SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival
May01

SHU gets groovy at Woodstock-themed carnival

On April 27, the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted its annual Spring Fling Carnival. Inspired by the 50-year anniversary of the Woodstock festival, all the decorations, promotional items, activities and T-shirts were themed to look like vintage Woodstock during the ‘70s. Despite two of the rides not functioning, students said they had a pleasant time at the carnival. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor Shruti Sharma, a senior...

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Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall
May01

Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall

The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are a Seton Hall family from Istanbul, Turkey, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. The oldest Pirate in the family is Meliksah, who graduated from Seton Hall in 2017 with a double major in diplomacy and international relations and economics. The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are from Istanbul, Turkey and all have Pirate Pride. They said they will always have a...

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SHU springs forward into fashion with new trends
May01

SHU springs forward into fashion with new trends

For some Seton Hall students, the emergence of a new season means new fashion trends. Several students shared their top picks for spring fashion trends people can rock anywhere, from early morning classes to a fancy day out. Students recommended wearing striped patterns, dress shirts, and silk scarves this spring. Photo Courtesy of Stefan Ferreira, Julia Nichols, and Wesley Tseng for Versed Media Silk Scarves Julia Nicolls, a freshman...

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Women’s golf places third at Big East Championship
Apr29

Women’s golf places third at Big East Championship

This past weekend was the culmination of it all for the Seton Hall women’s golf team and its 2018-19 campaign, a sweet chance for a year’s worth of work and season-long dreams to be realized with a hopeful Big East title. The Big East tournament, featuring the conference’s six women’s golf programs – Xavier, Georgetown, St. John’s, Butler, Creighton and Seton Hall, was the task on hand. The Pirates put forth a good effort in the...

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Notre Dame catches fire in Paris
Apr25

Notre Dame catches fire in Paris

Last Monday, the eyes of the world were fixated on the eastern end of Paris as a fire engulfed the famed Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was first reported around 6:20 p.m. local time and spread quickly across the structure, resulting in a massive smoke plume that shrouded the skies above the French capital. After only a few hours, the fire had destroyed the roof and the iconic spire of the cathedral, which collapsed after burning for...

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Pirates split doubleheader with Lehigh
Apr24

Pirates split doubleheader with Lehigh

The Seton Hall softball team went 1-1 in their doubleheader clash with Lehigh, extending their record to 20-22 on the season. Seton Hall took the first game 9-7 while Lehigh recovered from their first game defeat with an 6-0 victory. Lehigh started the first game well with six runs in the opening three innings, four of which came in the top of the third. Down by three to the Mountain Hawks at the bottom of the fourth, the Pirates...

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NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence
Apr24

NBA playoffs exciting as ever despite LeBron James’ absence

The NBA kingdom holding court without its king, Lebron James, in the playoffs is something many would have never envisioned. However, the 2019 playoffs have made the impossible real – James has missed the playoffs for the first time since 2005, his second season after being drafted out of high school. James’ Lakers underachieved throughout the regular season and missed the playoffs in a stacked Western Conference. Unless James’ finds...

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Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test
Apr24

Great Minds on the Green puts students’ skills to the test

On April 24, Seton Hall’s Public Relations and Marketing Department hosted “Great Minds on the Green” to promote their new slogan, “What Great Minds Can Do.” Dan Kalmanson, the associate vice president of the public relations and marketing department, said they started developing this campaign back in 2015 as a way to promote the University’s focus and identify its core distinctive strengths. Kalmanson added that the department...

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Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children
Apr24

Team Walker steps up with fundraiser for children

On April 27, the organization Team Walker will host a 1.5 mile fundraiser walk around the Hudson River called Walk for Team Walker. Alumnus Gabriel Fiore ‘17, Director of Marketing and Communications for Team Walker, explained that the walk is geared toward unifying the community and to raise money for their children’s summer program. “Walk for Team Walker” allows families and friends to enjoy the sights of the Jersey City Waterfront....

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Seton Hall falls hard to Creighton
Apr20

Seton Hall falls hard to Creighton

The Seton Hall baseball team fell to Creighton, 11-1, on Friday afternoon at Richmond County Bank Ballpark in Staten Island. The loss drops the Pirates to 16-19 on the season and is the second loss in as many days to Creighton, who bested the Pirates 5-1 yesterday. Creighton held the Pirates to a mere one run and six hits and struck early against Pirate starter David Festa. Festa gave up home runs to Jason Allbery and Will Richardson...

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Controversy mars losses to St John’s
Apr15

Controversy mars losses to St John’s

The Seton Hall softball team battled but ultimately came up short on Saturday against St John’s, losing both games of a doubleheader. The Johnnies took game one, 4-3, in eight innings and dropped game two, 2-0. The day was not without its fair share of controversy. Seton Hall coach Paige Smith alleges that St. John’s pitcher Angela Saric was used illegally. “I was chirping a little bit with the umpires because their number 2 [Saric]...

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Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions
Apr10

Walsh Gallery exhibits students’ artistic expressions

The 15th Annual Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit, which runs from April 2 to May 10, showcases the artistic achievements of Seton Hall students. Jeanne Brasile, director of the Walsh Gallery, said that in order to have work displayed in the gallery, artwork is selected by a professional unaffiliated with the University. Unlike previous years, Brasile said that there was no theme for this year’s exhibit. She described it instead as a...

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