Pirates cross seas for their studies
Feb22

Pirates cross seas for their studies

Seton Hall has a wide array of students from across the globe ranging from Israel to Brazil. Many students come from exchange programs, while others simply move to the United States to follow in their families’ footsteps. SHU has extended its roots by accepting students from different countries, diversifying the student body. Gabriel Viola, a junior business major, is an international student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Viola spent a...

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Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’
Feb22

Professor to receive award for ‘hip-hop pedagogy’

Assistant Professor Edmund Adjapong has been selected to receive the New Scholar Creativity and Pedagogy 2017 Award from the University of Calgary, which praises educators who create innovative teaching methods and incorporate these practices in their teaching. Adjapong is an assistant professor of Education Studies who developed a teaching style that incorporates hip-hop. “Hip-hop pedagogy” incorporates music that highlights the...

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Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall
Feb22

Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall

Hailey Arteaga was not always destined to be a softball player, at least not according to her mom, Rebeca Cook. A gymnast, Cook never envisioned her daughter playing softball. She thought she would be a ballerina. “‘There’s no way [she will play softball],” Cook often remarked. “She’s going to be a ballet dancer.’” But it was Arteaga’s father, Michael, a former baseball player, who nudged his daughter toward a career in cleats and not...

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SGA and HRL work to reduce water usage
Feb22

SGA and HRL work to reduce water usage

Housing and Residence Life, (HRL) is working with the Student Government Association, (SGA) to reduce water usage in residence halls as part of their Blue Goes Green initiative. Alyssa Futa, a freshman diplomacy major and someone directly involved with the campaign, shared details about a contest the two organizations are creating to see which residence hall can reduce the most water usage. “The contest winner is going to be a...

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Town hall focuses on race, mass shootings
Feb21

Town hall focuses on race, mass shootings

University administrators, Student Government senators, members from the Multicultural Advisory Committee, club leaders and students gathered into the Chancellor Suite for a SGA Town Hall, on Monday. Among the topics discussed topics were diversity adjustments to the College of Arts and Sciences curriculum, the University’s response to a potential active shooter and improving communication between organizations, the SGA and...

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Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel
Feb21

Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel

On Feb. 19, the athletic department, led by athletic director Pat Lyons, held the sixth annual leadership forum for student athletes, where Seton Hall players had the opportunity to pick the minds of successful professionals with connection to the university. Val Ackerman, Len DeLuca and Nancy Holecek were on the panel to give their stories and advice to the student-athletes, as well as answer their questions. The event started out...

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Softball’s offense showing capability mixed with inconsistency
Feb21

Softball’s offense showing capability mixed with inconsistency

The Seton Hall softball team began its season in the Lone Star State – home to six of its players – beginning in San Antonio, Texas at the UTSA Softball Classic from Feb. 9 to 10, before traveling to the Sam Houston State tournament in Huntsville, Texas the following weekend. The Pirates battled to a 4-2 record during the opening six games, but dropped the final two games on Feb. 17 to fall to 4-4. Though the season is still young,...

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MLB’s moves to shorten game mean nothing without punishment
Feb21

MLB’s moves to shorten game mean nothing without punishment

When I was younger, I did not like drinking milk. I did whatever it took to not drink it. I sat in my seat for hours after dinner because I was not able to leave the table until I finished my milk. Eventually I would drink it down because my punishment for not drinking it was not getting dessert and I loved dessert. The punishment snapped me out of my habits, but Major League Baseball does not believe in that philosophy, at least not...

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Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high
Feb18

Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high

Over the past few weeks, Seton Hall has been missing an element of its game that it thrived on in the beginning of the season – energetic play. In the form of diving for loose balls, deflecting passes and slapping the floor, a rejuvenated Seton Hall team came out on Sunday afternoon and defeated DePaul by a final score of 82-77 to end a four-game losing streak. The victory did not come easily, as DePaul hung around until the end....

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‘Steel Magnolias’ work studies help the show go on
Feb17

‘Steel Magnolias’ work studies help the show go on

Seton Hall’s Theatre Department is gearing up to put on the widely adapted play, “Steel Magnolias”, a drastic departure from the fall production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”. But beyond the glamour of the stage is the hard work of the theater work studies that makes the show come to life. From constructing the sets to the light design, the theater work studies work to build an entire world with just paint and wood. When a...

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Philosopher gives one Hell of a talk
Feb17

Philosopher gives one Hell of a talk

On Feb. 12, Catholic philosopher and Central New Jersey native David Hershenov gave a talk to students on Hell. Hershenov talked about Hell and how it is unfair. Hershenov pointed out the traditional Catholic thinking of Hell, that once you are in, you can’t get out. Hershenov’s theory is that God will give you the chance to reconcile. You will be in purgatory for as long as it takes and only sent to Hell if God knows you will not...

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Drew Lynch brings laughs to SHU
Feb17

Drew Lynch brings laughs to SHU

The University Center filled with laughter as former “America’s Got Talent” finalist Drew Lynch hosted the Student Activities Board (SAB) Spring Comedy Show on Feb. 8 in the Main Lounge. Lynch, who is known for his severe stutter, discussed personal accounts of situations he encountered and his feelings toward them. His stutter developed after he suffered a severe sports injury when he was 20 years old. Following an opening act by...

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