Chair discusses changes in criminal justice department
Sep19

Chair discusses changes in criminal justice department

Last March, 11 criminal justice majors met with the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Peter Shoemaker, and the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management to voice their concerns about issues within the criminal justice department. This year, changes within the department were implemented, as asserted by students and Interim Chairman Dr. Robert Pallitto. “Things are going well,” Pallitto said....

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Letter to the Editor: SGA senators reveal their goals for this year
Sep13

Letter to the Editor: SGA senators reveal their goals for this year

Undergraduates of the College of Arts & Sciences: It is our most humble honor to represent you and to provide you a voice among the 2018 – 2019 Student Government Association Senate. You have entrusted to us the responsibility of advocating and resolving issues that you are most concerned with. We do not take this responsibility lightly. As fellow A&S undergraduates and as your peers, we have heard your concerns....

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SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives
Sep06

SHU aims to promote inclusion with new initiatives

Seton Hall is launching several new initiatives regarding inclusion “of every member of our [Seton Hall’s] community,” according to Dr. Karen Boroff, interim provost of Seton Hall. Over the summer, an email was sent to the university community detailing these initiatives. These include work on the University Core and University Life classes, workshops for faculty and the entire university community, and the creation of an Inclusion...

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Interim chair of criminal justice appointed
Jul27

Interim chair of criminal justice appointed

An email was sent to criminal justice majors on July 17 informing them that Dr. Robert Pallitto, chair of the department of political science and public affairs, will be serving as interim chair of the criminal justice department for the 2018-2019 academic year. This decision comes in light of Dr. Lonnie Athens stepping down as chair effective July 1. A number of issues were raised during the spring 2018 semester regarding the...

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Contract not renewed for Professor of the Year
Jun11

Contract not renewed for Professor of the Year

Dr. R.J. Maratea, professor of criminal justice, won the College of Arts and Sciences Professor of the Year Award for the 2017 to 2018 academic year. The announcement was made at the 2018 Student Leadership Awards ceremony, according to Sarah Miller, chair of the Dean’s Undergraduate Student Cabinet. Maratea is one of two criminal justice professors whose contracts were not renewed for the 2018 to 2019 academic year. He and Professor...

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Changes to meal plans coming this fall
May02

Changes to meal plans coming this fall

Over the summer, Seton Hall’s Pirate Dining Room will undergo several renovations and implement new continuous operating hours for the fall 2018 semester. According to Alfred Frungillo, the chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining, students may enter the board dining room from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week and as many times as they wish. The dining hall’s beautification will include a renovation of the serving areas....

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Asbestos in Corrigan ‘not a present danger’
May02

Asbestos in Corrigan ‘not a present danger’

The Setonian received an anonymous tip about apparent asbestos in the ceilings of Corrigan Hall on April 18. According to John Signorello, the associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, the asbestos “does not present a present danger.” “Corrigan Hall and many other buildings, schools and homes throughout the United States built prior to the 1970’s contain asbestos,” he wrote in an email. “This building...

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We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’
Apr25

We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’

Millennials and post-millennials, also called Generation Z, get a bad rep, one they don’t deserve. As members of these generations, the members of The Setonian eboard know a little about the subject. Older generations have called us “special snowflakes” who complain too much and need to grow up. The truth is that we aren’t complaining. We are simply voicing our opinions and demanding change for a better society. Younger generations...

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Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews
Apr18

Criminal justice forum draws mixed reviews

On April 12, a forum was held for criminal justice majors to voice their concerns about the department and the rumored changes with its curriculum. Some issues that were addressed were concerns about the rigor of the curriculum, lack of stability within the faculty and lack of adequate funding for the department. The forum was moderated by political science and film professor Jeffrey Togman. He began by asking the students in...

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Stillman town hall focuses on improvement
Apr11

Stillman town hall focuses on improvement

Faculty and students gathered on April 4 to discuss ideas for improvement during the Stillman School of Business’ Town Hall meeting. One of the biggest concerns was the lack of knowledge and participation from students within the sophomore mentorship program. Emma Brand, a sophomore financing and management major, along with Associate Dean Leigh Onimus, both stressed that sophomores should take advantage of this experience. This...

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‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students
Apr05

‘Rumored’ criminal justice curriculum changes worry students

On March 19, criminal justice majors met with the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Peter Shoemaker, and Christopher Kaiser, the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management, to discuss a plethora of issues within the criminal justice department. According to Christina Pepe, a senior criminal justice major who attended the meeting, many concerned students voiced numerous issues about the...

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SHU hopes to foster a safer Community
Mar11

SHU hopes to foster a safer Community

On Feb. 20, the University community received an email from the President’s Office explaining how the school will better handle racist incidents on campus. In an email from Interim President, Dr. Mary Meehan, administration have enlisted a series of demands, in response to concerned students and faculty, who feel the University is not appropriately handling these incidents. Some of these steps include applying for a Lumina Foundation...

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