SHU community plans their fall activities
Oct18

SHU community plans their fall activities

As the air begins to chill and the leaves change colors, students are diving into the autumn season by participating in a variety of activities. Some students said that they are digging into the Halloween spirit, as October is “spooky season.” Here are five activities that SHU students are doing this fall:   Attending football games “Everything’s better during football season,” Matt Smolen, a senior biology major, said. From high...

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Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate tenure rules
May02

Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate tenure rules

Following the death of former first lady Barbara Bush, an English professor at Fresno State University tweeted that she was pleased that Mrs. Bush died. After receiving a lot of blowback from students and others on the social media site, Professor Randa Jarrar proceeded to antagonize the fight. She tweeted back at students and others who claimed that they were going to call the university and complain about her statements. “You can...

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SHU students hit hard with the flu
Feb17

SHU students hit hard with the flu

The flu has hit Seton Hall University hard with several students contracting the illness. Although flu season has been in effect for several months, a number of students who went through sorority recruitment the weekend of Feb. 2 came down with the flu. Erin Hoffman, a junior business major who received a flu shot, shared that many of her sisters in the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority have contracted the flu. “After last weekend, which was...

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SHU kicks off holiday with tree lighting
Dec07

SHU kicks off holiday with tree lighting

There was a buzz in the air as students and members of the South Orange community convened on the Green Tuesday to celebrate the 8th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Christmas at The Hall kicked off with Mass in the Chapel of Immaculate Conception, followed by the Blessing of the Creche and finally the tree lighting, where students and families enjoyed hot chocolate while listening to Christmas carols by various music ensembles on...

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NBC should have acted quicker in the firing of Lauer
Nov30

NBC should have acted quicker in the firing of Lauer

She’s faking it. I don’t believe her. She’s just accusing him to get her 15 minutes of fame. Why did she wait so long to come forward with these claims? These comments and questions are common responses when a sexual misconduct claim is made against a high-profile man. We’ve seen these comments made in reference to men like film producer Harvey Weinstein, Republican politician Roy Moore and comedian Louis C.K. However, those comments...

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Just put your phones down and enjoy the show
Nov02

Just put your phones down and enjoy the show

Before most concerts start, there is an exciting buzz in the air. The recorded music played before the show starts lowers and the lights turn off. Then, the phones come out. People raise their arms, usually holding their phones horizontally to get the whole stage in their shot, and start recording. The talent comes on the stage, only to see hundreds of phones staring back at them. I sometimes have to watch the concert through the...

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SHU softball falls short in late run against Butler
Apr30

SHU softball falls short in late run against Butler

The Seton Hall softball team dropped the rubber match of its three-game series against Butler, 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. Kaitlin Doud had the start for the Bulldogs, and ultimately got the better of the Pirates’ Reganne Camp. Butler opened up the scoring with a three-run top of the third to give it the early lead. Jenna Foreman got the inning started with a single, and following a walk by Brandyce Sallee, Madi Christiansen drilled a...

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From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance
Apr26

From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance

The news hit publications and broadcasting outlets before 7 a.m. on April 19. Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots star and more recently convicted murderer, had committed suicide in his prison cell. The death, just like his case, created a shockwave that registered not just among ardent sports fans, but among the national media and public as well. As the story began to register, the puzzle of Hernandez only became more...

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Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air
Mar22

Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air

The attention of Seton Hall basketball now shifts to the team’s future, as its season ended March 17 in a 77-71 loss to Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament. With a gaping hole in the starting lineup and the possibility of a starter or two leaving, here are four things that Seton Hall fans should keep an eye on this offseason. NBA Hopefuls After three years at Seton Hall, putting up 27 double-doubles and leading the country in rebounds...

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