DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God
May02

DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God

Growing up in Montclair, N.J., Matt DeVoti dreamed of doing three things as a child: playing for the New York Yankees, broadcasting on the radio and being deeply involved in the Catholic Church. The first of those aspirations proved to be unattainable, but DeVoti spent 38 years from his beginning at WSOU living out the second. After a lifetime of faith, DeVoti is on his way to truly actualizing the third. DeVoti has been studying in...

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WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars
Apr25

WSOU student one of nation’s three Rising Stars

Thousands of people tune in each day to the critically acclaimed WSOU, Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio station. Talented students get to practice and showcase their skills, playing heavy metal rock or reporting the news: Alicia Campos, a junior digital sound and media major, is one of those many talented students. She started working for WSOU her freshman year after being inspired by meeting with the staff there previously. “When I came to...

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Pirates gain production experience in work study
Mar03

Pirates gain production experience in work study

Through Pirate TV, students learn about SHU’s sports teams, upcoming events and school news. However, many people do not know the faces behind Pirate TV and the Communication Department. Many might not have heard of the TV work studies crew in the basement of Fahy Hall unless they are a communication major. The work studies crew is comprised of three students who help with everything — from lighting, assembling sets, keeping track of...

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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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Always on call: Gary Cohen’s life behind the mic
Mar29

Always on call: Gary Cohen’s life behind the mic

Every sport has an offseason, but Gary Cohen rarely gets time off. A 24-year veteran, the play-by-play man spends all months of the year behind a microphone. As SNY’s television announcer for the New York Mets and the radio voice of Seton Hall basketball for AM970 The Answer, Cohen is always on the call somewhere. He works other college hoops games, too, like the wild Kentucky-North Carolina Elite Eight matchup on March 26. That night...

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Getting technical: Cousins suspension a bad sign in NBA conduct
Mar01

Getting technical: Cousins suspension a bad sign in NBA conduct

In the NBA, technical fouls come about from ‘being extra’ on the court, whether it is due to a hard or unnecessary foul, an out-of-line verbal exchange or comment or simply doing something that does not benefit the natural play of the game. For the former Sacramento King and current New Orleans Pelican center DeMarcus Cousins, his game is all about being extra and over the top. It has been very much apparent over his seven-year NBA...

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SHU preps for @realDonaldTrump’s inauguration
Jan20

SHU preps for @realDonaldTrump’s inauguration

With the 58th formal presidential inauguration ceremony scheduled tomorrow, Seton Hall has mixed reactions to the upcoming presidency of Donald J. Trump. Students were asked what they would tweet to the president-elect. A majority of those who responded said they feel indifferent toward Trump and would not know what to tweet him. A few other students said they have no desire to tweet Trump. However, a few students had tweets in mind....

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WSOU DJ spins way to national award
Nov04

WSOU DJ spins way to national award

By the time students graduate, hopefully they have a better understanding of what they are going to do post-undergrad life. Throughout college, along the way, students may achieve campus accomplishments. Senior Ryan Flannery has taken his experience out of the garden state and received national recognition from College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) and NextRadio for a radio commercial spot that he produced. WSOU received notification of...

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