Samantha Todd elected as The Setonian’s next Editor-in-Chief
Apr11

Samantha Todd elected as The Setonian’s next Editor-in-Chief

The Setonian’s Editorial Board is pleased to announce that Samantha Todd has been named its next Editor-in-Chief. Todd is currently serving as The Setonian’s Managing Editor and is in her third year at Seton Hall. She also interned at The Bernardsville News and will be interning with the Echoes-Sentinel this summer. She has been an invaluable cog in The Setonian’s machine and knows the AP Stylebook like it’s the back of her hand. Todd...

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Social media becomes a learning tool on campus
Apr11

Social media becomes a learning tool on campus

This semester, Seton Hall University’s staff has actively been trying to integrate social media into the learning process. Since the creation of MySpace in the mid 2000s, social media has become a part of our daily lives. Social media has helped spread everyday news, emergencies throughout the world, popular culture and politics.  The world has never been better connected. Daniel Mullen, a junior public relations major, said, “Social...

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Students now able to change their major freely
Apr05

Students now able to change their major freely

Seton Hall University students will now be able to add, change or delete their majors or minors independently through Banner, the university administrative system. Senior Associate Registrar Autumn Bucior explained the new procedure in an email. “[Banner] routes the student’s request electronically to all of the appropriate offices for signatures. And once fully approved and processed, the student receive[s] an e-mail notification...

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SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats
Apr05

SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats

The newly elected Shah-Debonis administration may have won the Student Government Associate (SGA) election less than a week ago, but there is one hurdle left to overcome — managing the seven vacant senate seats. Since the announcement of their victory on March 28, the current SGA administration has still not filled seats left vacant by outgoing senators. The SGA stopped accepting applications for open seats as of March 31 for the two...

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The British Boys: Bond and history behind the men’s golf trio
Apr04

The British Boys: Bond and history behind the men’s golf trio

Every good group has a nickname, and the British trio that makes up nearly half of the Seton Hall men’s golf team is no different. “The British Boys,” as they are called, consists of sophomores Alex McAuley and Alex Chalk, from Douglas, Isle of Man and Castle Douglas, Scotland, in addition to freshman Gregor Tait from Martlesham Heath, England. Before they crossed the pond to play golf at the Hall, they were familiar with one another...

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K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste
Apr04

K Kakes Cakery offers Jamaican taste

South Orange’s food options include Thai, Ethiopian, Japanese, Italian, Indian and Mexican cuisine. A new Jamaican eatery is now adding a little Caribbean flavor to the Village. K Kakes Cakery is a full-service cafe and bakery that specializes in Jamaican baked products and American products with a Jamaican flair. Located in the Third and Valley apartment complex, the bakery offers a variety of Jamaican goods from plantain tarts and...

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Veterans use Army experience in the classroom
Mar22

Veterans use Army experience in the classroom

When imagining military veterans, people often tend to picture the stereotypical image of an older male. Yet, what they don’t realize is that many veterans have marched into classrooms around the country, trading their military fatigues and rifles for pens and essays. At Seton Hall, it’s no different. The Stillman School of Business accepted over ten percent of military veterans into its Masters in Business Administration class for...

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Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students
Mar22

Denver group aims to revitalize jazz for students

A group of eight high school students brought musical energy on stage as they performed a series of classic jazz performances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). Their March 20 show was part of the Seton Hall University Art Council’s Jazz ‘n the Hall series. The students are known as the Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars, a high school jazz ensemble from Denver. Since 2009, the group has performed across the country at...

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SHU initiative looks to integrate University with SO community using technology
Mar21

SHU initiative looks to integrate University with SO community using technology

The Seton Hall Digital Humanities Committee partnered with Seton Hall, the Village of South Orange, the Pierro Gallery and the South Orange Public Library in a mission to integrate technology into the South Orange community. Throughout March, April and May, the initiative, called “South Orange/Seton Hall Connected,” will feature events meant to help South Orange citizens incorporate technology into their daily lives. Dr. Mary Balkun,...

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New men’s soccer coach Andreas Lindberg putting pieces together
Mar21

New men’s soccer coach Andreas Lindberg putting pieces together

After a season in which the Seton Hall men’s soccer team finished 6-10-1, the Pirates entered an offseason of considerable change centered around the hiring of Andreas Lindberg as the team’s next head coach. With a new coach comes fresh perspective, meaning not only a change in culture around the program but also a change in style of play. “I like to play attack-minded soccer that’s attractive to watch,” Lindberg said. “Realistically,...

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Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form
Mar21

Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form

Mia Kness, a freshman on the women’s golf team, is making strides in her first year and has the Pirates heating up in time for the Big East Championship. From the time she stepped on the collegiate course, Kness not only kept up with the competition, but also shot past it. Her strong freshman year began in the fall, with three top-20 finishes in her first four tournaments followed by her first individual title in the Brown Bear...

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Theatre Council preps for first One Act Fest
Mar17

Theatre Council preps for first One Act Fest

Seton Hall’s Theatre Council is hosting its first One Act Festival, a performance of student-directed short plays which will be held Friday, April 6 at 8 p.m. in the Theatre-in-the-Round. Students have the opportunity to participate as a director, a playwright or an actor. Samantha Dyar, a sophomore theatre major and the vice president of Theatre Council said, “Theatre Council really wants the theatre program here to be a safe space...

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