In response to our Nov. 15 story on flooding in the Ivy Hill neighborhood of Newark and an op-ed on the subject by a Seton Hall faculty member published on Nov. 28, the University issued the following response and requested its publication by the Setonian.
Op-ed: Seton Hall needs to stay true to Catholic identity, show accountability, servant leadership to Ivy Hill residentsNov. 28, 2022
The following article was written by a non-tenured Seton Hall faculty member, who was given anonymity by The Setonian to protect his identity.
On Nov. 4, Dr. Benjamin Goldfrank, president of Seton Hall's advocacy chapter of the American Association of University Professors sent a letter to the editors of the Setonian.
“I can't breathe.”
Well, I’m here.
Hey, Pirates. Isabel here.
It is no surprise to anyone that the longer this pandemic goes on, the more people are going to anxiously await the day life can go back to the way it was. Believe me, I get it. For the last four years, I spent most of my time living hundreds, even thousands of miles away from my family. I had all the freedom of young adulthood, and now I’m back home in a full house depending on my family to support me. I lost my job when the University closed housing. I’m not really sure what I’m going to do this summer, let alone next fall.
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine began, millions of thoughts have been running through my head.
I spent weeks thinking about what I wanted my senior column to be about. I imagined it to be some sort of SHU swan song; I’d talk about my favorite parts of campus, the friends I made, the mentors I had and the things that I learned over the past four years. But that initial idea changed because it’s hard to ignore everything that’s going on in the world right now.
In 1993, Tara Reade, a former Senate staffer for Joe Biden, alleged that Biden inappropriately handled her. Now, Reade has alleged that Biden sexually assaulted her, according to Newsweek.