University celebrates  Investiture of President
Nov21

University celebrates Investiture of President

The Seton Hall community welcomed its 21st President Dr. Joseph E. Nyre on Nov. 15 in the Walsh Gymnasium. Administration, students, local leaders and clerical leaders were among those intendence to celebrate the installation of Nyre, where he said he will approach the position “with a sense of honor, excitement and profound humility.” Rodell Laranang/Staff Photographer The Investiture began with Interim Provost and Executive Vice...

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SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together
Nov21

SGA President and VP reflect on their first semester together

With several large Student Government Association (SGA) initiatives now underway, President Rishi Shah and Vice President Frank Mabalatan are slowly beginning to wrap up their year in SGA before the end of their term in nearly four months. File Photo Shah, who is in his second term serving as president after winning against Anthony Chen last year, will graduate this May, ending his four years of service with SGA. Mabalatan, a junior,...

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Opportunity for consistency awaits Seton Hall in Saturday matinee
Nov21

Opportunity for consistency awaits Seton Hall in Saturday matinee

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team returns home on Saturday for a matchup with Florida A&M after a brief road trip to St. Louis that resulted in a 17-point statement win. With the Billikens and Michigan State Spartans in the rearview mirror, Kevin Willard and the Pirates will look to bring the momentum back home and get a win over the Rattlers. Florida A&M is one of the lesser opponents in Seton Hall’s loaded non-conference...

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Cale, Mamukelashvili form brotherhood bond on and off the court
Nov15

Cale, Mamukelashvili form brotherhood bond on and off the court

If you walk around Seton Hall’s campus on a men’s basketball off day, odds are that you will see Myles Cale and Sandro Mamukelashvili together. The duo, both now juniors receiving significant playing time under Kevin Willard, came into school together and forged a bond that extends on and off the court. Cale, from Middletown, Delaware, and Mamukelashvili, from Tbilisi, Georgia, each come from dynamically different backgrounds, but...

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Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year
Nov15

Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year

When Desiree Elmore arrived on Seton Hall’s campus in August, her teammates noticed something different about her. The women’s basketball transfer still had her upbeat personality from the year before and still had the same hairstyle, but her appearance was different. Photo via SHU Athletics. Elmore worked hard in the offseason to cut weight and get back to the playing shape she was in before her injury at Syracuse, which caused her...

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Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience
Nov15

Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience

After the loss of six seniors from last season’s eigth place, women’s basketball team, this season is looking bright for the Pirates. With a returning one-two punch of Big East Preseason Player of the Year senior Shadeen Samuels and Desiree Elmore, the Pirates are primed for a deep run in the Big East Tournament, as they are projected to finish third in the Big East by the league’s coaches. Not only are the returners from last year’s...

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SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session
Nov15

SGA establishes fivefold theme ahead of legislative session

The Student Government Association (SGA) has established five ‘overarching themes’ that will frame their future legislation following last month’s Town Hall meeting with students, faculty, and administrators. The SGA has outlined the themes of affordability, parking, accessibility, advising, and facilities, as issues that they will work towards improving in the future, according to Student Government President Rishi Shah. SGA has...

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SHU preps for 10th tree-lighting ceremony
Nov07

SHU preps for 10th tree-lighting ceremony

There will soon be mistletoeing and hearts will be glowing as Seton Hall begins planning for the 10th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The tree lighting ceremony was started by former president A. Gabriel Esteban. Throughout the years, the ceremony has featured multiple student groups perform, including Pep and Concert Band, The Seton Notes, Seton Hall Gospel, the seminary, the University Choir and the dance team. Winston...

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SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats
Nov07

SGA continues push for student and faculty Board of Regents seats

A committee has been compiling data on how other schools interact with their governing boards to compare against SHU Seton Hall University falls behind in student and faculty representation on the Board of Regents, according to a draft report by the Student Government Association (SGA). The draft, written by a group of nine SGA members, including SGA President Rishi Shah, contains data on 18 other universities deemed comparable to...

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Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on  diversity
Nov07

Inclusion Alliance teaches freshmen lessons on diversity

Members of the Inclusion Alliance visited freshmen students in their University Life classes for the second consecutive year in a row to facilite discussions on diversity this week. File photo The Inclusion Alliance members acted as guest speakers to teach the students more about inclusion and diversity at Seton Hall University. Robin Cunningham, the dean of freshman studies and special academic programs, commented on the discussions....

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Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener
Nov06

Obiagu obliterates Wagner in season opener

Seton Hall kicked off what is supposed to be a season to remember by not only emerging victoriously, but making a little bit of history in the process on Tuesday night. The Pirates took the floor against Wagner in front of a packed house at Walsh Gymnasium and defeated the Seahawks by a final score of 105-71, The 105 points was the most for a Seton Hall men’s basketball season opener since 1977, the first game in which the program put...

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MSA wears pink hijabs for breast cancer awareness
Nov01

MSA wears pink hijabs for breast cancer awareness

Students joined the Muslim Student Association (MSA) on the Green in raising awareness for breast cancer during its annual Pink Hijab Day. On Oct. 24, MSA greeted students with pink wristbands and a bake sale. As October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the club participated by raising money and collecting donations for Sisters By Choice, an organization that provides medical services for uninsured and underserved women. Roba...

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