The Setonian – Volume 95, Issue 21 – 3/21/2019
Mar21
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Seton Hall finishes in sixth place at Loyola Intercollegiate
Feb28

Seton Hall finishes in sixth place at Loyola Intercollegiate

Seton Hall had plenty to deal with weather-wise last week, as imminent snowfall, heavy wind and sleet hit the South Orange area. The men’s golf team did not see one inch, however, as it was able to avoid the slew of inclement weather this past weekend when competing in the Loyola Invitational in Goodyear, Ariz. last weekend. Fittingly named Palm Valley Golf Course, known for its rolling hills and diverse terrain, the Pirates embraced...

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Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach
Feb28

Men’s Soccer adds new assistant coach

After only one season at the helm of the Seton Hall men’s soccer program, coach Andreas Lindberg has decided to shake up his original coaching staff. In doing so, Lindberg returned to the Division II ranks to bring a new assistant to South Orange. On Feb. 25, Seton Hall and Lindberg announced the addition of former Barry University assistant Ali Simmons to the coaching staff for the 2019 season. At Barry, Simmons was a member of the...

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New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU
Feb20

New student marijuana alliance comes to SHU

Courtesy of SMART The Student Marijuana Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) was recently established at Seton Hall. According to its Facebook page, the alliance focuses on bringing cannabis education to universities and bridging the gap for millennials interested in career opportunities. Olivia Giles-Johnson, co-founder of SMART, said she and her other co-founder, Rachel Gilbert, brought SMART to campus to educate the student...

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SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired
Feb06

SuperBowl halftime show left much to be desired

Within 72 hours, Maroon 5’s halftime show performance has accumulated over 700,000 dislikes on YouTube. The video has yet to reach 100,000 likes, thus positioning Super Bowl LIII’s halftime fumble into an infamous category of YouTube’s bin of trolled, despised content. Adam Levine, Travis Scott and Big Boi took Center Stage on Feb. 3 in Atlanta, Ga. with stunningly abysmal vocal performances and an energy so low that even the Patriots...

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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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Minimum wage hike means higher pay for student workers
Jan30

Minimum wage hike means higher pay for student workers

Governor Phil Murphy (D-NJ) and New Jersey state lawmakers reached an agreement on Jan. 17 to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour, fulfilling a key campaign promise made by Murphy to voters in 2017 while running for the office. In a joint announcement with Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex), Murphy called the agreement a historic step on behalf of more than one...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award
Nov01

Dr. Karen Boroff wins 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award

Seton Hall interim provost, Karen Boroff has received the 2018 Curtis E. Tate Jr. Award from the North American Case Research Association for co-authoring the “Incident in Kabul Case.” Boroff expressed that the power of collaboration, along with the integration of research has come along with this award as a personal gain. Boroff recalled her time co-authoring the case and everything that went into it from her time at the United...

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We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence
Oct31

We need stricter gun laws to stop gun violence

Gun violence needs to stop. This past weekend, there was another tragic mass shooting. Eleven people were killed and six others were injured when gunman Robert Bowers opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27, according to an Oct. 29 CBS News article. This attack is the latest in a long list of mass shootings in 2018. Saturday’s mass shooting at the synagogue was the 294th mass shooting in the U.S. this year,...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Oct30

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis.  Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their...

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The NHL is finally taking head injuries seriously
Oct25

The NHL is finally taking head injuries seriously

On Oct. 3, the National Hockey League issued a 20-game suspension to Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson for an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist. The incident marks the official beginning of the much-needed era of player safety for the league after an illustrious run of negligence. Wilson’s suspension is the fifth time that a player has been suspended 20 games or longer. It comes as a huge blow...

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