Pirates fall to Villanova in first taste of Big East action
Sep21

Pirates fall to Villanova in first taste of Big East action

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team began Big East play on Wednesday evening against Villanova University, losing the match 3-1. The team now sits at 5-9 on the season and are still winless away from Walsh Gymnasium. They also fall 16-27 all-time against Villanova. Seton Hall struggled early in the first set, trailing 11-7 by its first timeout. Abby Thelen, however, led the team on a 6-2 run to get the Pirates back to 14-13....

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Experts weigh in on power of podcasts
Sep19

Experts weigh in on power of podcasts

On Sept. 13, the Maplewood Memorial Public Library hosted an event called “How Podcasting is Changing Radio,” which featured four panelists considered experts in the field, Julie Snyder, Lee Hernandez, Erik Diehn, and Tony Phillips. Each with their own respective experience in podcasting, the panelists consistently mentioned how podcasting has emerged as a large outlet for consumers in the media industry. A big topic discussed during...

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Past & Present Serena comes out in U.S. Open fiasco

Since beginning her professional career in 1995, Serena Williams has been somewhat of an enigma. In the early days of her career, Williams was a fiery and unfiltered competitor. She would frequently berate officials and let her thoughts be known when she felt she was wronged on the court. Bursts of outrage in the 2004, ‘09 and ‘11 U.S. Open’s cemented Williams’ status as a dominant player who had a propensity for losing her cool....

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DeVito poised to grow through adversity
Sep12

DeVito poised to grow through adversity

Seton Hall baseball coach Rob Sheppard knows talent when he sees it and there’s no doubt he has a top player in second-team All-American ace, Ricky DeVito. DeVito, who was lights out as a freshman reliever battled the hardships of an offseason surgery to transform into one of the best starting pitchers in the country last season. “He’ll definitely be one of those guys who will leave a lasting impression on the program,” Sheppard said....

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Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees
Sep06

Hanlon joins Thering Fund Board of Trustees

The Sister Rose Thering Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies has recently added a new Board Chair, Melinda Hanlon, to their Board of Trustees. Melinda Hanlon, M.A. ’08, is taking over Deborah Duane’s chair on the Board of Trustees of the Sister Rose Thering Fund at Seton Hall University. According to Claire Giangreco, the fund’s program manager, Hanlon was appointed head after the term of the previous Board Chair was up....

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Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer
Sep06

Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer

When looking at the stat sheet for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, Izzy Engel’s name may not immediately jump out at you. The sophomore midfielder from Crescent, Pa., has yet to register a goal or assist so far this season, but her impact on the team’s newfound success cannot be understated. The Pirates, currently 2-3-1, have relied on Engel heavily to control play from the center of the pitch. Through the team’s first six games,...

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Meehan to serve as president through June 2019
Aug02

Meehan to serve as president through June 2019

Dr. Mary Meehan will continue to serve as Seton Hall’s interim president until June 2019, according to an email sent by Patrick Murray. Murray, who serves as the chair of the Board of Regents, also shared updates on the ongoing presidential search stating, “…the Regents did not deem any of them [candidates] to be the one to lead the University in this time of unprecedented success and opportunity.” “With the best interests of the...

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Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi chapter no longer recognized
Jun11

Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi chapter no longer recognized

Due to numerous infractions from Seton Hall’s Sigma Pi Fraternity, university administrators have revoked the chapter’s recognition. Seton Hall reflected Sigma Pi’s national leadership decision, which on April 24 declared the chapter closed. Before that decision, the chapter was to be on probation until spring 2019. According to Assistant Director of Leadership Development, Michael Davis, the Delta-Epsilon chapter of Sigma Pi violated...

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SHU’s Class of 2018 celebrates graduation
May23

SHU’s Class of 2018 celebrates graduation

Seton Hall hosted its annual graduation ceremony at the Prudential Center on May 21st to honor its graduating class of 1,320 students. “You all look beautiful,” said Karen Boroff, interim provost, to Seton Hall’s class of 2018 during the 161st Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor The ceremony began with the annual singing of the National Anthem, led by graduating student, Angelie Fernandez. “First and...

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Seton Hall loses second guard in three days with Walker’s exit
May02

Seton Hall loses second guard in three days with Walker’s exit

Seton Hall freshman guard Jordan Walker has chosen to continue his collegiate career outside South Orange and transfer from the University, according to Jerry Carino of Gannett New Jersey. The news, which was reported on May 2, came two days after sophomore guard Eron Gordon announced his intention to leave Seton Hall on his Twitter page. With the two guards leaving, Seton Hall has two open scholarships for the 2018-19 season. While...

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Family Affair: Sheppard gets 400th win on legendary father’s 82nd birthday
Apr25

Family Affair: Sheppard gets 400th win on legendary father’s 82nd birthday

It was only fitting that senior pitcher Matt Leon was on the bump as Seton Hall recorded the final out of its Big East opener on April 13. The former walk-on helped secure the 4-3 victory that was worth more than just the Pirates’ 13th win of the season – it was coach Rob Sheppard’s 400th of his career. “It was exciting, I mean he’s put in a lot of time for us, so it’s exciting to get that for him,” Leon said. “He gave me a shot to...

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SHU celebrates Irish culture in performance
Apr25

SHU celebrates Irish culture in performance

On April 17, Irish culture was put on display when The Celtic Theater Company paid a visit to Seton Hall University for a night of Irish music and storytelling. The event was sponsored by Seton Hall’s Department of Catholic Studies in collaboration with Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) and was held in the theater-in-the-round. The performance showcased a number of native Irish songs, narrative poems and stories....

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