Senate President convenes policy forum on pension reform
Apr25

Senate President convenes policy forum on pension reform

New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) came to Seton Hall last Thursday to promote his new “Path to Progress” in a policy forum hosted by Dr. Matthew Hale of the The Edwin R. Lewinson Center for the Study of Labor, Inequality, and Social Justice. The set of fiscal policy recommendations will help was Sweeney sees as a looming budget crisis in the state over the course of the next few years, stemming from the...

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Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety
Apr24

Solicitors prompt SGA action on school safety

After recent incidents where Mother of God proselytizers approached students and young solicitors bothered students in the Walsh Library, Student Government Association (SGA) representatives met with Public Safety officials to improve security on campus. A solicitor (right) blasted loud explicit music while a student (left) worked in the Walsh Library. Photostill via YouTube In recent weeks, a group of young men called the Shmovie...

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Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test
Apr24

Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test

On April 24, Seton Hall’s Public Relations and Marketing Department hosted “Great Minds on the Green” to promote their new slogan, “What Great Minds Can Do.” Dan Kalmanson, the associate vice president of the public relations and marketing department, said they started developing this campaign back in 2015 as a way to promote the University’s focus and identify its core distinctive strengths. Kalmanson added that the department...

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KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault  awareness in April
Apr10

KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault awareness in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the group KNOW MORE is utilizing it to promote events that raise attention about sexual assault on college campuses. KNOW MORE is an organization of Student Life whose purpose is to provide critical information on the prevention of sexual violence, alcohol, narcotics and bystander intervention to the Seton Hall campus community. While KNOW MORE provides programs all year long that seek to...

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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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Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees
Sep06

Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees

The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies has recently added a new Board Chair, Melinda Hanlon, to their Board of Trustees. Melinda Hanlon, M.A. ’08, is taking over Deborah Duane’s chair on the Board of Trustees of the Sister Rose Thering Fund at Seton Hall University. According to Claire Giangreco, the fund’s program manager, Hanlon was appointed head after the term of the previous Board Chair was up....

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Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus
Apr25

Eco-Fest celebrates Earth Day on campus

Seton Hall’s Ecology Club hosted the annual Eco-Fest on the Green to celebrate Earth Day, on April 18. Festivities throughout the day included a yoga class, music, tabling to promote various environmental issues and a Ben & Jerry’s truck. Environmental studies students participated in tabling to raise awareness to the SHU community about issues pertaining to the environment, including Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Palm...

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Students relate to Seton Hall patroness’ writings
Mar17

Students relate to Seton Hall patroness’ writings

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the patroness of Seton Hall, wrote a number of messages throughout her lifetime in journals and letters. These messages are said to resonate on campus to this day. Alan Delozier, the University archivist, said that the spirit of these messages in the texts honors Mother Seton, her name, the University’s name and the work and educational outreach that she did. “We deal with the overall spirit and message of...

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Letter to the Editor
Mar17

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor of the Setonian: I am writing in response to the March 1, 2018 article you published about an experience that occurred at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, and to let your readership know what we have done since being made aware of the incident, and what we will be doing going forward. On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Ms. Rawda Abdelmenam, a Seton Hall student and South Orange community member, was asked by the...

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For the price we pay, our food should be better
Feb08

For the price we pay, our food should be better

Living on campus, many college students are limited to what they can eat, choosing from only the food in the dining hall or the few other options on campus, like Dunkin’ Donuts or the Pirate’s Cove. The food choices students have are not always the healthiest, either. In college cafeterias, many options are available, however, many choose the pizza, fries and cookies over the salad bar. Universities need to do a better job of...

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LaMelo Ball has one shoe out the NCAA door
Sep06

LaMelo Ball has one shoe out the NCAA door

In the last year, LaVar Ball has single-handedly turned his family into the Kardashians of American sports. The father of the Lakers’ first round draft pick, Lonzo Ball, LaVar made waves in the basketball sneaker world after Lonzo rejected sneaker deals from every major brand. By choosing to create Big Baller Brand, the Ball family turned against the establishment, epitomizing the concept of “player empowerment.” The latest stunt by...

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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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