Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell
Sep14

Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell

In a game dominated by physical contact, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team drew, 1-1, in overtime against the University of Massachusetts Lowell on Thursday night. From the jump, both teams looked to push the pace. Pirates midfielder Emma Ramsay executed a skill move to put a shot on target within the first five minutes, although it was saved by the opposing keeper. The Pirates had two more shots on goal within the next few...

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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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Pirates cold shooting and lack of rebounding leads to loss on the road
Feb09

Pirates cold shooting and lack of rebounding leads to loss on the road

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 71-52, to the Georgetown Hoyas on Friday afternoon in its first of three road games. The loss is a sour note for the team, who managed to go 4-1 over its last five games entering Friday, including come-from-behind wins against Xavier on Feb. 2 and Butler on Feb. 4. The loss today drops the Pirates conference record to 7-7, with their fifth-place position still intact. Dionna White proved to...

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Pirates prevail as tables turn in final minutes
Feb02

Pirates prevail as tables turn in final minutes

In a game of contrasting styles where the Pirates trailed late, the hardy Seton Hall women’s basketball team overcame Xavier on Friday night by a final score of 58-53. With momentum swinging throughout the evening, a boiling-over of emotions under the basket with 3:19 to play proved to be the act that swung the pendulum in the Pirates favor. Down 50-47, Inja Butina was fouled on a drive to the basket by Xavier’s A’riana Gray, who...

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Rebounding record cements Delgado in Big East lore
Jan31

Rebounding record cements Delgado in Big East lore

In 1987, Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard got his first glimpse at what a dominant rebounder looked like. As a ball boy for the 1987 Syracuse team that made it to the Final Four while his father was an assistant coach, Willard had a courtside seat to witness center Derrick Coleman pull down rebounds at a historic pace in his sophomore year. As the years passed, Coleman got better on the glass and finished his Big East career with...

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Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges
Dec06

Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges

The Seton Hall swimming and diving teams will have a holiday hiatus in December before returning to the pool for the second half of their season in the spring. It is a break from competition for the men’s and women’s teams, but the training will not stop. Each team has been able to move past their historic finishes in March’s Big East Championships to become a hungrier, more determined team. The process has not been easy, but it is...

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Instant classic goes against the Pirates as late comeback falls short
Nov17

Instant classic goes against the Pirates as late comeback falls short

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team suffered their first defeat of the season at home tonight in an 85-83 loss to Princeton. After trailing by as much as 12 with three minutes remaining, the Pirates fought back, but could not secure a lead in the final minutes as a buzzer-beating three by Pirates guard Inja Butina ended the game with the Hall just two points short. The two teams traded leads ten times throughout the duration of the...

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The calm before the storm: Finals
Nov16

The calm before the storm: Finals

With Thanksgiving break quickly approaching, students around campus are counting down the days until they have some time off. However, the excitement students have about the break is quickly forgotten the moment they remember what follows those few days of relaxation: final exams. For many students, final exams are the most stressful time of the semester. Hours of studying, writing and preparing for tests and papers can become a...

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Letter to the Editor

By her own calculations, the taxes of a Rutgers University-Newark graduate student in biological sciences will go up from $2,824 last year to $5,174 under the new Republican tax-reform plan in the House of Representatives. According to a recent article in “The Verge” reporting on the new tax bill, this student went on to say that as a result she might have to drop out of her program, thereby losing four years’ worth of education. In...

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Seton Hall defeats Villanova in crucial conference match
Oct12

Seton Hall defeats Villanova in crucial conference match

The Seton Hall volleyball team defeated Villanova on Wednesday night in a gritty four-set match that allowed them to jump up in the standings and get back over .500. The match started off in Villanova’s favor as the Wildcats jumped out to an early 9-3 lead in set one. The Pirates stormed back, however, to tie the set at 16, and from there, the teams went back and forth until both sides settled at 22. With the set hanging in the...

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New gym equipment leaves students wanting more
Jan26

New gym equipment leaves students wanting more

The Richie Regan Recreational and Athletic Center is starting off 2017 with some brand new cardio equipment. All of the old bicycles, treadmills and elliptical machines have been replaced with newer machines that have updated television systems. Additional climbers have been added to the collection, along with several rowing machines.   Kathy Matta, associate athletics director for Recreational Services, said that all of the cardio...

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The Voice: An impactful semester in review and more to come
Dec07

The Voice: An impactful semester in review and more to come

The Voice With finals and winter break approaching, this is The Setonian’s final issue of 2016. Don’t worry – we’ll still have the latest coverage online for you over break – but with no more print issues until January, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the semester. It’s been a whirlwind – isn’t each semester for everyone in some way? For us, that means constantly writing, reporting, editing, photographing and designing. Some...

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