Know More seeks new generation of peer educators
Oct31

Know More seeks new generation of peer educators

Know More is a student and administrative partnership organization that spreads awareness about drug abuse, alcohol abuse and sexual violence at Seton Hall. Julia Hussey, a junior occupational therapy major and the club’s president, said the program runs educational workshops on these topics and makes them fun and interactive and does not use a lecture style form of educating students. She said the program partners with Greek Life...

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Josh Gordon example of athletes getting second chances most don’t
Sep19

Josh Gordon example of athletes getting second chances most don’t

Let’s face it: if New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was not one of the best players in the NFL at his position, he’d be pumping gas in his hometown. Gordon, who has been suspended multiple times by the league for marijuana use, apparently has nine lives when it comes to his professional football career. The Cleveland Browns stood by Gordon through his substance abuse issues, but a lack of trust in their star player led...

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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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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 In 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded an Obama-Era guideline that walks back “the enforcement authorities given to the Office for Civil Rights” according to U.S. News.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 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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Men’s basketball manager not charged
May31

Men’s basketball manager not charged

A grand jury declined to bring any charges and issued a “no-bill.” Mr. Anderson’s records regarding his arrest and summons have been expunged by the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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Michigan State should be ashamed
Jan25

Michigan State should be ashamed

On Jan. 24, Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing his patients. Nassar’s victims included Olympians such as Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney, but they are only a fraction of the women and girls who spoke against him. A total of 156 victims recounted their alleged abuse by Nassar. Not only had he been...

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SGA stands with victims of sexual assault
Jan25

SGA stands with victims of sexual assault

The Student Government Association (SGA) approved a resolution at their meeting on Jan. 22 to stand in solidarity with those who fall victim to sexual harassment and assault. The resolution reads that SHU’s SGA “proclaims its intention to support all those victimized, objectified, or have been in any other way subject to sexual harassment and assault through intimidation, coercion, or violence.” It also states that SGA “condemns the...

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After Nassar sentence, investigation needed at Michigan State
Jan24

After Nassar sentence, investigation needed at Michigan State

On Jan. 24, the infamous USA Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing 156 young athletes over the duration of his career. “I just signed your death warrant,” Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said as she handed down her decision. While Nassar’s conviction and sentencing were important in serving justice to his victims, there are many more adults that must be held...

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SHU publishes 2016 Security and Fire Safety Report
Oct05

SHU publishes 2016 Security and Fire Safety Report

Seton Hall’s 2016 Security and Fire Safety Report indicated a drop in several major on-campus crimes in the past years, but it also pointed out the areas which the University could improve upon. According to the report, there were four reported hate crimes on campus in 2016, while there hadn’t been any the year before. Out of those four, three of the instances took place in a student housing facility. Two were based on racial bias,...

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Professor works to detect teen substance abuse
Apr20

Professor works to detect teen substance abuse

Dr. Matthew Corrigan, director of the Master of Social Work Program at Seton Hall, was recently hired by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to help implement the community level intervention entitled “Communities That Care.” The program works to promote the health of young people in the area. He has created a screening tool of questionnaires for adolescents’ risk of substance use with the Adolescent...

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Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus
Mar22

Newly-appointed Archbishop will attend mass on campus

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Indianapolis has recently been appointed the Archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese and will be attending a special Mass on campus on March 23 at 5 p.m. as part of a six-month tour of the diocese. Rev. Brian Needles, director of Campus Ministry, said in an email interview, “Our hope is that he will feel at home at Seton Hall and will feel free to visit with our students on a regular basis.” Jenna Leis, a junior...

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