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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NBA smart to be proactive in potential gambling onset
Feb28

NBA smart to be proactive in potential gambling onset

The movement toward legalized sports gambling continues to grow stronger, and the topic continues to grow more relevant as the Supreme Court deals with a New Jersey-based case on the matter. The reality of legal sports betting is slowly becoming imminent and the National Basketball Association has recognized this by taking a definitive stance in benefitting from it. In late January, the NBA testified and requested to a New York State...

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SHU administration talks further action after race forum
Feb17

SHU administration talks further action after race forum

On Jan. 30, a “Real Talk on Race” was held at Seton Hall. According to an email from Tracy Gottlieb, the vice president of Student Services, more than 600 people attended the event. She shared that the results of the survey that Student Services sent out on Feb. 2 asking the student body for their opinion on the event was 65 percent positive. Gottlieb also shared a few things that the university is doing to further the discussion. “We...

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Seton Hall baseball drops doubleheader to No. 23 NC State to start season
Feb16

Seton Hall baseball drops doubleheader to No. 23 NC State to start season

The Pirates lost two close games as they opened up the 2018 baseball season against No. 23 ranked North Carolina State on Friday. The first game started with the Wolfpack taking an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning. However, Shane McCarthy pitched well to keep the score the same through the first five innings. Shortstop Al Molina tied up the game in the top of the sixth inning, as hitting a sacrifice fly that allowed...

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Diversity category added to college core
Feb07

Diversity category added to college core

In today’s political climate, many issues raise much contention and division, particularly, race. Seton Hall’s climate is no different. Just last year, the Core Curriculum Committee for the college of Arts and Sciences passed a motion calling for a three-credit diversity category to be instituted for all majors. According to a section of the minutes taken from the meeting last year, it is the intention of the committee that every...

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Race forum receives mixed reviews
Feb01

Race forum receives mixed reviews

On Jan. 30 in the Main Lounge, a forum entitled “Real Talk on Race at Seton Hall” was held. The Setonian previously reported that this forum was organized by Seton Hall’s administration in response to racist incidents that occurred on campus last fall. Hundreds of students attended the forum, which started with a series of poll questions that attendants could answer. The questions started off simply, with the moderators asking...

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Letter to the Editor
Jan23

Letter to the Editor

I am writing this letter in response to The Setonian article regarding the lack of racial diversity among the full-time faculty Seton Hall University, not shocking or surprising. Found in several marketing promotions is mention of a racially diverse student population, but noticeably absent is full-time faculty; we know now given the recent coverage. Although, I have met numerous students of racially diverse backgrounds, I in good...

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Women’s tennis struggle in singles at Navy Blue & Gold Invitational
Oct09

Women’s tennis struggle in singles at Navy Blue & Gold Invitational

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team traveled to Annapolis, Md. this past weekend to take part in the Navy Blue & Gold Invitational, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy. The tournament featured a bevy of teams, with the Big Ten, A10, AAC, American East and Colonial Athletic Conference among the many leagues that were represented. Seton Hall was the lone participant from the Big East. The tournament began on Friday, with the...

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