New Jersey sues Trump administration over national emergency
Feb28

New Jersey sues Trump administration over national emergency

Two weeks ago, President Trump stepped out into the White House Rose Garden to declare a national emergency in order to secure funds for his barrier on the southern border. Unlike many of his recent executive actions, the national emergency declaration triggers a bypass of Congress that permits the executive branch to reallocate and divert pre-appropriated federal funds to construct his barrier, a pivotal campaign promise, that has...

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Samuels injured in Seton Hall loss to DePaul
Feb16

Samuels injured in Seton Hall loss to DePaul

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 94-85, to DePaul on Friday night at Walsh Gymnasium. The loss drops the Pirates to sixth in the Big East with a conference record of 6-8 and an overall record of 14-11. Although defense was a concern on the night, the biggest concern was when Shadeen Samuels went down with an injury in the third quarter. Samuels, the Pirates’ key offensive weapon, exited with an injury to her left arm. This...

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Students approached by religious solicitors
Feb06

Students approached by religious solicitors

During the evening of Jan. 26 several Seton Hall students were approached by four males who were identified as part of the group, God the Mother, and asked to discuss their religious beliefs with the students. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor This incident prompted a school-wide email from Public Safety, which highlighted the steps they took to respond to the incident. The email noted that, “none of the students who reported...

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Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern
Oct25

Seminarians harassed on campus causes concern

On Oct. 15, interim president Dr. Mary Meehan sent an email to the University explaining her “office has been informed of several instances of foul language and incivility being aimed at members of our Immaculate Conception Seminary.” She wrote in an email to The Setonian that since learning about the incident through the Division of Student Affairs, “we will continue to encourage people to become more engaged and building the kind of...

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EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus
Oct03

EpiPen incident sparks concern on campus

A Seton Hall University student is alleging her health and safety were put at risk two weeks ago when Public Safety and the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) failed to administer an EpiPen to counter an allergic reaction. Marygrace Smith, a junior graphic design and advestising major, said that while on her way back to campus in a Lyft with her close friend Maddie Guerrero she began to experience the onset of what she knew to be...

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American League playoff race heating up
Sep26

American League playoff race heating up

Heading into the final week of the Major League Baseball season, the New York Yankees find themselves in familiar territory. For the sixth time this decade, the Bombers will be playing in October. However, also for the sixth consecutive year, they have missed out on the American League East title. The Yankees got off to a blistering start in the 2018 season, par for the course given the city’s annual lofty expectations. For almost any...

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Psychologist discusses management of emotions
Apr11

Psychologist discusses management of emotions

Dr. Deborah Joffe Ellis, the wife of psychologist Albert Ellis, visited Seton Hall on April 6 to discuss her late husband’s foundational work, called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT is a cognitive therapeutic approach that explains how a person’s emotions can be handled based on his or her thinking. Ellis said that she came to Seton Hall to talk about REBT because it has been her mission to continue her husband’s work...

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Protesting not considered in admissions process
Mar17

Protesting not considered in admissions process

On March 14, high school students around the country walked out of their classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes in remembrance of the 17 people who lost their lives in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla. Despite the movement by thousands of students, some schools like the Sayreville School District stated that those who participated in the walk out and left school grounds without permission would be...

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Letter to the editor:
Mar11

Letter to the editor:

Dear Editors, When I arrived at the University on Tuesday I was in the parking [deck] looking for a space. When I got to level 4 I saw a car on fire. I assumed that someone had already notified security. However I decided to call security anyway fully expecting to be told that the fire had already been reported. In fact, no one had reported the fire. Students and others just walked by the burning car without showing any concern even...

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SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings
Sep28

SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Here at Seton Hall University, students and faculty are welcome to smoke if they so choose. There are ashtrays located throughout campus, allowing smokers to potentially harm others through secondhand smoke. Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate...

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Facebook group helps students connect on campus
Sep14

Facebook group helps students connect on campus

Social media has become one of the most prominent forms of communication for college students. Seton Hall is expanding its social media presence to help students, faculty and alumni connect with each other and with the University. To help acquaint new students, the admissions department creates a Facebook group for each class to create discussions about events and even find a roommate or a friend on campus. Dr. Tracy Gottlieb, vice...

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Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD
Apr06

Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD

Joshua Steier, junior and vice president of the Data Science club, independently created a self-driving car model, is a teaching assistant for courses in calculus III and statistics, and obtained a grant to work under the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) investigativing crime sprees using data analysis. The mathematics major still finds time to minor in physics and computer science, and uses the extra curriculars to enhance his...

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