Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report
Oct09

Seton Hall releases Annual Campus Safety Report

Seton Hall ranks second in reported rapes among private New Jersey institutions, first in drug use violations Seton Hall University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report last Tuesday, detailing an increase in reported on-campus rapes and hate crimes, as well as a sharp rise in drug abuse violations in 2018. The report, which contains statistics for several crimes, put reported rapes and hate crimes at seven while...

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Two people struck on South  Orange Avenue within 36 hours
Oct04

Two people struck on South Orange Avenue within 36 hours

Two people, one a student and the other a South Orange crossing guard, were struck on South Orange Avenue within a 26-hour period last week. Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photo Editor The unidentified female student was struck on Sept. 25 around 9:00 a.m. as she crossed South Orange Avenue to enter through the Farinella Gate. According to eyewitnesses, the student was transported to a local hospital, though her condition was unknown. The...

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NJ Gov. Murphy announces task force to investigate vaping
Sep25

NJ Gov. Murphy announces task force to investigate vaping

On Sept. 12, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the creation of a task force to recommend policy proposals on how the state should proceed with regulating E-cigarette devices. Renee Nunez/Staff photographer The group, officially known as the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force, was directed by Murphy to create recommendations on how New Jersey should “protect New Jersey residents from the hazards of electronic cigarettes.” The...

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Students beef over fish
Sep11

Students beef over fish

The Seton Hall Veggie Society circulated a petition Wednesday morning in the Galleon Hallway, advocating for the ban of the live sale of fish by on-campus organizations and charging that the practice is unethical. The event was set to take place at the same time and place as the Alpha Phi Sorority’s annual “Betta Phish” philanthropy fundraiser until the sorority promptly postponed the event via their Instagram late Tuesday afternoon....

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Student journalists are real journalists and should be respected
Sep05

Student journalists are real journalists and should be respected

Late Monday night a three-alarm fire broke out in North Philadelphia, engulfing a four-story abandoned building in flames and forcing firefighters to evacuate the block. The order to leave subsequently displaced several Temple University students living in nearby buildings. This was when The Temple News, the school’s student-run newspaper and self-proclaimed “watchdog” of the University sprang into action. Despite the fact that they...

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Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training
Sep05

Public Safety shows graphic video of mass shooting during RA training

A Seton Hall Public Safety official showed resident assistants a graphic video during a Housing and Residence Life (HRL) emergency response training session over the summer which depicted the graphic shooting of several people, a Setonian investigation has revealed. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Taken from the infamous Facebook live-stream broadcasted by the shooter at the Al Noor Mosque near Christchurch, New Zealand, the roughly...

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Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signs laws protecting student borrowers
Aug02

Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signs laws protecting student borrowers

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver was welcomed to Seton Hall’s South Orange campus by President Joseph Nyre on July 31 to sign two pieces of legislation into law, targeted at improving college affordability and cost transparency. Oliver and Nyre were joined by other state officials including Director of Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Executive David Socolow, Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride...

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Seton Hall announces 3.9% tuition hike, raising full-year tuition to $41 thousand
Jul17

Seton Hall announces 3.9% tuition hike, raising full-year tuition to $41 thousand

Seton Hall announced their annual tuition hike for the 2019-2020 academic year, as well as increases to the semesterly student fee and room and board. The increased tuition price means that for the first time it will cost undergraduate students more than $40 thousand for a full academic year at Seton Hall. A campus-wide email from the Provost’s office confirmed that rates for the coming year would rise to $20,730 per semester, an...

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Former Seton Hall professor deemed ‘unfit for trial’ according to prosecutors
Jul12

Former Seton Hall professor deemed ‘unfit for trial’ according to prosecutors

Prosecutors called the former Seton Hall ethics professor who schemed to burn down New York’s iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral mentally unfit for trial on Thursday morning following the results of a court ordered psychological evaluation.   The Manhattan Supreme Court judge presiding over the case, Judge Neil Ross, says he plans to commit Marc Lamparello to a mental health facility, indefinitely postponing his...

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Seton Hall reveals results of campus climate survey
Jun17

Seton Hall reveals results of campus climate survey

Seton Hall revealed the results of its campus climate survey on May 28 as well as policies and plans that have been implemented to attempt to foster an atmosphere of inclusivity on campus. Kiera Alexander/ Asst. Photography Editor According to an email from Interim President Mary Meehan, the survey was sent to all members of the Seton Hall community at the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year and received a 17% response rate with...

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Seton Hall responds swiftly to online comment
May09

Seton Hall responds swiftly to online comment

A day after the shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Denver, CO, which left one student dead and eight others injured, a commenter on The Setonian’s website made a highly-charged reference to violence in one of its stories. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Senator Tim Kaine The comment, which was caught by The Setonian’s moderation system, was left around 10:00 on Wednesday morning by an unnamed individual who is...

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Concerned 44 takes to The Green in protest calling for Hoffer’s termination
May08

Concerned 44 takes to The Green in protest calling for Hoffer’s termination

The student activist organization The Concerned 44 took to The Green on May 7, expressing disapproval over the University’s handling of the situation surrounding Seton Hall history professor Williamjames Hoffer. Glory Akoh/Staff Photographer The group of roughly twenty chanted slogans such as “if that’s who you’re hiring, that’s who we’re firing” and “SHU must halt those who assault,” referring to the physical altercation Hoffer and a...

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