FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus
Nov28

FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus

The Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) is an organization that seeks “to educate, increase awareness, and share Filipino culture and heritage with others,” according to its Facebook page. Janel Labra, a senior nursing major who serves as the club’s president, explained that FLASH is under an umbrella nonprofit government organization called the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), which is comprised of various...

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Cardaci proving to be jack of all trades for SHU
Nov14

Cardaci proving to be jack of all trades for SHU

After draining 13 three-pointers in her first two games at Seton Hall, labeling Victoria Cardaci as a sharpshooter would be an appropriate tag. In three years at Clemson, Cardaci knocked down 109 shots from beyond the arc while appearing in 74 games for the Tigers. Cardaci was a specialist on a Clemson team that finished below .500 every year she was with the team. Now, her role has expanded and the graduate student has been able to...

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Women’s cross country shines again at NJIT Invitational
Oct08

Women’s cross country shines again at NJIT Invitational

This past weekend, the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams had successful outings at the NJIT Invitational. The women’s team dominated the competition, finishing first with a total time of 1:32:44, which was four minutes faster than the second place team, Wagner. Emma Newgarden won the individual title finishing the 5K race in 18:13. This is Newgarden’s second consecutive individual title, as she won at the Cappy Anderson...

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Friends-turned-teammates No. 1 at Big East eSports Invitational
Apr25

Friends-turned-teammates No. 1 at Big East eSports Invitational

Electronic sports, more commonly referred to as eSports, has revolutionized the gaming landscape over recent years. From nationally-broadcasted tournaments on ESPN to now university-funded college teams, eSports has skyrocketed into a multi-million-dollar platform. Some schools have even begun to offer scholarships for eSports players, just as they would for a student-athlete. For Seton Hall’s Jared Maldonado and Connor O’Reilly, the...

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Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year
Apr18

Pirates Pitch held for eighth consecutive year

The final round of the eighth annual Pirates Pitch competition was held on April 6 in the Jubilee Auditorium. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, the contest began in January and concluded with a panel of judges selecting the victors. Professor Susan Scherreik, who is the founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, provided details about the competition and its...

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Women’s tennis bounces back to down Villanova
Apr15

Women’s tennis bounces back to down Villanova

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team was able to capture a win over Big East rivals Villanova on Saturday afternoon, 4-3, in Villanova, Pa. The win came 24 hours after the Pirates Senior Day loss to Marquette on April 13. Showing an ability to turn the page from that 4-1 loss, the Pirates defeated a Villanova team that entered the day with four more wins than Seton Hall. The Pirates No. 1 doubles team of Anicka Fajnorova and Luize...

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PRSSA raises money for childhood cancer
Mar17

PRSSA raises money for childhood cancer

Every year, an estimated 250,000+ new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 across the globe. That’s one of the shocking statistics that five senior public relations learned from their new campaign, “No One Fights Alone.” This team includes seniors Bailey Howell, Jessica Romano, Lisa Demytrk, Brittannia Gordon, and Brianna Bell. Romano said, “Only four new treatments for childhood cancer have been FDA approved in the...

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Brownson Speech & Debate wins big
Feb22

Brownson Speech & Debate wins big

On Feb. 12, five members of the Brownson Speech and Debate team returned triumphant from the Virginia is for Lovers two-tournament swing hosted by James Madison University. Professor Catherine Zizik said in a statement, “Competing against teams from the University of Alabama, St. Joseph’s, West Chester University, Mount San Antonio College, Liberty University and others, the tiny Seton Hall team earned second place on each day.”...

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Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks
Feb18

Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team took a short drive to Newark, N.J. on Friday to face off against NJIT in what was a nail-biting, 4-3 defeat. The loss continued the Pirates skid, as their losing streak extended to three matches with the result, dropping their record to 1-4 in the process. The match opened with doubles competition, as Seton Hall took two of the three matches to earn the crucial doubles point. Luize Strike and Anicka...

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Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative
Feb17

Blue Goes Green creates free food initiative

Seton Hall’s Blue Goes Green announced a competition to combat food waste on campus. The competition will attempt to discover the best means of notifying students about extra food on campus, rather than discarding it. Blue Goes Green, in conjunction with the diplomacy Green Team, is asking students to submit ideas for a platform to use for notifying students to the existence of free food. The deadline for submissions is March 13. In...

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Shane McCarthy ready to roll for senior season
Feb14

Shane McCarthy ready to roll for senior season

Nearly eight months after being selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2017 MLB Draft, Shane McCarthy is back at Seton Hall for his senior season, and the Pirates are happy to have him pitching at Owen T. Carroll Field for one more season. The right-hander will serve as the anchor of the Pirates’ pitching staff, but he knows his role as a veteran teammate is just as vital. “As a senior now, I’m the leader,” McCarthy said. “I have...

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Pirate’s Pitch expands student opportunities
Feb14

Pirate’s Pitch expands student opportunities

Pirate’s Pitch, an entrepreneurial competition sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business, is kicking off its eighth year by including more workshops and prizes for students. The next information and mentoring session will be held on Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. in Room 528 of Jubilee Hall. Information sessions are held to let students know what is required of them to enter the contest. Experienced...

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