Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers
Sep18

Newark Liberty International Airport opens COVID-19 testing facility for passengers

Travelers can now take COVID-19 tests at Newark Liberty International Airport as they arrive or depart for their destination the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Sept. 8. With Seton Hall University’s students calling destinations all over the globe home, some on-campus students will be forced to travel to other parts of the country when Seton Hall pivots back to remote classes before Thanksgiving Break. Despite...

Read More
Prudential Center to serve as polling site for November election
Sep18

Prudential Center to serve as polling site for November election

Newark’s Prudential Center will function as “a super polling site” for the upcoming 2020 presidential election, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced on Monday. The venue, which usually hosts Seton Hall Men’s Basketball and New Jersey Devils games, will also serve as a census center and host a voter registration drive and census event on Sept. 22.   The arena, which can seat up to 19,500 people, will have six to eight voting...

Read More
Serra and Neumann Residence Halls will not reopen this semester
Sep17

Serra and Neumann Residence Halls will not reopen this semester

Housing and Residence Life (HRL) have reversed course and decided not reopen Serra and Neumann residence halls this semester.  Both Neumann and Serra are part of “The Complex,” which HRL closed at the beginning of August so students who moved from states on New Jersey’s travel advisory list could quarantine in the buildings. In mid-August, HRL announced in an email that it would reopen the complex after students were done...

Read More
HRL announces new single room buy-out pilot program
Sep17

HRL announces new single room buy-out pilot program

Students can now pay extra to buy out a room and not have a roommate this semester, Housing and Residence Life (HRL) announced on Sept. 14. The Single Room Buy-Out Pilot Program is available for students who currently don’t have a roommate and those who have a roommate but want to move into an unoccupied room.  The cost of buying out a double room is an additional $2,340, which will be added to the student’s account, according to...

Read More
South Orange flushes water hydrants, brown water ‘unlikely’ on campus
Sep17

South Orange flushes water hydrants, brown water ‘unlikely’ on campus

South Orange is testing its water hydrants throughout this week as part of the Water Utility annual maintenance requirements, but it’s unlikely Seton Hall’s campus will experience issues, according to South Orange Water Utility services. The Village is running these tests between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Sept. 13 to Sept. 20. It is unclear exactly when Seton Hall will be affected during this time. The South Orange Water...

Read More
Seton Hall rises six spots in U.S. News and World Report ranking
Sep14

Seton Hall rises six spots in U.S. News and World Report ranking

Seton Hall rose six spots in the 2021 annual ranking of colleges by U.S. News and World Report, rising from No. 139 to No. 133 on the publication’s list of the best national universities. The ranking, released on Monday, ties Seton Hall with Drexel University in Philadelphia, The New School in New York City, and several other universities. Seton Hall University rose six places in U.S. News and World Report’s annual...

Read More
Two dead and six injured in off-campus shooting near Rutgers University
Sep13

Two dead and six injured in off-campus shooting near Rutgers University

An off-campus shooting near Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus left two dead and six injured Sunday morning. According to the Middlesex County Prosector’s Office, there does not appear to be any affiliation between the shooting and Rutgers University or its students.  The shooting, which the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) responded to at 1:18 a.m. on Sept. 13 at 32 Delafield Street, is now under investigation by...

Read More
Local bike shop owner killed in motorcycle crash by Seton Hall
Sep11

Local bike shop owner killed in motorcycle crash by Seton Hall

A 27-year-old Maplewood resident and bike shop owner was killed in a motorcycle crash near Seton Hall University’s McNulty gate on Sept. 4. Danny Ives, the owner of the Maplewood Bike Shed, was found unresponsive, lying in the eastbound lanes of South Orange Avenue near the motorcycle and “adjacent to the old main gate to Seton Hall University,” according to a statement by the South Orange Police Department (SOPD). Police are still...

Read More
SGA creates Diversity and Inclusion Grant Committee
Sep10

SGA creates Diversity and Inclusion Grant Committee

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a bill to create a permanent Diversity and Inclusion Grant Committee on Aug. 31.  The new committee is tasked with reviewing requests and allocating funding to student organizations for events that encourage diversity and inclusion at Seton Hall.  “The Diversity and Inclusion Grant was implemented successfully in its first year, and assisted organizations of all statures,” the...

Read More
University launches updated COVID-19 dashboard, details total number of tests administered
Sep09

University launches updated COVID-19 dashboard, details total number of tests administered

Seton Hall’s Health Intervention and Communication Team launched a new dashboard for COVID-19 data on the University’s website. The new dashboard breaks down case data from Seton Hall, South Orange, Newark and beyond. A nurse works to administer COVID-19 tests under Xavier Hall to resident students moving in on Aug. 30, 2020. (Nicholas Kerr/Editor-in-Chief) It currently reports three known cases of coronavirus on campus since fall...

Read More
Health Services clarifies testing protocols, while virologist calls outbreak risk ‘unacceptably high’
Sep04

Health Services clarifies testing protocols, while virologist calls outbreak risk ‘unacceptably high’

A Seton Hall virologist called the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak on campus “unacceptably high” after a Health Services interview with The Setonian clarified the University’s testing and tracing protocols. Health Services’ most detailed explanation of its protocols yet comes in the wake of three residents testing positive for COVID-19 this fall semester. The newly clarified testing and tracing procedures explain who can be tested...

Read More
South Orange and University officials differ in accounts of communication, involvement in Restart Plan
Sep02

South Orange and University officials differ in accounts of communication, involvement in Restart Plan

The allegations come as South Orange Village President Sheena Collum says she has received “dozens” of complaints regarding off-campus student gatherings.

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest