SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow
May02

SHU professor named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

William Connell, Seton Hall Professor of History and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, has been recognized as a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The fellowship includes a $200,000 grant which is dedicated to research, publishing and writing in the humanities and social sciences. William Connell (pictured) was named a 2019 Carnegie Fellow Which will include a $20,000 grant for research. Photo via Academia...

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Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows
Apr10

Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows

For the first time in history, WrestleMania featured women as the main event in WWE’s most marquee stage of the year. It was ironic though, as “The Man” captured the titles on the line and ended the 35th edition of the pay-per-view event in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium. Although Becky Lynch pinned Ronda Rousey to defeat her and Charlotte Flair in a winner-take-all Triple Threat match for the Raw and Smackdown Women’s...

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Korean Club spreads language and culture with others
Apr03

Korean Club spreads language and culture with others

Seton Hall students explained the origins and purpose of the Korean Language and Culture Club on campus. In light of Korean classes no longer being offered at Seton Hall, Miten Patel, a junior psychology major, explained that professor Michael Stone decided to offer free language lessons. He said it was a way to allow students to continue their pursuit for knowledge of the Korean language. The Korean Club holds movie nights, study...

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N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up
Feb28

N.J. Senator Booker’s bid for White House heats up

If one drives through Seton Hall’s Main Gate, turns right and cruises on South Orange Avenue for a few blocks, one will enter the storied city of Newark. Continue driving and eventually you’ll come upon Newark’s Central Ward. One man living in this neighborhood recently announced his presidential run for the 2020 election. This man is Cory Booker. At the start of Black History Month, the former mayor of Newark, N.J., entered the...

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Camp Bernie provides PAs with mentoring and experiences
Oct04

Camp Bernie provides PAs with mentoring and experiences

More than 48 Seton Hall students attended a retreat for inclusion training at Camp Bernie on Sept. 22 and 23, strengthening their leadership skills and bringing lessons to freshmen in University Life classes. Winston Roberts, the associate dean of students, said he believes that the weekend of exercises was beneficial for the whole Seton Hall student body in becoming a more accepting culture. “It’s a step,” Roberts said. “It’ll open...

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The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too
Sep12

The First Amendment applies to student journalists, too

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of the press.” The Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and is considered by most Americans to be a good thing and a fundamental part of our democracy. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, however, “the press” that the First Amendment claims to protect, has been under attack. Trump refers to much of the press as...

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N.J. to  investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up
Sep12

N.J. to investigate alleged priest sex crimes and possible cover-up

On Sept. 6, New Jersey officials announced the creation of a special task force to investigate both the alleged sex abuse by members of the clergy within the dioceses of New Jersey and alleged cover-up by the Catholic Church. The Setonian reported last week that Seton Hall University has hired Newark law firm Gibbons P.C. to independently investigate sex abuse allegations that “may have involved seminarians” at its seminaries....

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Men’s basketball manager not charged
May31

Men’s basketball manager not charged

A grand jury declined to bring any charges and issued a “no-bill.” Mr. Anderson’s records regarding his arrest and summons have been expunged by the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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Jesse McCartney and KYLE get SHU community ‘jumping’
Mar22

Jesse McCartney and KYLE get SHU community ‘jumping’

On March 16, Seton Hall University’s Main Lounge was filled with music both old and new, with musicians Jesse McCartney and KYLE featured in this year’s Spring Concert. Many students remembered McCartney from their younger days, singing along to his song ‘Beautiful Soul,’ which was a hit in 2004. McCartney, who opened the show, said that coming to SHU was important to him because many of his fans are in college. McCartney said he took...

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Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’
Feb22

Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’

Assistant Professor Edmund Adjapong has been selected to receive the New Scholar Creativity and Pedagogy 2017 Award from the University of Calgary, which praises educators who create innovative teaching methods and incorporate these practices in their teaching. Adjapong is an assistant professor of Education Studies who developed a teaching style that incorporates hip-hop. “Hip-hop pedagogy” incorporates music that highlights the...

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Augustine to present achievement award
Feb08

Augustine to present achievement award

Dr. Robert L. Augustine, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and executive director of the Center for Applied Catalysis, will present an award to younger chemists or engineers who have contributed to their field at the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society this April in San Diego, Calif. Augustine shared in an email the award’s purpose. “The Board of Directors of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society (ORCS) decided to set up an Early...

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No. 1 Wildcats wear down Pirates behind hot-shooting Spellman
Feb04

No. 1 Wildcats wear down Pirates behind hot-shooting Spellman

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team held on with the No. 1 team in the nation for two thirds of the game on Sunday afternoon in the Wells Fargo Center, but lost its point guard and edge momentarily and did not recover, falling to the Villanova Wildcats by a score of 92-76. Fans decked in Pirate blue, imitating the glory day uniforms worn by the Pirates, packed the five rows behind the Seton Hall bench in an arena that saw fans dress...

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