Medical school receives visit from accrediting body
Sep14

Medical school receives visit from accrediting body

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) visited Seton Hall’s medical school from Sept. 10 to 13 for the next step in its accreditation process. The LCME evaluates medical schools in the United States and Canada and determines whether the school is worthy of accreditation. The purpose of this visit was to guarantee that the medical school meets established standards, according to Seton Hall’s website. Making sure that...

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SGA Updates

The Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Aug. 28 opened with President Christina Simon delivering the Advisor’s Report on behalf of Advisor Maggie Bach who couldn’t be at the meeting. Bach wanted Simon to let the freshmen attending the meeting for the first time know how excited is she for their interest in SGA. President Simon thanked those who came to support her at freshmen convocation on Aug. 27. She congratulated the...

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SHU renews security contract with Securitas
Sep07

SHU renews security contract with Securitas

Since 2004, the independently contracted security company, Securitas, has been employed by Seton Hall to keep the campus safe. The University recently renewed a three-year contract with the company, which employs nearly 300,000 people worldwide, according to Securitas’s website. Pat Linfante assistant vice president for Public Safety and Security discussed the process that prospective employees undergo in order to be hired by...

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Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug19

Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president, released a statement on August 16 that condemned the white nationalist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. during the weekend of August 11. “The worst impulses of humanity were on display,” Meehan wrote in her letter, “a toxic mix of racism, anti-Semitism, and willful ignorance.” “As a Catholic institution, we stand in unity with those who were targeted by the racists in...

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SHU halts expansion of Beta Theta Pi fraternity
Jun19

SHU halts expansion of Beta Theta Pi fraternity

Seton Hall University has decided to delay the expansion of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity to its campus until next year. At that time, the administration will reconsider its expansion, according to Michael Davis, assistant director of Leadership Development. “Following the tragic death of Timothy Piazza at Penn State, it is prudent that we take the time to reflect on what’s best for our community,” Davis said via email. Piazza died on...

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Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’
May11

Seton Hall named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’

Seton Hall University was named one of ‘America’s Best Value Colleges’ by Forbes magazine. The University earned the 245th spot on the list, placing behind schools like University of California Berkeley, Stanford University and Harvard University. Forbes’ Best Value ranking indexes which schools will “deliver a meaningful return on investment,” according to its website. Seton Hall’s spot on this 300-school list puts SHU within the top...

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1 dead, 5 injured in Newark shooting Ι South Orange Ave closed
Apr27

1 dead, 5 injured in Newark shooting Ι South Orange Ave closed

One person was fatally shot as three others were injured in a Newark shooting on Thursday night.

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Phi Delta Theta will colonize 70 founding fathers
Apr27

Phi Delta Theta will colonize 70 founding fathers

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity will be colonizing its nearly 70 new members at Seton Hall on April 29. Phi Delta Theta fraternity was founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The fraternity was founded on three pillars: friendship, sound learning and rectitude, according to phideltatheta.org. Phi Delta Theta’s national philanthropy is the Amyotrophic Laterals Sclerosis (ALS) Association in honor of Lou Gehrig, Phi Delta...

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Students often disregard SHU’s strict alcohol policy
Apr20

Students often disregard SHU’s strict alcohol policy

Despite Seton Hall’s alcohol policy being strict, SHU’s Annual Security Report recorded 109 on-campus disciplinary referrals for alcohol-related policy breaches in 2015, which is the most recent data. SHU’s alcohol policy states, “only residents and their guests who are 21 years of age and over may legally possess and consume alcoholic beverages in alcohol designated living areas.” Kathleen Hynes-Lifland, assistant director of Health...

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New SGA Executive Board eyeing the future
Mar29

New SGA Executive Board eyeing the future

Simon plans on tackling issues with graduation, campus food and parking.

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SHU working to donate leftover GDS food to people in need
Mar23

SHU working to donate leftover GDS food to people in need

This school year, Seton Hall University has taken strides toward reducing food waste on campus. The University is in the works to begin a Food Recovery Network that, “recovers unsold, surplus food from the cafeteria and other campus events and delivers it to people that need it,” according to Andrew Aguilera, Student Government Association (SGA) vice president and junior accounting and information technology major. The Food Recovery...

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Living in Ivy: Drugs and gang activity cause stress for some students
Mar01

Living in Ivy: Drugs and gang activity cause stress for some students

Chad Navarro’s time living in Ivy Hill apartments has been difficult, according to the fourth-year nursing major. “If I’m being honest, I do believe that I’ve been drinking a lot more, and it’s something that I’m conscientious about,” Navarro said. “But I don’t think it’s had a significant bearing on my grades.” Earlier this semester, however, Navarro’s apartment was broken into. “It really shook up my roommate and myself, which I...

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