Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity
Feb28

Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity

Through 13 games to start the softball season, a large part of the team’s offense is running through Hailey Arteaga. The junior from Upland, Calif. is having a torrid opening to the campaign. To start the season, Arteaga has a .447 average through 38 at-bats, which equates to 17 hits. For players on the team with 15 at bats or more, the next best is Jaden Tate, who is hitting .296 in 27 plate appearances. Arteaga also leads the team...

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Taking charge starts at home, with us
Feb27

Taking charge starts at home, with us

The first step in bringing about change is through caring about things that don’t affect us directly. Photo via Flickr/Brian Imagawa Social injustices are so frequent, that they have become normalized in our minds, halting effective action taking. Time and proximity play a major role in the way we process and react to the different social injustices around the world and even the issues right in front of us. For example, according to...

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Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup
Feb26

Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup

Coming into its Friday meeting with Seton Hall, NJIT boasted an impressive 7-1 record. That trend would continue, undoubtedly for the Pirates, as they fell, 4-3. NJIT came out with a fiery hunger for victory after suffering its first loss of the season just days earlier, with the team’s play showing an obvious quest to avenge the loss. As usual, Seton Hall’s Anicka Fajnarova and Regina Pitts led off doubles play in flight one....

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Valentine’s Day gifts on a budget: sweet deals for your sweetheart
Feb14

Valentine’s Day gifts on a budget: sweet deals for your sweetheart

Finding the perfect gift for one’s significant other on Valentine’s Day can be difficult, especially on a college student’s budget. Seton Hall students shared advice on creative gift ideas that deviate from the ordinary chocolates and roses. Various students offer sentimental couple gifts that say “I love you” while maintaining a college budget. Photo via Wikimedia Commons Couple’s Massage Olivia Martino, a senior communications...

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University amends policy on student protests
Feb13

University amends policy on student protests

Seton Hall’s executive cabinet revised the student demonstration policy a few weeks ago, which included the prohibition of indoor protests. This revision follows a protest campaign from Concerned 44 that utilized sit-in tactics at Presidents Hall. Renee Nunez/Staff Photographer Concerned 44 is a student activist group that “represents the marginalized student body at Seton Hall University,” according to the group’s Instagram page. The...

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Healy ready to take first steps into coaching career
Feb06

Healy ready to take first steps into coaching career

Seton Hall senior guard Kaity Healy was recently selected to the “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. The program, in its 17th year, is run by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The WBCA works in partnership with WeCOACH to choose student-athletes to participate in the program based on academics as well as contributions to women’s basketball both on and off the court. “I was ecstatic. This is the first step of actually...

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This government shutdown is a disgrace
Jan23

This government shutdown is a disgrace

As I’m sure you’re all aware, we are now in Day 34 of the government shutdown. This is the longest shutdown in United States history, surpassing the previous record of 21 days during the Clinton administration over education, the environment and Medicare, among other issues. Before that, the longest shutdown was 17 days, during the Carter administration. This was caused by disputes over funding for a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier,...

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Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream
Jan23

Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream

Alyza Roman (’18) is making her mark as a paralegal at the New York District Attorney’s Office. Photo courtesy of Alyza Roman When Roman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology, she said that the career path following college wasn’t always clear to her. “I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do after I graduated career-wise, but I narrowed down my focus and spent about a month applying to...

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How Seton Hall’s Shavar Reynolds came to shock St. John’s
Dec30

How Seton Hall’s Shavar Reynolds came to shock St. John’s

Surrounded by reporters in the depths of the Prudential Center on Saturday night, the attention Seton Hall guard Shavar Reynolds was receiving did not seem possible only a few months ago. “Whoo,” a grinning Quincy McKnight screamed as he entered the room. “Superstar of the game right here,” said Myles Powell, rubbing Reynolds’ head. While Reynolds sat down and fielded questions like a seasoned veteran, the gravity of the moment had...

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NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability
Dec05

NFL must maintain higher standard of accountability

On Nov. 29, the Kansas City Chiefs released Kareem Hunt after a video surfaced of Hunt assaulting a woman. The University of Toledo graduate took off like a rocket in his rookie campaign and continued to ooze potential in his second year, as he was on pace to reach 1,000 rushing yards once again. After a video surfaced of him hitting a woman in a Cleveland hotel in February, his chances at success plummeted to the ground. Hunt was...

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Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey
Nov29

Surprise winter storm cripples North Jersey

North Jersey found itself paralyzed on Nov. 15 following a winter storm that hit the Northeast region much harder than officials had initially predicted. The storm dropped between six to eight inches of snow across northern New Jersey, according to NJ.com. The winter weather resulted in severe traffic along major and local roads during rush-hour and ignited a backlash against state and local officials for their lack of preparation for...

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SHU looks to SGA to build trust
Nov14

SHU looks to SGA to build trust

The Student Government Association (SGA) President Rishi Shah and Vice President Darby DeBonis have now served in office for more than 220 days. Shah, a junior finance, management and philosophy major, wrote in an email that being the president of SGA has been the most rewarding, humbling and exciting part of his college career. “I have had the privilege of meeting so many people and connecting with many different communities that I...

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