Cross country season ends in success for men and women
Dec06

Cross country season ends in success for men and women

The IC4A Coaches Race on Nov. 17 was the last event for the cross country program on the season, as the women’s side placed four competitors in the top-10, while the men placed two in the top-20. The race was held at Van Cortlandt Park in New York, a site that the Pirates travel to at least two times a year. Although the team has the experience for the path, snow caused a restructuring of the race. According to Jarod Moser, the...

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SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus
Dec05

SHU lights up holiday spirit on campus

Seton Hall kicked off the holiday season with its ninth annual tree lighting ceremony on the evening of Dec. 3. group by seal Aperture: 22Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5Iso: 6400Orientation: 1 « ‹ 1 of 4 › » The event was filled with students singing Christmas carols and sipping hot cocoa. For many students, the Christmas Tree Lighting signifies the end of the semester and the beginning of a new year. This year’s tree was lit with more...

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Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle
Nov28

Club celebrates vegan, vegetarian lifestyle

The Seton Hall Veggie Society (SHVS) is dedicated to “bringing compassion and community to vegans and vegetarians at Seton Hall University,” according to its Instagram bio. The club’s president, Caitlyn Webber, a senior English major, got involved with the club last fall when her friend was just starting it up. “I worked closely with the founder/President in order to build the club from the ground up, and once he graduated in the...

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FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus
Nov28

FLASH organization increases Filipino awareness on campus

The Filipino League at Seton Hall (FLASH) is an organization that seeks “to educate, increase awareness, and share Filipino culture and heritage with others,” according to its Facebook page. Janel Labra, a senior nursing major who serves as the club’s president, explained that FLASH is under an umbrella nonprofit government organization called the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), which is comprised of various...

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Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock
Nov28

Pirates share their game day experiences at the Rock

Now that basketball season is in full swing SHU students have been filling the Prudential center to cheer on the Pirates. Sophomore public relations major Michael Gallucci, said he has been going to the basketball games since he was a freshman as a tuba player in the SHU pep band. “It feels like you are at an NBA game when you’re there, since the stadium is so big and the whole production is so tight,” Gallucci said. Gallucci said...

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Senior Column: The Setonian helped shape me
Nov28

Senior Column: The Setonian helped shape me

During my first few weeks as a freshman at Seton Hall, like many other students, I had no idea where I belonged. I only knew that I wanted to write. It was during that time that I joined The Setonian. As I write this and reflect on my time with the newspaper, I can hardly believe how being a part of it helped me grow as a person and as a journalist. I remember the first story I worked on about Aquinas residence hall director Joshua...

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Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App
Nov14

Students learn how to finesse SHU Mobile App

SHUMobile is a mobile app designed by Seton Hall that allows students to look at their course schedules, track the SHUFLY and read course catalogs. “SHUMobile provides access to many University services for students. Schedules, checking grades, discussion posts, assignments, maps, and so much more,” Paul Fisher, associate chief information officer, said. “It makes navigating these services easier on a smartphone than using a browser...

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Rhoden and Cale: The two wings that could help Seton Hall fly
Nov14

Rhoden and Cale: The two wings that could help Seton Hall fly

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Jared Rhoden sat on a waist-high wall along the sideline of Seton Hall’s practice court on the afternoon of Nov. 1. While journalists swarmed around his teammates, the curly-haired, 6-foot-6, 210-pound teenager was alone, unassumingly looking into the cavalcade of cameramen and reporters for the program’s Media Day. It will not be long before the freshman, from Our Saviour Lutheran High School, garners the bulk of...

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Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn
Nov14

Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn

After a lackluster campaign for the Seton Hall women’s soccer program, changes were finally made. Head coach Rick Stainton parted ways with the Pirates without registering a winning season in his five years of strolling the sidelines in South Orange. The Pirates ended the 2018 season at 2-12-4, including 0-9-0 in conference play, and their goal differential of -24 is a large reason why. Both the offense and the defense struggled...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend
Nov07

Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team enter the 2018-19 regular season with many questions that need to be answered and many new faces entering the fold. While the Big East preseason coaches’ poll indicated a transition year for the Pirates, the bench production for this year’s team hopes to aid the gap left behind by last year’s senior class. In the 2017-18, depth was one of the better parts of the men’s basketball team. Due to...

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Although a freshman, Funeus carries herself like a veteran
Nov07

Although a freshman, Funeus carries herself like a veteran

After signing her National Letter of Intent, Seton Hall women’s basketball head coach Anthony Bozzella called Femi Funeus “one of the most polished players I have ever seen at the high school level, regardless of position.” Bozzella doubled down on his praise for his freshman forward at Big East Media Day, saying she is in the conversation for Big East Freshman of the Year. Funeus, who has a mentality of excellence generated from...

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