Gourmet Dining Services (GDS) extended its hours from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. to better accommodate students. Alfred Frungillo, chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining, addressed future changes that students could expect, including a station for pre-ordered meals and more vegetarian...

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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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