SGA pushes rewards program in Village
Dec05

SGA pushes rewards program in Village

A Student Government Association ad-hoc senator is starting up an initiative with Village Relations to create a rewards program for Seton Hall University students to use in South Orange Village. The idea behind it is to have a rewards program like ones you would see at Starbucks or Dunkin’ that offer students free foods or services over time. Matthew Quarles / Staff Photographer Molly Clearly, the freshman ad-hoc senator who came up...

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Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety
Nov21

Village Relations Committee looks to improve pedestrian safety

The Student Government Association’s Village Relations Committee is spearheading a new initiative that deals with pedestrian safety on Seton Hall University’s campus. As previously reported by The Setonian, an unidentified female student and Frank Bolger, a crossing guard, were struck on Sept. 25 and 26, respectively, near Farinella Gate on South Orange Avenue in late September. File Photo In response to what occurred, the Village...

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Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on  diversity
Nov07

Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on diversity

Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week. File photo The Inclusion Alliance members acted as guest speakers to teach the students more about inclusion and diversity at Seton Hall University. Robin Cunningham, the dean of freshman studies and special academic programs, commented on the discussions....

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Period Movement Organization starts chapter at Seton Hall
Oct31

Period Movement Organization starts chapter at Seton Hall

A chapter of the Period Movement—a global youth advocacy group fighting to end period poverty and period stigma through “service, education, and advocacy,” according to their website—has been established at Seton Hall University. The organization’s mission is to distribute tampons, pads and menstrual cups, run educational workshops, educate people about menstruation and work towards systemic change and equality. Shimoli Parikh, a...

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SHU professor selected to help bolster Ukrainian supreme court
Oct24

SHU professor selected to help bolster Ukrainian supreme court

Seton Hall criminal justice professor Giuseppe Fazari was hired by the United States Agency for International Development to help further reinforce the administration of justice in Ukraine’s Supreme Court. File photo Fazari commented further on what his job in Ukraine entailed. “The principal objectives of my visits to the country were to provide a comprehensive analysis including recommendations of the judiciary’s case management...

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Halloween is not an excuse to be insensitive to others
Oct02

Halloween is not an excuse to be insensitive to others

Halloween is this month and I wanted to take the time to remind everyone to avoid cultural appropriation. I love Halloween as much as the next person, but it’s important to remember that someone else’s culture should be not be your go-to choice for a Halloween costume. Photo via Flickr According to the Cambridge dictionary, cultural appropriation is “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially...

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Student government swears in new senators
Oct02

Student government swears in new senators

A new batch of Student Government Association senators were recently sworn in. They include three Freshman senators, one Communication and the Arts senator, and two senators for Arts and Sciences. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Frank Mabalatan, a junior majoring in management and political science commented his opinion on the newly sworn in senators. “The newly sworn in senators share a keen sense [of] empathy for their fellow...

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Seton Hall announces new Title IX measures following  investigation
Sep25

Seton Hall announces new Title IX measures following investigation

On Sept. 13, the Office of the President at Seton Hall University sent out an email to the community regarding its Title IX policies and the changes to be made following the investigation into Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. File photo The email began by acknowledging the recent events stating, “last month, you received an update on the independent review of sexual harassment allegations against Theodore McCarrick, the former...

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Provost updates campus on  diversity and inclusion
Sep19

Provost updates campus on diversity and inclusion

Interim Provost Karen Boroff sent out an email to the University community on Sept. 9 updating students and faculty on Seton Hall’s attempts to address diversity and inclusion initiatives in the months since the initial Concerned 44 protests. File photo A few of the changes include the hiring of Kelly Harris, Ph.D., who joined Seton Hall as the director of the Africana Studies program, as well as the hiring of a full-time faculty...

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Double homicide rocks Maplewood, shakes Seton Hall students
Aug12

Double homicide rocks Maplewood, shakes Seton Hall students

The quiet town of Maplewood was rattled following the double homicide of Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez and David Kimowitz that occurred on August 3. According to NorthJersey.com, Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez was part of a program that placed au-pairs with families who might need the extra help with their children or around the house. She came from Colombia and helped David Kimowitz and his wife with their two children. Bermudez-Rodriguez, who...

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Boland Hall residents charged individually for damage to exit signs
Jun17

Boland Hall residents charged individually for damage to exit signs

At the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, Boland Hall residents found an additional one-dollar charge on their Bursar accounts which Boland Hall resident director Mark Dadetto said was for the damage caused to the exit signs in that were vandalized in the dorm.   A letter was sent out to students highlighting what had occurred and the reason behind the additional charge. Dadetto shared with The Setonian that, “over the course of...

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SHU issues Pirate Alert related to SOPD investigation
Jun17

SHU issues Pirate Alert related to SOPD investigation

On June 15, a Pirate Alert went out to the Seton Hall University community notifying people of police activity in the downtown area of the Village of South Orange. Recipients of the message were urged to avoid the area. The next morning, the South Orange Police Department released a press release regarding the incident. As of this time, no victims have been identified and no arrests have been made. According to the press release, “At...

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