Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall
Dec06

Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall

Once in a while, a player is overlooked in recruitment – by everyone. It is an old adage that intangibles: heart, composure and perseverance, cannot be measured, but it was crystal clear on Sunday in Walsh Gymnasium what so many Division I scouts missed in Seton Hall guard Nicole Jimenez. As the senior from Miami, Fla. rained a program-record nine three-pointers on Saint Peter’s, coaches from her past took to social media and shared...

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Campus group aims to establish tuition cap
Dec06

Campus group aims to establish tuition cap

The Seton Hall Young Democratic Socialists of America (SHYDSA) have started a Change.org petition aiming to cap Seton Hall’s tuition increases at a maximum of 2.5 percent per year, according to a Facebook post from the group’s president, Adam Varoqua. In addition to establishing a tuition cap, the petition aims to establish a more “transparent view” of expenses and how students’ tuition is being allocated. Last April, Seton Hall’s...

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SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations
Dec06

SHU reacts to DeVos’ proposed Title IX regulations

On Nov. 16, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a proposed overhaul for Title IX regulations which, if passed, would include reducing the liability on the part of colleges and universities when investigating claims of sexual assault as well as boosting defendants’ due process laws. According to The New York Times article regarding the proposal, “The rules would be the first regulations to govern how schools should meet their...

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SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus
Dec05

SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus

Seton Hall kicked off the holiday season with its ninth annual tree lighting ceremony on the evening of Dec. 3. group by seal Aperture: 22Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5Iso: 6400Orientation: 1 « ‹ 1 of 4 › » The event was filled with students singing Christmas carols and sipping hot cocoa. For many students, the Christmas Tree Lighting signifies the end of the semester and the beginning of a new year. This year’s tree was lit with more...

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SGA pushes for feminine hygiene products in bathrooms
Nov29

SGA pushes for feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

There is a push at Seton Hall University for an initiative that would put feminine hygiene products in the women’s bathrooms on campus. Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa, a sophomore studying diplomacy and international relations and modern languages, said, “There are a number of social movements that are targeted at providing free feminine hygiene products in public places. While Seton Hall University...

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Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey
Nov29

Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey

North Jersey found itself paralyzed on Nov. 15 following a winter storm that hit the Northeast region much harder than officials had initially predicted. The storm dropped between six to eight inches of snow across northern New Jersey, according to NJ.com. The winter weather resulted in severe traffic along major and local roads during rush-hour and ignited a backlash against state and local officials for their lack of preparation for...

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SHU choir readies for last concert
Nov28

SHU choir readies for last concert

The Seton University Chorus, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band will be performing at the annual Seton Hall Winter Concert on Dec. 4 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Jason Tramm, director of choral activities, will conduct both the choir and the orchestra. Charles Yassky will direct the concert band. “We’re both very excited to showcase this ensemble’s talent and their hard work, while also having a nice time...

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A Day in the Life: Powell’s journey to Big East Media Day
Nov28

A Day in the Life: Powell’s journey to Big East Media Day

8:15 a.m.: Dressed in a black suit with a dark blue shirt and tie, Myles Powell waits to catch a train. It’s an early Thursday morning at the South Orange train station. A cold wind blows a paper bag over the tracks. Powell, along with his Seton Hall teammates Myles Cale and Mike Nzei, are heading into Madison Square Garden. However, the Pirates will not be taking the court in shorts and sneakers, but belts and dress shoes. The trio...

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U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research
Nov15

U.S. Dept. of Health awards SHU grant for opioid research

Every day in the United States more than 115 people die after an overdose on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The national epidemic accrues an annual bill of seventy-eight billion dollars, which accumulates through prescription opioid misuse, healthcare costs, addiction treatment, among other factors according to the institute’s website. Amid this present crisis, the United States Department of Health and...

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SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech
Nov14

SouthNEXT talks future of art and tech

Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT brought an art, ideas and music festival to South Orange on Nov. 10 and 11, with activities at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) and Seton Hall. The two-day event was founded, produced and coordinated by Stephen Schnall and featured “creative collisions” that ignited novel ideas about technology and mindfulness, productivity and purpose, according to the SouthNEXT website. The event kicked...

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Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App
Nov14

Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App

SHUMobile is a mobile app designed by Seton Hall that allows students to look at their course schedules, track the SHUFLY and read course catalogs. “SHUMobile provides access to many University services for students. Schedules, checking grades, discussion posts, assignments, maps, and so much more,” Paul Fisher, associate chief information officer, said. “It makes navigating these services easier on a smartphone than using a browser...

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Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn
Nov14

Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn

After a lackluster campaign for the Seton Hall women’s soccer program, changes were finally made. Head coach Rick Stainton parted ways with the Pirates without registering a winning season in his five years of strolling the sidelines in South Orange. The Pirates ended the 2018 season at 2-12-4, including 0-9-0 in conference play, and their goal differential of -24 is a large reason why. Both the offense and the defense struggled...

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