SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks
May01

SHU professor under fire for controversial remarks

Seton Hall’s campus was embroiled in scandal last week following the posting of flyers around campus from the student activist organization The Concerned 44. The posters, which were appeared on the front doors of Fahy Hall and out on the University Green last Thursday morning, featured the face of Seton Hall History Professor Williamjames Hoffer with the words “white supremacist” over his eyes. The flyers, which were removed from Fahy...

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Samuels’ patience pays off in development
Apr03

Samuels’ patience pays off in development

Shadeen Samuels is a force. The forward has evolved from a productive role player in her first two years with the women’s basketball program to a can’t-miss supertsar. As a junior, Shadeen Samuels evolved into one of the most impactful players in the Big East. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor After winning four state championships and being named a member of USA Today’s New York first Team All-State, Samuels provided valuable minutes...

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Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses
Apr03

Trump signs order defending “free inquiry” on college campuses

On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to defend “free inquiry” on college campuses. President Trump called the move “historic action” to protect American values. Many see this executive order as a response to events such as the University of California, Berkeley’s cancellation of far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos two years ago. Photo via Wikimedia Commons When Yiannopoulos’ speaking engagement was cancelled...

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Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova
Mar09

Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova

Goodbye bubble, hello NCAA Tournament. Entering the week, Seton Hall’s season was on life support. Following a crushing double-overtime loss to Georgetown, the Pirates needed to pull a rabbit out of their hat and defeat both No. 16 Marquette and No. 23 Villanova in the final week of Big East play to flip the script and improve their chances at a fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. In front of a sold-out Prudential Center...

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It’s not too late to go into journalism
Mar06

It’s not too late to go into journalism

In the current age, it is easy to write off journalism, and subsequently related majors such as public relations, communications, and many more, as useless. The world of journalism is undoubtedly changing, and there is no denying that fact. Print publications are becoming few and far between. Even where these publications are found, most times it is rarely read in hard copy. According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2017, 43 percent...

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Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts
Mar06

Players should not be expected to take hometown discounts

In today’s sports universe, there should be no such thing as a “hometown discount.” This past week, a report by Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram stated that ex-Seahawks safety Earl Thomas would not give his hometown Dallas Cowboys a break when it came to money. The 29-year-old, according to Hill, Jr. is attempting to supersede Eric Berry as the highest-paid safety in the league. Thomas’ situation is the perfect...

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SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students
Feb28

SORS provides unique opportunity for SHU students

The South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) has served the Seton Hall community as well as the greater South Orange-Maplewood areas for 67 years now. In that time, hundreds of Seton Hall students and alumni have walked through the doors of their headquarters, which has been next to the Fire Department since 2016. Troy Balog is the President of the Squad, Scott Egelberg is its Captain, and Mackenzie Troncone is the Secretary. “Our slogan is...

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Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency
Feb20

Fans must learn that players have a right to explore free agency

On Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources, Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract to bring the superstar to southern California. The deal comes after an entire calendar year of speculation. Machado and fellow superstar Bryce Harper were the two main targets this summer offseason, as they were two of the highest profile free agents to ever hit the market. The main teams...

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Laundry renovations underway
Jan23

Laundry renovations underway

In his President’s Report of last semester, Student Government Association (SGA) president Rishi Shah said that “all” of the laundry rooms on campus will be remodeled, “most likely” in the 2019 school year. These new laundry rooms may even provide no-charge laundry, such as is found in the laundry room at Ora Manor. Shah, a junior Finance, Management and Philosophy major, said via email that the new laundry rooms, “would be important...

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Students share new goals for New Year
Jan23

Students share new goals for New Year

Several Seton Hall students weighed in on their New Year’s resolutions and what they hope to accomplish before 2019 is over. Gianna Grandinetti, a sophomore social work major, said that for her New Year’s resolution she hopes to work harder to become an influential role model for other people, while taking better care of her own wellness. She said that this year, she wants to emphasize the importance of mental health and self-care for...

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Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul
Jan21

Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul

On Sunday afternoon, the women’s basketball team defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since 2016, as Seton Hall defeated DePaul, 84-73. The victory improves the Pirates to 12-6 and 4-3 in conference play.  Shadeen Samuels led the team with 18 points, while Inja Butina, Desiree Elmore, and Nicole Jimenez each added 15 points. The first quarter belonged to DePaul, as they led for a majority of the time. The Pirates only...

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Seton Hall’s comeback falls short against Marquette
Jan12

Seton Hall’s comeback falls short against Marquette

Following a turnover-filled first half, Seton Hall had a lot of work to do if it wanted to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit. The Pirates came out of the gate strong in the second half and nearly came all the way back, but it was not enough to down No. 21 Marquette in the end. Led by 26 points from star point guard Markus Howard, the Golden Eagles staved off a feisty Seton Hall comeback effort and held on for a 70-66 victory on...

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