Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story
Apr13

Alumnus Ed Lucas: First blind student shares his story

Alumnus Ed Lucas ’62 said he was the first blind student at Seton Hall with a seeing eye dog. Lucas said he was born prematurely and always had poor sight, but wearing glasses corrected it well enough. However, after the New York Giants won the 1951 National League pennant, Lucas said he went out to play a game of baseball with his friends when that changed. He described how he pitched the game and took off his glasses. Lucas said he...

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Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows
Apr10

Women of WrestleMania steal the Show of Shows

For the first time in history, WrestleMania featured women as the main event in WWE’s most marquee stage of the year. It was ironic though, as “The Man” captured the titles on the line and ended the 35th edition of the pay-per-view event in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium. Although Becky Lynch pinned Ronda Rousey to defeat her and Charlotte Flair in a winner-take-all Triple Threat match for the Raw and Smackdown Women’s...

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Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office
Apr04

Seton Hall embarks on review of EEO and Title IX office

Last week, the University announced that it has retained Grand River Solutions, a higher education consulting firm, to conduct a review of the offices of EEO and Title IX compliance in response to the demands from the Concerned 44 last semester. In an email sent to the student body on March 27, it was shared that Grand River Solutions will also be conducting multiple student focus groups on campus. This follows many students voicing...

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Toke attributes teamwork to personal success
Apr03

Toke attributes teamwork to personal success

Spirits are high within the Seton Hall baseball team as the Pirates have begun to recover from their early season slump. After going 1-9 in their opening 10 matches of the new year, the Pirates have progressively pieced their record back together with a 10-4 record since their victory over Bucknell in the Snowbird Classic. One of the key figures in the team’s resurgence has been junior infielder Matt Toke. After spending half of last...

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Baseball rounding into form at the right time as Big East Play approaches
Mar27

Baseball rounding into form at the right time as Big East Play approaches

It took nearly the entire first month of the season, but Seton Hall is finally rounding into the form that propelled the Pirates to the Big East Championship game a year ago. In February, Seton Hall began its season with a trip down to Florida that did not go as planned. The Pirates entered the campaign with high expectations based on their run at the end of last season, but were floored by the competition they faced in Port...

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Students connect and engage professionally on LinkedIn
Mar27

Students connect and engage professionally on LinkedIn

Seton Hall students are using LinkedIn to help jumpstart their careers. Several students explained how they use the service. Brittney Segura, a sophomore diplomacy and international relations major, said she uses the platform to keep in touch with participants from her past summer program. “I have used it to try to interview professionals in the field I am trying to get involved in,” Segura said. Michael Riley, a sophomore...

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Students launch Hillel club on Seton Hall’s campus
Mar27

Students launch Hillel club on Seton Hall’s campus

For the Jewish community at Seton Hall, the lack of a dedicated on-campus organization to their community has long been frustrating. Esther Belfer, a junior biology major, decided to change that. Belfer chartered Seton Hall’s chapter of Hillel, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world. Hillel, founded in 1923 at the University of Illinois, has actively been promoting the celebration of Jewish living and learning across...

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As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up
Mar21

As SGA elections kick off, campaign rhetoric heats up

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Seton Hall University kicked off their election season on March 18 with juniors Rishi Shah and Anthony Chen running for the top job of SGA President. Shah, a junior with a major in management and philosophy and the current SGA president, said that it was his time serving in SGA that inspired him to run for re-election this year. “I believe that the changes we’ve made to the budget policy,...

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Students share what Women’s History Month means to them
Mar20

Students share what Women’s History Month means to them

Seton Hall students shared what Women’s History Month means to them and all the women who they find inspirational. Ruby Pasupuleti, a sophomore biology major, said, “It’s a month celebrating women and honoring achievements and strides they made through history.” Indra Nooyi (Left), Rhianna (Center), and a teacher (Right) were all mentioned by SHU students when they thought about inspiring women. Photo collage made by The Setonian...

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Professor receives Fulbright faculty award
Mar06

Professor receives Fulbright faculty award

Professor Catherine Tinker has been presented with a Fulbright faculty award for 2019-2020, which will allow her to teach in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a semester in 2020. A distinguished member of the University’s Center for UN and Global Governance studies, Tinker has been invited to study and conduct research at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin. Grace McBride/Staff Photographer Tinker, also an international law expert, will...

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Women’s Golf eager to start second half of season
Feb20

Women’s Golf eager to start second half of season

After a lengthy break, Seton Hall’s Women’s Golf team are hard at work preparing for the second half of their season. In the build up to the Big East Championship, Coach Natalie Desjardins and her team will compete in six tournaments across the east coast and midwest. Focus during the team’s winter training sessions have honed in on developing the mental aspect of each golfer and their physical conditioning. Knowing weather conditions...

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Diplomacy school dean and SGA launch initiative to monitor on-campus water consumption
Feb20

Diplomacy school dean and SGA launch initiative to monitor on-campus water consumption

Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor It has recently been revealed that a collaboration between the Dean of the School of Diplomacy, Andrea Bartoli, and SGA Senators Arthur Adriano and Julia Nicolls is currently underway. The partnership stems from the series of lectures on water-related topics and issues that have been occurring on campus. Though the main focus of the collaboration is on the water consumption on campus and the adverse...

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