Students call senators to show support of DACA
Feb08

Students call senators to show support of DACA

On Feb. 1, universities across the nation designated the day as National Dreamer Call-In Day. The day expressed solidarity with college students who might be affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Seton Hall was on a list of participating schools including Fordham University, Kean University, Duke University and others. Students were able to visit the Student Government Association (SGA) office on Thursday and...

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Diversity category added to college core
Feb07

Diversity category added to college core

In today’s political climate, many issues raise much contention and division, particularly, race. Seton Hall’s climate is no different. Just last year, the Core Curriculum Committee for the college of Arts and Sciences passed a motion calling for a three-credit diversity category to be instituted for all majors. According to a section of the minutes taken from the meeting last year, it is the intention of the committee that every...

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Eagles’ players skipping White House visit serves as latest Trump boycott
Feb07

Eagles’ players skipping White House visit serves as latest Trump boycott

For years, visiting the White House after winning the Super Bowl has been a tradition. However, certain Philadelphia Eagles players will not be taking part in the team’s visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. after their championship win this year. Since Donald Trump took office as president last January, the president and NFL players have not necessarily seen eye to eye. While players knelt during the national anthem to protest police...

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SHU marches for women’s rights
Feb01

SHU marches for women’s rights

Men, women and children gathered around the country on Jan. 20 to express their support for women and displeasure with the president. In New York City, more than 200,000 protesters gathered to demonstrate unity and march for a better future. Among the protesters there were SHU students rallying their support. Samantha Dyar, a sophomore theater major, went with her friends. “Before we even got on the train we were in the village...

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Preliminary med school site plan approved
Feb01

Preliminary med school site plan approved

The Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine unanimously passed a preliminary site plan resolution from the Nutley Planning Board. According to tapinto.net, the plan includes 465 permanent parking spaces, 55 on-site on-street spaces, with 196 temporary parking spots in Nutley. Seton Hall Interim President, Dr. Mary Meehan, described in an email the site plan’s approval process as “long and complex.” Nevertheless, she stated...

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Race forum receives mixed reviews
Feb01

Race forum receives mixed reviews

On Jan. 30 in the Main Lounge, a forum entitled “Real Talk on Race at Seton Hall” was held. The Setonian previously reported that this forum was organized by Seton Hall’s administration in response to racist incidents that occurred on campus last fall. Hundreds of students attended the forum, which started with a series of poll questions that attendants could answer. The questions started off simply, with the moderators asking...

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Carrying a legacy: The man in the middle of Seton Hall’s flag man tradition
Jan31

Carrying a legacy: The man in the middle of Seton Hall’s flag man tradition

“19, 20, 21”: those are the magical numbers that Seton Hall junior Chris Beasley – better known to some as flag man – hopes to hear from public address announcer Tim McLoone before Beasley’s time on the Prudential Center court is up. He has had the honor of racing the 20-foot Seton Hall flag during a second-half timeout of men’s basketball games for a year-and-a-half, and has that same amount of time remaining to write his name into...

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SHU sheds light on human trafficking
Jan25

SHU sheds light on human trafficking

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations co-hosted a panel session on human trafficking awareness with the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the Slave-Free Community Project in the Main Lounge on Jan. 21. The presenters explained that human trafficking is a frightening reality that can affect anyone. “A Community Conversation: Modern Slavery – Global to Local” featured four guest panelists who each...

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SGA stands with victims of sexual assault
Jan25

SGA stands with victims of sexual assault

The Student Government Association (SGA) approved a resolution at their meeting on Jan. 22 to stand in solidarity with those who fall victim to sexual harassment and assault. The resolution reads that SHU’s SGA “proclaims its intention to support all those victimized, objectified, or have been in any other way subject to sexual harassment and assault through intimidation, coercion, or violence.” It also states that SGA “condemns the...

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Students protest racial concerns at SHU
Jan25

Students protest racial concerns at SHU

A group of about 30 students gathered on the Green on Jan. 18 at noon to protest what they feel is the unjust treatment of students of color and a disregard for the Africana Studies program at Seton Hall. The protest was sparked when the contract of Dr. Karanja Keita Carroll, a former adjunct professor of Africana Studies, wasn’t renewed, according to Aleessa Akegnan, a junior biology major who helped to organize the protest. Akegnan...

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Bozzella gets 400th win: A milestone 26 years in the making
Jan24

Bozzella gets 400th win: A milestone 26 years in the making

When the Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated the Georgetown Hoyas on Jan. 14, the win was more significant than a boost in the Big East standings. In a game in which the Pirates never trailed, the 70-65 victory was the 400th career win for Pirates head coach Tony Bozzella. In the midst of his fifth season at The Hall, Bozzella has picked up 95 of his now 401 career wins. Coaching at his alma mater, Bozzella has posted a .629...

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MAC celebrates 2nd annual event with international holiday customs
Dec07

MAC celebrates 2nd annual event with international holiday customs

Seton Hall’s Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) hosted its second annual holiday celebration in the Main Lounge on Dec. 5. The event, called “In the Americas,” was co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs and focused on the different holiday cultures of North America, South America and the Caribbean Islands. Chinez Madueke, advisor for MAC and assistant director for Leadership Development, said that the idea for the...

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