The Setonian places 7 times in NJ College Newspaper Contest
Mar22

The Setonian places 7 times in NJ College Newspaper Contest

The Setonian has placed in seven different categories in the New Jersey Press Foundation’s annual NJ College Newspaper Contest.

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Bozzella talks Pirates’ losing season, ‘inconsistency’
Mar22

Bozzella talks Pirates’ losing season, ‘inconsistency’

Women’s basketball coach Tony Bozzella has changed the program around in the last three seasons. After making the NCAA Tournament in the previous two seasons before this year, he has the best winning percentage as a coach in program history. However, this season was different for Bozzella, who coached a young team to a 12-19 record. Bozzella admitted it was a hard season to get through and the season was not up to the program’s new...

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Seton Hall names 2017 Woman of the Year
Mar22

Seton Hall names 2017 Woman of the Year

On Monday, March 20, Seton Hall University named Dr. Grace May, associate professor of Education Studies and former dean of the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), the 2017 Woman of the Year. The award will be given to May, who has been with the University since 1989, for her “significant contributions to the success and advancement of women at the University,” according to the Office of the Provost. May said in an email...

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Lab tests show cafeteria lettuce free of coliform bacteria
Mar22

Lab tests show cafeteria lettuce free of coliform bacteria

The Student Life Committee of the Student Government Association (SGA) received a report from a student a few weeks ago that the lettuce on campus contains bacteria. Michelle Pan, SGA Student Life Committee chairwoman and a sophomore double majoring in psychology and economics on track to marketing, provided information about the situation. “The bubbles (found on the lettuce) are actually gas bubbles that are associated with little...

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Seton Hall’s Dalton Soffer to transfer, sit a year
Mar21

Seton Hall’s Dalton Soffer to transfer, sit a year

After two seasons in South Orange, reserve guard Dalton Soffer has decided to transfer.

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Living in Ivy: Drugs and gang activity cause stress for some students
Mar01

Living in Ivy: Drugs and gang activity cause stress for some students

Chad Navarro’s time living in Ivy Hill apartments has been difficult, according to the fourth-year nursing major. “If I’m being honest, I do believe that I’ve been drinking a lot more, and it’s something that I’m conscientious about,” Navarro said. “But I don’t think it’s had a significant bearing on my grades.” Earlier this semester, however, Navarro’s apartment was broken into. “It really shook up my roommate and myself, which I...

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Living in Ivy: Some students living in Ivy Hill worry about area crime
Mar01

Living in Ivy: Some students living in Ivy Hill worry about area crime

Walking back to their apartments in Newark-based Ivy Hill, some students find themselves looking over their shoulders for possible nearby danger. This poses the question of how often students experience crime in the surrounding area. According to Commanding Officer Captain Derek Glenn of the Newark Police Department, there was one murder, two rapes and seven robberies in and around the Ivy Hill Park Apartments in 2016. There were also...

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Dowdy and Jones reflect on unique SHU tenures
Mar01

Dowdy and Jones reflect on unique SHU tenures

Seniors Michael Dowdy Jr. and Madison Jones may not have played four years of basketball at Seton Hall, but the two will always value the time they spent as Pirates. Dowdy, a walk-on to the Seton Hall team, and Jones, a transfer from Wake Forest, were honored at Senior Night on Feb. 28 in the presence of their teammates, family and the Seton Hall community to honor what they have done for the program. “It’s a blessing to see all my...

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Remaining available funds in SGA spring budget lower than last year
Mar01

Remaining available funds in SGA spring budget lower than last year

The Student Government Association’s (SGA) finance committee faces lower available funds in this year’s budget and a growing list of requests for assistance from clubs and organizations. The SGA’s finance committee receives $160,000 per year to be allocated to club budgets and to the several accounts within the SGA. Michael Roma, SGA finance committee member and a sophomore diplomacy, economics and finance major, said the appropriated...

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Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement
Feb22

Some students feel slighted over Esteban announcement

The Feb. 16 announcement that University President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban will be leaving Seton Hall to become the first non-ordained president at DePaul University left some students wishing him luck, while others felt it came at a bad time for SHU. Kimberly Liebler, a junior psychology major, said Esteban has set SHU up for continued success in the future through the many improvements the University has seen during his tenure as...

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HRL expects housing selection to be smooth sailing this year
Feb22

HRL expects housing selection to be smooth sailing this year

With the deadline for submitting housing deposits approaching on Feb. 28, students have been wondering if they will get housing or not next year. Tara Hart, the director of Housing and Residence Life, discussed the number of deposits submitted by students. She said that this number changes hourly as students make their housing deposits throughout the month. “As we did last year, students are made aware that after we receive 1,200...

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UMatter talks privilege and power
Feb22

UMatter talks privilege and power

One hand rose in the air. Thumb out perpendicular to the pointer finger and pinkie, with the two remaining fingers bent down into the palm, the American Sign Language symbol for “I love you” was communicated in silence as more than 120 hands joined in the act of support and solidarity. The Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) hosted an event Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Main Lounge called UMatter which focused on topics such as...

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