Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown
Mar15

Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown

Coming off a week in which it knocked off two ranked conference foes and secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament, Seton Hall picked up where it left off against Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament and downed the Hoyas by a final score of 73-57 behind a dominant performance from Myles Powell. Powell spearheaded a first half performance that saw Seton Hall leading 53-28 at the break with a Big East record 29 points in...

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Pirates on the bubble as  NCAA Tournament looms
Mar06

Pirates on the bubble as NCAA Tournament looms

There are three certainties about the month of March, and the first two involve the color green – the return of verdant leaves as spring begins and the proliferation of green-clad revelers celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The third certainty is the madness caused by the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Currently, Seton Hall fans are in a frenzy over whether the Pirates will be invited to the “Big Dance” or on the outside looking in. In...

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Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond
Feb28

Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond

Making the jump from high school to college baseball is no easy task. With a grueling practice and workout schedule, the always tricky balance between academics and athletics, and travel that no youth level experience can emulate, many freshmen struggle right off the bat. For a handful of Seton Hall’s newcomers, that has not been the case. With 13 freshmen on the roster and a handful of spots up for grabs, coach Rob Sheppard has not...

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Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat
Feb20

Students find spiritual relief at Campus Ministry retreat

On Feb. 8 and 9, a group of Seton Hall students traveled to a campground an hour away for the annual Fan Into Flame Retreat. Eliezer DeJesus, a sophomore accounting major and one of the leaders of the retreat, said the purpose of the retreat was to invite students to learn more about the Holy Spirit in a more personal way. DeJesus said he chose to lead the retreat because he felt God was calling him to pour out his heart in service....

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Seton Hall looking to get over the hump after falling short in 2018
Feb14

Seton Hall looking to get over the hump after falling short in 2018

Last season, Seton Hall found itself one win away from winning a Big East title for the first time since 2011.The Pirates fell just short of accomplishing that feat, but the groundwork for the 2019 season was laid in a season-ending loss to St. John’s in the Big East Championship game. Expectations surrounding the program are at an all-time high and rightfully so, as Seton Hall has the foundation in place to not only win the...

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DeVito at the head of Seton Hall’s rotation in 2019
Feb14

DeVito at the head of Seton Hall’s rotation in 2019

In 2018, Ricky DeVito took a leap bullpen piece to ace of the pitching staff and Big East Pitcher of the Year. Now, he is preparing himself to take an even bigger step in 2019. With Shane McCarthy, Billy Layne Jr. and Cullen Dana no longer in the picture, DeVito is at the head of Seton Hall’s starting rotation for the first time in his career. Gone are the days of DeVito turning to his veteran counterparts for advice, as he is now the...

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Efficient shooting from  Powell can help Pirates excel
Feb14

Efficient shooting from Powell can help Pirates excel

With Big East Conference play winding down, Seton Hall will need to find a way to leverage it’s positioning before the Big East Tournament. The one and two seeds are heavily protected by Marquette and Villanova, respectively, but the team slotted in tenth place, can theoretically finish as high as third.The Pirates’ leverage point has to come from its go-to player, Myles Powell. Without a clear second option night in and night out,...

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Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’:  dating in the past versus now
Feb14

Students discuss ‘shooting your shot’: dating in the past versus now

In light of Valentine’s Day, Seton Hall students shared their opinions on the major differences they have seen in present dating culture versus the past. Olamilekan Olorode, a sophomore nursing major, said he believes the main difference between dating in his parents’ time versus now is the use of dating apps.“In my parents’ time, dating apps had not appeared yet and technology was not as advanced as it is now,” Olorode said. “You...

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Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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Philosopher sees need for human organ markets
Feb06

Philosopher sees need for human organ markets

On Jan. 30, renowned philosopher James Taylor visited SHU to discuss the need for markets for human organs. The discussion, which was held in Bethany Hall, was part of the “Philosophers Speak” lecture series. Marie Leone/ Staff Photographer Taylor said he presents in these types of discussion panels roughly six to 12 times a year, mainly at universities and medical schools. He discussed how much safer it is to make the selling of...

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Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair
Feb06

Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair

In 1986, Seton Hall pitcher Doug Cinnella was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was six credits short of graduation at the time he was drafted, but in the offseason of 1990, he came back to SHU to complete his communications degree. Photo courtesy of Natalie Cinnella Cinnella spent his entire professional baseball career in the minors playing two seasons with the Orioles, two with the Montreal Expos, and four with the New York...

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Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips
Feb06

Students offer some Valentine’s Day makeup tips

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and to prepare for the day, Seton Hall University students shared their favorite makeup brands, tips and tricks. Marie Leone/Staff Photographer Kassidy Kelly, a sophomore public relations major, shared a makeup tip. “Next time you sit down to do your makeup, try mixing your liquid foundation with a small drop of your daily face moisturizer before applying,” Kelly said. “This will not only...

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