SHU allocates $750k of donation for core curriculum program
Sep18

SHU allocates $750k of donation for core curriculum program

Seton Hall University announced that Henry F. Roman (‘54) and his wife, Maryann, donated $750,000 to the University, the gift will be allocated toward improving the core cirriculum. File photo Henry Roman served in the military and went on two tours of duty with the U.S. Army in California after he graduated from Seton Hall. Roman and his wife both passed and their niece Susan Lis was appointed as the administer of their estate, which...

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Volleyball’s freshman class is repeating a cycle
Sep18

Volleyball’s freshman class is repeating a cycle

Volleyball head coach Allison Yaeger knew that the task she would have this season with six incoming freshmen and the loss of five key seniors. In 2014, when Seton Hall had a big incoming class and many players, it was faced with the same challenge. Then, the Pirates had some of the best players in program history like Tessa Fournier, All-American libero, Amanda Hansen, who made All-Big East teams and Dani Schroeder to guide the way...

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Cardinal Tobin blesses protesters at ICE HQ
Sep11

Cardinal Tobin blesses protesters at ICE HQ

Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, blessed a group of protestors last Wednesday at the Benedictine Abbey of Newark before a crowd of more than 400 who marched to the regional ICE headquarters. The group’s protest was a call for the Trump administration and Congress to stop detention of children and families due to the rise of complaints on the living conditions. Photo via Flickr/Fibonacci Blue Cardinal Tobin spoke...

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Volleyball coach Yaeger ready to lead revamped roster
Sep11

Volleyball coach Yaeger ready to lead revamped roster

It’s never an easy task to overcome the loss of seniors who made up most of a team’s production, including one outside hitter who finished in the top five in school history for kills. Head volleyball coach Allison Yaeger is now tasked with mixing a strong freshman class with some returning veterans in order to guide this year’s team to success. The Pirates have not started the way that they wanted, though, as they have been plagued by...

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Seton Hall welcomes largest freshman class
Sep05

Seton Hall welcomes largest freshman class

For the third consecutive year, Seton Hall University has recorded its largest freshman class in its history. Kiera Alexander/Staff Photographer Seton Hall’s freshman class of 2023, amassing more than 1,615 students who began classes last week, were among the 23,000 that applied. Since 2014, the incoming freshman class sizes continued to grow, despite the increasing difficulty of other private universities to get funding. Dr. Robert...

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Seton Hall’s longest-tenured coach remains motivated
Sep04

Seton Hall’s longest-tenured coach remains motivated

Before turning Seton Hall into a national force, cross country coach John Moon sat behind a desk and inspired others in another way. For seven years, Moon was a high school teacher and although he was loved by many, he felt as his passion was elsewhere. The track and field program at Rahway High School won a state title every year that Moon coached. “When I first came here, I was an administrator, but it just wasn’t me,” Moon said. “I...

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Pirates strike early but fall in promising season opener
Aug26

Pirates strike early but fall in promising season opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated by Loyola University Maryland, 2-1, after Loyola found the back of the net in the first extra time period. Seton Hall had not played an extra time game in all last year, which shows the hopeful improvement under coach Ciara Crinion. Notching a goal also bodes well for Seton Hall, who went goalless in 13 out of 18 matches last season. Junior forward Cassy Harrigan, who was fourth on shot...

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Freshman sensation and senior star reflect on cross country season
Apr24

Freshman sensation and senior star reflect on cross country season

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams have enjoyed quality seasons, as one has been paced by a well-versed senior peaking at the right time and the other has been led by a freshman who consistently reaches podium finishes. The former, Jarod Moser, lacked the confidence to do well in races earlier on in his career. Head coach John Moon saw something him that changed his in-race mentality. “Coming into my sophomore year,...

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Slavic Club takes field trip to New York
Apr24

Slavic Club takes field trip to New York

Anna Kuchta, a Senior Faculty Associate in the Department of Languages Literatures and Cultures, has taken the Seton Hall Slavic Club to New York for nearly 30 years every April. Brooklyn’s premier beach offered a true Eastern European cultural representation for many of the club members. Brighton Beach, home to the one of largest Russian communities in the Western Hemisphere, has been a great way for Seton Hall students to venture...

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Softball scores four unanswered runs for comeback win over Hofstra
Apr13

Softball scores four unanswered runs for comeback win over Hofstra

The Seton Hall softball team retaliated from a one-run deficit to defeat Hofstra on Thursday afternoon by a final score of 4-1. The Pride came into the game with a total of 60 stolen bases in their starting lineup compared to Seton Hall’s 15. The significant statistic played to Hofstra’s advantage as it enabled a run in the top of the second inning. Photo via SHU Athletics The Pride hit a triple, then followed with a sac bunt that...

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Mind over Matter: Women’s Tennis’ focus approaching Big East Championship
Apr10

Mind over Matter: Women’s Tennis’ focus approaching Big East Championship

Before an extremely competitive weekend against some of the conference’s top teams, Seton Hall women’s tennis was surging. Pirates’ tennis is treading into waters of unfamiliar territory for the program since 2013-14 season: a winning record. They have already won on four different occasions by the score 7-0 and on three different occasions in which they only gave up one point. Seton Hall is 13-8 overall and currently sit at 5-4 in...

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Freshman infielder Clyde spurred by big shoes to fill
Apr10

Freshman infielder Clyde spurred by big shoes to fill

Seton Hall’s baseball team knew that it would have to adjust in both location and in replacing the talent that they lost en route to a runner-up finish in the Big East. Reliable hitters like breakout infielder Rob Dadona, catcher Mike Alescio, rightfielder Ryan Ramiz and shortstop Al Molina all had batting averages above .300. In one of the more bizarre situations, where the team will virtually play all of its games away from home,...

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