Tennessee hot start too much to overcome as Pirates lose 12-5
Feb25

Tennessee hot start too much to overcome as Pirates lose 12-5

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team traveled to San Diego, Cal., to take part in the Tony Gwynn Classic where they opened up against the Tennessee Volunteers in a 12-5 loss. A quick start for the Volunteers, who scored 11 runs over the first five innings, proved to be too much as the Pirates dropped to 2-3 on the young season. On the mound for the Pirates, junior right-hander Shane McCarthy struggled, only going three-plus innings...

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SHU softball struggles with Virginia Tech, Virginia
Feb24

SHU softball struggles with Virginia Tech, Virginia

The Seton Hall softball team lost two games to Virginia Tech, 13-0, and Virginia, 8-1, Friday in an early double-header The first game against Virginia Tech looked promising at first, with the Pirates down just two runs after two innings. However, the Hokies proved to be too much for the Pirates, scoring nine runs in the third inning and eventually winning 13-0 in five innings. The Pirates were held to no hits but did get on base six...

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Employers find no magic number in internships
Feb23

Employers find no magic number in internships

With the next career fair on Feb. 28, and applications for summer internships being sent out, many students are starting to wonder how to choose the right internship and what prior experience is necessary. Some students have gone so far as to complete six internships within their time at Seton Hall University. However, Career Center director, Reesa Greenwald, said that such students are “unusual.” “We want all students to have at...

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DACA petition still awaiting President’s approval
Feb22

DACA petition still awaiting President’s approval

The DACA petition passed by the Student Government Association (SGA) two weeks ago is awaiting a response from  President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban. The SGA voted on and approved a resolution on Feb. 6 that calls for protecting DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students at Seton Hall. The approved resolution says that President Donald J. Trump passed executive orders that targeted undocumented immigrants and incoming...

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University Center construction has officially begun
Feb22

University Center construction has officially begun

Construction has officially begun on the University Center expansion and students are wondering how the work will affect them. John Signorello, associate vice president of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said the expansion will add “a new seating area onto the existing Pirate Dining Room to accommodate students with meal plans. The construction will also be renovating the kitchen, serving areas and dining room,”...

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Seton Strings offers new musical avenue
Feb16

Seton Strings offers new musical avenue

In addition to the five music ensembles here at Seton Hall, another group is now benefitting from the university’s pool of musical talent. The newly developed chamber orchestra, Seton Strings, initially started in early January by freshman Jordan Green and junior Julia Kauffman is a smaller ensemble in comparison to the University Orchestra, but it still gives a place for musicians to perform in an intimate setting. “When I got to...

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‘Finsta’ trend keeps social life private
Feb16

‘Finsta’ trend keeps social life private

A fake Instagram account, or Finsta, is a new trend in social media that offers an alternative to expressing oneself through a single Instagram account. “A Finsta is just an Instagram where people are able to express a more in-depth persona,” said Kyle Izquierdo,a sophomore IT Management major. Originally created to escape parents’ and other professionals’ invasions of social media platforms like Facebook and subsequently Instagram,...

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Data Science Club working toward more efficient future
Feb15

Data Science Club working toward more efficient future

Whose favorite color is red, has four wheels, an affinity for raspberry pi, and is learning to drive? Her name is Joanna and she is an example of the Data Science Club’s effort toward innovation. The Data Science Club is three weeks old and has already laid out plans for two major coding projects, the first of which centers on a self-driving car named Joanna. The club’s vice president, Joshua Steier, a junior, built and programmed...

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EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash
Feb09

EMT worker reflects on Hoboken train crash

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, a New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal, due to the engineer’s undiagnosed sleep disorder. The tragic accident, which resulted in more than 100 people injured and one dead, is what led Jeremy Garriga to the scene. “Before I got called on the scene for the Hoboken train crash, I had fallen asleep in my dorm studying for my first developmental psychology exam,” Garriga, a junior social and...

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Professor talks faith, religion and film in book
Feb09

Professor talks faith, religion and film in book

In her new book, Catholic Literature and Film: Incarnational Love and Suffering, English and Catholic Studies professor Dr. Nancy Enright depicts a distinctive interpretation of watching films through a religious lens. The idea of the book was cultivated from a course Enright created called Catholic Literature and Film. The discussions and spirit of the class prompted Enright to write the book based around the course.     “I...

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Students go Loco for local cuisine
Feb09

Students go Loco for local cuisine

In the 80s, South Orange was without a Mexican restaurant leaving the door open for Ignacio Guzman to seize an opportunity. Toro Loco is a family owned Mexican restaurant located at 23 Valley Street in South Orange. Teresa Guzman, the owner of Toro Loco said,“30 years ago, the market was void of Mexican Food, and that void needed to be filled. My brother, Ignacio, recognized the need.  He was the one with the initial idea and drive to...

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CPC sorority membership resonates with students
Feb09

CPC sorority membership resonates with students

After this year’s CPC Formal Recruitment, Seton Hall’s Greek Life community grew by 22.2 percent according to Greek Life liason Michael Davis. The recruitment process kicked off with the annual Meet the Sororities event Jan. 17, with nearly 200 women from all classes and even some transfer students, Davis explained. “It was great to see so many women interested in going Greek and being able get to know them all a little bit through...

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