SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections
Nov15

SGA urges students to vote in midterm elections

On Nov. 5, 2018, Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Senate Secretary Alyssa Futa signed a proclamation into effect. The purpose of this proclamation was simple: to encourage Seton Hall University students to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Futa, a sophomore Diplomacy and International Relations and Modern Languages major, said via email that, “I signed this proclamation because I really believe that...

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Music department concert aims to inspire hope
Oct25

Music department concert aims to inspire hope

The Concert for Hope performed by the Seton Hall Choral Program within the Arts Council will take place at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in New York City on Oct. 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. Dr. Jason Tramm will lead the University’s Chorus and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Chamber Orchestra as they perform songs such as the “Lorde Nelson Mass” by Haydn and “The Song of the Universal” by Ola Gjeilo, with an encore of “The Lamb” by John Taverner. The...

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It’s too early to determine the NBA’s Power Rankings
Oct18

It’s too early to determine the NBA’s Power Rankings

The inaugural games of the 2018-19 NBA season are officially in the books. The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-87, and the Golden State Warriors edged out the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-100, on Tuesday night. While both the Celtics and Warriors top the charts in ESPN’s latest power rankings, it might be wise to pump the brakes before declaring either of these teams as championship-favorites. According to ESPN’s...

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Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes
Oct18

Bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes

Students who were concerned about the sale of cigarettes at the Seton Hall University bookstore will soon get their wish: as of November 1, 2018, the bookstore will no longer sell cigarettes. There is more than one reason for this change in policy. Director of Business Affairs Peter Trunk said via email that “cigarettes are not a very popular item.” “It makes sense to me that the store would end the sales, not just because of...

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Letter to the editor
Sep26

Letter to the editor

Thanks for doing a story on Criminal Justice in the last issue of The Setonian. After reading it, I wanted to reach out to CJ students and augment some of the information contained there. I took over as Interim Chair on July 1, 2018, and in mid-July I introduced myself to CJ students by email. At that time, we were in the process of hiring a new faculty member, and we completed that process in time for the start of the Fall semester....

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Deadline to register to vote is approaching
Sep26

Deadline to register to vote is approaching

Calling all Seton Hall students! Mark your calendars. The New Jersey deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 16, 2018. Following National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25, The Setonian wants to remind students to vote. A lot of people in society say that our generation doesn’t care about politics or voting. They mistakenly think we don’t have a clue about what’s going on in the world. Many of us do care about...

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Pirates blanked in Big East opener
Sep22

Pirates blanked in Big East opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated, 3-0, by DePaul University on Saturday afternoon in its first Big East game of the season. Despite the loss and surrendering three goals, Seton Hall’s defense played well. “Defense comes first and then we look for ways to attack,” head coach Rick Stainton said. “Today we got exposed in some different areas. We tried to say if our attack got better it will help out our defenders, our...

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Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone
Sep12

Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

The Seton Hall bookstore sells cigarettes, despite the health risk that they present, and as a result students on campus are asking why. The CDC published a study on June 22, 2018 which states, “Each year in the United States, cigarette smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths, including approximately 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults. Smoke-free policies protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke...

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Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer
Sep06

Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team has had an exceptional start to the 2018 season thus far. If the exhibition games at the beginning of the schedule counted toward the team’s overall record, the Pirates would currently be 4-1-1 going into Thursday’s home opener. In his inaugural season in charge, head coach Andreas Lindberg has completely transformed the outlook of a team that lost nine seniors last season, one that features nine new...

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Veteran Thelen ready to lead SHU Volleyball in 2018
Sep06

Veteran Thelen ready to lead SHU Volleyball in 2018

Entering her fourth season at Seton Hall, senior captain Abby Thelen knows how vital veteran leadership can be for a team. One of five seniors on this year’s women’s volleyball squad, Thelen is eager to share her experience and knowledge with some of her younger teammates. “We have a lot of seniors this year, so I think all of us seniors need to lead the team really well,” Thelen said. “This isn’t new to us, so we need to be really...

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Interim chair of criminal justice appointed
Jul27

Interim chair of criminal justice appointed

An email was sent to criminal justice majors on July 17 informing them that Dr. Robert Pallitto, chair of the department of political science and public affairs, will be serving as interim chair of the criminal justice department for the 2018-2019 academic year. This decision comes in light of Dr. Lonnie Athens stepping down as chair effective July 1. A number of issues were raised during the spring 2018 semester regarding the...

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After World Cup catastrophe, a new day for U.S. soccer is here
Mar15

After World Cup catastrophe, a new day for U.S. soccer is here

The development of soccer in the United States did not just run through a minor pothole last October when the U.S. men’s national team did not qualify for the World Cup, it veered off the side of the road. Repairing such damage is impossible, because the program cannot get back what it will lose by not being in the World Cup this summer; the impact is impossible to measure. Certainly, young national team players like Christian Pulisic...

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