Live it up this spring break, but be safe
Mar06

Live it up this spring break, but be safe

Happy spring break Pirates! We’ve officially made it, I know it seems like we’d never make it. Spring break is officially upon us, midterms are over for the most part, and we have definitely all earned a break. This is why, we at The Setonian wanted to wish our fellow students a great break because you deserve it, but also offer a warning and some advice. According to a joint study conducted by Trip Advisor, Viator and Offers.com,...

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Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business
Feb27

Meehan named one of 50 Best Women in Business

NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, recently named Seton Hall University Interim President Mary Meehan one of the Best 50 Women in Business. Sarah Yenesel/ Photography Editor Following a nomination process, candidates were chosen by a panel of judges that evaluated women based on their professional foundations, community involvement and advocacy for other women. NJBIZ identifies these esteemed women as “front runners shaping...

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Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law
Feb21

Student workers now eligible to receive paid sick leave thanks to new law

Legislation signed into law last May will finally have an impact next week when student workers across New Jersey will become eligible to utilize paid sick leave for the first time in the state. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Act will make New Jersey the 10th state to enact a statewide mandatory paid sick leave law, which will require employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to...

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Letter to the Editor
Feb20

Letter to the Editor

Photo via Flickr -Jacob Anikulapo To The Editor: It is about time that the American people were educated and informed about what true “socialism” is and is not. The fact is that in true socialism, “the means of production” are owned and controlled by all of the people. In other words, in true Socialism all of the workplaces and businesses are owned, controlled and run by all of the people for the good and...

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Students celebrate friendship with Galentine’s Day
Feb14

Students celebrate friendship with Galentine’s Day

Though Valentine’s Day is mainly focused on couples and relationships, some Seton Hall students shared their perspectives on how to have a great Valentine’s Day while being single. From hanging out with friends to having a normal day in the life, students showed that Valentine’s Day doesn’t always have to be focused on the romance. Merinda Gruszecki/Digital/Social Media Editor Movie Night Many single students said that Valentine’s Day...

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Nursing majors find passion for helping others
Jan30

Nursing majors find passion for helping others

Two students from the Student Nurses Association traveled overseas during the winter break to help provide care for those in need. Photo courtesy of Christina Panellla Sydney Foo Siam, a sophomore nursing major, traveled to Honduras to work at a clinic in a school community. Siam said that she, along with other volunteers, were stationed at four different medical stations: optometry, dental, OB/GYN and general consultations. On top of...

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Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey
Nov29

Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey

North Jersey found itself paralyzed on Nov. 15 following a winter storm that hit the Northeast region much harder than officials had initially predicted. The storm dropped between six to eight inches of snow across northern New Jersey, according to NJ.com. The winter weather resulted in severe traffic along major and local roads during rush-hour and ignited a backlash against state and local officials for their lack of preparation for...

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Seton Hall may not really have the ‘Least Happy Students’
Nov07

Seton Hall may not really have the ‘Least Happy Students’

Earlier this year, the Princeton Review ranked Seton Hall No. 7 in the United States for having the “Least Happy Students.” The August ranking consisted of 20 schools. According to the Princeton Review website, the ranking is based on the results of a survey distributed to students. The results were determined by how strongly students agreed or disagreed with the statement, “I am happy at my school.” If I really hadn’t thought about...

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Men’s basketball impresses in scrimmage victory
Nov01

Men’s basketball impresses in scrimmage victory

Seton Hall’s trip to Boston College this past weekend revealed some interesting tidbits regarding Kevin Willard’s young Pirates squad. In impressive fashion, Seton Hall knocked off an NCAA Tournament caliber Boston College team, 76-62. The Eagles were missing potential All-ACC big man Nik Popovic on the afternoon, but still featured preseason All-American Ky Bowman in the backcourt and top-100 recruit Jarius Hamilton on the wing in...

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“It’s called rugbrød”: Q&A with Softball Assistant Coach Daniel Nicolaisen
Oct20

“It’s called rugbrød”: Q&A with Softball Assistant Coach Daniel Nicolaisen

Daniel Nicolaisen is in his first year as an assistant coach for Seton Hall softball. Nicolaisen served as a volunteer coach during the 2017 season, but is now back in a bigger role.  Nicolaisen has brought a whole new system for evaluating and coaching hitters: Blast Motion. The program uses a tiny sensor placed on the end of each bat that detects a multitude of analytical measurables such as bat speed, attack angle, and body...

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Civil Disobedience works to form presence
Sep26

Civil Disobedience works to form presence

Civil Disobedience is a punk band created by Seton Hall students who came together in 2014 and started playing music in a garage. Pat Condon, a junior marketing and sports management major and one of the band’s creators, said he has always been a fan of the music scene and has roots that go back to his father, who played in a few bands as well. Condon said the influence for his band came from his family, but he was also very inspired...

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College students should be required to be registered to vote
Sep26

College students should be required to be registered to vote

When I turned 18 years old, I could buy lottery tickets, get my adult license and finally register to vote. Since then, I have voted in every election – even the primaries. I even vote in all of the Student Government Association (SGA) elections. I find it exciting to have my vote count because I know how it feels to not have your voice heard or perspective cared about. Not all college students share the same excitement. Less than...

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