Pirates come up empty in doubleheader vs. St. John’s
May12

Pirates come up empty in doubleheader vs. St. John’s

Seton Hall dropped both games of a doubleheader with St. John’s on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Owen T. Caroll field, 2-1 and 6-3, respectively. The two-game set was also the last games at home for the eight seniors honored in the pregame ceremonies. Ricky DeVito got the start in the first game for the Pirates. Despite picking up the loss, the right-hander put together a quality start, going 5.2 innings without an earned run...

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Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener
May11

Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener

Seton Hall baseball secured a monumental home victory on Friday afternoon, defeating St. John’s by a final score of 4-3. The win puts both teams at an even 11-2 record atop the Big East standings heading into their doubleheader on Saturday. Despite the outcome, the game did not begin smoothly for the Pirates. St. John’s was able to jump out to an early 1-0 lead on an RBI by Luke Stampfl. However, the Pirates, headed by Shane McCarthy...

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Changes to meal plans coming this fall
May02

Changes to meal plans coming this fall

Over the summer, Seton Hall’s Pirate Dining Room will undergo several renovations and implement new continuous operating hours for the fall 2018 semester. According to Alfred Frungillo, the chief executive officer of Gourmet Dining, students may enter the board dining room from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day of the week and as many times as they wish. The dining hall’s beautification will include a renovation of the serving areas....

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Seton Hall and St. John’s in a league of their own
May02

Seton Hall and St. John’s in a league of their own

The Seton Hall baseball team, along with Big East-leading St. John’s, stand atop the standings with a combined conference record of 19-2. The other five teams in the conference have just 16 wins between them. Butler, at 4-4, is the only other team without a losing conference record. The Pirates and Red Storm are not just pacing the conference, the two frontrunners have blown the rest of the Big East out of the water in 2018. St....

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ARC offers finals help and stress relief
May02

ARC offers finals help and stress relief

Finals are never a fun time for anyone. As we near the final stretch, we all know how hard it can be cramming in every last bit of notes before our final exams. Luckily, Seton Hall offers an amazing outlet available to all students to help relieve your end of semester stress. The Academic Resource Center, (ARC) offers help to students. With student tutors, the ARC gives Seton Hall students an immediate resource to help students...

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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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History majors learn the past, look to the future
Apr25

History majors learn the past, look to the future

Throughout college, students often wonder why certain courses are required, especially if they have no relation to their choice of study. One of those courses is often history. According to Michael Ciccone, a sophomore secondary education, social studies and history major, history is way more important than we might realize. “[It] allows us to compare and contrast the events of today with events of the past that may have similar...

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Students do yoga for both credit and fun
Apr25

Students do yoga for both credit and fun

Seton Hall University offers a plethora of yoga-centric fitness classes, amongst others, at the Richie Regan Recreation Center for all students as well as in its academic curriculum. Shannon Reilly, a senior anthropology major and yoga instructor since 2015, commented on the lessons that yoga has taught her. “I’ve learned to be able to creatively express yourself truthfully, maintain playfulness for those potentially awkward moments,...

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Women’s golf second at Big East Championship; three Pirates earn All-Tournament honors
Apr23

Women’s golf second at Big East Championship; three Pirates earn All-Tournament honors

Seton Hall senior Cassie Pantelas, sophomore Lizzie Win and freshman Mia Kness all tied for fourth place in individual scoring, lifting the Pirates to second place as a team at the Big East Women’s Golf Championship in Callawassie Island, S.C., from April 20-22. The trio’s efforts earned each of them All-Tournament honors in the team’s final competition of the spring season. Day one of the tournament saw abnormally high scores...

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Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss
Apr22

Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss

Newark, N.J. – It was a bittersweet affair on Sunday afternoon for the Seton Hall softball team, as the team honored its four seniors, Alexis Walkden, Sara Foster, Alyssa Prukop and Alannah Basile, prior to its 5-3 loss to Creighton at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. At third base, second base, first base and designated hitter, respectively, each of the women got the start in their Big East home sendoff. Much like the weather, the game...

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Pirates split Saturday doubleheader and take first Big East series
Apr15

Pirates split Saturday doubleheader and take first Big East series

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall baseball team played game two and the rubber match of its three-game series with Xavier on Saturday. The Pirates fell to the Musketeers earlier in the afternoon, 5-3, but were able to respond and clinch their Big East-opening series with a 9-6 victory in the second game of the day. With the score tied at two apiece in game one, the Musketeers broke the game open in the top of the sixth inning, as...

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Pirates overpower Princeton with statement 28 runs
Apr11

Pirates overpower Princeton with statement 28 runs

To say that Seton Hall’s offense erupted against Princeton on Wednesday evening would be an understatement. The Pirates’ bats ran riot against the Tigers, highlighted by home runs from freshman Casey Dana and senior Mike Alescio. All told, Seton Hall batted through the entire order in three separate innings and put an impressive 36 runners on base on its way to a 28-8 victory in Princeton, N.J. Four Pirates reached base at least four...

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