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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Permit problems plague IHS students
Oct09

Permit problems plague IHS students

Students at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) Campus have expressed concern over unclear communication regarding changing parking permit procedures and other parking woes for the 2019 summer and fall semesters. File photo During those semesters, the University implemented a permit-less parking feature whereby students purchase a parking permit through the NuPark platform on PirateNet. After the purchase, students from the...

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Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam
Oct09

Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam

Seton Hall ​students and faculty of are looking for an impactful outcome from a petition for a campus-wide ban on Styrofoam, and specifically at the campus Dunkin’ Donuts, which received over 250 signatures so far. Cooper Tenant/Staff photographer The petition, which was created six months ago, aims to ban all Styrofoam on campus. The petition states that by signing “students are requesting that all Styrofoam containers be eliminated...

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SGA will review new club applications
Oct09

SGA will review new club applications

Seton Hall University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is starting up its Fall 2019 Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) soon. The committee reviews new club applications to determine if they will become SGA recognized and become eligible for funding. Glory Akoh/Staff photographer For clubs looking to get approved by the committee, there is an entire process that they must go through. First, they must fill out the...

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Leadership conference teaches important skills
Oct09

Leadership conference teaches important skills

This year’s Student Leadership Conference at Seton Hall University was held on October 5th. The 2019 student leadership conference worked to teach students important leadership skills with hands-on, interactive activities. File photo Colleen Dallavalle, Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Development, was one of the key organizers for this event. She spoke about the importance of this event, along with what they were hoping to...

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SHU celebrates anti-hazing week
Oct07

SHU celebrates anti-hazing week

The Seton Hall University community, especially the Greek organizations on campus, celebrated National Hazing Prevention Week, a period of education and awareness. On a national average, 55% of college students involved in some sort of organization have reported being hazed. According to Hank Nuwer, a journalism professor at Franklin College, 40 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States in the past decade....

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After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class
Oct07

After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class

After suffering a medical emergency during class, Kwame Akonor, an associate professor of diplomacy and international relations, returned to class this week. The incident occurred last Thursday when students responded as well as Public Safety and emergency medical technicians. A faculty member since 2005, Akonor is the director of the Center for Africana Studies and the African Development Institute, a New York-based think tank,...

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Seminary launches two new online courses
Oct07

Seminary launches two new online courses

The Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology will launch two new online courses: Ministry of Justice and Charity as well as Christian Anthropology on Oct 21. The main reason why these online courses have been introduced is due to alumni feedback provided in several surveys conducted by the University. Father Christopher M. Ciccarone, associate dean of the School of Theology, said that these courses provides the University...

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Health Services, College of Nursing give out free flu shots
Oct04

Health Services, College of Nursing give out free flu shots

Health Services hosted a flu shot distribution event in the University Center on Sept. 24. The event was made possible with the help of students from the College of Nursing here at Seton Hall. Mackenzie Wetherhill/Staff photographer Max Dempsey, a freshman political science major who received a vaccine last week, described the process favorably. “The staff were nice; it didn’t hurt, and I only waited about 15 minutes,” Dempsey said....

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DOVE offers assistance to Hurricane Dorian victims
Oct04

DOVE offers assistance to Hurricane Dorian victims

In the wake of the Category Five storm that ripped across the Atlantic Ocean in early September, ravaging the Bahamas and Southern U.S. coastline, Seton Hall University’s Office of Mission and Ministry is orchestrating a drive for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas through Catholic Relief Services. Markela Quin/Staff photographer A BBC news article from Sept. 9 reported that Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas in disarray, with...

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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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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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