Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case
Nov01

Police arrest man in Maplewood rape case

On Oct. 16, a 24-year old woman was followed into her Maplewood home and sexually assaulted around 11:30 a.m. The man forced his way inside her house and assaulted her according to CBS New York’s website. Muhammed Sharif, a 40-year-old from Irvington, was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and burglary, according to CBS New York. The woman was treated and released from an area hospital. The township of...

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Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award
Nov01

Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award

Seton Hall interim provost, Karen Boroff has received the 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award from the North American Case Research Association for co-authoring the “Incident in Kabul Case.” Boroff expressed that the power of collaboration, along with the integration of research has come along with this award as a personal gain. Boroff recalled her time co-authoring the case and everything that went into it from her time at the United...

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Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus
Nov01

Syrian refugee dinner builds bridges on campus

On Monday Oct. 29, the Syrian Supper Club held an event called “Breaking Bread and Building Bridges” that hosted recently settled Syrian refugees. The event was part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) week at Seton Hall University. The week’s events were organized by the Middle Eastern Studies Interdisciplinary Program. It was sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Departments of History and...

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Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU
Nov01

Concerned 44 continues to protest at SHU

Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan announced a revised set of responses to the Concerned 44’s demands on Tuesday afternoon after the University’s initial offers were rejected by the activist group over the weekend. The new response included “a commitment to search for a full-time English faculty member specializing in Latin American, Latino/a literature” as well as a pledge to hire a director for Africana studies,...

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Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”
Oct25

Q&A with Dr. Karen Boroff, “On Being in Charge”

Dr. Karen Boroff is a lot of things. A scholar, a mother, an administrator, a Catholic, and a wise soul, among others. Despite all these roles, most Seton Hall students know her as the woman who delivers the bad news via email. She’s been working here since 1989, but it turns out a lot of students here don’t know much about her – until now. IS: What do you have your degree in? Where did you go to school? KB: I studied at Cornell...

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Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase
Oct25

Seton Hall ranked sixth in applicant increase

Seton Hall was recently ranked sixth in the nation by MSN Money thanks in large part to an increase in applicants to the school. In the past five years, Seton Hall has experienced a massive 139.7 percent surge in the number of applicants, and according to Dr. Alyssa McCloud, the vice president for enrollment management, this is no coincidence. When asked via email what draws prospective students to Seton Hall, McCloud emphasized the...

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Seton Hall alumna struck and killed
Oct25

Seton Hall alumna struck and killed

Early Sunday morning on Oct. 14, Lindsay Ireland, a Seton Hall University and Columbia Journalism School alumna, was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 10 in Randolph, N.J. Ireland, a reporter for North Jersey Media group, provided coverage for the The Daily Record, The Record and northjersey.com. Northjersey.com reported that the accident happened at 2 a.m. on eastbound lanes of Route 10 in Randolph, N.J. Faculty adjunct Scott...

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Music department concert aims to inspire hope
Oct25

Music department concert aims to inspire hope

The Concert for Hope performed by the Seton Hall Choral Program within the Arts Council will take place at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in New York City on Oct. 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. Dr. Jason Tramm will lead the University’s Chorus and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Chamber Orchestra as they perform songs such as the “Lorde Nelson Mass” by Haydn and “The Song of the Universal” by Ola Gjeilo, with an encore of “The Lamb” by John Taverner. The...

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Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern
Oct25

Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern

On Oct. 15, interim president Dr. Mary Meehan sent an email to the University explaining her “office has been informed of several instances of foul language and incivility being aimed at members of our Immaculate Conception Seminary.” She wrote in an email to The Setonian that since learning about the incident through the Division of Student Affairs, “we will continue to encourage people to become more engaged and building the kind of...

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Public Safety warns students about South Orange house
Oct25

Public Safety warns students about South Orange house

Last week, Public Safety issued a warning to Seton Hall students advising them to avoid 366 Wilden Place, a house in the town of South Orange. The warning comes in light of repeated reports and complaints about the location that “have included potential violations of law, University policy, and risks to personal safety,” according to Public Safety. This home is traditionally known to house members of the Sigma Pi fraternity, whose...

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Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost
Oct24

Concerned 44 delivers new demands to provost

Seton Hall’s Concerned 44, an activist group made up of students on campus, delivered a list of five demands to University Provost Karen Boroff on Tuesday morning. The list of demands included sections targeted at restoring the Africana studies program to its former department status, a student review board for Africana studies professors, a mass overhaul of the Latino Studies and Latin American Studies Program and earmarked...

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Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes
Oct18

Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes

Students who were concerned about the sale of cigarettes at the Seton Hall University bookstore will soon get their wish: as of November 1, 2018, the bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes. There is more than one reason for this change in policy. Director of Business Affairs Peter Trunk said via email that “cigarettes are not a very popular item.” “It makes sense to me that the store would end the sales, not just because of...

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