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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We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’
Apr25

We don’t care about when you were ‘our age’

Millennials and post-millennials, also called Generation Z, get a bad rep, one they don’t deserve. As members of these generations, the members of The Setonian eboard know a little about the subject. Older generations have called us “special snowflakes” who complain too much and need to grow up. The truth is that we aren’t complaining. We are simply voicing our opinions and demanding change for a better society. Younger generations...

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Maturing Pirates see improvement as seniors lead the way
Apr18

Maturing Pirates see improvement as seniors lead the way

Last season was one of uncertainty for Seton Hall women’s golf. With a roster made up of seven golfers, three of whom were freshmen, and no seniors, it seemed like a rebuilding year. However, the Pirates showed flashes of brilliance, finishing in the top five in three tournaments during the spring season, including second place at the Jack Rabbit Invitational on March 11. This spring was a time for the team to build on that success....

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Psychologist discusses management of emotions
Apr11

Psychologist discusses management of emotions

Dr. Deborah Joffe Ellis, the wife of psychologist Albert Ellis, visited Seton Hall on April 6 to discuss her late husband’s foundational work, called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT is a cognitive therapeutic approach that explains how a person’s emotions can be handled based on his or her thinking. Ellis said that she came to Seton Hall to talk about REBT because it has been her mission to continue her husband’s work...

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SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats
Apr05

SGA struggles to fill vacant senator seats

The newly elected Shah-Debonis administration may have won the Student Government Associate (SGA) election less than a week ago, but there is one hurdle left to overcome — managing the seven vacant senate seats. Since the announcement of their victory on March 28, the current SGA administration has still not filled seats left vacant by outgoing senators. The SGA stopped accepting applications for open seats as of March 31 for the two...

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eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover
Apr04

eSports on cusp of collegiate takeover

As relevant as college football and basketball are to the world of college sports, eSports, or electronic sports, is quickly becoming one of the most influential and relevant branches of college athletics. In many facets, the scale and strength of college eSports is already impressive, as Rolling Stone notes that the market as a whole, both professional and collegiate, generated nearly $700 million in revenue and an audience of almost...

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‘Millennials’ in sports get undeserved negative connotation
Apr04

‘Millennials’ in sports get undeserved negative connotation

Forget accomplishments and statistics – once one is pegged as a millennial, especially in the sports world, there is something immediately wrong. Coming from prior generations, placing a “millennial” tag on an athlete brings implied immaturity and, at times, laziness. A millennial can also mean being too cocky and averse to help. While not saying these attributes outright, they were implied in ex-UCLA football coach Jim Mora’s...

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Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel
Mar29

Q&A with former SHU baseball player and current Director of Baseball Operations, Zack Weigel

Zack Weigel arrived at Seton Hall in the fall of 2012. By his own admission, offers from Division I schools to play college baseball were not flying through his doors like the pop flies he would eventually catch at Owen T. Carroll Field. Seton Hall was the school that gave Weigel, from Oak Park, Ill., a chance. Weigel delivered with two All-Big East Second Team selections, as he played an integral part in a four-year stretch in which...

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