WSOU members named NAB Student Scholars
Sep14

WSOU members named NAB Student Scholars

Last week, four WSOU staff members traveled to Austin, Texas, where they got the opportunity to meet, connect with and learn from experienced professionals after being selected as National Association Broadcasters (NAB) Student Scholars. For any aspiring broadcaster or radio show member, this opportunity does not disappoint, according to students. The recipients of the scholarship were given the opportunity to attend the 2017 NAB...

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Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start
Sep13

Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start

The Seton Hall cross country team raised the bar in the season-opening Monmouth Kick-off, in which both teams led by Jake Simon and Christiana Rutkowski, placed second, one spot higher than their finish in the same meet last year. After Monmouth, the Pirates traveled to Stony Brook where both teams took part in the Wolfie Invitational. Again improving on last year and again led by Rutkowski and Simon, the women’s team had a...

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Analyzing Pirates’ men’s basketball schedule: A loaded non-conference slate
Sep13

Analyzing Pirates’ men’s basketball schedule: A loaded non-conference slate

After months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. On Sept. 13, the Seton Hall men’s basketball schedule was released and by the looks of it, this schedule has the makings of being a good one. Starting with the non-conference schedule, Seton Hall will begin its season at the Prudential Center taking on Farleigh Dickinson on Nov. 10. Two days later, in-state rivals Monmouth will make the trip to Newark as a part of the NIT Tip-Off...

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SHU to host Hurricane Harvey fundraising intiative
Sep07

SHU to host Hurricane Harvey fundraising intiative

Seton Hall will host a Go Blue Hurricane Relief event on Sept. 13. The event is a multi-organization initiative planned to provide care and relief to those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Michelle Peterson, director of the Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), said the day will serve as an expression of solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Peterson is asking that students participate in the day’s unifying message by...

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Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation
Sep07

Professor turned MS diagnosis into motivation

Bruce Freeman, an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and marketing at Seton Hall, is a syndicated columnist for the Tribune News Service, an author and a motivational speaker, according to Freeman’s speaker profile. He founded Proline Communications, a marketing and public relations service, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, US News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. Freeman was diagnosed with...

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Campus groups offer support for disabled students
Sep07

Campus groups offer support for disabled students

Disability Support Services (DSS) at Seton Hall provides students with the ability to acclimate themselves to campus, offering thorough care in the form of follow-ups with students. DSS works closely with academic departments and student affairs to ensure students’ unique needs are met. Kyle Dailey, a senior social and behavioral sciences major shared his experience with DSS. “I have a specific learning disability classified as...

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Softball pitcher Strunk finds passion in special education teaching
Sep07

Softball pitcher Strunk finds passion in special education teaching

Softball pitcher Madison Strunk is, in ways, following the career path of her mom, even though her mom did not always want it that way. Strunk’s mother, Paige Sharp, is now a realtor, but when Strunk was growing up, her mom was a teacher of special needs children. Now, about eight years later, Strunk wants to teach special needs children as well. “I would always spend time [in her classes]. She would teach summer school and I’d always...

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Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug19

Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president, released a statement on August 16 that condemned the white nationalist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. during the weekend of August 11. “The worst impulses of humanity were on display,” Meehan wrote in her letter, “a toxic mix of racism, anti-Semitism, and willful ignorance.” “As a Catholic institution, we stand in unity with those who were targeted by the racists in...

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Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates
Jul24

Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates

The class of 2017 will have to wait slightly longer than expected for their degrees, which were originally set to arrive at the Office of the Registrar in mid-July. The diplomas are now expected to arrive on Monday, Aug. 7, according to Mary Ellen Farrell, who works in the Office of the Registrar. Joy Morgan, Academic Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, explained that when the Office of the Registrar receives the...

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Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness
Jun20

Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness

The biggest question for Seton Hall men’s basketball has already been answered in the nation’s top rebounder, Angel Delgado, returning for his senior season. The big man rounds out a core-four of returning starters, and with new weapons coming to the team next season, expectations are high. The Setonian’s Elizabeth Swinton, Tyler Calvaruso, James Justice and Andrew Lombardo take a look at what’s to come for the 2017-18 men’s...

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Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament
Jun19

Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament

After the Seton Hall women’s basketball team finished its 2016-17 season with a 12-19 overall record, an impressive group of players joining the squad in for the upcoming season has it poised to bounce back to a competitive edge. To go along with transfers Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain, incoming freshmen Selena Philoxy and Kimi Evans are primed to come in and have an immediate impact on the young squad. Philoxy, a...

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Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo
Jun19

Meet the Peer Advisers: The life behind the polo

Once they put on that blue Polo shirt, Seton Hall’s Peer Advisers (PAs) take on a number of responsibilities. From acting as representatives of the University during open house events to serving as navigators who help guide freshmen through the college experience, it is job that changed many of their lives. According to Ruben Antunez, a junior public relations major going into his second year as a PA, when he first came to campus, he...

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