SAT rolls out new ‘adversity score’ to level the playing field in college admissions
Jun17

SAT rolls out new ‘adversity score’ to level the playing field in college admissions

The SAT has made waves recently with the announcement that students will be assigned what’s being called an ‘adversity score’ in addition to their test scores. The adversity score will not be made available to students and will only be visible to college admissions officers. This new score comes following increased scandals surrounding the college admission process. After actresses Lori Laughlin and Felicity Huffman were indicted in...

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SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year
Jun17

SHU PRIDE plans big for new academic year

After gaining probationary status, Seton Hall’s LGBTQ organization, Protecting and Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality (PRIDE) is planning to restructure the organization and increase their presence on campus. PRIDE obtained probationary status in the Spring 2019 semester by the Student Organization Advisory Committee. Mitchell Swinehart, a rising sophomore anthropology major and president of PRIDE, said the organization...

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Getting to know Fall sports
Jun17

Getting to know Fall sports

Women’s cross country looking to build with strong core The Seton Hall women’s cross country team is sprinting in the right direction. After winning three events in 2018, Seton Hall returns with all but two athletes on the roster and should be poised to take its experience to the next level. Head Coach John Moon will have to replace Kiley Britten and Olivia Gregorio, who have exhausted their collegiate eligibility. Names to watch next...

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Pirate Preview: Palpable buzz surrounding men’s basketball
Jun17

Pirate Preview: Palpable buzz surrounding men’s basketball

Coming off a season that came to a disappointing end in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the Pirates are primed to be the best teams in the Big East in 2019-20. The Setonian’s Tyler Calvaruso, Justin Sousa, Kevin Kopf and Kyle Beck take a look at what’s in store for Seton Hall next season. 1.) What does the return of Myles Powell mean for Seton Hall heading into next season? Everyone: It is impossible to overstate...

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Late collapse sees Pirates fall to Creighton in Big East Tournament
May24

Late collapse sees Pirates fall to Creighton in Big East Tournament

Fourth seed Seton Hall fell short against first seed Creighton in the first round of the Big East Baseball Tournament by a score of 10-9 on Thursday afternoon. The Pirates dropped an 8-4 lead heading into the eighth inning following a near hour long delay due to lightning. The Bluejays put three runs past Seton Hall in the bottom of the eighth before Jared Wegner scored the winning run on an error by Matt Toke at first base on a...

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Pirates sweep doubleheader against Georgetown
May12

Pirates sweep doubleheader against Georgetown

The Seton Hall baseball team swept its doubleheader today to come closer to a postseason berth, defeating Georgetown 7-1 in game one and 6-2 in game two. Today’s wins followed a narrow 6-5 triumph against Georgetown yesterday and completed a three game sweep of the Hoyas. Sarah Yenesel/ Former Photography Editor Both games were highlighted by stellar outings from Pirate starting pitchers. Noah Thompson started game one and allowed...

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Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations
May02

Measles outbreak in NYC fuels debate over vaccinations

A disease that was considered to be eradicated in 2000 is now spreading in neighborhoods in New York City and across the country. Measles, a disease that most people are vaccinated against, has recently made a resurgence that has alarmed health care professionals across the United States. The current measles outbreak has been traced to the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area with cases first being reported in early January 2019. Cases...

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Pirates rout Lafayette in big win
May01

Pirates rout Lafayette in big win

Freshman Nick Payero took a perfect game into the seventh inning as Seton Hall defeated Lafayette 7-1 at Kamine Stadium. In his best game of the season, Payero retired 18 straight batters before a leadoff walk in the seventh ended the perfect game bid. The pitcher still didn’t allow a hit, giving up just one unearned run over 6.2 innings with one walk and six strikeouts to help the Pirates to their 20th win of the season. Both Tyler...

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Allender developing into consistent presence
May01

Allender developing into consistent presence

The Allender family is not unaccustomed to the game of softball, especially playing it in a blue and white uniform at the collegiate level. Baylee Allender was raised by a former Creighton Bluejay in her mother, Teir and watched her older sister Kelsey follow suit as she went on to play for Creighton between 2013 and ‘16. Playing softball in Omaha, Nebraska seemed almost inevitable for Baylee as well, but the sophomore infielder chose...

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Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success
May01

Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success

After numerous trips to warmer locales in February and March, a grueling Big East schedule that included trips to Chicago and Providence, and a few picture-perfect weather days in South Orange, the softball team will be playing its final series of the regular season in Omaha, Nebraska against Creighton over the weekend. The team wrapped up a three-game series against Georgetown, taking two of three games from the Hoyas. The series was...

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Experienced U-17 US side ready for U-17 Concacaf
May01

Experienced U-17 US side ready for U-17 Concacaf

The United States U-17 men’s national team has its sights set on competing in the U-17 World Cup in Brazil later this year, but they must first get through the qualification stage through the U-17 CONCACAF Championship. Newly hired head coach Raphaël Wicky is aware of the rigor and grittiness with which most CONCACAF teams play with but confidence is high within the camp that the team will qualify for the 17th time to one of the...

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Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week
May01

Alpha Gam and Phi Delt sweep Greek Week

After a week of competitions and fundraisers, the Greek Municipal Assembly (GMA) announced the team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta the winners of Seton Hall’s annual Greek Week competition. The team of Alpha Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta won this year’s annual Greek Week. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor Joshua Corpuz, a senior diplomacy major and secretary of GMA, said Greek Week is an annual event that consists...

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