International film festival shows ‘slice of life’
Oct25

International film festival shows ‘slice of life’

The fifth annual Seton Hall International Film Festival is in full swing this fall. Sponsored by the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department and the Office of International Programs, the festival features 11 films from 11 different countries and will be shown throughout October and November. The films are shown with English subtitles and free pizza is served. Hosted in the Global Learning Center in Fahy 202, the event offers...

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Student Life Committee investigates parking prices
Oct24

Student Life Committee investigates parking prices

The Student Government Association (SGA)’s Student Life Committee is beginning to compile data on parking prices at other universities in order to determine if the cost of a parking permit could be lowered at Seton Hall. File photo An academic year parking pass for a commuter at Seton Hall costs $327.42, while a resident pass costs $350. The SGA initiative was formed amid complaints by many students that parking costs at Seton Hall...

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Pirates fall to Xavier despite stellar performance from McKenzie
Oct23

Pirates fall to Xavier despite stellar performance from McKenzie

The road woes for Seton Hall’s men’s soccer team continued tonight as the Pirates fell to Xavier 2-1. Carlton McKenzie provided the only goal of the night with a spectacular shot in the 69th minute and the Pirates had numerous other chances throughout the game but it wasn’t enough to surpass the Musketeers. The loss is the second in a row for the Pirates following a 4-0 setback to Butler on October 19 and continues the road struggles...

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I’m learning to care about politics, and you should too
Oct23

I’m learning to care about politics, and you should too

I grew up in a household where my father would come home from work, turn on the television and flip back and forth between FOX News and CNN until he decided it was time to call it a night and go to sleep. Photo via Flickr Sometimes, if I had nothing better to do, I would sit down and watch the likes of Bill O’Reilly and Meghan Kelly with my father. As I watched them discuss topics well beyond my comprehension, one question constantly...

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SAB makes Commuter Week worth the drive
Oct10

SAB makes Commuter Week worth the drive

The Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted their annual Commuter Week, which consisted of a full week of programs geared towards those that commute to school. The week included events like the International Food Truck Festival, which featured six different trucks with cuisines from across the globe, and the “BAE-GOALS” event, at which fresh bagels were served on the parking deck. They also had “TGI FRY-day,” in which SAB assembled on...

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Pirates Defeat Hoyas in straight sets
Oct09

Pirates Defeat Hoyas in straight sets

The Seton Hall volleyball team got back in the win column tonight with a straight set win over Georgetown, dispatching the Hoyas 25-13, 25-18, 25-19, a much needed rebound after a straight set loss to Creighton Saturday night. Tonight’s win was a true team effort, with no one player dominating the scoring for the Pirates. Steady senior leader Haylee Gasser led the team with nine kills as she usually does, but surprisingly it wasn’t...

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Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam
Oct09

Students circulate petition to ban Styrofoam

Seton Hall ​students and faculty of are looking for an impactful outcome from a petition for a campus-wide ban on Styrofoam, and specifically at the campus Dunkin’ Donuts, which received over 250 signatures so far. Cooper Tenant/Staff photographer The petition, which was created six months ago, aims to ban all Styrofoam on campus. The petition states that by signing “students are requesting that all Styrofoam containers be eliminated...

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Your feminism isn’t feminism if it’s not intersectional
Oct09

Your feminism isn’t feminism if it’s not intersectional

As of Sept. 27 of this year, 18 transgender women have died according to The New York Times. The violent deaths of these women and the lack of attention their deaths have received are a reflection of a society that does not care about transgender women of color. A feminist is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Feminism is about wanting equality, not about being superior in any way....

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After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class
Oct07

After suffering from medical emergency, professor returns to class

After suffering a medical emergency during class, Kwame Akonor, an associate professor of diplomacy and international relations, returned to class this week. The incident occurred last Thursday when students responded as well as Public Safety and emergency medical technicians. A faculty member since 2005, Akonor is the director of the Center for Africana Studies and the African Development Institute, a New York-based think tank,...

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Two students get creative with caf hacks
Oct03

Two students get creative with caf hacks

Two Seton Hall students are cookin’ it up at the caf. Pooja Bhate, a sophomore biology major, and Sonia Shah, a sophomore pre-occupational therapy major, have taken to Instagram to show students that their cafeteria experience does not have to be limited to ready-made meals. Their Instagram account, @thecafhasbeenhacked, showcases creations made from the ingredients provided in the dining hall. The account began as a personal page for...

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Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener
Oct02

Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated DePaul 2-1 on Saturday night in a nail biter decided by Stephen Elias’ 85th minute goal. Elias, the leading goal scorer and captain for the Pirates, notched his fourth of the season when he was the first to react to the second bounce off a corner kick. “Those second balls are the most dangerous balls in soccer,” Elias said. “That’s when the team shut off right there and then. The ball back in...

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Public officials have an obligation to speak with the press
Oct02

Public officials have an obligation to speak with the press

Corrections: This editorial incorrectly conflated Booker’s 2020 campaign with his official U.S. Senate office. The Service Academy Day event that the reporter attended was hosted by Senator Booker’s official U.S. Senate office and was in no way affiliated with his 2020 campaign. Also, due to uncertainty in scheduling, Booker’s team did provide the reporter with an exclusive statement from Booker for The Setonian that answered the...

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