Big performances by Fountain, Jackson help Pirates fly past Eagles
Dec10

Big performances by Fountain, Jackson help Pirates fly past Eagles

After a slow start, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team went on to a 73-53 win over Boston College on Sunday afternoon. The Pirates rallied to score 59 points over the last three quarters while shutting the Eagles down defensively.   The first quarter was a defensive battle, as the Pirates held just a 14-11 advantage after the first 10 minutes of play. They were led by JaQuan Jackson’s six points, thanks to two three-pointers on as...

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SHU kicks off holiday with tree lighting
Dec07

SHU kicks off holiday with tree lighting

There was a buzz in the air as students and members of the South Orange community convened on the Green Tuesday to celebrate the 8th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Christmas at The Hall kicked off with Mass in the Chapel of Immaculate Conception, followed by the Blessing of the Creche and finally the tree lighting, where students and families enjoyed hot chocolate while listening to Christmas carols by various music ensembles on...

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Students Dress for Success to fight stereotypes
Dec07

Students Dress for Success to fight stereotypes

“Issa standard” is a saying that united the members of the Black Men of Standard (BMS) at Seton Hall on the evening of Nov. 29 in the McNulty Amphitheatre. Dozens of students, dressed in suits and ties for the event, “Think for Success Dress for Success.” The event was created and led by Professor Donnell Pierre, who initiated BMS in 2010. For the event, BMS partnered with Gentlemen of Leadership and Distinction (G.O.L.D). Members of...

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MAC celebrates 2nd annual event with international holiday customs
Dec07

MAC celebrates 2nd annual event with international holiday customs

Seton Hall’s Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) hosted its second annual holiday celebration in the Main Lounge on Dec. 5. The event, called “In the Americas,” was co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs and focused on the different holiday cultures of North America, South America and the Caribbean Islands. Chinez Madueke, advisor for MAC and assistant director for Leadership Development, said that the idea for the...

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Seton Hall gives back with the help of DOVE

Giving Tuesday is a global movement each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This campaign aims to kick off the charity season and allows for people all over the world to make donations. Workers at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City first created the campaign. It is now a global movement run by different individuals, communities and partners from around the world. According to an email from...

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Health Services educates students about their services
Dec07

Health Services educates students about their services

On Dec. 5, a Jeopardy style information session on Health Services was held on the first floor of Aquinas Hall. in an effort to better inform students on what Health Services has to offer. Olivia Montine, a freshman English major and freshman senator in the Student Government Association (SGA) came up with the idea for the information session after finding herself in need of medical attention at the beginning of the semester. “I got...

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Muslim students get a prayer room in Serra Hall
Dec07

Muslim students get a prayer room in Serra Hall

Muslim students finally have a proper prayer space on campus after months of lobbying for one. The Setonian previously reported on the lack of a suitable prayer room for Muslim students at SHU. The prayer room provided in the Walsh Library was too small for proper use. “I do not use the prayer room in the library because it is quite small,” senior biology major, Aamna Aamir, wrote in an email. “The space in the library, unfortunately,...

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Pirate Swimmers Impress at U.S. Winter Nationals
Dec03

Pirate Swimmers Impress at U.S. Winter Nationals

Four members of the Seton Hall swimming and diving teams traveled to Columbus, Ohio to compete in this weekend’s Winter National Championships. The tournament, held at Ohio State University, included elite teams from colleges and aquatics clubs nationwide. The Seton Hall contingent was composed of female swimmer Sydney Simpson, alongside male swimmers Vadim Jacobson, Joshua Tosoni and Noah Yanchulis. Yanchulis and Jacobson competed in...

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Panel discusses student homelessness and eviction

Homelessness did not prevent Leo Ricketts from pursuing an education, attending college and attaining a history degree. On Nov. 15, Seton Hall’s College of Education & Human Services hosted a panel discussion called “Meeting the Needs of Students and Families Experiencing Eviction and Homelessness: Opportunities for Improved Coordination among Schools, Law Enforcement & the Community.” The panel discussion was based on the...

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Dr. Bonita Stanton honored as Humanitarian of the Year
Nov30

Dr. Bonita Stanton honored as Humanitarian of the Year

At the Eighth Annual John V. Kelly Memorial Foundation dinner, Dr. Bonita Stanton, Dean of Seton Hall’s new Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, received the honor as Humanitarian of the Year. According to the foundation’s website, their mission statement is “to continue John’s legacy of aiding the less fortunate, promoting scholarship and assisting organizations with their charitable endeavors.” Stanton shared that one of her...

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SHU explains short library hours on Saturdays
Nov30

SHU explains short library hours on Saturdays

The library is an important feature on any college campus. The building provides a place for study and leisure, but the irregular weekend hours, at times, make needed study time difficult. The usual library hours during week are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. However, it is during the weekend that the hours change: Saturday’s hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays...

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Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU
Nov30

Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU

Janica Go, a first year international graduate student from the Philippines, studies marriage and family therapy at Seton Hall but she is someone who does not feel capable of immersing herself within the student body. Her background as a graduate and international student causes her to feel unsure as to whether she will fit in with clubs on campus, despite wanting to join them. The Non-Traditional Student Association is a new club on...

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