Seton Hall hires Bryan Felt as Athletics Director
Jul18

Seton Hall hires Bryan Felt as Athletics Director

Seton Hall has itself a new athletics director. After two years as the athletics director at Saint Peter’s, Bryan Felt is returning to Seton Hall to assume the same position. Felt was previously Senior Associate Athletics Director under Pat Lyons and is a Seton Hall alumnus. “Bryan Felt is an outstanding leader and a perfect fit to become our new Director of Athletics,” said Seton Hall University President-Elect Dr....

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SAT rolls out new ‘adversity score’ to level the playing field in college admissions
Jun17

SAT rolls out new ‘adversity score’ to level the playing field in college admissions

The SAT has made waves recently with the announcement that students will be assigned what’s being called an ‘adversity score’ in addition to their test scores. The adversity score will not be made available to students and will only be visible to college admissions officers. This new score comes following increased scandals surrounding the college admission process. After actresses Lori Laughlin and Felicity Huffman were indicted in...

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College of Communication and the Arts unveils new master’s program in communication
Jun17

College of Communication and the Arts unveils new master’s program in communication

The College of Communication and the Arts has instituted a M.A. in communication for students desiring to pursue graduate work. Applications for the Fall 2019 term are available online for prospective applicants. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Joyce, Photography by Michael Paras According to the Seton Hall University website, the program offers two tracks of study: Digital Communication and Communication Technologies will function as one...

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Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU
Jun17

Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU

A Seton Hall alumnus discussed his memories of working for WSOU in the late 1950s with The Setonian. The alum, Joe Reilly, graduated from the University in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Reilly said he chose SHU because he wanted to be close to New York City, be part of the radio station and attend a Catholic university. Reilly said he immersed himself in everything he could while he was a student at SHU. He said he...

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Getting to know Fall sports
Jun17

Getting to know Fall sports

Women’s cross country looking to build with strong core The Seton Hall women’s cross country team is sprinting in the right direction. After winning three events in 2018, Seton Hall returns with all but two athletes on the roster and should be poised to take its experience to the next level. Head Coach John Moon will have to replace Kiley Britten and Olivia Gregorio, who have exhausted their collegiate eligibility. Names to watch next...

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SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow
May02

SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

William Connell, Seton Hall Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been recognized as a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The fellowship includes a $200,000 grant which is dedicated to research, publishing and writing in the humanities and social sciences. William Connell (pictured) was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow Which will include a $20,000 grant for research. Photo via Academia...

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Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations
May02

Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations

A disease that was considered to be eradicated in 2000 is now spreading in neighborhoods in New York City and across the country. Measles, a disease that most people are vaccinated against, has recently made a resurgence that has alarmed health care professionals across the United States. The current measles outbreak has been traced to the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area with cases first being reported in early January 2019. Cases...

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Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft
May01

Jets, Giants take necessary risks at NFL Draft

he New York Giants and New York Jets each entered the 2019 NFL Draft with glaring concerns. The teams made their respective selections with confidence over the course of the few days, but it remains to be seen how it will all pan out. For starters, general manager Mike Maccagnan and the Jets have prided themselves on taking the best player available when presented with options. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the Jets chose to...

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SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival
May01

SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival

On April 27, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its annual Spring Fling Carnival. Inspired by the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock festival, all the decorations, promotional items, activities and T-shirts were themed to look like vintage Woodstock during the ‘70s. Despite two of the rides not functioning, students said they had a pleasant time at the carnival. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Shruti Sharma, a senior...

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Booker  officially launches bid for POTUS
Apr25

Booker officially launches bid for POTUS

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker officially launched his presidential campaign on April 13 in Newark’s Military Park. The event in Military Park is part of his “Justice for All” campaign. It signaled the beginning of his first national tour, two weeks that will include stops in Georgia, Nevada and Iowa. Senator Booker’s event in Newark certainly did not mark his first time visiting the city. Booker, the seven-year mayor of New Jersey’s...

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Kness credits team for individual success
Apr24

Kness credits team for individual success

It is easy to get lost in transition. Change is difficult and being able to cope with a new environment in a swift manner is an impressive accomplishment. However, progressing into that new period, and continually breaking down the boundaries is what separates the good from the great – and Mia Kness is great. Before her two individual titles and becoming the second golfer in program history to do so, and before even coming to Seton...

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Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety
Apr24

Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety

After recent incidents where Mother of God proselytizers approached students and young solicitors bothered students in the Walsh Library, Student Government Association (SGA) representatives met with Public Safety officials to improve security on campus. A solicitor (right) blasted loud explicit music while a student (left) worked in the Walsh Library. Photostill via YouTube In recent weeks, a group of young men called the Shmovie...

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