Students worried after social media rumor spreads
Feb21

Students worried after social media rumor spreads

A viral social media post warning of human traffickers fronting as a religious organization inviting “people to bible study” alarmed some Seton Hall students after similar occurrences were reported on campus. The author of the post, which appeared on Twitter, stated that two women in their late 20s or early 30s tried to recruit people for their organization, discussed “God the Mother” and seemed fixated on women. “After Googling God...

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Priest speaks about Philippines massacres
Feb08

Priest speaks about Philippines massacres

In September 1973, two weeks before Fr. Amado Picardal’s 18th birthday, he was arrested and had the barrel of a .45 automatic handgun forced into his mouth – hammer pulled back. He survived, but was imprisoned and tortured. Two weeks later, he spent this birthday in a cellblock with 70 prisoners. Picardal was one of many Filipinos kidnapped or murdered under former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos’ administration. Picardal has...

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Sacristans grow in faith and friendship
Apr05

Sacristans grow in faith and friendship

One night after class, Nicole Floyd, then a commuting freshman, stopped at the Cove to get something to eat before her drive back home. She met another student there and struck up a conversation that would change her experience at Seton Hall University. Floyd is now a senior sociology and Catholic Studies major finishing her second year as a sacristan for the campus ministry.   As one of six sacristans on campus, Floyd is in charge of...

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Faith and basketball intertwine at Seton Hall
Mar01

Faith and basketball intertwine at Seton Hall

Just before taking the court, Khadeen Carrington stops. While the rest of the Pirates make their way onto the hardwood, the guard pauses for a quick but essential conversation. It is not with teammates to talk about the contest ahead, nor is it to discuss strategy with head coach Kevin Willard. Instead, Carrington halts to have a word with God. Sort of kneeling, sort of squatting, the junior says a prayer before every game. The ritual...

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Seton Strings offers new musical avenue
Feb16

Seton Strings offers new musical avenue

In addition to the five music ensembles here at Seton Hall, another group is now benefitting from the university’s pool of musical talent. The newly developed chamber orchestra, Seton Strings, initially started in early January by freshman Jordan Green and junior Julia Kauffman is a smaller ensemble in comparison to the University Orchestra, but it still gives a place for musicians to perform in an intimate setting. “When I got to...

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Moral issues on campus reflect strains in faith
Sep22

Moral issues on campus reflect strains in faith

Rev. Brian Needles insists there is no “liberal” or “conservative” Catholicism

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