Seton Hall selects new provost
Feb21

Seton Hall selects new provost

In an email to the Seton Hall community on Feb. 14, the University announced that Dr. Katia Passerini was named as Provost and Executive Vice President. Photo courtesy of Katia Passerini Dr. Passerini comes from St. John’s University. The Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, Passerini visited campus on Jan. 23 and 24 to speak with students and faculty. Each of the visits...

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SHU student hit by car off campus
Feb06

SHU student hit by car off campus

Emily Donham, a junior nursing major, was hit by a car on Jan. 30 while crossing the intersection between Ward Place and Wilden Place at approximately 8 p.m. Photo via Google Maps The driver was issued a summons for failing to yield to a pedestrian, according to Laurie Pine, director of media relations. Donham told The Setonian that she was not hurt badly, but that she has bruises and scrapes on her right leg from where she was hit....

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Search for new provost in the final stages
Jan30

Search for new provost in the final stages

It looks like the search for Seton Hall’s new provost is finally coming to an end. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Over the course of the past two weeks, the final four candidates have visited the South Orange campus in order to “meet individually with a wide variety of constituencies.” Each of the visits consisted of an Open Forum to meet with students and a faculty meeting. The first of the candidates, Dr. Bruce Pitman, visited...

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Several senators resign from the Student Government Association
Jan23

Several senators resign from the Student Government Association

Five senators resigned from their respective positions within the Student Government Association (SGA). Kiera Alexander/Photography Editor The resignations included Priscilla Febus, who served as a Communication and the Arts senator; Kayla Rivers, who served as an Arts and Sciences senator and parliamentarian; at-large senators Kadean Dennis and Taylor Newkirk; and education senator and Academic Affairs Committee Chair, Amber Ingram....

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SHU students respond to racist video on social media
Jan07

SHU students respond to racist video on social media

The Seton Hall community reacted to a video that was posted to a student’s personal Instagram account this past weekend that ended with the use of a racial slur to refer to Asian people. In the video, two girls are shown, one standing slightly to the right and her face is out of view. Then, the girls proceed to use the popular Instagram story filter, “Which Disney are you?” which determines what Disney character the person using the...

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Seton Hall students respond to Newark water crisis
Sep11

Seton Hall students respond to Newark water crisis

The next Flint, Michigan is happening a lot closer to home for Seton Hall students. Kiera Alexander/Staff Photographer According to CNN, Newark city officials don’t know when the city’s drinking water started to become contaminated with lead, but city officials told the network that it was “due to the releasing of lead from plumbing and lead service lines on private property between the street and approximately 15,000 homes.” The...

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Seton Hall releases key findings of harassment probe
Sep04

Seton Hall releases key findings of harassment probe

After a nearly yearlong review, the Seton Hall University Board of Regents released an update to the SHU community on August 28 detailing the investigation into Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s alleged actions between 1986 and 2000 when he served as archbishop. Latham & Watkins, the law firm that was retained to perform the investigation found that McCarrick created a “culture of fear and intimidation that supported his...

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As you enter college, remember to treat yourself well
Jun18

As you enter college, remember to treat yourself well

Finding yourself in college involves a lot more than just trying any and everything. Finding yourself is about struggling, and failing and moving forward despite it all. The Voice claims that there is a way “to be both enthusiastic and wary at the same time.” That fine line between those two types of self is called self-care. No, this doesn’t mean face masks and meditation; this means self-care in an emotional sense. This means...

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PRIDE gains  probationary status on campus
May02

PRIDE gains probationary status on campus

Recently, Seton Hall’s gay-straight alliance, PRIDE, formerly known as Allies, gained probationary status from the Student Organization’s Advisory Committee (SOAC). This means that the organization can now present to the Student Government Association’s Finance Committee and request money; they have also been recommended for full recognition to the Department of Student Life. Probationary status applies to all new clubs during their...

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SGA affirms fight against student hunger
Mar28

SGA affirms fight against student hunger

Earlier this month, the Student Government Association (SGA) affirmed that it will take measures to fight student hunger on campus. The resolution, which was authored by Senator Adam Varoqua, states that SGA recognizes that students who deal with “hunger or lack of access to food are in this situation for a multitude of reasons, including but not limited to: affordability, time constraints, housing arrangements, rising college costs”...

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NJ legislature passes bill giving sex  abuse victims more time to sue
Mar27

NJ legislature passes bill giving sex abuse victims more time to sue

On March 25, the New Jersey General Assembly passed NJ S477 (18R), a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for victims of clerical abuse in the state, following its approval in the Senate on March 14. Now it awaits Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature. He has said he would support the measure. The bill allows victims up to 37 years after they turn 18 to file. After the age of 55, they would have seven years to file suit....

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Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse
Feb21

Pope defrocks ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after allegations of sexual abuse

The Vatican announced last Saturday that Pope Francis has expelled Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood after the church found him guilty of sexually abusing minors and adult seminarians over the course of several decades. McCarrick served as president of the board of trustees at Seton Hall and as Archbishop of Newark during the mid-’80s to early 2000s. According to NJ.com, McCarrick...

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