X-factor Powell looking to break out of slump in second NCAA Tournament
Mar15

X-factor Powell looking to break out of slump in second NCAA Tournament

For the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, this NCAA Tournament is centered around its four seniors. With so much pressure on the 2014 recruiting class to succeed in its final chance on the biggest stage, it can be easy to forget how important sophomore guard Myles Powell is to the Pirates.’ Averaging 15.6 points per game, Powell has become the Pirates’ second leading scorer behind Desi Rodriguez. To no surprise, he has also become the...

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Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions
Feb21

Seton Hall-Providence game suspended due to court conditions

The game between Seton Hall and Providence that began on Feb. 21 in the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. was postponed early in the second half due to unsafe conditions on the court. It will finish at 12 p.m. on Feb. 22 in Providence’s on-campus facility, Alumni Hall. The game will be broadcast on YES Network from the 1,800-seat gymnasium.  The conclusion to the game Thursday will mark the first time Providence men’s...

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Application required to demonstrate on campus
Feb11

Application required to demonstrate on campus

It is common knowledge among the American people that freedom of speech and the right to assembly are protected under the first amendment. However, some may be surprised to learn that students at Seton Hall University and other colleges around the country are required to apply to the University administration to be allowed to protest. Enacted on Aug. 21, 2017, the Student Protest Policy requires a student planning a demonstration or...

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SHU’s School of Health and Medical Sciences partners internationally
Feb01

SHU’s School of Health and Medical Sciences partners internationally

Seton Hall’s School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) is forming a partnership with both the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia and the University of Canterbury – New Zealand in Christchurch, New Zealand. Dean of the School of Health and Medical Sciences, Brian Shulman, said in a telephone interview that the SHMS has “embarked on an international strategy” to provide students with the opportunity to study abroad....

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Seton Hall sends senior swimmers on high note
Jan27

Seton Hall sends senior swimmers on high note

Coming off a loss to Yale on Jan. 19, the men’s swimming and diving team redeemed themselves on Saturday afternoon with a 154-130 win against Lehigh, while the women fell 175-117 to Columbia for their second loss in a row. A pre-meet ceremony inside Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium celebrated the program’s 10 seniors, as they took part in their last home meet. Female swimmer Courtney Regan noted how close the group of seniors are, and...

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SHU sheds light on human trafficking
Jan25

SHU sheds light on human trafficking

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations co-hosted a panel session on human trafficking awareness with the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the Slave-Free Community Project in the Main Lounge on Jan. 21. The presenters explained that human trafficking is a frightening reality that can affect anyone. “A Community Conversation: Modern Slavery – Global to Local” featured four guest panelists who each...

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Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges
Jan24

Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges

In a swimming and diving roster where 24 of the 42 athletes are underclassmen – including 16 of 21 on the women’s team – leadership is needed. With many newcomers and emerging talents eager to take over, the clash of ideology can sometimes occur with juniors and seniors who are established and looking to, in many cases, cap their careers. Despite this gap in age, coach Derek Sapp explained that from seniors to freshmen, the teams have...

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Donnaizha Fountain parts ways with Seton Hall
Jan21

Donnaizha Fountain parts ways with Seton Hall

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team announced last week that its leader this season in minutes, points and rebounds, Donnaizha Fountain, will no longer be a part of the program. The shocking news came on the heels of Seton Hall’s grudge-match with St. John’s on Jan. 21 in Walsh Gymnasium. However, the team had known about Fountain’s departure since the middle of last week. Seton Hall went on to win their first game without...

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Disabled students battle unemployment
Nov30

Disabled students battle unemployment

In 2015, the American Community Survey found that 64.8 percent of Americans with disabilities aged 21 to 64 were unemployed. The survey was based on responses from 198,395 participants and included disabilities ranging from hearing and vision difficulties, to independent living difficulties. Comparatively, the unemployment rate for adults in the same age range without a disability was 21.7 percent. According to Angela Millman,...

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Seton Hall stunned by Rhode Island in NIT Tip-Off thriller
Nov23

Seton Hall stunned by Rhode Island in NIT Tip-Off thriller

A chaotic final minute was what it came down to in Seton Hall’s 75-74 loss to Rhode Island in the NIT Season Tip-Off on Thanksgiving night. A Jared Terrell contested layup with five seconds to go was the cap to a 32-point night for the guard, and what ended up handing the Pirates their first loss of the season. Seton Hall held a one-point lead through the final minute after Rhode Island led for 32 minutes of the game. With eight lead...

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Athletics heavily involved in University Weekend
Oct25

Athletics heavily involved in University Weekend

Seton Hall University Weekend is always an eventful one, with parents scattered around campus and games taking place on the Green. This year on Oct. 21 and 22, Seton Hall Athletics played a major role in the festivities, as both competitive and charitable events took place throughout the weekend. Athletic activities started on Saturday morning with the blue and white scrimmage for women’s basketball. The scrimmage consisted of three...

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