Josh Gordon example of athletes getting second chances most don’t
Sep19

Josh Gordon example of athletes getting second chances most don’t

Let’s face it: if New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was not one of the best players in the NFL at his position, he’d be pumping gas in his hometown. Gordon, who has been suspended multiple times by the league for marijuana use, apparently has nine lives when it comes to his professional football career. The Cleveland Browns stood by Gordon through his substance abuse issues, but a lack of trust in their star player led...

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Creative Writing program enhances students’ skills
Sep13

Creative Writing program enhances students’ skills

The Creative Writing program at Seton Hall has grown in recent years as more students enroll in the program and are taking their creative writing skills to the next level. Assistant Professor Cara Adams explained the program’s growth. “We have grown in size, with more students deciding to major at the undergraduate level and to pursue creative writing at the graduate level through our M.A. in English, which offers a creative writing...

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‘Millennials’ in sports get undeserved negative connotation
Apr04

‘Millennials’ in sports get undeserved negative connotation

Forget accomplishments and statistics – once one is pegged as a millennial, especially in the sports world, there is something immediately wrong. Coming from prior generations, placing a “millennial” tag on an athlete brings implied immaturity and, at times, laziness. A millennial can also mean being too cocky and averse to help. While not saying these attributes outright, they were implied in ex-UCLA football coach Jim Mora’s...

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Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU
Nov30

Non-traditional students come together to feel welcome at SHU

Janica Go, a first year international graduate student from the Philippines, studies marriage and family therapy at Seton Hall but she is someone who does not feel capable of immersing herself within the student body. Her background as a graduate and international student causes her to feel unsure as to whether she will fit in with clubs on campus, despite wanting to join them. The Non-Traditional Student Association is a new club on...

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Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates
Nov08

Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team may be young, but a key addition in the offseason will bring a great deal of experience to this year’s team. Donnaizha Fountain, a graduate student, will make her debut in the Pirate uniform – and expectations are high. Fountain, a native of Roxbury, Mass., began her college career at Georgia Tech in 2013, where she saw little playing time as a freshman. She transferred to Temple University in...

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Alumni softball game brings together past and present
Oct23

Alumni softball game brings together past and present

The Seton Hall softball team welcomed back former players on Sunday for the team’s annual alumni game. The game lasted four innings, with the players of 2017-18 taking down those brought together from years’ past by a final score of 2-0. The two runs for the 2017-18 Pirates came in the first inning via an RBI double with no outs and an error with two outs. That being said, the score, as clearly evident from the constant embrace...

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SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day
Oct18

SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day

When one thinks of the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, one thinks of the core four seniors: Angel Delgado, Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo who have helped Seton Hall on its way back to national prominence. However, it was the newcomers who drew positive remarks from the team’s veterans and head coach Kevin Willard at Big East Media Day on Oct. 18. That group of newcomers features freshmen Jordan Walker, Myles...

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Seton Hall students change their minds and majors
Sep14

Seton Hall students change their minds and majors

Students spend the last two years of high school soul searching for their dream career, with added pressure from parents, teachers and friends. Fast forward to college and some students realize the major they chose may not be what they are truly passionate about. Seton Hall accounts for students’ indecisiveness by providing them with the ability to change their major through a strategic process. “Currently the change of major process...

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Junior college center Romaro Gill commits to Seton Hall
Apr28

Junior college center Romaro Gill commits to Seton Hall

Seton Hall men’s basketball secured the commitment of junior college center Romaro Gill, FanRag Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Friday afternoon. The seven-footer from Jamaica spent his last two seasons at Vincennes junior college, where he played with former Seton Hall target Chris Darrington. Gill averaged five points and five rebounds per game while starting 32 games last season for a Vincennes team that went 32-3. A...

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Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research
Apr26

Relay for Life raises $56,000 for cancer research

In the all-night event for the annual Relay for Life held April 21, a spectrum of individuals lapped Walsh Gymnasium’s indoor track, participated in team activities,and raised money and awareness for cancer research. More than 1,200 people attended the event, according to Elizabeth Halpin, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) advisor and associate dean of External Affairs. CAC teamed up with the American Cancer Society and Greek Life to...

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Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD
Apr06

Busy SHU student brings stats to SOPD

Joshua Steier, junior and vice president of the Data Science club, independently created a self-driving car model, is a teaching assistant for courses in calculus III and statistics, and obtained a grant to work under the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) investigativing crime sprees using data analysis. The mathematics major still finds time to minor in physics and computer science, and uses the extra curriculars to enhance his...

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The Setonian turns to new Editor-in-Chief-elect
Mar29

The Setonian turns to new Editor-in-Chief-elect

It is with great excitement and an eye on the future that we announce Ashley Turner has been elected The Setonian’s Editor-in-Chief for the 2017-18 academic year.

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