Student won’t be deterred by stigma
Nov09

Student won’t be deterred by stigma

When students are handed a Scantron to fill out during an exam, the reason they do poorly is often due to not studying. For Kyle Dailey, a senior social and behavior sciences major, it is because of dyslexia. As a child, Dailey couldn’t understand why he was making so many mistakes, whether it was mixing up the letters on the Scantron or not being able to distinguish right from left. However, now in his final year at Seton Hall,...

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Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates
Nov08

Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team may be young, but a key addition in the offseason will bring a great deal of experience to this year’s team. Donnaizha Fountain, a graduate student, will make her debut in the Pirate uniform – and expectations are high. Fountain, a native of Roxbury, Mass., began her college career at Georgia Tech in 2013, where she saw little playing time as a freshman. She transferred to Temple University in...

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A long time coming: Seton Hall seniors follow paths to shot at the Final Four
Nov08

A long time coming: Seton Hall seniors follow paths to shot at the Final Four

Ten years ago, seniors Khadeen Carrington and Desi Rodriguez met each other for the first time. As sixth graders, the two were in the early stages of forming their basketball careers, playing together on New Heights, an Amateur Athletic League (AAU) program. The New York natives hit it off right away when they met as 12-year-olds, but the gap between where they lived led to them being distanced for some time. “We were very close...

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A man of the people: Delgado’s connection to the Seton Hall University community
Nov08

A man of the people: Delgado’s connection to the Seton Hall University community

“Angel. I like Angel.” That was Kevin Willard’s response when asked about what he likes about his frontcourt. Safe to say, a lot of Seton Hall faithful are saying the same thing. In three years as a Pirate, Delgado has emerged as a fan favorite. From his admirable intensity and leadership, to his 1,000-point scoring career, and of course being commonly mentioned as the best rebounder in the country, there’s a lot for Seton Hall to...

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Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise
Nov08

Pirates enter season with a lot of hype, but it’s just noise

Despite the relative success Seton Hall men’s basketball has had the past two years, the preseason expectations and excitement never stretched far beyond South Orange. This season, however, the Pirates are ranked No. 23 in the AP Preseason Poll and were picked by Big East coaches to finish second in the conference. Providence coach Ed Cooley even had the confidence to give his first-place vote to the Pirates, affirming their place as...

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Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together
Nov02

Prayer for Peace concert brings SHU community together

Seton Hall’s Prayer for Peace concert on Oct. 27 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) was not only held to bring current Seton Hall students together but it was also intended to facilitate a welcoming environment for refugee students at the University. The concert, which featured Peteris Vasks’ “Dona Nobis Pacem,” Moshe Knoll’s “Psalm 133,” and “A Survivor from Warsaw” by Arnold Schönberg paired with Beethoven’s Ninth...

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SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research
Nov02

SHU grad students receive grant for cancer research

A cancer immunotherapy research project has been in development at Seton Hall under the leadership of Dr. David Sabatino, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Marianna Philips Ph.D., a recent graduate student, laid the ground work for the project. This innovative research has led to a federally funded grant awarded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) under the umbrella of the National Cancer...

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RAD course aims to empower women to say ‘no’
Nov02

RAD course aims to empower women to say ‘no’

As the all-female participants in the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course practiced their defensive stances, strikes and kicks, they were encouraged to raise their voice and yell, “No!” and, “Stay back!” as they harnessed their strength and their confidence. The RAD course encourages female empowerment by teaching basic movements that can aid participants in the event of an attack. Sergio Oliva, the associate director of public...

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Yanchulis’ next stroke: The senior talks leadership and going the extra meter
Nov01

Yanchulis’ next stroke: The senior talks leadership and going the extra meter

For someone who has won the Big East Most Outstanding Swimmer award in back-to-back seasons, it is a surprise that Noah Yanchulis’ did not get into a pool until he tried out for a program on a whim in middle school. Growing up in Arnold, Md., Yanchulis participated in a wide range of sports, including baseball, lacrosse and football. He also played basketball until he was a freshman in high school. Yanchulis decided to take up...

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Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims
Oct26

Seton Hall alum treats Las Vegas shooting victims

Seton Hall alumnus Dr. Christopher Fisher helped to treat 210 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Fisher is the Medical Director of Trauma Services at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, where many of the victims were brought on the evening of the shooting, according to Seton Hall’s website. Fisher graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall in 1993 with a B.S. in biology,...

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Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall
Oct26

Welcome Center to be named Bethany Hall

The University’s newest addition, the Welcome Center, will be named Bethany Hall in honor of Msgr. Robert Sheeran ’67. In commemoration of Sheeran’s 30 years of priesthood and 15 years as University president, Board of Regents member James O’ Brien (‘82) and his wife, Judy, made the dedication possible. According to Interim President Dr. Mary Meehan, in Seton Hall’s 161-year history, there has only been one president to serve longer...

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W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.
Oct26

W. Kamau Bell talks racism in U.S.

Sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell spoke about racism in the University Center on Oct. 19, as a part of the Student Activity Board’s SHU Speaks event. In just under two hours, Bell addressed racism in various aspects of society, mainly focusing on identity, the media and politics. With the format of his discussion, the television personality and author stayed true to the event’s title, “Ending Racism in About an Hour.” Bell is...

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