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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Application required to demonstrate on campus
Feb11

Application required to demonstrate on campus

It is common knowledge among the American people that freedom of speech and the right to assembly are protected under the first amendment. However, some may be surprised to learn that students at Seton Hall University and other colleges around the country are required to apply to the University administration to be allowed to protest. Enacted on Aug. 21, 2017, the Student Protest Policy requires a student planning a demonstration or...

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SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems
Feb08

SGA creates new initiative to fix campus problems

The Student Government Association (SGA) has come up with a new initiative, SMART goals, where SGA members come up with problems they want to change on campus and address them. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-based, according to SGA Senate Speaker and Business Senator, Vinay Trambadia, a senior finance and IT major. Trambadia said that SMART goals were introduced at SGA training...

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United Greek Council stands with protestors
Feb08

United Greek Council stands with protestors

The United Greek Council (UGC) passed a resolution on Jan. 31 that expressed their support and solidarity for the list of demands published by Seton Hall students who recently protested on campus about the unjust treatment of students of color and a disregard for the Africana Studies program at Seton Hall. The council, which is comprised of Black, Latino and Multicultural Greek letter organizations, is devoted to representing and...

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English club helps SHU community open their hearts
Feb01

English club helps SHU community open their hearts

The English Club recently initiated a new campus-wide movement called “Open Doors, Open Hearts,” which raises student awareness about various professors who have designated offices as safe havens–a space in which they can discuss any personal issues. Emily Parise, President of the English Club, shared that Dr. Angela Weisl, one of the club’s academic advisors, first conceived this idea in November 2016. It was not until this semester...

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