Catholic school with no uniforms? ‘Ight imma head out’
Sep06

Catholic school with no uniforms? ‘Ight imma head out’

Since opening its doors in 1856, Seton Hall University has been an exclusively private, Catholic school. Typically when hearing “private catholic school,” most people already have a pre-programmed image in their heads of a preppy, well-dressed school-boy or girl, wearing matching uniforms bearing the school’s colors and logo. While that may be the case at many Catholic high schools, things are a little different here at Seton Hall....

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Students attend first MTV Video Music Awards in N.J.
Sep05

Students attend first MTV Video Music Awards in N.J.

The VMAs started in 1984 to honor the best music and music videos. Other than giving awards, the award show is filled with several performers. On Aug. 26, the lineup consisted of a variety of stars, such as Lizzo, Jonas Brothers and Missy Elliott. “I was looking forward to seeing what the event would look like at the Prudential Center since I’ve only been there for Seton Hall basketball games and graduation,” Stephanie Dilorio, a...

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‘SHUcation’ carnival takes over the Green
Sep05

‘SHUcation’ carnival takes over the Green

On  Aug. 25, before the first day of classes, the Green trans- formed into a colorful carnival as the Student Activities Board (SAB) held its annual Blue Day Carnival following the freshman convocation. The planning of the event started long before the  day of the carnival. Trevor Gorman, a junior  economics and  finance major and  a member of SAB, said the planning for the event started two weeks into the...

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New org helps transfer students find ‘home’
Sep05

New org helps transfer students find ‘home’

The Transfer Student Association (TSA) is a newly-established organization on campus that provides a “home away from home” to transfer students. Ruth Kang, a senior social and behavioral science major and president of TSA, said she wants the organization to “integrate the current and incoming transfer students into their new home at Seton Hall University.” “It is our goal to answer any questions that the students may have, while also...

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Princeton Review ranks SHU third in unhappiness
Sep05

Princeton Review ranks SHU third in unhappiness

In the 2020 Edition of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 385 Colleges” published in August, Seton Hall University was ranked third in one of the most undesirable categories. Just under Xavier University of Louisiana and Simmons University, Seton Hall was listed as the third university with the Least Happy Students. In an interview with The Setonian, Ingrid Quintanilla, a junior biology major, listed a few contributing factors she...

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International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits
Sep04

International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits

After an onslaught of departures at the end of last season, Seton Hall men’s soccer head coach Andreas Lindberg and his staff left no stone unturned when scouting and recruiting for the 2019 season. Six prospects from across England, Sweden, Egypt, Israel and Malta comprised most of the nine-man freshmen class while seven transfer students also joined Seton Hall during the offseason. This whirlwind of incoming and outgoing players has...

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Mamukelashvili, Cale, Obiagu lead Pirates in Italy
Sep04

Mamukelashvili, Cale, Obiagu lead Pirates in Italy

After final exams ended last May, the more than 5,000 members of Seton Hall’s student body went in different directions. Some returned home to other states or countries, many spent the summer months at jobs or internships, and others got some much-needed rest and relaxation. For the men’s basketball team, however, summer was just another season in the yearly grind of being a Div. I athlete. In addition to the usual summer league...

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Volleyball drops final two games at opening tournament
Sep04

Volleyball drops final two games at opening tournament

The 2019 Seton Hall volleyball squad opened up its fall campaign at the Morgan State Invitational this past weekend, the first of four tournaments which the team will play during the year before entering into conference play near the end of September. Heading into the season, the team needs to replace major production from its 2018 squad, including the loss of graduating senior and two-time All-Conference performer Abby Thelen. Also...

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Pirates defeated in opener
Sep01

Pirates defeated in opener

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team lost its first game of the year, 3-2, to Morgan State on Friday in Baltimore, Maryland.   The Pirates opened up the first set of the match by losing 25-18. After the set was tied at 3-3, Morgan State gained momentum, and stopped any sort of rhythm for the Pirates. The Bears would go on a 9-1 run and wind...

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Reszkowski lifts Pirates with late free kick
Aug30

Reszkowski lifts Pirates with late free kick

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team brought home its first in of the year on Thursday, narrowly taking down Lafayette by a final score of 1-0.  In the early stages, Lafayette wasted no time attacking, as it began the game with a shot in the first 20 seconds. During the 15th minute, Lafayette threatened again with two consecutive shots, but both shots were off the mark. A minute later,...

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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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