Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center
May20

Class of 2019 graduates at the Prudential Center

Family and friends gathered on May 20 in the crowded Prudential Center to celebrate Seton Hall’s 2019 Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony. At around 9:30 a.m., the ceremony began with graduate Anna Carpenter singing the national anthem, which was followed by Archbishop of Newark Joseph Tobin presiding the assembly in prayer. Jill Cancela/Asst. Photography Editor Interim Provost Karen Boroff, as the first administrator to speak,...

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Grober having early success in a Pirates uniform
Apr24

Grober having early success in a Pirates uniform

It is traditionally rare for a freshman to come in and get regular playing time with a college team. It is even rarer for that freshman to contribute on a regular basis. Yet, Steve Grober has done just that for the Seton Hall baseball team. As it sits now, Grober is fourth on the team in batting average to go along with two home runs and 19 runs batted in, both good for third on the team. After settling in at the plate, Grober has...

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Remember to reflect and finish the year out strong
Apr24

Remember to reflect and finish the year out strong

We’re in the home stretch now, Pirates! It’s officially the week after Easter break, and we all know what that means: sunny skies, lounging on the Green and everyone’s favorite: finals. File Photo We at The Setonian think that it can be universally agreed upon that finals during spring semesters are so, so much worse than finals during fall semesters. After all, it’s beautiful out, and the last thing any of us want to be doing is...

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KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault  awareness in April
Apr10

KNOW MORE promotes sexual assault awareness in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and the group KNOW MORE is utilizing it to promote events that raise attention about sexual assault on college campuses. KNOW MORE is an organization of Student Life whose purpose is to provide critical information on the prevention of sexual violence, alcohol, narcotics and bystander intervention to the Seton Hall campus community. While KNOW MORE provides programs all year long that seek to...

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Freshman infielder Clyde spurred by big shoes to fill
Apr10

Freshman infielder Clyde spurred by big shoes to fill

Seton Hall’s baseball team knew that it would have to adjust in both location and in replacing the talent that they lost en route to a runner-up finish in the Big East. Reliable hitters like breakout infielder Rob Dadona, catcher Mike Alescio, rightfielder Ryan Ramiz and shortstop Al Molina all had batting averages above .300. In one of the more bizarre situations, where the team will virtually play all of its games away from home,...

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Samuels’ patience pays off in development
Apr03

Samuels’ patience pays off in development

Shadeen Samuels is a force. The forward has evolved from a productive role player in her first two years with the women’s basketball program to a can’t-miss supertsar. As a junior, Shadeen Samuels evolved into one of the most impactful players in the Big East. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor After winning four state championships and being named a member of USA Today’s New York first Team All-State, Samuels provided valuable minutes...

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Seton Hall needs to work on their security
Mar20

Seton Hall needs to work on their security

Safety should be a top priority, if not the highest priority for a college campus. With thousands of students in the area every day, the potential for disaster without the correct security is heightened. If we are unaware of who a certain person is coming through the gates at Seton Hall, we do not know the dangers they could bring with them. Kiera Alexander/Asst. Photography Editor Seton Hall emphasizes their security. Just not in the...

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Combine performances are overvalued in evaluations
Mar06

Combine performances are overvalued in evaluations

The NFL combine is the most overrated, nitpicked and overemphasized event in all of sports. The idea of scouting a player’s skill set heavily dependent on 40-yard-dashes and shuttle runs is bewildering. Game film speaks for itself on how a player performs, not how many inches their vertical jump is. Year after year, teams fall in love with the “workout warriors” and the players who are the epitome of an elite athlete at the combine....

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Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top
Mar06

Educational Opportunity Program brings students to the top

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is celebrating its 50-year anniversary by holding a student leadership conference on March 22. Some EOP scholars shared how the program contributed to their successes. According to the Seton Hall website, the EOP was established in 1968 “to provide educational and financial assistance to eligible New Jersey students of academic promise from disadvantaged backgrounds.” Glory Akoh/Staff...

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Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond
Feb28

Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond

Making the jump from high school to college baseball is no easy task. With a grueling practice and workout schedule, the always tricky balance between academics and athletics, and travel that no youth level experience can emulate, many freshmen struggle right off the bat. For a handful of Seton Hall’s newcomers, that has not been the case. With 13 freshmen on the roster and a handful of spots up for grabs, coach Rob Sheppard has not...

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As Senior Day passes, WBB displays heart of departing class
Feb20

As Senior Day passes, WBB displays heart of departing class

Senior Day is the best and worst of times, the most bittersweet moment any athlete will encounter while playing a sport. For the women’s basketball team this season, four of its players have now experienced Senior Day, foreshadowing the entrance to a new stage of life beyond college athletics. Kaity Healy, Victoria Cardaci, Nicole Jimenez, and Inja Butina are the four women who will be exiting the locker room of Walsh Gymnasium for...

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Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise
Feb20

Break out of your comfort zone, and you will rise

Sometimes life just smacks you across the face, and everything lately seems to be going awry. You could be faced with a mountainous workload, personal life issues, or a challenge you just can’t overcome. A bunch of things keep going wrong, and suddenly your life is like a game of Jenga, and one more wrong move might make you want to fall to pieces. Photo via Flickr – Werner Peer To add to that, we live in a technological age in...

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