College of Communication and the Arts unveils new master’s program in communication
Jun17

College of Communication and the Arts unveils new master’s program in communication

The College of Communication and the Arts has instituted a M.A. in communication for students desiring to pursue graduate work. Applications for the Fall 2019 term are available online for prospective applicants. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Joyce, Photography by Michael Paras According to the Seton Hall University website, the program offers two tracks of study: Digital Communication and Communication Technologies will function as one...

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Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center
May20

Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center

Family and friends gathered on May 20 in the crowded Prudential Center to celebrate Seton Hall’s 2019 Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony. At around 9:30 a.m., the ceremony began with graduate Anna Carpenter singing the national anthem, which was followed by Archbishop of Newark Joseph Tobin presiding the assembly in prayer. Jill Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor Interim Provost Karen Boroff, as the first administrator to speak,...

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SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow
May02

SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

William Connell, Seton Hall Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been recognized as a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The fellowship includes a $200,000 grant which is dedicated to research, publishing and writing in the humanities and social sciences. William Connell (pictured) was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow Which will include a $20,000 grant for research. Photo via Academia...

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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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Student loan debt crushing future generation
Apr03

Student loan debt crushing future generation

According to Forbes, college students will face the highest student loan debt ever in 2019. “There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone,” Forbes reported on its website. Forbes reported that 2019 will be the year with the highest student loan debt. It will increase to $1.5 trillion. Photo via Pixabay The outlet claims that student loan debt is the second highest...

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Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez
Mar20

Journalist Protection Act introduced by N.J. senator Menendez

NJ senator Bob Menendez introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would codify the intentional assault of a journalist as a federal crime. The proposed legislation comes amid President Donald Trump’s criticism of the press. Photo courtesy to Flickr/US Capitol According to newsmax.com, there was a similar act introduced in 2018, but the effort failed in the Republican-controlled Congress. Govtrack.com states the act would amend...

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Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative
Mar06

Peer-to-peer program seeks to expand diversity initative

Last semester the Inclusion Alliance: A Peer to Peer Leadership Program’s initial mission was to enhance the diversity lesson in the freshman University Life course, but now the initiative’s aim has expanded to include other programs. The program, which includes 48 students and eight administrators, will expand on the topics discussed in the campus-wide discussion series named Let’s Talk. The group will develop leadership training for...

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N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up
Feb28

N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up

If one drives through Seton Hall’s Main Gate, turns right and cruises on South Orange Avenue for a few blocks, one will enter the storied city of Newark. Continue driving and eventually you’ll come upon Newark’s Central Ward. One man living in this neighborhood recently announced his presidential run for the 2020 election. This man is Cory Booker. At the start of Black History Month, the former mayor of Newark, N.J., entered the...

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University amends policy on student protests
Feb13

University amends policy on student protests

Seton Hall’s executive cabinet revised the student demonstration policy a few weeks ago, which included the prohibition of indoor protests. This revision follows a protest campaign from Concerned 44 that utilized sit-in tactics at Presidents Hall. Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Concerned 44 is a student activist group that “represents the marginalized student body at Seton Hall University,” according to the group’s Instagram page. The...

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SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired
Feb06

SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired

Within 72 hours, Maroon 5’s halftime show performance has accumulated over 700,000 dislikes on YouTube. The video has yet to reach 100,000 likes, thus positioning Super Bowl LIII’s halftime fumble into an infamous category of YouTube’s bin of trolled, despised content. Adam Levine, Travis Scott and Big Boi took Center Stage on Feb. 3 in Atlanta, Ga. with stunningly abysmal vocal performances and an energy so low that even the Patriots...

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CAPS  grapples with  increase
Feb06

CAPS grapples with increase

Over the past decade, the rate of students using college counselling resources has increased across the United States, according to Seton Hall’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). According to Dr. Priti Shah, assistant director of CAPS, CAPS experienced a 68 percent increase in crises services in the past year. This statistic refers to students who needed assistance based upon varying psychological emergencies. After the...

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Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker
Nov29

Comm and the Arts partners with Team Walker

The College of Communication and the Arts has partnered with the philanthropic organization, Team Walker to establish donation drives for the holiday season. Jerry Walker, an alumnus of the College of Communication and the Arts and co-founder of Team Walker, communicated with founding dean of the College Communication of Communication and the Arts Deirdre Yates earlier in the year to facilitate a collaboration with Seton Hall on...

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