SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?
Feb27

SHU’s Pirate mascot: Who is under the suit?

It is a well-known fact that the Pirate is Seton Hall’s mascot, but not many people know who is under the suit. Brendan Kane, a senior sports management and marketing major, said he was one of the students who has worn the suit since June 2016. Kane explained that it was always a childhood dream of his to be the mascot, and he went to apply after learning from a peer advisor they were looking for more students. Kane said he didn’t...

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Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat
Feb20

Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat

On Feb. 8 and 9, a group of Seton Hall students traveled to a campground an hour away for the annual Fan Into Flame Retreat. Eliezer DeJesus, a sophomore accounting major and one of the leaders of the retreat, said the purpose of the retreat was to invite students to learn more about the Holy Spirit in a more personal way. DeJesus said he chose to lead the retreat because he felt God was calling him to pour out his heart in service....

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Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair
Feb06

Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair

In 1986, Seton Hall pitcher Doug Cinnella was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was six credits short of graduation at the time he was drafted, but in the offseason of 1990, he came back to SHU to complete his communications degree. Photo courtesy of Natalie Cinnella Cinnella spent his entire professional baseball career in the minors playing two seasons with the Orioles, two with the Montreal Expos, and four with the New York...

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WSOU donates over 900 pounds of food
Jan23

WSOU donates over 900 pounds of food

Last semester, Seton Hall’s radio station, WSOU, held their fifth annual food drive as part of the “Students Change Hunger” program. WSOU collected 908 pounds of food for the Food Bank of New Jersey, surpassing their goal of 895 pounds, which was chosen based on its frequency, 89.5 FM. File Photo Mark Maben, WSOU’s Station Manager, said this year had the most cans ever collected, as the previous highest record was 600 pounds of food...

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Seton Hall students share their Christmas traditions
Dec05

Seton Hall students share their Christmas traditions

Now that the holiday season has begun, people from all walks of life are planning festivities to celebrate their cultures. SHU students celebrate in a variety of ways and for different reasons. Freshman biophysical therapy major Jenna Eoga said her family celebrates Christmas and all Catholic/American holidays. Eoga said her family is Italian and every Christmas Eve they have the traditional dinner of the seven fishes at her...

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Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock
Nov28

Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock

Now that basketball season is in full swing SHU students have been filling the Prudential center to cheer on the Pirates. Sophomore public relations major Michael Gallucci, said he has been going to the basketball games since he was a freshman as a tuba player in the SHU pep band. “It feels like you are at an NBA game when you’re there, since the stadium is so big and the whole production is so tight,” Gallucci said. Gallucci said...

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SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career
Nov14

SHU alum shows Pirate pride throughout media career

Before he became the New Jersey Devil’s radio play-by-play broadcaster, Matt Loughlin graduated from SHU in 1979 with a degree in marketing. Loughlin said that he was trying to decide between Seton Hall and Rutgers. “When I visited Seton Hall it just struck me as just a nice place, warm and inviting,” Loughlin said. “I was accepted at Rutgers but in the end I decided that Seton Hall was the place for me.” Loughlin said that after his...

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Know More seeks new generation of peer educators
Oct31

Know More seeks new generation of peer educators

Know More is a student and administrative partnership organization that spreads awareness about drug abuse, alcohol abuse and sexual violence at Seton Hall. Julia Hussey, a junior occupational therapy major and the club’s president, said the program runs educational workshops on these topics and makes them fun and interactive and does not use a lecture style form of educating students. She said the program partners with Greek Life...

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Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions
Oct24

Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions

Seton Hall students shared their expectations of the university from when they entered as freshmen and compared it to how they feel about the university today. Ronald Babiak, a sophomore finance and economics major, said he visited Seton Hall for the first time when he attended an open house with his father in the spring of 2017. “Seton Hall had that welcoming atmosphere from the very second that we drove in through the front gate so...

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Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses
Oct18

Seton Hall alumni successfully launch their own businesses

Two Seton Hall alumni were recently earned the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ Emerging Entrepreneur Award after successfully launching their own businesses since their graduation. Luciana Contuzzi, who graduated in 2013 as a finance and information technology major, owns Zest, a café serving gluten free and dairy free food. After graduating from Seton Hall, Contuzzi said the 9-to-5 work life was not for her. She opened Zest in...

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SHU’s Phi Alpha Delta offers opportunities
Oct04

SHU’s Phi Alpha Delta offers opportunities

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is a professional pre-law fraternity at Seton Hall that offers a variety of opportunities for students planning to attend law school. PAD is the oldest professional fraternity in the world and offers multiple benefits, such as discounts on LSAT and BAR preparation. Members pay a one-time fee of $125 to join. PAD is normally available at the undergrad and graduate levels, in addition to having heavy alumni...

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Alumni relations launch new social platform
Sep13

Alumni relations launch new social platform

Alumni Relations recently launched a new online program that allows students and the Seton Hall community to broaden their professional network. Pirate Connect is a new platform that connects current SHU students with alumni in various fields. Students can access mentors through the new social platform and connect with them to seek help with resume writing and interviewing. Students can join groups, message alumni and request to be...

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