The Setonian elects Editor-in-Chief for spring
Dec05

The Setonian elects Editor-in-Chief for spring

The Setonian’s Editorial Board is pleased to announce that Isabel Soisson has been named its Editor-in-Chief for the Spring 2019 semester. Soisson will take over for Samantha Todd, who graduates this December. A junior, Soisson currently serves as News Editor. She has been on The Setonian’s editorial board for three years, since the very beginning of her college career. She started her freshman year as Assistant Digital Editor and...

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The Setonian’s goal is to remain objective
Nov28

The Setonian’s goal is to remain objective

Objectivity is the backbone of modern journalism. It is the idea that as reporters it is your duty to present the facts – and only the facts – to your readers, and have them form their own opinions about the story. The idea of objectivity was first introduced in the early 20th century by Walter Lippman, a writer, reporter and political commentator. After the age of yellow journalism, in which exaggeration and sensationalism was used...

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Prepare for the storm, finals are coming
Nov14

Prepare for the storm, finals are coming

The days left in the semester are dwindling. Many students are ready for Winter break and getting some much needed rest and relaxation, but there is one thing standing in their way — finals. Finals are stressful and a big source of anxiety for students near the end of the semester. Between writing papers, completing projects and giving presentations, many are in a time crunch. At this point in the semester, many students are stressed....

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Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms
Nov07

Have your voice heard beyond the Midterms

Votes were cast in the midterm election on Nov. 6 and the results are in. The Republicans have been projected to keep control of the Senate while the Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives, CBS News projected on Nov. 7. There were a lot of close races across the U.S. In N.J., we had the highly-contested race for Senate between the two Bobs — Sen. Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin. Ultimately, Menendez won and was...

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We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence
Oct31

We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence

Gun violence needs to stop. This past weekend, there was another tragic mass shooting. Eleven people were killed and six others were injured when gunman Robert Bowers opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27, according to an Oct. 29 CBS News article. This attack is the latest in a long list of mass shootings in 2018. Saturday’s mass shooting at the synagogue was the 294th mass shooting in the U.S. this year,...

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Journalist’s death shows importance of free press
Oct24

Journalist’s death shows importance of free press

A free press is crucial to democracy. The recent murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi highlights not only the dangers of being a journalist, but also the importance of a free press. Washington Post columnist, Khashoggi, dissappeared on Oct. 2 “after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage,” said an Oct. 23 Reuters article. The Post says it received Khashoggi’s latest column from his...

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Donate to Hurricane Michael and Florence victims
Oct17

Donate to Hurricane Michael and Florence victims

Hurricane Michael recently struck the East Coast, battering Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The latest natural disaster comes on the heels of Hurricane Florence, which battered the southeast last month. Both hurricanes left a a death toll in their wake. CNN reported on Oct. 16 that Hurricane Michael’s death toll had reached 29. Many people are still missing, too. In the aftermath of these disasters, it’s crucial that...

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E-cigarettes and vaping are still dangerous
Oct03

E-cigarettes and vaping are still dangerous

E-cigarettes and vaping have become popular among teens and college students. Some think that using an e-cigarette is healthier than smoking a regular cigarette. Regardless, using e-cigarettes and vaping still isn’t healthy. Recently, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that youth vaping is an “epidemic,” according to a September USA Today article. Since then, many have questioned the effect that e-cigarettes...

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Deadline to register to vote is approaching
Sep26

Deadline to register to vote is approaching

Calling all Seton Hall students! Mark your calendars. The New Jersey deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 16, 2018. Following National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25, The Setonian wants to remind students to vote. A lot of people in society say that our generation doesn’t care about politics or voting. They mistakenly think we don’t have a clue about what’s going on in the world. Many of us do care about...

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College students aren’t getting enough sleep
Sep19

College students aren’t getting enough sleep

College students have a lot of responsibilities. Trying to balance academic work, a social life and an internship or job can be stressful. It also is a main reason why many college students aren’t getting enough sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends seven to nine hours of sleep for young adults ages 18 to 25. Many students, however, aren’t reaching this target. On average, most college students get 6 to 6.9 hours of sleep...

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Seton Hall community grieves student’s death
Sep12

Seton Hall community grieves student’s death

Dear Seton Hall community, On Tuesday, we experienced an unimaginable tragedy when one of our own Seton Hall students, 23-year-old senior Julian Myles Mislavsky, died after falling from the roof of the parking deck on the South Orange campus. Our hearts go out to Mislavsky’s family, friends and all those who loved and cared deeply about him. We are all shocked at the news of his passing and are in complete disbelief. This is a tough...

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Take advantage of what SHU has to offer
Sep05

Take advantage of what SHU has to offer

Welcome back Seton Hall community! We hope you had a productive, yet relaxing summer. As we all start to settle back into this new school year, remember to take advantage of all that SHU has to offer. Everyone says this, but it’s extremely important. Make an appointment with the Career Center. Whether you need help perfecting your resume or will be looking for an internship or job soon, the Career Center is a good resource for...

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