Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner
Nov06

Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team started its season in convincing fashion on Nov. 6 in Walsh Gymnasium, defeating Wagner by a final score of 89-49. The lowest amount of points Seton Hall gave up last year, 53 against NJIT on Nov. 18., was four points lower than what was given up on the night. Kevin Willard started Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Quincy McKnight, Michael Nzei and Myles Powell, electing to leave Taurean Thompson...

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Men’s basketball impresses in scrimmage victory
Nov01

Men’s basketball impresses in scrimmage victory

Seton Hall’s trip to Boston College this past weekend revealed some interesting tidbits regarding Kevin Willard’s young Pirates squad. In impressive fashion, Seton Hall knocked off an NCAA Tournament caliber Boston College team, 76-62. The Eagles were missing potential All-ACC big man Nik Popovic on the afternoon, but still featured preseason All-American Ky Bowman in the backcourt and top-100 recruit Jarius Hamilton on the wing in...

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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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Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier
Oct19

Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was shoutout, 3-0, by Xavier on Thursday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 2-10-4. The Pirates began the game aggressively, getting a shot on goal in the first minute courtesy of Dani Brinckman. The two sides remained in a stalemate until the 9th minute, but Xavier’s Carrie Lewis chipped a shot over the goalkeeper to make the score 1-0 shortly after. After another lull in action, Seton Hall seemed...

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Taal, Matson shine at ITA Regionals
Oct15

Taal, Matson shine at ITA Regionals

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team successfully competed over the weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Eastern Regionals in New Haven, Conn. The doubles team of Melody Taal and Michal Matson was particularly impressive, advancing to the Round of 16 before being eliminated by Syracuse’s Gabriela Knutson and Guzal Yusupova, the top-seeded team in the bracket. Taal and Matson were seeded sixth out of 64 doubles teams from...

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Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic
Aug25

Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic

Seton Hall volleyball opened its season this weekend at the Blue and White Classic hosted by the University of Buffalo, going 2-1 on the weekend with strong performances from veterans Abby Thelen and Caitlin Koska. In the first game of the weekend, the Pirates faced North Dakota State University. The Hall was never able to grab a lead in the first set, as North Dakota scored five straight points to open a 14-7 lead. The Pirates...

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Pirates draw with Delaware in home opener
Aug19

Pirates draw with Delaware in home opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team fought tooth and nail with Delaware in its home opener on Sunday night at Owen T. Carroll Field, but the end result was a 0-0 draw. Early in the first half, much like in the prior game against Siena, the Pirates were pinned in their own zone. The Blue Hens began by ringing a shot off the crossbar just 15 minutes into the contest, and followed that with a break in the 20th minute that was...

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Predictable Commission on College Basketball report provides no real answers
Apr25

Predictable Commission on College Basketball report provides no real answers

Everyone knows that college basketball needs major changes, and some possibilities were presented on April 25 by the Commission on College Basketball’ in a 53-page report. There were ideas, but few answers as to how those ideas can be implemented. That is where the commission fell short and where college basketball still hangs in the balance. The commission, made up of prominent figures in college basketball and led by former...

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Alescio, Dadona and Molina serve as crucial bats in Pirates’ order
Apr04

Alescio, Dadona and Molina serve as crucial bats in Pirates’ order

As the Seton Hall baseball team enters its home stretch of games before Big East play, the team is building on a season filled with both inconsistency and promise. Following its matchup against Wagner on April 4, the Pirates sit at 9-12-1 on the year. Coach Rob Sheppard has gotten his squad to contribute in a variety of ways, both in the batter’s box and on the mound. However, no contributions have been more evident than those of Mike...

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Letter to the Editor
Mar17

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor of the Setonian: I am writing in response to the March 1, 2018 article you published about an experience that occurred at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, and to let your readership know what we have done since being made aware of the incident, and what we will be doing going forward. On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Ms. Rawda Abdelmenam, a Seton Hall student and South Orange community member, was asked by the...

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Letter to the editor:
Mar11

Letter to the editor:

Dear Editors, When I arrived at the University on Tuesday I was in the parking [deck] looking for a space. When I got to level 4 I saw a car on fire. I assumed that someone had already notified security. However I decided to call security anyway fully expecting to be told that the fire had already been reported. In fact, no one had reported the fire. Students and others just walked by the burning car without showing any concern even...

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Strong final round helps Pirates land 10th in second spring tournament
Mar07

Strong final round helps Pirates land 10th in second spring tournament

The Seton Hall women’s golf team began its two-tournament run in the Carolinas on Monday and Tuesday with a 10th place finish in the 14-team River Landing Classic in Wallace, N.C. The tournament, which was hosted by the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and East Carolina University, was the Pirates second competitive action of the spring season, following up a first place finish in the Rio Verde Invitational on Feb. 25. The...

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