Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates
Jul24

Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates

The class of 2017 will have to wait slightly longer than expected for their degrees, which were originally set to arrive at the Office of the Registrar in mid-July. The diplomas are now expected to arrive on Monday, Aug. 7, according to Mary Ellen Farrell, who works in the Office of the Registrar. Joy Morgan, Academic Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, explained that when the Office of the Registrar receives the...

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Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness
Jun20

Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness

The biggest question for Seton Hall men’s basketball has already been answered in the nation’s top rebounder, Angel Delgado, returning for his senior season. The big man rounds out a core-four of returning starters, and with new weapons coming to the team next season, expectations are high. The Setonian’s Elizabeth Swinton, Tyler Calvaruso, James Justice and Andrew Lombardo take a look at what’s to come for the 2017-18 men’s...

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Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament
Jun19

Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament

After the Seton Hall women’s basketball team finished its 2016-17 season with a 12-19 overall record, an impressive group of players joining the squad in for the upcoming season has it poised to bounce back to a competitive edge. To go along with transfers Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain, incoming freshmen Selena Philoxy and Kimi Evans are primed to come in and have an immediate impact on the young squad. Philoxy, a...

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Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo
Jun19

Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo

Once they put on that blue Polo shirt, Seton Hall’s Peer Advisers (PAs) take on a number of responsibilities. From acting as representatives of the University during open house events to serving as navigators who help guide freshmen through the college experience, it is job that changed many of their lives. According to Ruben Antunez, a junior public relations major going into his second year as a PA, when he first came to campus, he...

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SHU halts expansion of Beta Theta Pi fraternity
Jun19

SHU halts expansion of Beta Theta Pi fraternity

Seton Hall University has decided to delay the expansion of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity to its campus until next year. At that time, the administration will reconsider its expansion, according to Michael Davis, assistant director of Leadership Development. “Following the tragic death of Timothy Piazza at Penn State, it is prudent that we take the time to reflect on what’s best for our community,” Davis said via email. Piazza died on...

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NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents
Jun19

NJ Transit reroute causes delays for S.O. residents

Summertime, often a time for rest and relaxation, will be quite the opposite for New Jersey Transit commuters in South Orange and Maplewood this summer. The Morris and Essex train lines are awaiting construction which will take place from July 10 to Sept. 1, according to an update from NJ Transit. The railroad overhaul will reroute Midtown Direct trains headed to Penn Station to Hoboken, which will cause delays for NJ transit...

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Welcome Center not to receive eco-friendly certification
Jun19

Welcome Center not to receive eco-friendly certification

Climate change has come to the forefront of the minds of many colleges and universities throughout the United States due to President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement – Seton Hall has not joined the hundreds of schools that have vowed to meet the goals of the agreement. This has led some concerned Seton Hall environmentalists to wonder what the University is doing to combat climate change....

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Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season
May22

Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season

With two days to spare for his collegiate athletic eligibility, Angel Delgado announced Monday he will return to Seton Hall for his senior season. The news was announced via Delgado on Twitter, with a statement that boldly read, “I am coming back to school for my senior year.” pic.twitter.com/cqvG8G6nn7 — Angel Delgado (@angelluis45) May 22, 2017 Delgado declared for the NBA Draft on March 28, but due to NCAA parameters, kept...

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Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’
May11

Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’

Seton Hall University was named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’ by Forbes magazine. The University earned the 245th spot on the list, placing behind schools like University of California Berkeley, Stanford University and Harvard University. Forbes’ Best Value ranking indexes which schools will “deliver a meaningful return on investment,” according to its website. Seton Hall’s spot on this 300-school list puts SHU within the top...

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Rashed Anthony to graduate, transfer for final year of eligibility
May01

Rashed Anthony to graduate, transfer for final year of eligibility

Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard announced Monday morning that junior center Rashed Anthony will graduate at the conclusion of the spring semester and transfer for his final year of eligibility. “Rasheed has been a valued member of our program for four years and has been a part of two NCAA tournament teams,” Willard said in a press release. “Although he is moving on to pursue other opportunities, we appreciate all that he’s done...

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Seton Hall confirms next president will be ordained
Apr27

Seton Hall confirms next president will be ordained

As Seton Hall’s Board of Regents prepares to move forward with the search for the next president of the University, Patrick M. Murray, Chairman of the Board, announced that Dr. A Gabriel Esteban’s successor will be a Roman Catholic priest. Murray pointed out in a statement on April 27 that this requirement is in accordance with the University’s by-laws, which state, “The President of the University shall always...

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Students beseech University to reconsider tenure decisions
Apr26

Students beseech University to reconsider tenure decisions

While the University deals with the resolution filed by the College of Arts & Sciences faculty regarding their displeasure over the Office of the Provost’s decision to deny tenure to certain professors, some students have taken matters into their own hands and have emailed the administration on behalf of their professors. Students reached out to the University to advocate for two professors in the Honors Program that were both...

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