Latest Updates: Seton Hall says students should expect refunds at some point in April
Mar12

Latest Updates: Seton Hall says students should expect refunds at some point in April

Check back here for updates on the coronavirus outbreak and Seton Hall’s response. Have a coronavirus question you want answered or a tip you want us to investigate? Reach out to us at thesetonian1920@gmail.com. Latest announcements: Seton Hall has told students to expect refunds in April for room, board and parkingThe University has extended the pass/fail application deadline to May 4 and broadened the classes that...

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SHU and South Orange Village work together for census representation
Mar11

SHU and South Orange Village work together for census representation

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Village Relations Committee is working with the village of South Orange on outreach to ensure accurate representation of students in the 2020 Census. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Village Relations representatives will be tabling in the University Center to discuss how students, particularly those who live off-campus, can ensure they are counted in the national census. The census, which is used...

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Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election
Mar11

Seton Hall weighs in on the current status of the presidential election

In the most recent primary contests on March 10, former Vice President Joe Biden beat Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in nearly every state. Biden was declared victor of four primaries including Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri and the most prized primary, Michigan. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Nevertheless, Sanders won North Dakota and seems likely to edge out Biden in Washington State. According to The New York Times, Biden currently...

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Msgr. Liddy to retire from Seton Hall come August
Mar11

Msgr. Liddy to retire from Seton Hall come August

As of Aug. 1, Monsignor Richard Liddy is retiring from his position as the Director of the Center for Catholic Studies. Liddy will still continue to teach here at Seton Hall University, according to Seton Hall Interim Provost Karen Borof. Photo via Flickr ​Liddy has served as the Director of the Center for Catholic Studies since its founding in 1997. He attended Seton Hall Preparatory School in 1952 and then received his bachelor’s in...

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Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak
Mar10

Seton Hall suspends in-person classes, orders faculty to go virtual in response to COVID-19 outbreak

On Tuesday, Seton Hall University has suspended all in-person classes between Wednesday March 11 until March 13. The University also said that all in-person classes and lectures will now be online classes beginning on Monday, March 16 through at least March 22 as the coronavirus continues to spread nationwide. According to an email sent to the University community from Seton Hall President Joseph Nyre, the University will remain open...

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Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall
Mar01

Seton Hall disinvites Sid Rosenberg from town hall

Seton Hall University has disinvited controversial American radio personality Sid Rosenberg from a 77 WABC Town Hall planned for March 10 following a student-led social media campaign to cancel Rosenberg’s appearance due to racist public statements from over a decade ago.   Initially, Rosenberg was scheduled to talk to the University community with co-host Juliet Huddy about the upcoming 2020 election. The event will still...

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Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations
Feb28

Student: “I have no more savings left.” Tens of thousands of dollars likely lost in study abroad trip cancellations

A laptop displays old data of coronavirus infections in the United States. Sloane Nicoletti-Watson was supposed to be in Greece on Thursday evening. But instead of touring Ancient Athenian ruins she was in The Cove trying to reconcile how she lost nearly $3,500 for a trip she’ll never get to go on. “I have no more savings left. I had to get help from my parents for this and I quite literally have nothing left in my bank account,”...

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SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee
Feb27

SGA to seek seats on Student Affairs Committee

The Student Government Association (SGA) has shifted its approach to gaining student representation on the University’s Board of Regents. Kiera Alexander / Staff Photographer After failing to gain a permanent seat for students or faculty, SGA President Rishi Shah says that he will now push for a student seat on the Student Affairs Subcommittee of the Board, as it most directly affects students. “Through conversation with various...

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SGA hosts strategic planning town hall
Feb27

SGA hosts strategic planning town hall

​The Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall meeting on Feb 25 which predominantly centered around Seton Hall’s ongoing strategic plan. Students and faculty had a chance to raise questions about sustainability, accessibility, affordability and many other issues at Seton Hall. File photo SGA members weighed in on the purpose of the town hall meeting and what they hoped SGA achieved from this event. “I know sometimes...

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University opens new Core center in Mooney Hall
Feb27

University opens new Core center in Mooney Hall

Seton Hall University officially opened its new Core center located in Mooney Hall 339 on Feb. 14. The Core center will provide faculty tutoring in Core I and Core II classes. File Photo “Help for the Journey” an event that took place in Fall 2018 and “Help for the Journey and Core II” in Spring 2019 were successful events that served the same purpose as the new Core center according to Nancy Enright, the Director of Core. This event...

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University Center hosts Taste of South Orange
Feb27

University Center hosts Taste of South Orange

Students enjoyed a variety of different foods from local South Orange restaurants on Thursday during the second annual Student Government Association’s “Taste of South Orange.” Jillian Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor Held at the University Center lobby during the early afternoon, students were able to grab a quick bite from some of the popular eateries in the Village of South Orange. Compared to only 4 participating businesses last...

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Poll: Students against ‘bring your own device’ program
Feb27

Poll: Students against ‘bring your own device’ program

A recent Setonian poll found that 56% of students did not like a plan which would require students to purchase laptops on their own rather than obtain them through  the university’s mobile computing program  A recent Setonian poll found that more than half of all respondents did not like the idea of a “bring your own device” laptop program like the one currently being proposed by the University to replace the current mobile computing...

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