Pirates speed to third straight win of season
Nov11

Pirates speed to third straight win of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team blew by the UTSA Roadrunners, 84-53, in the second and final game of the Seton Hall Tip-Off on Sunday, improving to 3-0 on the season. The Pirates began the game firing on all cylinders, as they made five of their first six shots, including four three-pointers and 10 early points from Shadeen Samuels. Leading 16-4 at the first timeout, Seton Hall continued to pour it on. The team’s magnificent...

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Catholic studies receives grant
Nov08

Catholic studies receives grant

This week, in collaboration with Sacred Heart University and Seton Hall’s Catholic Studies department, both institutions have received a Lilly Grant for a conference that will be held at Sacred Heart in April 2020. The conference’s theme will be “The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century.” Seton Hall’s Msgr. Liddy and Director of the Core Nancy Enright are...

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Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers
Nov07

Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost its top three scorers from a year ago, and normally, this would be a terrible situation for any coach. Tony Bozzella, however, will have plenty of options, both from the outside and within, to look to this season. Last season, Donnaizha Fountain led the Pirates in scoring at over 15 points per game before she left. After her departure, it was up to JaQuan Jackson and Taylor Brown to carry...

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SHU talks financial struggle and aid
Nov07

SHU talks financial struggle and aid

Students discussed their experiences with maintaining finances and applying for scholarships while attending Seton Hall. Some said that although the university offers a significant amount in scholarships, they still struggle financially. “I do not think Seton Hall provides enough opportunities for scholarships once students arrive on campus and begin their education,” said Kathleen McQuarrie, a senior public relations and journalism...

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Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet
Nov05

Pirates see mixed results at Towson meet

This past Saturday, the Seton Hall swimming and diving teams went up against Towson at Family, Friends and Alumni Day. The two squads saw mixed results, as the men’s team won, 162.5-134.5, but the women’s team lost, 197-103. Prior to the meet, Seton Hall honored the late Maran Lougheed, a Pirate swimming alumnus who tragically passed away this past summer. The Pirate Blue Athletic Fund announced that the university will be launching a...

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Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton
Nov04

Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton

Despite Caitlin Koska and Abby Thelen’s best efforts, the Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell to Creighton in straight sets on Saturday night. Koska had eight kills and one block and Thelen had 13 kills and six digs on the night. The Pirates started slowly in the first set, falling prey to the height of Creighton’s front line and dropping behind 8-2. Once Thelen entered the game, however, the Pirates began to settle in, getting...

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Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars
Nov03

Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team defeated Providence, 3-1, in an enthralling match on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 9-18. The Pirates and the Friars exchanged point for point in the opening serves of the first set. Each side was only able to hold a two-point lead until the Pirates made it 11-8 and found a groove that carried them to a 25-18 set win. Sophia Coffey and Elizabeth Sottung each contributed an ace in...

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Pirates impress in exhibition game
Nov02

Pirates impress in exhibition game

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Jefferson, 95-81, in an exhibition game on Thursday night. The game was the sole exhibition game before the Pirates start their regular season against Wagner on Tuesday. The Pirates started off the game rusty, but they soon amped up the pace as they went on a 16-5 run within the first five minutes. The team continued to dominate the first quarter, as its largest lead was 17. The Pirates’...

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CFP Committee got it right with first edition of rankings
Nov01

CFP Committee got it right with first edition of rankings

With the first installment of this season’s college football playoff finally out, many fans will begin to try and analyze if the rankings are correct. In past years, this method has proven to be a bit shaky, especially when the final poll comes out to decide which teams will be participating in the playoff. However, this week’s rankings look foolproof. The first four teams in as of now, in order, would be Alabama, Clemson, Louisiana...

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SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow
Nov01

SHU professor becomes Eisenhower Defense Fellow

The NATO Defense College (NDC) recently selected Seton Hall University Assistant Professor Sara Bjerg Moller of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations as an Eisenhower Defense Fellow. Moller, who heads the School of Diplomacy’s International Security concentration, is a specialist on alliance politics and military interventions. In an interview with The Setonian, Moller explained precisely what her involvement as a...

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Certificate teaches students cybersecurity
Oct31

Certificate teaches students cybersecurity

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is offering a program for undergraduate students to earn a certificate in cybersecurity. The program covers topics ranging from the influences in psychology to legal aspects in keeping the internet secure. According to the department website, the certificate “provides essential skills and knowledge in cybersecurity which are in demand in a variety of career tracks from areas such as...

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AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion
Oct31

AXP’s motto pushes brothers to find their passion

Josh Rhim, a senior public relations and communications major, spends his Sundays in New York City cutting hair for those in need. Each week, he says the thing to homeless people: “Hi, my name is Josh. I am a barber from New Jersey. I like to give back to the community every Sunday, would you like me to cut your hair? This one’s on me today.” Rhim said he started cutting people’s hair in February 2015, beginning in his hometown of...

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