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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New half-year IHS permit, other choices to follow
Sep12

New half-year IHS permit, other choices to follow

Students attending the Seton Hall University Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (IHS) in Nutley now have a new permit option available to them – a half-year permit. In August, students were told the only permit option available for the IHS campus was a $485 plus tax permit that was valid for the fall, spring and summer semesters. This caused a commotion among students and prompted one to start a petition to lower the permit...

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N.J. to  investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up
Sep12

N.J. to investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up

On Sept. 6, New Jersey officials announced the creation of a special task force to investigate both the alleged sex abuse by members of the clergy within the dioceses of New Jersey and alleged cover-up by the Catholic Church. The Setonian reported last week that Seton Hall University has hired Newark law firm Gibbons P.C. to independently investigate sex abuse allegations that “may have involved seminarians” at its seminaries....

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Student dies in fall from parking deck
Sep12

Student dies in fall from parking deck

A Seton Hall student died on Tuesday afternoon after falling from the roof of the parking deck of the South Orange campus. South Orange Police said there is no evidence of foul play and an investigation is ongoing. Sarah Yenesel / Photography Editor The student was identified as Julian Myles Mislavsky, a 23-year-old senior from Morristown, N.J. According to his LinkedIn page, Mislavsky—known as Myles to his friends and family—was a...

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Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees
Sep06

Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees

The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies has recently added a new Board Chair, Melinda Hanlon, to their Board of Trustees. Melinda Hanlon, M.A. ’08, is taking over Deborah Duane’s chair on the Board of Trustees of the Sister Rose Thering Fund at Seton Hall University. According to Claire Giangreco, the fund’s program manager, Hanlon was appointed head after the term of the previous Board Chair was up....

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Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award
Sep06

Public Relations wins 2018 Telly Award

In May 2018, Seton Hall University’s Public Relations and Marketing Department, along with their production partner, Pittsburgh-based Awesome Films, received an unprecedented honor: the bronze 2018 Telly Award. The Telly Awards have been around since 1979 and, according to their website, seek to “honor[s] excellence in video and television across all screens.” This bronze medal is the first Telly Award that Seton Hall has received....

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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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Seton Hall hosts Title IX conference on campus
Sep06

Seton Hall hosts Title IX conference on campus

Title IX, a federal civil rights law that protects Americans from discrimination on the basis of sex, received attention in the past year. In 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded an Obama-Era guideline that walks back “the enforcement authorities given to the Office for Civil Rights” according to U.S. News. Amid these alterations and media coverage, Seton Hall is hosting a two-day conference from Sept. 24-25, which intends to...

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SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives
Sep06

SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives

Seton Hall is launching several new initiatives regarding inclusion “of every member of our [Seton Hall’s] community,” according to Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost of Seton Hall. Over the summer, an email was sent to the university community detailing these initiatives. These include work on the University Core and University Life classes, workshops for faculty and the entire university community, and the creation of an Inclusion...

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SHU investigates alleged abuse at seminaries
Sep06

SHU investigates alleged abuse at seminaries

Seton Hall University has hired Newark law firm Gibbons P.C. to independently investigate sex abuse allegations that “may have involved seminarians” at both the Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology and the College Seminary at Saint Andrew’s Hall on the South Orange campus, according to Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president. “Among the many disgraceful incidents that have shaken our collective...

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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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Meehan to serve as president through June 2019
Aug02

Meehan to serve as president through June 2019

Dr. Mary Meehan will continue to serve as Seton Hall’s interim president until June 2019, according to an email sent by Patrick Murray. Murray, who serves as the chair of the Board of Regents, also shared updates on the ongoing presidential search stating, “…the Regents did not deem any of them [candidates] to be the one to lead the University in this time of unprecedented success and opportunity.” “With the best interests of the...

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