Departing swimmers reflect on time at Seton Hall
Feb14

Departing swimmers reflect on time at Seton Hall

The Big East Championship is only a few days away for the Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, and for some, it will be their last time competing in it. With a combined nine seniors set to depart after this season, this year’s championship will be an emotional meet for the Pirates. For the men, it provides them with the opportunity to win a third consecutive Big East Championship and their second under coach Derek...

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Writer expresses love for family through poetry
Feb14

Writer expresses love for family through poetry

On Feb. 5, Angela Alaimo O’Donnell presented at the Poetry-in-the-Round speakers series in the Chancellor’s Suite. O’Donnell read excerpts from her published works to students and faculty at Seton Hall.According to her website, some of her publications include “Still Pilgrim,” “Moving House,” “Waking My Mother,” “Mortal Blessings” and “Flannery O’Connor: Fiction Fired by Faith,” which won first prize from the Association of Catholic...

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NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes
Feb13

NJ Attorney General rebuffs proposed Title IX changes

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis submitted a formal opposition to the U.S. Department of Education over new proposed Title IX guidelines for colleges and universities putting New Jersey in the ranks of 19 other states with attorneys general opposing the rules. Photo via NJ.gov The proposal, which was put forth by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos last November, would...

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University amends policy on student protests
Feb13

University amends policy on student protests

Seton Hall’s executive cabinet revised the student demonstration policy a few weeks ago, which included the prohibition of indoor protests. This revision follows a protest campaign from Concerned 44 that utilized sit-in tactics at Presidents Hall. Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Concerned 44 is a student activist group that “represents the marginalized student body at Seton Hall University,” according to the group’s Instagram page. The...

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SHU weighs in on Super Bowl Halftime Show
Feb06

SHU weighs in on Super Bowl Halftime Show

Seton Hall students weighed in on the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 3 and provided mixed reactions on the performances. Video still via YouTube The Pepsi Halftime Show was a musical collaboration between the main act, Maroon 5, and rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi. The set list included a variety of songs such as, “Harder to Breathe,” “This Love,” “Girl’s Like You,” “Sicko Mode” and more. David Farrelly, a junior business...

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We apologize for a breach in our readers’ trust
Feb06

We apologize for a breach in our readers’ trust

This week it was brought to our attention that a reporter for The Setonian fabricated the quotes and majors in an article that ran in last week’s paper. We at The Setonian became aware of this after the subjects in this article reached out to us and said that they never spoke with this reporter. The writer has been fired and is no longer welcome at the paper. In addition to this, the students who were misquoted have been apologized to...

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CAPS  grapples with  increase
Feb06

CAPS grapples with increase

Over the past decade, the rate of students using college counselling resources has increased across the United States, according to Seton Hall’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). According to Dr. Priti Shah, assistant director of CAPS, CAPS experienced a 68 percent increase in crises services in the past year. This statistic refers to students who needed assistance based upon varying psychological emergencies. After the...

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WWE hitting the sports landscape like no other
Feb06

WWE hitting the sports landscape like no other

In the world of sports entertainment, nothing can hype itself up more than World Wrestling Entertainment. With the Royal Rumble over, the WWE is slowly creating its stampede towards MetLife on its self-advertised ‘Road to WrestleMania’. Although it is not until April that the likes of John Cena, Undertaker, and Triple H make their stroll into the squared circle upon the booming chorus of speakers serenading the crowd with their iconic...

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IHS campus suffers water main damage from weather
Jan30

IHS campus suffers water main damage from weather

A water main break at the Interprofessional Health Sciences campus on Jan. 21 caused water damage to the west side of the building, which resulted in canceled classes the following two days. “PSE&G had a power interruption to the campus, which caused the building owner’s boilers to shut down,” John Signorello, Associate Vice President of Facilities Engineering and Business Affairs, said in an email. Due to the very low wind chills...

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SHU removes anti-gay organization from website
Jan30

SHU removes anti-gay organization from website

Adam Varoqua, a senior psychology and social and behavioral sciences major, had a meeting with Monsignor Anthony Ziccardi before Christmas break to discuss the removal of a link to Courage International, previously included on Seton Hall University’s Campus Ministry website. According to the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, “Courage International is a prayer and support ministry of the Catholic Church for men and women struggling with...

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Andrew Stein pegged as head of Seton Hall Sports Properties
Jan30

Andrew Stein pegged as head of Seton Hall Sports Properties

With an eye on bringing in a veteran of the field, Andrew Stein was recently named general manager of Seton Hall Sports Properties, the locally based Learfield IMG College team that manages the Pirates’ multimedia rights and sponsorships. Stein has 20 years of experience under his belt as a sports marketer and sales executive in the New York/New Jersey area. He will lead all communications between Learfield IMG College and Seton...

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Football fans get a kick out of Super Bowl traditions
Jan30

Football fans get a kick out of Super Bowl traditions

When the New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead charged into the end zone on the game-clinching touchdown two weeks ago, it simultaneously sent the Chiefs to the golf course for the winter and the Patriots to Atlanta for a date in the Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA The Super Bowl, which will be held on Feb. 3 in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, will be the 53rd clash between the best teams from the NFL’s...

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